Recent warmer weather could mean the road will close four to five days early for the snakes' and amphibians' spring migration.
The sheriff's office says the former officer was not arrested, because state marijuana possession charges are not irresistible offenses. He was instead cited to appear in court.
Deputies say the man went to the woman's house, and claimed he wanted to pray for her. Instead, investigators say, he locked the door behind him, forced the woman into the bathroom, assaulted her and threatened to kill her.
Doctors believe people are still hesitant to go into hospitals, because they are worried it is not safe enough. But waiting could be life-threatening.
A lot of people in Kentucky are still having issues getting their unemployment benefits. Some who did get their unemployment benefits may get a large tax bill.
MARION, KY — The Cave-in-Rock Ferry will close early Friday evening, because of rising floodwaters on the Ohio River, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says.
The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch has arrested a Caldwell County man on charges related to child sexual abuses material.
The governor's senior advisor, former state house Rep. Rocky Adkins, said the state will be requesting two federal disaster declarations: one for flooding and one for the ice storm.
It is getting warmer out, so you are bound to see more wildlife on the roads. One Carlisle County man experienced that first hand when he unexpectedly sideswiped an animal you might not expect to be in the road.
This past weekend's flash flooding severely damaged some roads in Graves County. The cost of the damage is in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Domestic violence crisis centers are safe havens for families in our area. They’re places they can turn to, rely and depend on. One local clothing boutique called Rossi Oliver, in downtown Benton is offering that same help.
The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce is set to feature a State Economic Development Official in its March Power in Partnership virtual breakfast. Tap here to watch live.
"We are honored to host the National Guard on our campus and to assist with the vaccination efforts in our region," Shawnee College President Dr. Tim Taylor said in a statement.
Telephone scammers often use software to "spoof" other phone numbers — concealing their real phone number and/or pretending to be a legitimate agency, business or organization by showing that entity's phone number on the victim's caller ID.
Once a student loses contact with their school, it's hard to get them back. That's why education advocates are sounding the alarm about missing kids within school districts across the United States.
State lawmakers are working to pass a bill that would allow high school students to repeat this school year, and give them an additional year of eligibility for sports. The bill is being considered because of the effects of the pandemic is having on education.
Waitress Nichole Dowdy said they have had flooding in the past, but the water this time around was dirtier, and harder to clean up after.
More than 731,000 Kentuckians have gotten at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine so far. That's a little more than 16% of the state's population.
UPDATE (6:55 p.m.): The McCracken County Sheriff's Office says the firearms have been recovered and no criminal charges are expected at this time.
The Southern Seven Health Department announced the Illinois National Guard has arrived in the S7 region to help with mass COVID-19 vaccination centers beginning on Wednesday.
The Christian County Health Department is now scheduling appointments for everyone eligible in Phase 1C of Kentucky's COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan.
A coordinated effort to identify and locate missing children across Tennessee has led to 150 missing children returning home.
The Pulaski County, IL, Sheriff's Office says fire crews are on the scene of a working structure fire in the 700 block of Foster Street in Ullin, Illinois. Deputies are asking you to avoid the area.
He survived Pearl Harbor, served during the Berlin Airlift, and just turned 100 years old. David Payne, a local World War II Air Force veteran, shared his experiences and secrets to a long and happy life in this edition of Service & Sacrifice.
The funeral for former WPSD sports director Larry McIntosh will be held Thursday in Mayfield, Kentucky. McIntosh died Monday at the age of 81.
Local leaders raising money for the unity design $11,000 more to go before they can commission its placement on a local water tower. They say it will counter the racist message associated with the Confederate flag.
While the state of Kentucky will allow child care facilities to increase capacity later this month, one local daycare says it won't be able to welcome more kids just yet.
After issuing a state of emergency across the commonwealth, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear flew into the Local 6 area Tuesday to look at some of the major flood damage in Calloway County.
Clayton Ray Mullins, who is from Benton, Kentucky, is accused of assaulting a Washington Metropolitan Police officer at the Capitol during the riot, allegedly dragging the officer down the stairs at the lower west terrace tunnel entrance of the Capitol Building.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is flying around Calloway County in a helicopter early Tuesday morning assessing the flood damage from heavy rains over the weekend.
The health department has been offering expanded testing in community locations since Oct. 5 through a pilot program with the state.
McCracken County Public Schools released a statement Monday night regarding videos circulating online containing the use of racist slurs, purportedly made by McCracken County students.
A Paducah doctor and nurse, who are also husband and wife and who have answered many of your questions about COVID-19 on Local 6, have dedicated a room in Baptist Health Paducah's mother and baby unit, the hospital announced Monday.