Murray, KY – The former Madisonville police officer convicted of stealing firearms from an evidence locker will serve two years in federal prison. Brian McKinney pled guilty in May to stealing 85 firearms and selling them to local gun dealers while employed at the Madisonville Police Department. A U.S. District Court judge also ordered McKinney to pay 20 thousand dollars in restitution to the city of Madisonville. Because there is no parole in the federal system, McKinney will serve his full sentence.
Murray, KY – Every month, WKMS News Director Chad Lampe speaks with Murray State University President Dr. Randy Dunn. They talk about MSU's efforts to cultivate overseas exchange programs and expand student recruiting.
Murray, KY – Incumbent Republican Kentucky State Senator Ken Winters has served in the senate since 2005, and he's up for reelection in the first district, which includes Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Lyon, and Trigg Counties. He faces Democrat Carroll Hubbard this year. Angela Hatton sat down with Senator Winters and has this profile.
Murray, KY – Carroll Hubbard has previously served in the Kentucky legislature and the US House of Representatives. The attorney is now the Democratic nominee and he'll face off against Senator Winters for the First District State Senate seat. Angela Hatton spoke with Hubbard about his plans for Frankfort.
Murray, KY – Man On Wire is a look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire walk between the tops of New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974. Some consider his achievement "the artistic crime of the century." Todd Hatton speaks with Larry Thomas about this fascinating looking inside a stroll at 13 hundred and fifty feet, playing this weekend at Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah.