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A former Marshall County parole officer has been charged with evidence tampering after a Kentucky State Police investigation.  

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Kentucky has hundreds or possibly thousands of untested rape kits sitting in local law enforcement offices, according to State Auditor Adam Edelen.

Edelen on Wednesday announced he is auditing police and prosecutorial agencies to find out precisely how many kits haven’t been tested. His office also aims to find the cause for the backlog.

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Update 3/19: 

Gabrielle Gowen was located this morning and is safe.  

The investigation continues by Trooper Johnson Gordon.

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The Kentucky State Police presented a plan for E911 services to the Paducah City Commission and the McCracken County Fiscal Court last night.  Major John Bradley says the consolidated dispatch service is the largest proposed in the state and would cost $1.2 million in startup costs.

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12 new troopers join the Kentucky State Police at Mayfield’s Post 1 this month.

High Speed Chase Ensues in Fulton Co.

Dec 25, 2014

The Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal collision near the Hickman/Fulton County line following a pursuit initiated by the Fulton Police Department.  

Arrest Made in Trigg County Quadruple Homicide

Oct 31, 2014
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Kentucky State Police Detectives have charged 36-year-old Ryan Champion with the deaths of his mother, father, and sister. He is also being criminally charged with the death of Vito Riservato. State Police has been actively investigating the murders of Joy Champion, Lindsey Champion, Emily Champion and Vito Riservato since they were found at the Champion's residence in Cadiz on October 26th. Since that time, investigators have been gathering evidence and speaking to a number of people culminating enough probable cause for an arrest warrant. 

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

The Kentucky State Police is investigating the circumstances surrounding the resignation of Trooper Donald Crawford, who resigned from Post 1 in Mayfield last week after nine years on the force.

KSP Warn of "One-Ring" Phone Scam

Feb 6, 2014
Paul Martin Lester

Kentucky State Police say they’re hoping to prevent residents from losing money in a telephone scam that’s shown up in other parts of the country.  Sgt. Michael Webb said criminals overseas are auto-dialing thousands of cell phones inside the U.S. and hanging up after just one ring.