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 2021-09-23 05:00 

Messenger-Inquirer

Bill would make "Swatting" a felony...

A bill prefiled for next year's General Assembly session would make it a felony to call in a false report on a home, if the report resulted in an emergency response or an injury to the home's occupant....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

Messenger-Inquirer

City parks looking to add more pickleball courts...

The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is considering a partnership with a group of city pickleball players interested in adding more pickleball courts....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

Messenger-Inquirer

Eastern Kentucky teacher dies after battling COVID-19...

FRANKFORT — A 29-year-old eastern Kentucky teacher known as a role model for her students has died after battling COVID-19, the district's superintendent said Wednesday....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

Messenger-Inquirer

School bus stop shooting: 1 student dead, 1 hospitalized...

LOUISVILLE — A drive-by shooting at a school bus stop in Kentucky left a 16-year-old student dead and another hospitalized Wednesday morning, police said....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

Messenger-Inquirer

Brew Bridge adding a downtown trolley...

Owensboro will soon have two downtown trolleys — one public and one private....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

Messenger-Inquirer

Colleagues, others pray for ailing Lakewood teacher...

Dozens of community members with candles in hand prayed Tuesday night for the recovery of a beloved Lakewood Elementary School teacher....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

The Paducah Sun

Students called to explore Kentucky's important water resources...

Students in Kentucky can learn about the fundamental need for water, how activities and behaviors affect its quality and ways they can make a difference through this year's Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contests....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

The Paducah Sun

Mayfield Independent keeps mask mandate for now...

The Mayfield Independent Schools Board of Education this week followed the recommendation of Superintendent Joe Henderson to keep the mask mandate in place while Graves County continues to experience high case counts of COVID-19....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

The Paducah Sun

Online meeting outlines planned improvements on KY 1286/North Friendship Road in McCracken...

Nearly 75 area residents participated in recent online public meeting on improvements planned along KY 1286/North Friendship Road in Paducah and McCracken County....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

The Paducah Sun

White not seeking reelection in 2022...

Lyon County Judge-Executive Wade White announced this week he will not seek a fourth term. White, 52, is in the third year of his third term. He said he announced his decision to step down now to give others time......

 2021-09-23 05:00 

Messenger-Inquirer

Reckless homicide suspect arraigned in Christian Circuit Court...

A man who was recently arrested on a warrant for reckless homicide appeared in Christian Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon to be arraigned on his charges....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

Messenger-Inquirer

Residents call Cravens Pool 'asset' to neighborhood...

Residents in the neighborhoods surrounding Cravens Pool had their first chance to voice their opinions about the future of the 46-year-old pool Wednesday night....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

Messenger-Inquirer

Kentucky pension systems outline future budget needs...

FRANKFORT — Kentucky's state pension systems are expected to need nearly $4.6 billion from the next two-year state budget, mostly to cover pension debts, officials told lawmakers....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

The Paducah Sun

Healthy WAY proposals being accepted from rural Kentucky high schools...

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH), located in Hazard, is accepting proposals from rural Kentucky high schools to participate in its Healthy WAY program....

 2021-09-23 04:36 

The News Enterprise

Rainy travels...
 2021-09-23 04:30 

The News Enterprise

Former jail inmates file suit naming Webster County officials...

A civil suit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Owensboro by two alleged victims in the sexual abuse case of a former Webster County deputy jailer....

 2021-09-23 03:48 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

Game one of High A-East Championship postponed for 2nd straight day...

Game-one of the High-A East Championship series scheduled for Wednesday, September 22, in Greensboro, North Carolina between the Bowling Green Hot Rods and Greensboro Grasshoppers has been postponed due to rain....

 2021-09-23 03:35 

The News Enterprise

Environmental groups praise removal of dam on Green River...

Officials from five conservation organizations gathered at Green River Lock and Dam No. 5 in Butler County to recognize the largest dam removal in state history....

