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  • Love triangle: two arrested, charges dropped against another

    Updated: Tue Apr 15, 2014 6:48 AM

    Authorities arrested two more and dropped all charges against a man formerly charged with attempted first degree murder.

  • Ad airs in favor of equal pay, against McConnell

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 10:51 AM

    A new online ad airs today, highlighting McConnell's history of voting down equal-gender Acts.

  • One dies in Mayfield, Ky house fire

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:11 PM

    A family member confirms that 89-year-old James Tyler died in the Mayfield house fire from earlier this morning.

  • Six things to know: April 14

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:12 AM

    Here are the six things to know for your day in news today, Monday, April 14.

  • What the Tech: Heartbleed

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:49 PM

    Internet security experts say on a scale of 1-10, the latest threat called 'Heartbleed' is an 11. It's affected more than 66 percent of all websites in the world, but what is it and what can you do about it?

  • Mike and Jenny's Selfies: #MikeinMaui

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:53 AM

    Mike is in Hawaii, and sending pics back to WPSD Local to make us all jealous! Check out his selfies documented throughout his trip!

  • Supremacist ID'd as suspect in Kansas attacks

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:11 AM

    The man accused of killing three people Sunday in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.

  • Park shooting sends 3 to hospital

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:07 PM

    A cook-out at a Paris, Tennessee park Sunday night turned into a shooting scene for police.

  • Paducah's 50th Dogwood Trail lights up Sunday

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 7:22 PM

    One of the signs of spring in Paducah is the blooming of the dogwood trees and one event that comes with the blooms is the Dogwood Trail

  • 3 dead after suburban Kansas City shooting

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 3:52 PM

    Authorities say three people have been shot and killed in suburban Kansas City.

  • Local police looking for leads in homicide, arson case

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:32 PM

    According to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, investigators with The Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri Fire Marshal Office and his office are continuing to follow up on leads concerning the death of Roy Jerrolds.

  • Carbondale police arrest 3 in connection to shooting

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:30 PM

    The Carbondale Police Department is investigating a massive brawl that happened early Friday morning that led to one person being shot.

  • Closer Look: Tough tax votes loom in Illinois

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:07 PM

    Illinois lawmakers are grappling with how to avoid major cuts to schools and social services next year.

  • Lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:56 PM

    Legislative leaders are considering a one-year delay in the testing component for Tennessee's Common Core education standards.

  • Missing plane's black box batteries may have died

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:50 PM

    Following four strong underwater signals in the past week, all has gone quiet in the hunt for the missing Malaysian airline, meaning the batteries on the all-important black boxes may have finally died.

  • New acting Mid-Contient president: School can overcome financial aid reporting errors

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:15 PM

    Mid-Continent's violations to student's financial aid records is something Acting President Tom Walden said the university can overcome.

  • One person hurt in assault at Kentucky State Penitentiary

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 8:57 PM

    Today at approximately 1:45 p.m. a contract food service employee was seriously assaulted by an inmate at Kentucky State Penitentiary.

  • Boston announces marathon public safety measures

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 6:55 PM

    Boston officials have announced improved public safety measures for the final two miles of the Boston Marathon on April 21, a year after two explosions near the finish line killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.

  • Biden to travel to Ukraine later this month

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 6:52 PM

    Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine later this month to meet with government and citizen leaders.

  • Local 6 Special: Racer Rewind

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 5:46 PM

    We take one final look at the year that was for Murray State Basketball, in our 30-minute special the "Racer Rewind." Hear from Coach Steve Prohm about next season, and guard TJ Sapp about his new experience of being a father.