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A Tennessee man faces arson charges after torching a Paducah hotel room.  

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Update Friday at Noon:

Police say they have identified the body found in a wooded area of Paducah Wednesday night.  

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McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden is asking the county government for more support. He says manpower shortages are “crippling” his office’s ability to serve county residents.

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Paducah Police are searching for a man reported missing by his sister. Travis Howe is a 38 year-old white male, described as having brown hair, green eyes and a beard. He’s 5'7" and 180 pounds with tattoos. 

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They may not hold the same value as your ultra-rare 1952 Mickey Mantle, but the Paducah Police Department’s bringing back its officer baseball card program.

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State officials are evaluating a roadside drug testing kit that could help police counter the growing number of drivers high behind the wheel.  

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Three McCracken County residents have been taken into custody and a fourth is being sought after a shooting last night at Paducah’s Noble Park.

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The Paducah Business and Professional Organization recently sponsored an event to raise awareness of the dangers of texting while driving. Captain Donald Hodgson of the Paducah Police Department made a presentation along with Hillary Coltharp, a young Paducah woman who was severely injured in an automobile accident while she was texting and driving. Kate is joined by Captain Hodgson to learn more about the campaign.

Missing Calloway Co. Teen Found Safe

Jul 8, 2014
Paducah Police Department

UPDATE: 11:10 a.m. July 7:

A missing girl from Calloway County has been found. 

"Gabrielle was located in Paducah and is safely back with her family," said Mike Gowen, Gabrielle's father. "We would like to thank the community for all the help locating her, especially the Calloway County Sheriff's Office, the Paducah Police Department and the Paris Police Department."

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With four months left until contracts with the police and fire unions is set to expire, the Paducah City Commission is expecting to pass agreements with the Paducah Police Bargaining Unit and Paducah Fire Fighters Local 186.

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