MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — New design plans were discussed for the Paducah McCracken County sports complex during Monday's McCracken County Sports Tourism Commission meeting.
The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department released multiple photos Monday night related to its investigation into the deadly shooting at The Covenant School. Police say the shooter drove a Honda fit to the private Christian school. Inside the vehicle, police say they found materials writt…
A local attraction that brings in thousands of visitors every year is at the center of a funding issue between county and city leaders.
Sperry was 25 years old when she disappeared. She was last seen near the Kaler Bottoms area that March night five years ago.
Community members will have the opportunity to meet an author from Paducah on Tuesday at the McCracken County Public Library.
Here's the latest water over road report from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 1 as of Monday evening.
PRINCETON, KY — A Princeton, Kentucky, man is charged with the murder of a 27-year-old woman in an alleged act of domestic violence, state police say.
Deputies say the goats and dog were found in the area of Old Dukedom Road and Dodson Road.
The Western Kentucky area is no stranger to the tragedy of what Rolling Fork, Mississippi experienced on Friday. When a tornado tore through the Mayfield area, volunteers poured in to help.
“We all start our day with that first interaction and that interaction sets the tone," said Superintendent Joshua Stafford in a Monday release. That's why they've hired Tina Smock and Mary Mullinix, two experienced bus drivers Stafford says will set a "positive, welcoming tone" for students taking the bus.
Archie, a golden retriever puppy, was donated to the ARC by Mystic Kashmir Goldens. His mission will be to bring comfort to those who are battling addiction and past traumas.
From delaying the onset of chronic disease to facilitating improvements in physical, social, spiritual, emotional, and mental wellbeing — the National Council on Aging says senior centers have well-researched benefits for those who join them.
The December 2021 tornadoes hit homes and displaced people living in western Kentucky. With temporary housing assistance programs ending soon, one local nonprofit is doing its best to accommodate.
Two men have been arrested for Sexual Assault and child Sexual Exploitation Offenses.
30 million Southerners are at risk of dangerous weather Sunday — just after tornadoes and storms killed 26 people
After a rash of violent storms killed 26 people in the South, some of the same areas will get hammered again by a new round of storms Sunday.
Local volunteer firefighters in the Local 6 area are spending the weekend away from home, learning how to keep you and the community safe.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has released an update about road closures that could affect travel in western Kentucky.
No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash involving a McCracken County school bus on Friday, according to the McCracken County Sheriff's Office.
The police department says an officer responding to a report of shots fired returned to where his cruiser was parked to find that the vehicle — and the K-9 inside of it — had been stolen.
The Weakley County Courthouse is open now as a storm refuge and will be until the "all clear" is given.
Remember: turn around, don't drown. As little as 6 inches of running water can push a car off the roadway.
Thousands of local drivers face a detour after safety issues forced the closure of a major bridge. The Illinois and Missouri departments of transportation have closed all traffic on the US 60-62 bridge over the Mississippi River.
The Carbondale Small Business Vendor Fair - Empowering Women and Minority Entrepreneurs will provide opportunities for local businesses to network, showcase products and services and connect with potential buyers and clients.
Work zone construction and maintenance activities at the following locations will impact traffic the week starting Monday, March 26.
A section of Highway ZZ is closed after a car crash south of the Sikeston Area Higher Education Center campus.
For its second year, speakers at the Nehemiah Project will emphasize how to have helpful, informed responses to child abuse and domestic violence situations.
Kentucky State Police troopers are seeking a man wanted for failing to comply with the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry.
A 26-year-old man was arrested on a felony charge after a shots fired report on Thursday.
Over $3 million in grant funding to Sikeston projects will bring an expansion and portable ice-skating rink to Legion Park; a new community and cultural center to a vacant downtown building; a youth center to the west end; and new vehicles to the SEMO food bank.
Felts Creek Bridge, also known as Barnes Creek Bridge, has a new 8-ton load limit after inspectors discovered substantial deterioration of its beams, the KYTC says. They're asking farmers to avoid crossing with loads over 16,000 pounds.
Kentucky’s Democratic governor has vetoed a sweeping Republican measure aimed at regulating the lives of transgender youths, including banning access to gender-affirming health care and restricting the bathrooms they can use.
UPDATE: A 16-year-old boy who was reported missing in Paducah on Thursday has been found Friday, police say.
PADUCAH — Wearing a mask is now optional at Baptist Health Paducah, a hospital spokesperson confirmed to Local 6 on Thursday.
The park in Marion, Illinois, is the home of the new Prospect League baseball team the Thrillville Thrillbillies.
SB 150 will ban gender-affirming medical care for minors and prevent schools from having a wide array of LGBTQ-inclusive policies. It had full Republican support, except for a local senator who sponsored it.
Almost a year after the water crisis in Marion, Kentucky, began, restrictions are scaling back for water customers in the city.
The board wants a seat at the table when it comes to the future of trees on land with development potential.
Confidence in potential severe storms is increasing for our area. Possible damaging wind gusts will be the primary concern, but a brief spin-up type tornado or two can't be ruled out. Flooding will be a big concern for areas of southern Illinois, southeast Missouri, and near the Ohio River into west Kentucky.
Unemployment insurance benefits to increase to 16 weeks in Kentucky after Beshear signs bill into law
Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday signed House Bill 146 into law, increasing the minimum number of weeks Kentuckians can receive unemployment benefits from 12 to 16 weeks.
A 61-year-old man is facing a maximum sentence of 20 years after threatening the mother of a girl he was convicted of sexually abusing, the Graves County Attorney's Office says.
An Eldorado, Illinois man was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder Thursday after stabbing a passenger during an argument about which way he was driving, Illinois State's Attorney Abigail Dinn announced.
Officers say a man who walked away from a halfway house Sunday has been charged with a parole violation and failure to comply with the sex-offender registry after soliciting donations at a church that has a daycare.
The KYTC says police presence will likely increase in the work zone off Paducah's I-24 Exit 3, due to drivers moving traffic barrels and committing other traffic violations at the site.
Marion, Kentucky, mayor scales back water conservation restrictions, says city can return to 'a cautious normal'
The executive order the mayor signed Wednesday says water conditions have improved to the point that "the raw water supply the City has proven to be consistent and in such a quantity to provide for the current normal needs of the City's customers."
In Kentucky, Senate Bill 150 is on Governor Andy Beshear's desk, awaiting a signature or veto. A local transgender woman who is also an attorney says passing SB 150 would drive her, and plenty of others, out of the state.
Unionized employees say they are being refused the opportunity to bargain with the company's corporate office for better pay and benefits. Employees even say their hours are being cut in retaliation.
UPDATE: The Carbondale Police Department says North Giant City Road has reopened to traffic at the 600 block.
TikTok creator Carew Ellington says he is more worried for those who get inspiration from his content. He has a following of 6.5 million and says getting opportunities from the app is just a bonus.
County crews complete tornado cleanup in Freemont, more work remains for homes and church hit by the storm
It has been nearly three weeks since an EF-2 tornado struck the Freemont area of McCracken County. The county’s part of the cleanup process wrapped up on Wednesday. Crews have finished clearing debris and power lines that took a direct hit.
A Murray Independent school bus carrying 7th graders was involved in a collision Wednesday, the district announced in a statement. No students were seriously injured, they explain, though some later reported head and neck pain.
37-year-old Amber Patton is facing felony strangulation and criminal abuse charges after a staff member at an elementary school noticed marks on a five-year-old child, the McCracken County Sheriff's Office says.
Local mother calls on Calloway County Schools to take action after daughter attacked by another student
A Calloway County Middle School student was knocked to the ground and repeatedly punched by a fellow student on Monday.