Three people died in two separate car accidents on US 641 south of Murray this morning.
The Kentucky State Police say a 6 a.m. accident first claimed the life of 38-year-old Bobby Alexander of Camden, Tennessee. Police say Alexander crossed over the center lane hitting another vehicle driving southbound about a mile south of Murray. Alexander was pronounced dead on the scene.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.