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Cave-in-Rock Ferry Closed Due to High Winds

Paducah, KY (Feb. 9, 2023) — The Cave-in-Rock Ferry is temporarily closed due to high winds. The ferry halted service about 6:30 a.m. The Cave-in-Rock Ferry will provide timely notice when the ferry is able to reopen. For timely information on the ferry’s operating status please go to www.facebook.com/CIRFerry . You do not have to […]

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Madisonville Man Drinks A Beer During Traffic Stop

According to Madisonville Police, a speeding car was spotted early Tuesday morning. The driver reportedly reached speeds in excess of 80 mph on Dulin Street. After stopping the vehicle police say detected the smell of alcohol and observed an open beer can in the console and several open cans throughout the vehicle. 25 year old

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Webster County Drug Bust Leads to Arrest of 2

Two people are behind bars on drug charges in Webster County, Kentucky after authorities say the search of a home revealed drugs. The Webster County Sheriff’s Office says it happened on Monday around 7 p.m., when deputies executed a search warrant at an apartment in the Hillcrest Apartments complex on US 41 N in Sebree.

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Man accused of raping young child in Henderson

A man accused of raping a young child is behind bars in Henderson County, Kentucky. Henderson County Jail records show 38-year-old Jereme Riley was booked into the jail Wednesday afternoon on charges including one for the first-degree rape of a victim under the age of 12. Police say that Riley’s arrest stems from an incident

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Fugitive wanted On Rape Charge Arrested In Union County

UNION CO., Ky. (WFIE) – A man was arrested in Union County after officials say he attempted to avoid prosecution for a rape charge issued in New York. According to the Union County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Miguel Tzoc “groomed” a teenage girl and arranged for the girl to be taken from her home in Guatemala.

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Webster County Fire Departments mourn loss of one of their own

WEBSTER CO., Ind. (WFIE) – Several fire departments and firefighters are showing their support after a fellow firefighter passed away. Officials with Dixon Fire say Justin Oates has had some health issues and passed away Thursday night at the hospital. They say Oates was also a firefighter with Wheatcroft Fire Department. Many social media page

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Husband of missing woman Made Disturbing Online Searches

The husband of a Massachusetts woman who has been missing since New Year’s Day went online to look up ways to dismember and dispose of a body, and clothes and other items belonging to the woman with her DNA were found at a trash processing facility, a prosecutor said at his arraignment Wednesday on murder and other

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Morganfield police officer accused of 88 policy violations Named

An officer with the Morganfield Police Department resigned from his position after being accused of violating dozens of department policies, according to the department’s chief of police. Morganfield Police Department Chief Geoffrey Deibler says that after he was made aware of an internal issue, an investigation began into Officer Stefon Douglas. Over the course of

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Western Kentucky prosecutor to resign rather than face impeachment

Andrew Wolfson (Louisville) One of the two Kentucky commonwealth attorneys facing impeachment for misconduct in office has decided to resign. Rick Boling, elected prosecutor in Christian County, will resign Feb. 28, according to Rep. Jason Nemes, who last week introduced resolutions to consider the impeachment of Boling and Ronnie Goldy Jr., the elected prosecutor for the 21st

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