 2021-09-23 03:15 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Jesse Jackson released from Chicago facility after COVID recovery...

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is headed home a month after he was hospitalized for a breakthrough COVID-19 infection and following intensive physical therapy for Parkinson's disease.The Rev. Jesse Jackson is headed home a month after he was hospitalized for ...

 2021-09-23 03:08 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

Bowling Green family makes tradition out of celebrating sons' 'adoption day'...

Along with celebrating birthdays, one Bowling Green family makes it a priority to recognize the anniversaries of when they adopted their two sons Logan and Liam....

 2021-09-23 03:00 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

Coast Guard saves man stung by 300 pound stingray...

Video taken by the United States Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod shows the dramatic moments leading up to James McKenna's rescue after a massive stingray barb went into his leg....

 2021-09-23 02:56 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

NASA says 'boom' and shaking in Virginia was a fireball...

Numerous reports came in all across the area Friday morning of a 'boom' and ground shaking. NASA says it was a fireball....

 2021-09-23 02:47 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

Kentucky Transpark to expand by more than 230 more acres...

Having land and buildings readily available is attractive to new industries looking to locate in Bowling Green....

 2021-09-23 02:42 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

Bowling Green man sentenced to 15 years in federal prison...

The Bowling Green ATF and Warren County Drug Task Force investigated the case....

 2021-09-23 02:39 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Kentucky program helps prevent farmer suicides...

In 2020, Lawmakers made the third Wednesday of every September In 2020, Lawmakers made the third Wednesday of every September...

 2021-09-23 02:26 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

'Rolling down a mountain': Colorado man hopes new hobby gains popularity...

A Colorado man has pretty much invented a sport that's so new and unique it doesn't even have a name. It's kind of like a mixture of skiing and roller blading, and Peter Randall is hoping rolling down a mountain will catch on.A Colorado man ha...

 2021-09-23 02:02 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Senators: Bipartisan police overhaul talks end with no deal...

The failed congressional effort followed high-profile police killings last year of Black people including George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.The failed congressional effort followed high-profile police killings last year of Black people including George Floy...

 2021-09-23 01:47 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

FOP president explains why LMPD officers reject proposed contract...

Approximately 70% of the officers voted against the contract....

 2021-09-23 01:40 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Many migrants staying in US even as expulsion flights rise...

U.S. officials say many of the thousands of Haitian migrants camped in the small Texas border town of Del Rio are being released in the United States with notices to appear in immigration court or to an immigration office. U.S. officials say many of the t...

 2021-09-23 01:36 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

COVID-19 creates dire US shortage of teachers, school staff...

Schools have welcomed students back to classrooms but face a new challenge: a shortage of teachers and staff the likes of which some districts say they have never seen....

 2021-09-23 01:35 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Feds: 3 charged in Mexican migrant worker conspiracy...

Three people have been indicted in a multi-state conspiracy involving the forced labor of Mexican agricultural immigrants, federal authorities announced Wednesday. A federal grand jury in Tampa formally charged Bladimir ......

 2021-09-23 01:14 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Suits against Ohio State over sex abuse by doc are dismissed...

A federal judge has dismissed some of the biggest remaining lawsuits filed by men who say Ohio State University officials failed to stop decades-old sexual abuse by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss.A federal judge has dismissed some of the biggest...

 2021-09-23 01:09 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

KSP: Kidnapping suspect shoots, kills victim before turning gun on himself...

According to KSP, a kidnapping suspect shot and killed his victim before turning the gun on himself in Stanford....

 2021-09-23 01:05 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

After bus stop shooting, Russell neighbors ask for help protecting children...

Neighbors in the Russell neighborhood are coming together and asking for help to protect children in the area....

 2021-09-23 00:50 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Florida students exposed to COVID-19 won't have to quarantine if asymptomatic...

Florida students who are exposed to COVID-19 won't have to quarantine from school if they're not showing symptoms of the virus, according to a new emergency rule issued by the state's surgeon general on Wednesday.Florida students who are expos...

