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Man injured in Graves Co. crash involving truck, law mower

A man was injured in a crash involving a pickup truck and a lawn mower on KY 301, north of KY 1374, in Graves County.

Gov. Beshear orders flags to half staff in honor of Indianapolis mass shooting victims

Heartland attorneys general join coalition urging U.S. Supreme Court to allow Tenn. to enforce abortion waiting-period law

Gov. Beshear: ‘Half-a-million COVID-19 vaccine doses available in Ky.’

Ky. universities working to figure out if black vultures are killing livestock

New fundraiser created for Kentucky breweries hit hard during pandemic

12-year old girl with inoperable brain tumor donates to man spreading pediatric cancer awareness

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KY 293 clear after SEMI hauling furniture caught fire in Lyon County

Kentuckians protest mask mandates, vaccinations outside governor’s mansion

KPD officer was not shot by student, TBI reveals

Green River District reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 55 more cases

Man accused of kidnapping and raping woman after climbing through window

Charles Booker probes another run for U.S. Senate

Temporary Kentucky unemployment call center to help claimants reset PIN numbers

The call center will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. for the next 10 days.

  KY residents hesitant to recieve COVID-19 vaccine

Across western Kentucky, some health officials say it seems area residents who are eligible for a vaccination are a little hesitant to take the shot.

Beshear says he’ll lift restrictions when 2.5M Kentuckians are vaccinated

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday that he’ll lift statewide COVID restrictions once 2.5 million Kentuckians have been vaccinated.

At least 12 shot, 5 dead after violent weekend in Memphis

Police are investigating multiple weekend shootings that injured at least nine and left two people dead.

Dorena-Hickman Ferry back open

Kentucky unemployment system shut down after hackings, fraudulent cases

Official: Boy fatally shot in apparent hunting accident

  Sen. McConnell visited Paducah, discussed vaccine distribution, COVID-19 relief

Business seeing rebound as patrons plan return to Kentucky Derby

Gov. Beshear requests major disaster declaration for historic flooding

In-person unemployment services in Ky. to begin April 15

Kentuckians can begin scheduling appointments starting at 1 p.m. on April 7 for Monday-Friday.

Heartland states to receive millions from HUD for affordable housing

In total, HDU awarded nearly $700 million nationwide.

Union City, Tenn. man accused of shooting, killing his cousin

A Union City man is accused of shooting and killing his cousin.

Kentucky flood victims still begging for help

It’s been one month since historic flooding damaged parts of Kentucky.

  12 things to do in Paducah

If you want to explore one of the river towns in the Heartland, here are some places you can visit in Paducah.

I-24 eastbound lanes back open after crash near Paducah

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 24, near Paducah, are back open after a two-vehicle crash.

Ky. to receive $4.3M to improve parks, outdoor spaces

More than $4.3 million in federal money will be used to upgrade parks and recreations across Kentucky, including several in the Heartland.

Controlled burns planned for Land Between the Lakes Monday afternoon

The National Forest Service plans to burn of approximately 20 acres near the Old Eddyville Ferry Landing starting around 1 p.m. and up to 190 acres in the Crossroads area starting around 3 p.m.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear appeal to defend Ky. abortion law

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s appeal of Kentucky’s abortion law passed by the General Assembly in 2018.

Gas prices fall slightly, still higher than last month

According to GasBuddy, the average price of fuel at the pump fell 2.7 cents from the last week.

Buy a teddy bear from KSP, help a child coping with trauma

Anyone can help the Kentucky State Police give comfort to kids who are experiencing trauma.

Hart County gas station employees help kidnapped Louisville pregnant woman

Kelsie Atwell, a 21-year-old Louisville woman, said March 1 was the scariest day of her life.

Beshear: Ky. positivity rate has declined to 2.8%

Starting on Monday, March 26, all Kentuckians 40 years and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Phases 1, 2 & 3 now open at Purchase District Health Department, Mercy Health & Baptist Health

Purchase District Health Department, Mercy Health and Baptist Health are going into Phase 1, 2 and 3 for coronavirus vaccination.

  Body found in ditch in Calloway, Co., KSP asking for public’s help

The police are asking for the public’s help identifying the victim.

More Kentuckians will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine soon

Governor Andy Beshear announced on Thursday, March 25 that more Kentuckians will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March.

Kentucky spring breakers help injured teen after Florida shooting

In the blink of an eye, a pair of spring breakers from Kentucky rushed to the assistance of two teens who were shot at Panama City Beach early Tuesday morning.

$21.4M in tax increment funding approved for Paducah, Ky.

More than $21 million was approved for tax increment funding in Paducah, Kentucky.

Kentucky to receive over $19 million in GEER II funding for education support services

The fund will be used for student mental health services; family support; college, career and transition services for students; and assistance for college-bound students and families in need.

Ky. Gov. Beshear signs ‘redo’ bill allowing students to retake current school year

Kentucky public school students in grades K-12 now have a chance to repeat their current grade level under a new bill signed by Governor Andy Beshear.

  Kentucky transitions to new driver’s license services

Kentucky's driver's services are moving to a regional office.

Man charged in connection to vandalism at Veterans’ Memorial in Murray, Ky.

Kare is accused of knocking over and breaking two eagle statues at the memorial between 11 p.m. and 12 a.m. on March 22.

