KY State News

  • House OKs keeping e-cigarettes away from minors

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:55 PM

    The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

  • Mayfield man arrested for illegally selling alcohol

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:44 PM

    A Mayfield man has been arrested on drug and alcohol charges following an investigation that revealed he was illegally selling alcohol.

  • United Way prepares for less money from biggest donor

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 6:34 PM

    The United Way of Paducah-McCracken County is working with less donations from The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. USEC was the organization's largest donor.

  • Juvenile justice bill clears Kentucky House

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 4:09 PM

    The Kentucky House has passed a bill promoted as making the biggest changes to the state's juvenile justice system in decades.

  • Gov.'s health team seeks to make big strides in Kentucky's overall health

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:54 PM

    Kentucky's health is in "dire need of improvement," yet the state is poised to make progress in the coming years by building on its recent efforts to make all Kentuckians healthier.

  • Reckless driver hospitalized, cited for DUI

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 4:01 PM

    Deputies were dispatched to Highway 68 West in light of reports that a driver was driving a vehicle all over the roadway, nearly missing many vehicles head on.

  • Free tree seedlings

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:13 AM

    The McCracken County Conservation District will be giving away free tree seedlings Thursday and Friday (March 27th & 28th).

  • Wanted fugitive arrested after high speed chase

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:08 AM

    The Kentucky State Police arrested a wanted fugitive after an 18 mile-high speed car chase followed by a foot chase.

  • Plumber arrested for multiple home burglaries

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 12:39 PM

    The McCracken County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man after he used his job as a plumber to scout houses and rob them.

  • McCracken man dead following domestic assault, girlfriend charged with murder

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 2:48 PM

    McCracken County Sheriff's Department are currently investigating a death that happened early Thursday morning.

  • Overnight break-in at local school outrages community

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:21 PM

    Some vandals have closed down a school that serves people with disabilities.

  • What's Going Around - Week of Mar. 26

    Updated: Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:25 PM

    The change in temperatures is causing some sniffling and sneezing across the region. Here's what local doctors are treating.

  • Kentucky agrees to relax school attendance laws

    Updated: Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:12 PM

    Kentucky public school students won't have to cancel their summer vacations after state lawmakers agreed to relax school attendance laws following an unusually snowy winter.

  • Questions remain about allegations against BBQ on the River organizers

    Updated: Wed Mar 26, 2014 9:48 PM

    Serious accusations against Paducah's largest festival. A response claims festival organizers misrepresented the tax status of the agency in charge of it.

  • Calling for accountability and transparency from city and barbecue festival leaders

    Updated: Wed Mar 26, 2014 9:49 PM

    Paducah Symphony Orchestra leaders revealed the surprising motivation behind a report that brings a local city and leaders of its largest festival under fire.

  • PRDA finalizes list of priorities for riverfront project

    Updated: Wed Mar 26, 2014 6:22 PM

    PRDA members are moving forward with the riverfront project after coming up with a finalized list of priorities.

  • Kentucky House panel OKs anti-heroin measure

    Updated: Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:50 PM

    A Kentucky House panel has cleared a measure aimed at stemming the tide of heroin abuse in the state.

  • Paducah man gets 20 years for selling blank prescriptions

    Updated: Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:39 PM

    A Paducah man who declined a plea agreement for 10 years for selling blank prescription forms was found guilty on Tuesday and sentenced to the maximum 20 years in prison.

  • Local sheriff warns of online sales scam

    Updated: Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:23 PM

    The Hopkins County Sheriff has received several complaints from people in the county regarding a new scam involving items sold online.

  • Kentucky cracking down on texting while driving

    Updated: Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:39 PM

    Kentucky is ramping up efforts to persuade drivers to put down the phone and stop texting while driving as part of the first national texting enforcement crackdown, U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

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