Kentucky State Police

Society
4:13 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Western Kentucky Crime Lab Opens in Madisonville

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A new Kentucky State Police crime lab is open in Madisonville.

The lab serves all of western Kentucky and replaces one the KSP outgrew. Western lab commander Lt. Mark Mayes says the completion of the lab ends a four year project.

He says the new building is about 1,900 square feet larger to allow more space to analyze evidence, check blood alcohol levels and conduct polygraph tests.

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Society
11:17 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Kentucky State Police Investigate Trigg County Shooting

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The Kentucky State Police are investigating the shooting of a 2-year-old child in Trigg County.

Authorities said they were called to the home of David Southwick near Cadiz Tuesday evening.

Officers found the child with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the head. Although the investigation is continuing, police say the shooting appears accidental.

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Crime
3:47 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Fulton Traffic Stop Leads to Possible Hostage Situation

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A morning traffic stop led to what seems to be a hostage situation in Fulton. Kentucky State Police spokesman Jay Thomas says after police stopped a Fulton man this morning he fled to an apartment on Vernon Avenue where he held a woman and two children for several hours.

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Society
6:59 am
Fri December 21, 2012

State Police Collect 52 Tons of Food

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Kentucky State Police have collected 52 tons of food to help feed people during the holidays. Commissioner Rodney Brewer says the "Cram the Cruiser" food drive netted more than 10o,000pounds of food statewide.

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Crime
7:58 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Three Men Escape Calloway County Jail

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Law enforcement is on the lookout for three men who escaped Calloway County Jail Sunday by jumping over the facility’s barbed wire fence. The three are Terry Hardin, Tab Delancey and Bradley Cathey. Hardin is a 5’ 7” black male, Delancey a 5’ 7” white male and Cathey a 5’11” white male. Hardin and Delancey were both incarcerated for burglary and Cathey for violating probation. The men may be with Lasey Jones and Ashley Bessette in a red 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix.

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Society
7:16 am
Mon December 3, 2012

Lyon County Investigate Child Death

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Kentucky State Police are looking into the death of an Eddyville two year old following an accident Friday. Charles Bobinsky was riding with his grandfather on a skid steer loader when he fell off, receiving a massive head injury.

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Roads & Highways
2:33 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Paducah Woman Dies in Car Crash

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A 51-year-old Paducah woman is dead from a single vehicle crash this morning near Ledbetter. Cynthia L. Felts was driving west on U. S. 60 when she ran off the side of the road for unknown reasons. Felts was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene by the Livingston County Coroner.

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Society
8:46 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Owensboro Woman Arrested for Child Pornography

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An Owensboro woman is being charged with more than 1,000 counts of possessing child pornography. Trooper Corey King tells the Messenger-Inquirer the arrest of 25-year-old Sarah Alice Cox yesterday stems from an investigation by the Kentucky State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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Society
7:29 am
Wed November 14, 2012

KSP Starting "Cram the Cruiser" Food Drive

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Kentucky State Police are again hoping to fill up their cruisers with food for needy families. All 16 state police posts throughout Kentucky and state police headquarters in Frankfort will be collecting nonperishable food items through December 14th.

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Society
8:08 am
Fri November 2, 2012

KSP Announces New Driver Safety Program

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There's a new Kentucky State Police campaign to improve safe driving across the state. The project is known as Operation R.A.I.D., for "Remove Aggressive, Impaired and Distracted" drivers from Kentucky roads. The agency says it has kicked off the six-month effort, which will continue through the fall and the holidays into the New Year. 

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