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Government
4:51 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

KSP Uses Laser Scanner in Champion Deaths Investigation

Kentucky State Police Unveil 3D Laser Scanner, 2012
Credit Kentucky State Police

Police are using 3D diagrams from a laser scanner in their investigation of the Champion family deaths Sunday.

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Crime
12:13 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Clarksville Homicides on the Rise

Homicides in Clarksville are on the rise, according to data from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Ten cases took place just this year, compared to eight (six in the city, two in Montgomery County) in 2013. This year's numbers come out to seven homicides per 100,000 people.

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Crime
5:09 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Police Investigate Murder, Abduction Case Involving Mother, Teenage Son

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Police suspect a southern Illinois man shot and killed a Mayfield teenager and later killed the teen’s mother today.

Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon says 41-year-old Terry Froman of Brookport allegedly murdered and abducted his ex-girlfriend 34-year-old Kimberley Thomas and her 17-year-old son. 

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Crime
3:29 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

[UPDATE: Court Date Set] Former Western KY Football Coach Accused of Sex Crimes with Minor

UPDATE: Barnard will appear in court Monday, June 9. His arraignment is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Marshall County. Barnard is currently being held at the county jail.

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Government
1:33 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Webster County Officials Searching for Escaped Inmate

Credit Kentucky State Police

Webster County officials are searching for an escaped inmate last seen in Madisonville Monday morning. 

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Crime
11:50 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Drug Arrest Leads to Seizure of 63 Firearms in Graves County

A joint investigation by the Graves and McCracken County sheriff’s offices has led to a seizure of 63 firearms and three arrests.

The search of 55-year-old Ronald Andrews’ home in the Boaz community of Graves County also yielded marijuana, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

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Crime
12:17 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Prosecutor Accused of Withholding Evidence Replaced in Cadiz Murder Trial

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Commonwealth Attorney G.L. Ovey has turned over a 2002 Cadiz murder case to special prosecutor Tim Coleman.

Last month, Ovey filed a motion to recuse himself as prosecutor in the trial of Claude Russell, who's accused of killing Chantell Humphries.

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Crime
5:20 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Murray Police Investigating Homicide

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The Murray Police Department says a local woman faces murder charges in a shooting death on Oxford drive in the city's Canterbury Subdivision. Sergeant Dave Howe says police responded to a domestic disturbance call around 12:30 p.m. today. Howe says Michelle Baxter, 50, of Murray  is lodged at the Calloway County Jail.  The investigation is still ongoing.

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Crime
7:43 am
Tue April 23, 2013

Murray State Issues Safety Alert

Two Murray State University students report being assaulted near campus in the past three weeks, prompting the university to send out a safety alert.

Both victims were women, and the unknown attacker wrapped his hands around their throats. The first assault occurred around 3:30 a.m. at the Chase Apartment parking lot April 6th. The second attack was at 15th and Hughes streets around the same time April 14th. The second victim saw the attacker and describes him as a dark skinned male wearing a hoodie.

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Society
8:08 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Car Chase Leads to Arrest of Texas Man

Credit McCracken County

A Texas man led McCracken County Sheriffs on a chase on I-24 yesterday afternoon. Deputies pursued 27-year-old Jerry Page at speeds over 100 miles-per-hour after receiving complaints of reckless driving. Kentucky State Police reported the car Page was driving was also involved in a motor-vehicle hit and run in Marshall County. Deputies reported Page’s car spun out and stopped, allowing them to arrest him. Page is now in McCracken County jail on charges of evading police, wanton endangerment, and multiple driving offenses.

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