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Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

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Hugging outside the White House Monday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist." 

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Parents worried by new Snapchat feature Video included

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The popular photo app Snapchat recently launched a new feature called Snap Map. It's a quick and easy way to share your location with your followers. But, some parents wonder if the feature goes too far.

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School board member quits after heated debate about superintendent Video included

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A Livingston County School Board member has resigned after a disagreement about the superintendent’s job performance. Kathleen Cockrel said it was the second time she was called names and insulted by fellow board members.

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McCracken County Fiscal Court approves budget

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Your taxes will not go up this summer in McCracken County. The county fiscal court gave its final approval Monday night for the next budget. 

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MISSING: 13-year-old Ashianna Cheirs of Paducah

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Paducah police want your help finding a 13-year-old girl who was reported missing on Monday.  

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Car knocks buggy off road in Graves County

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A car knocked a horse-drawn buggy off the road in Graves County on Monday. 

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State police searching for escaped inmate

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State police are looking for an inmate who escaped custody in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, Monday afternoon. 

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Local state's attorney sues opioid companies on behalf of county and Illinois

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A local Illinois county has filed a lawsuit against five manufacturers of prescription opioids, alleging the companies lied about the risks, benefits and negative effects of the drugs to make more money. 

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Illinois' first fracking permit reignites controversy

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An application for a fracking permit in one Illinois county has revived the debate on high-volume oil and gas drilling. 

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KSP trooper found spending state money for personal use won't face charges Video included

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A Kentucky State Police Post 1 trooper used state money for personal use. That's what we've found in an investigation and confirmed with KSP.

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Local leaders learn how to make art an economy Video included

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The leaders in your cities are learning how to capitalize on art and culture. In a two-day, intensive training, about 60 leaders are learning about creative place-making.

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New Kentucky law restricts headlight color Video included

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The color of your headlights could earn you a fine. A Kentucky law that goes into effect at the end of the week requires your headlights to only emit the color white.

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Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail

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The Wisconsin Department of Justice is asking a federal appeals court to keep an inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars pending an appeal of a ruling overturning his conviction. 

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LIVESTREAM: President Donald Trump meets India PM Narendra Modi

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President Donald Trump is meeting with India Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time Monday, and the two will make a joint statement around 4 p.m. Central Time. 

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Analysts: Senate bill would leave 22 million uninsured

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The Senate health care bill would result in 22 million more uninsured Americans over the next decade compared to current law.

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Campaign aims to deter impaired boating in Kentucky

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There will be increased law enforcement monitoring Kentucky waterways this weekend as part of a national campaign to deter impaired boating. 

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Kentucky State wins grant to promote science, math education

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Kentucky State University has been awarded a grant to work with high schools on science, technology, engineering and math education. 

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Pleasant surprise for 4th of July travelers

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(NBC News) Motorists gassing up for the upcoming July 4th weekend are in for a pleasant surprise. Gas prices are about five cents a gallon lower now than last year.

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Lawyers want release of former OxyContin leader's Kentucky testimony

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Lawyers for a medical news publication have asked a Kentucky appeals court to release the secret testimony from a member of the family that controls one of the country's largest manufacturers of prescription painkillers.

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Reward being offered in Benton, KY home arson case

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An investigation is underway into arson at a vacant Benton, Kentucky home.

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Local 4th of July events

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We have started a list of 4th of July events happening in the Local 6 area.

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When mom shaming can become dangerous

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There is no question about it- being a mom is hard. A new study suggests some mothers are getting negative criticism instead of constructive advice. 

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Good Samaritan smashes window to save dog

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(KGW) A Portland woman said when she heard a tiny dog's cries coming from a hot car on Friday, she had no other choice but to take action.

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JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

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Author J.K. Rowling’s first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published in Britain on June 26, 1997.

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Supreme Court reinstates President Trump's travel ban

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The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it.

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Crews fixing gas leak at West Kentucky Community and Technical College

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The gas leak is not impacting classes.

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Infant killed in crash

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Illinois state police say an infant died in a rollover crash Monday morning in rural Illinois.

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Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

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The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs.

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Oprah picks debut novel ‘Behold the Dreamers’ for book club

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Imbolo Mbue, whose debut novel “Behold the Dreamers” is Oprah Winfrey’s latest selection, owes her career in part to the talk-show host.

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Five guys take same photo for 35 years

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Five high school buddies from California have been recreating the same photo for 35 years.

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Six things to know - 6/26/17

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Here are six things to know for today.

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Traffic stripe painting to take place this week along Purchase Parkway

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A traffic stripe painting crew will be working on the Julian Carroll-Jackson Purchase Parkway this week.

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Transplanted: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

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A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.

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What the Tech: Toys with cutting edge technology Video included

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If you're looking for a new idea for a birthday gift, how about a rug? Or a bed cover? Believe it or not, a child will be excited to get one of those gifts and just may play with them all day.

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Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world’s ugliest dog

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Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion.

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Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

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Before taking their long summer break, the Supreme Court justices are poised to act on the Trump administration’s travel ban and a separation of church and state dispute.

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Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

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A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 31 missing.

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New tax on soda, sugary drinks to start soon in one Illinois county

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Carbonated soft drinks and sugary fruit drinks are poised to cost most in Cook County starting July 1.

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Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

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The world's biggest coal users are boosting mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions.

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Retiring circuit court judge Craig Clymer to still serve community Video included

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Craig Clymer served as McCracken County Circuit court judge for the last 17 years.

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Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of faulty air bag inflators that are linked to the death of at least 16 people.

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New emojis coming to smartphones

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O-m-g.. There's a whole new way to express yourself.. Coming to your smartphone. Over 100 new ways, in fact. A fresh batch of emojis.

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Top dog, Brynneth Pawltro, elected mayor of Kentucky town

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Being mayor is a ruff job but somebody has to do it. 

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N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

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The FBI says a North Carolina teenager who went missing more than a year ago has been found alive in Georgia, and a 31-year-old man faces charges.

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Police: Kentucky corrections officer shot in home break-in

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Police say an off-duty Kentucky corrections officer is in stable condition after he was shot during an attempted break-in at his home.

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Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance, and face some

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Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags lined streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events

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Poll: Younger Republicans more liberal on immigration

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Young Republicans hold significantly more liberal views of immigrants and immigration than their older counterparts

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Water outage recently resolved in Aurora, KY

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A worker with Jonathon Creek Water District in Aurora, Kentucky tells us a water outage was recently resolved, and water should return to customers shortly.

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Four people arrested on various drug charges

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Graves County sheriff's deputies arrested four people on various drug charges Saturday, June 24th.

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Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

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Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare."

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An Arkansas prison inmate recaptured after 32 years

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An Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades has been recaptured.

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Analysis shows slight advantage for GOP in Kentucky House districts

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A new analysis of election results by The Associated Press indicates Republicans could have benefited slightly during the 2016 election from the way Kentucky state House districts were drawn.

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Church congregation holds prayer service after fire Video included

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     Under bright skies, a small congregation worshipped together. The First Church of God in downtown Hickman, Kentucky caught fire Friday,  burning up at least four Sunday school classrooms.

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