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Drunk driver charged with dealing LSD and marijuana

Drunk driver charged with dealing LSD and marijuana

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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Authorities in Vanderburgh County, Indiana arrested a driver found asleep behind the wheel of a vehicle in the roadway for dealing LSD and marijuana.

Former Owner Of Mortgage Lending Company Sentenced to 42 Months In Prison For Bank Fraud

Former Owner Of Mortgage Lending Company Sentenced to 42 Months In Prison For Bank Fraud

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The former owner of an Orange County, California mortgage lending company was sentenced to 42 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution on Thursday, by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr.

Army Sergeant Sentenced To Prison For Conspiracy In Afghanistan Bribery Scheme

Army Sergeant Sentenced To Prison For Conspiracy In Afghanistan Bribery Scheme

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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WASHINGTON – An Army sergeant was sentenced to 24 months in prison on Thursday for his role in a conspiracy to commit bribery in connection with supply contracts while serving in Afghanistan.

Soldiers take up collections to help homeless veterans

Soldiers take up collections to help homeless veterans

Bill Stephens

December 11th, 2015

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Soldiers at Fort Campbell plan to collect items this weekend to help homeless veterans stay warm through the winter.

Evansville man arrested after pointing rifle at mailman

Evansville man arrested after pointing rifle at mailman

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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Evansville Police were called to 410 N Barker at 1:00 this afternoon on a complaint of a person with a gun. A postal worker called 911 when 59 year old MARK ALAN SMITH confronted him when he delivered mail to Smith's home.

2014 Audit of Union County Fiscal Court not good news

2014 Audit of Union County Fiscal Court not good news

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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The 2014 Audit of the Union County Fiscal Court for fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 has been released by the Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts, which found several instances of inadequate internal controls over capital asset purchases and record maintenance.

Governor Bevin appoints John Tilley Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary

Governor Bevin appoints John Tilley Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 10, 2015) – Today, Governor Matt Bevin announced that State Representative John Tilley of Hopkinsville will serve as Secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.

2 people injured in 2-vehicle wreck in Madisonville

2 people injured in 2-vehicle wreck in Madisonville

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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Two Hopkins County residents were injured when their SUV overturned after a collision at an intersection in Madisonville.

OPD 2015 Operation Santa

OPD 2015 Operation Santa

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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The Owensboro Police Department is holding our 3rd annual Operation Santa food drive. We have teamed up with the Elizabeth Munday Center to gather food supplies for those regularly served by the Meals on Wheels program.

KY 360 in western UNION County REOPENS

KY 360 in western UNION County REOPENS

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials indicate KY 360 in western Union County is expected to reopen to traffic after being closed since late September.

Louisville Resident And Former Volunteer Football Coach Sentenced To 87 Months In Prison For Child Pornography Charges

Louisville Resident And Former Volunteer Football Coach Sentenced To 87 Months In Prison For Child Pornography Charges

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Louisville resident and former volunteer football coach at Jefferson County Catholic schools was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell to 87 months in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for child pornography charges, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

New Albany, Indiana Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Interstate Transportation For Prostitution

New Albany, Indiana Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Interstate Transportation For Prostitution

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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Drove women from Indiana to Louisville to perform commercial sex acts

KY 2091 & KY 758 in UNION County will be CLOSED today

KY 2091 & KY 758 in UNION County will be CLOSED today

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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Motorists traveling in Union County need to be aware of two road closures planned for today.

Lexington Realtor charged with stealing jewelry

Lexington Realtor charged with stealing jewelry

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Lexington Realtor has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and later destroying it in an attempt to keep it from being identified.

Victims of Gander crash being remembered at ceremony

Victims of Gander crash being remembered at ceremony

Bill Stephens

December 10th, 2015

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Saturday marks 30 years since a plane crash in Canada took the lives of 248 members of Fort Campbell's 101st Airborne Division, and the post will hold a ceremony on the anniversary to remember the soldiers.