Report: Gunman warned Louisville stepbrothers ‘I’m going to shoot you’ on Florida beach

Two teen boys shot in Panama City Beach, Fla., overnight were from the Louisville area, WAVE 3 News has learned.

  893 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths reported in Ky.

Governor Andy Beshear held a COVID-19 briefing on Kentucky’s response to COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 23.

Murray State Racers announce lineup for fall games

The Murray State Racers will begin their 97th year of football on Sept. 4 at home against Mississippi Valley.

Murray State Family Weekend, Homecoming dates announced

Murray State University announced dates for its Family Weekend and Homecoming.

Wanted Ill. murder suspect now in custody in Union Co.

They say Tuesday afternoon, the suspect was barricaded in the motel on E. Waverly, and eventually arrested just before 3:30 p.m.

2 arrested, large amount of drugs seized in Paducah, Ky.

Two people were arrested and a large amount of drugs were seized during an investigation on Monday, March 22.

U.S. 60/62 bridge to close for annual safety inspection

The U.S. 60/62 bridge over the Mississippi River will be closed to all traffic during two intervals in March for an annual and required safety inspection.

Ky. bill would allow extra year of eligibility

Kentucky Senate Bill 128 was designed to give students K-12 the chance to redo this year.

Gas prices up 23 cents from last month, “bumpy road ahead”

A petroleum analyst for GasBuddy said drivers will see a brief respite from rising gas prices.

Gov. Beshear to hold COVID-19 briefing at 3 p.m.

A total of 420,828 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kentucky, including 5,738 deaths.

Kentucky extends state tax filing deadline to May 17

A statement from the Finance and Administration Cabinet says the date was extended from April 15 to May 17.

Gov. Beshear requests major disaster declaration

The ice storm left at least 154,500 Kentucky homes without power.

Four people taken into custody near Paducah motel on drug charges

Four people have been taken into custody after a traffic stop led to a search warrant at a Paducah motel.

Attorney General Cameron warns Kentuckians of natural disaster scams

Often after natural disasters and other emergencies scammers attempt to take advantage of people.

Graves Co. School Board voted to close Lowes Elementary

The Graves County School Board voted to close Lowes Elementary School.

Missouri, Kentucky join suit challenging Pres. Biden’s cancellation of Keystone XL Pipeline

Missouri and Kentucky joined dozens of other states filing a lawsuit challenging President Joe Biden’s cancellation of the permits for the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Gov. Beshear: Phase 1C to open up to 50 and older Monday, extended hours for bars and restaurants

With continued vaccine production, April 12 is when vaccine eligibility is expected to open up for those 16 and older.

Kentucky airports receive $13.5 million in Consolidated Appropriations Act funds; $1 million for Barkley Regional Airport

Barkley Regional Airport received $1,009,959, $3,851 of the funding will support Airport business partners, including Hertz, Enterprise, and Mid-America Pepsi.

Man, teen girl arrested in connection to West McCracken Co. burglary

Witnesses said the couple told them they had been in the woods overnight.

VIDEO: McCracken Co. releases concept for proposed sports complex

The proposed outdoor sports facility would include six full-size soccer fields, two softball fields and six baseball diamonds in addition to other amenities.

Gov. Beshear reports 963 new COVID-19 cases; 3.73% positivity rate

Governor Beshear reported 963 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.

  Police: Man shot woman, child and then himself near Murray State campus

Two adults are dead and a child was injured in a murder-suicide near the campus of Murray State University.

  Tornado siren test held in Murray, Calloway Co.

A tornado siren test was held Wednesday morning, March 17 in Murray and Calloway County.

Tennessee state senator votes against removing slavery from state’s constitution

Tennessee is one step closer to abolishing slavery, which is still allowed in the state constitution.

Ky. statewide tornado drill scheduled for today

A statewide tornado drill in Kentucky will be held on Tuesday, March 16 at 9:15 a.m.

Ky. State Police searching for stolen litter of puppies

Troopers with Kentucky State Police are investigating the theft of a litter of puppies in Graves County.

Union City, Tenn. high school students build Lego robots for race

The winning team in each race will earn extra credit points.

Three new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Graves County, Ky.

Three new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed by the Graves County Health Department, making this their 3,611 case.

Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches name players and coaches of the year

Member coaches around the state chose the finalists for the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches players and coaches of the year.

  2 caught in connection with Graves Co., KY home invasion robbery

The Graves County, Kentucky Sheriff's Office is reporting a home invasion robbery on Monday, August 20.

  Study: How many teens text and drive in the Heartland?

According to a new Center For Disease Control and Prevention study Missouri is one of the most dangerous states for teen texting and driving.

DOD announces death of soldier stationed in KY

A soldier's death assigned to Fort Campbell, Kentucky was announced by the Department of Defense on Aug. 21.

Dorena-Hickman Ferry closed for dredging work

A ferry between Kentucky and Missouri is closed this week while dredging work is completed.

Fulton Co. KY deputy jailer indicted for inmate assault

A deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky was indicted for assaulting an inmate.

Murray State University to present two new art exhibits

It will be on display through September 30 in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery within the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building. (Source:  Murray State University

Man claims tattoo ink caused altered prescription, arrested in Paducah, KY

According to police, James T. Willis, 32, tried to fill a prescription of "7.5/324 Percocet" written by a physician in the area.