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KSP Post 16’s “Cram the Cruiser” Concludes with Largest Amount Collected to Date

KSP Post 16’s “Cram the Cruiser” Concludes with Largest Amount Collected to Date

Bill Stephens

December 14th, 2015

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The Kentucky State Police Post 16 in Henderson collected its largest donation to date during the 6th annual “Cram the Cruiser” donation drive held last week.

Fugitive Felon who Previously Eluded Capture Now in Custody

Fugitive Felon who Previously Eluded Capture Now in Custody

Bill Stephens

December 14th, 2015

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On Tuesday, December 08, 2015 the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force developed information that wanted fugitive Kenneth J. Jones was in the tri-state area.

911 call leads to arrest of Vincennes man on multiple charges

911 call leads to arrest of Vincennes man on multiple charges

Bill Stephens

December 14th, 2015

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On December 13, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from the Diplomat Motel located on State Road 57 near State Road 64 in rural Oakland City, Indiana.

Owensboro man injured in 3-vehicle chain reaction wreck

Owensboro man injured in 3-vehicle chain reaction wreck

Bill Stephens

December 14th, 2015

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An Owensboro man was hurt in a three-vehicle chain reaction wreck in Daviess County over the weekend.

Authorities withholding identity of person killed in fatal crash in Henderson County

Authorities withholding identity of person killed in fatal crash in Henderson County

Bill Stephens

December 14th, 2015

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As of news time, authorities in Henderson had not released the identity of a driver who was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on I-69 early Sunday morning.

KSP Post 2 Shop with a Trooper (S.W.A.T.)

KSP Post 2 Shop with a Trooper (S.W.A.T.)

Bill Stephens

December 14th, 2015

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Princeton, KY. – On Thursday, December 10, 2015, the Kentucky State Police Professional Association (KSPPA) District 2 conducted its 19th annual “Shop with a Trooper” (S.W.A.T.) program.

Post 16 Graduates Citizens Police Academy Class

Post 16 Graduates Citizens Police Academy Class

Bill Stephens

December 14th, 2015

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(HARTFORD, KY) -- On Thursday, December 10, 2015, the Kentucky State Police Post 16 – Henderson graduated eight local people from the post's Citizen's Police Academy. The classes were held at the Ohio County Senior Citizen’s Center in Hartford (Ohio County), KY. The nine-week academy started on October 8th and concluded December 10, 2015.

Delta Dental Funds KSP Trooper Island Infirmary with $100,000 Donation

Delta Dental Funds KSP Trooper Island Infirmary with $100,000 Donation

Bill Stephens

December 14th, 2015

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The contribution will be used to build a medical facility on the island which will house a nurse and provide basic care and free dental screenings for campers.

KSP Investigating Threat at Middle School

KSP Investigating Threat at Middle School

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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Nortonville, KY (Hopkins County) – The Kentucky State Police is investigating a bomb threat that occurred at South Hopkins Middle School.

2014 Audit of Union Co. Fiscal Court found 4 instances bids were not advertised

2014 Audit of Union Co. Fiscal Court found 4 instances bids were not advertised

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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The 2014 Audit of Union County Fiscal Court found four instances that fiscal court did not advertise for bids in accordance with KRS 424.260.

2 local men arrested during routine traffic stop and charged for possessing drugs

2 local men arrested during routine traffic stop and charged for possessing drugs

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of two local men for meth and other charges.

3 individuals arrested after police pursuit from Evansville to Henderson

3 individuals arrested after police pursuit from Evansville to Henderson

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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Authorities say a vehicle pursuit in Henderson County landed three people behind bars facing various charges.

Tilley will not switch parties while working for Bevin

Tilley will not switch parties while working for Bevin

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic state Rep. John Tilley said he will not switch parties when he resigns his seat to go work for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.

Kentucky National Guard tuition aid falls short

Kentucky National Guard tuition aid falls short

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky National Guard says a financial shortfall is causing hundreds of the state's soldiers to lose college tuition funding.

Jared Fogle co-defendant sentenced in federal court on child exploitation and distribution of child pornography charges

Jared Fogle co-defendant sentenced in federal court on child exploitation and distribution of child pornography charges

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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Indianapolis – United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler on Thursday announced the sentencing of Russell Taylor, 44, Indianapolis. Taylor was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt after his conviction on 12 counts of sexual exploitation of a child and one count of distribution of child pornography.