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WPSD celebrating 60th anniversary Video included

WPSD is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

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Great white shark leaps into fisherman's boat

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A deadly predator was the catch of a lifetime for a fisherman in Australia recently.

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White House aide Michael Dubke resigning

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White House communications director Michael Dubke has confirmed he is leaving the White House and says his last day on the job has not been determined.

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McCracken Co. man causes crash with boat, charged with DUI

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A McCracken County, Kentucky man is behind bars this morning for allegedly driving under the influence and crashing his truck and boat into another truck. 

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Two hurt, one killed in Louisville water park shooting

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One person was killed and at least two others were shot in an incident at Waterfront Park on Monday night.

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Johnson County dedicates memorial honoring fallen service members Video included

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A memorial in Vienna, Illinois, honors more than 2,000 men and women who died serving their country. A memorial service was held Monday in their honor. 

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Tiger Woods blames medications for arrest on DUI charge

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Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for nearly four hours. 

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City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines

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Inside a lakeside city dotted with hundreds of mosques, a powerful militant designated by the Islamic State group as its leader in the Philippines has managed to unify a disparate group of gunmen under a single command. 

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Woman leads law enforcement on 2-state car chase

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A woman from the Owensboro area led members of law enforcement on a chase from Indiana to Daviess County, Kentucky, according to the Kentucky State Police. 

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Vietnam veteran awarded diploma more than 70 years after high school Video included

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We bring you the story of a Vietnam War veteran from McCracken County who received his diploma more than 70 years after first sitting in a high school classroom.

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Vietnam War memorial dedicated to local fallen servicemen Video included

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Veterans and loved ones of the fallen gathered for the reveal of a Vietnam War memorial in Obion County, Tennessee Monday. The memorial honors all veterans, but it also specifically honors 12 men from Obion County.

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Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th birthday

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Americans turned out by the thousands Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100. 

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Vietnam War veteran aims to give all fallen service members full military honors Video included

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Vietnam War veteran George Culp marches with American Legion Post 236 in honor of the loved ones he's lost.

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Illinois Legislature OK's automatic-voter registration

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The Illinois Legislature has overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to automatically register qualified voters.

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Police probe whether damage at Kentucky paper caused by gunfire

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Several windows were shattered at a Kentucky newspaper office, and police are investigating whether the damage was caused by gunfire.  

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Accused Mississippi shooter faces capital murder charge

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Authorities plan to charge the suspect in the shooting deaths of eight people in Mississippi with one count of capital murder and seven counts of first degree murder. 

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Illinois House approves TRUST act for immigrants

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The Illinois House has approved a plan that prevents what advocates say is harassment of undocumented immigrants.

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President Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

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In his first Memorial Day remarks as president, Trump told the stories of two soldiers who died in Afghanistan.

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Senators’ demands underscore McConnell’s health care problem

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to write a Republican-only health care bill he can push through the Senate.

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Hickman County Jail to be auctioned off Video included

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Do you want to put in a bid for a county jail? The Hickman County Jail will go up for auction in July.

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Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI

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Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida.

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Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

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A Navy Seal team member fell to his death Sunday after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River.

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South Carolina man admits to killing 7; gets life sentence

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Todd Kohlhepp pleaded guilty Friday to seven counts of murder for the killings that took place over well over a decade - as he ran a real estate business.

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Memorial Day weekend events

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There are several events going on this Memorial Day weekend.

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Get ready for busy travel season; airlines could set record

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By air or car, traveler numbers are expected to rise over last year thanks to a decent economy and stable gasoline prices.

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$10,000 bill for getting car stuck in newly poured concrete

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Police won't cite the driver saying it wasn't clear that the concrete wasn't dry.

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What the Tech: Public wifi dangers Video included

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A lot of us will be taking vacations this summer to get some well deserved time away. But it is also a time you need to be on alert to protect your personal information.

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Boy walks away with minor injuries after sliding off water slide Video included

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Video was captured of a 10-year-old boy being launched off a three-story water slide in California.

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Six things to know - 5/29/17

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Here are six things to know for today.

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Eight people killed in Mississippi during weekend shooting

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One of the people killed was a deputy who was called to deal with a family dispute.

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Proposed laptop ban on flights may expand

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The U.S.  ban on laptops from passenger cabins on some international flights may get expanded.

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Homeland Security Secretary defends plan for Russia back channel as a ‘good thing’

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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russia.

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To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

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While millions of Americans celebrate the long Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start of summer, some veterans and loved ones of fallen military members wish the holiday would command more respect.

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Antique tractors help tell true meaning behind Memorial Day Video included

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It takes about two years to make an old John Deere look brand new. Morris has already restored several. Right now, he has them all lined up in front of his home in Princeton, Kentucky in honor of Memorial Day. Morris says the display symbolizes soldiers saluting a fallen comrade.

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Domestic call preceded shootings that killed 8

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Authorities say a shooting spree that left eight people dead in Mississippi began with a call regarding a domestic dispute.  

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Police searching for aggravated robbery suspect

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Carbondale police are looking for information into an aggravated robbery. Saturday, May 27th, police responded to a business in the 1700 block of West Main Street.

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Locals march to spread military suicide awareness Video included

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Suicide is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Military. A report by the Department of Defense shows suicide kills nearly five times as many troops as combat.

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KSP arrests Livingston man on several rape charges involving child under 12

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Kentucky State Police arrested a man on multiple sex charges for engaging with a child under the age of 12.

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Backer enters guilty plea to manslaughter after murder charge

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Jonathan Backer, the man accursed of killing 61-year-old Wallace Key pleaded guilty Friday. Commonwealth attorney, Mark Blankenship says he entered a plea after several hours of mediation.

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Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

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A publicist for rock legend Gregg Allman says the organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band has died. He was 69.

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Two arrested, more arrests expected after storage unit burglaries

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Kentucky State Police arrested two people for breaking into and stealing several items from multiple storage units.

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Delays expected at IL148 interchange due to construction

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The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists of upcoming lane closures on I-57 in Williamson County.

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Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

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Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. 

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Venture River opens for the year with new Wipeout attraction Video included

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Kids lined up for Venture River's opening day in Eddyville on Friday, making a splash on the park's new attraction: The Wipeout. 

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Mesh networks and Firechat allow communication without cell towers Video included

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New technology is now available to allow people to communicate with smartphones without needing a cell tower.

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HerrinFesta Italiana prepares for severe weather Video included

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HerrinFesta Italiana President Cris Trapani said the event is well prepared for severe weather. The Herrin Civic Center can also be used as a storm shelter.

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