 2021-09-23 00:48 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

Student killed in JCPS bus stop shooting now among 27 others killed this year...

The students include those who were registered or enrolled in JCPS in 2020 and 2021 and include students who were above the age of 17....

 2021-09-23 00:23 

The News Enterprise

Feds: 3 charged in Mexican migrant worker conspiracy...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Three people have been indicted in a multi-state conspiracy involving the forced labor of Mexican agricultural immigrants, federal authorities announced Wednesday....

 2021-09-23 00:16 

The Daily Independent

Ex-Boy Scout leader convicted in split verdict...

CATLETTSBURG A Boyd County jury convicted an ex-Boy Scout leader Wednesday evening of using social media to solicit sex with a minor, but acquitted him of sexual abuse charges....

 2021-09-23 00:10 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

Clark County health officials advocate for pregnant women to get vaccinated...

The CDC says pregnant people and those who were recently pregnant are more likely to get severely ill from COVID-19 compared to non-pregnant people....

 2021-09-22 23:59 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

FDA authorizes COVID-19 booster shots for millions of Americans...

The Food and Drug Administration authorized Wednesday a Pfizer booster shot for those 65 and older.The Food and Drug Administration authorized Wednesday a Pfizer booster shot for those 65 and older....

 2021-09-22 23:59 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

The September child tax credit payment is missing for some parents...

(CNN) -- Though the Internal Revenue Service sent out the third monthly child tax credit payment last week, some families are still waiting for the funds....

 2021-09-22 23:47 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

Crime Stoppers: Stolen Rent Checks...

Bowling Green Police are investigating a theft from a local apartment complex. Several rent payments were stolen from an overnight drop box....

 2021-09-22 23:33 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Kidnapping suspect shoots and kills victim, himself...

Kentucky State Police were investigating a kidnapping that took place in Cadiz, Ky. The kidnapping suspect shot and killed his victim then himself while KSP was in pursuit.Kentucky State Police were investigating a kidnapping that took place in Cadiz, Ky....

 2021-09-22 23:33 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

KSP: Kidnapping investigation ends in murder-suicide...

Kentucky State Police was investigating a kidnapping that took place in Cadiz, Ky. According to investigators, the kidnapping suspect was involved in a murder-suicide on US 27 while KSP was in pursuit.Kentucky State Police was investigating a kidnapping t...

 2021-09-22 23:32 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

More than 20 pounds of meth, cocaine found in car in Hardin County...

Both men were booked into the Hardin County Detention Center....

 2021-09-22 23:28 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

USOPC: American hopefuls for Winter Olympics must be vaccinated...

U.S. athletes trying to make the Winter Olympics will have to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 under a directive announced Wednesday by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee. U.S. athletes trying to make the Winter Olympics will have to be fully vacci...

 2021-09-22 23:14 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

Melvin Van Peebles, godfather of Black cinema, dies at 89...

The multitalented Melvin Van Peebles wrote numerous books and plays, recorded several albums and later became a successful options trader on the stock market....

 2021-09-22 23:13 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

'My darkest secret': Uma Thurman reflects on having an abortion in protest to new Texas law...

Uma Thurman revealed her "darkest secret" in an Op-Ed for the Washington Post.Uma Thurman revealed her "darkest secret" in an Op-Ed for the Washington Post....

 2021-09-22 23:02 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Tribe wants Boston U to change name of Myles Standish dorm...

A Native American tribe is calling on Boston University to change the name of a dorm that honors Pilgrim military leader Myles Standish. A Native American tribe is calling on Boston University to change the name of a dorm that honors Pilgrim military lead...

 2021-09-22 23:01 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Jury to decide if former UK basketball star intended to leave millions off his taxes...

A jury on Thursday will begin deliberations to decide if former University of Kentucky basketball player Randolph Morris intentionally lied on his tax returns by failing to report millions of ......

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