Six things to know – 5/16/16
Here are six things to know for today.
A Virginia man is behind bars this morning after he led police on a chase and shot an officer. That officer is expected to recover. The shooter was recently released from jail after serving time for a first-degree murder charge.
Hillary Clinton is visiting Paducah today. She’ll be at the Little Castle in Lone Oak at 8:30 a.m. She will also travel to Hopkinsville, Bowling Green, and Lexington.
The man police say shot and injured an officer in northern Illinois a week ago, died during a shoot out with police in southern Illinois over the weekend. State Police say the manhunt for Dracy Pendleton ended at an abandoned home near the Shawnee National Forest.
The coast guard suspended their search for Samantha Broberg this morning. They say Broberg fell overboard from a Carnival cruise ship around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning.
Marcella’s Kitchen will be celebrating five years of feeding the hungry. Their anniversary will be held today in Draffenville from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Today is the start of National Police Week. Organizations across our region are taking time to pay their respects to the men and women who keep us safe.