Paducah police: Multiple deadly shootings connected

PADUCAH — Two people have died and multiple people were injured as a result of six shootings in the Paducah and McCracken County area in less than two weeks. Paducah Police Chief Brian Laird confirmed four of those shootings are directly connected. It started with a shooting on June 5...
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Cape Girardeau, MOKFVS12

Armed and dangerous murder suspect

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Man charged with murder in Colony Drive shooting pleads not guilty

PADUCAH — A Paducah man charged with murder and assault in a deadly June 8 shooting on Colony Drive and with wanton endangerment and criminal mischief in a separate shots-fired incident pleaded not guilty Monday in McCracken County court. Rodrrick D. Moore, 20, is charged with murder and first-degree assault...

Body in motel rubble identified as man missing for months

MARION, Ill. (AP) — A body discovered after the demolition of a landmark motel in southern Illinois has been identified as a man who had been missing since December. Marion Police Chief David Fitts says foul play is not suspected in the death of 51-year-old Russell Bozarth. The body was...
Mccracken County, KYKFVS12

Theft investigaton underway in McCracken Co.

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - Police are seeking information on a series of vehicle break-ins in McCracken County. On the morning of June 10, several residents in the area of Valor Court, Clarkline Road and Champion Lane area reported that their vehicles had been gone through during the overnight hours.
Carbondale, ILKFVS12

Carbondale school bus company in need of drivers

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - Many industries around the country are experiencing shortages. Now a local school bus company is on the hunt for more workers before the start of the upcoming school year. “This coming school year we’re probably going to be at max capacity,” Benjamin Ingram said. Robinson Transport...
Goreville, ILThe Southern

Prep Baseball | Goreville falls to South Central in nine innings

CARBONDALE — It had to be seen to believed. And even then, it was hard to believe what happened. On the 378th pitch of Monday’s Class 1A Super-Sectional epic between Goreville and South Central at Itchy Jones Stadium, the Cougars’ Sam Rubin watched a 3-2 curve bounce over the plate and threw his bat to the turf in celebration.

Suspect wanted after shots fired Friday night in Carbondale

CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) — Carbondale Police say a dispute between acquaintances Friday ended in shots fired. It happened at about 11:20 p.m. in the 700 block of South Lewis Lane. Police say the suspect got into an argument with a group of known acquaintances, walked away, but then returned soon after and fired several shots at the group. The suspect then got into the back of a grey Dodge Avenger and left the area.

Valiant effort:

CARBONDALE -- The Harrisburg High School Bulldogs played hard in the Monday evening Super Sectional in "Itchy" Jones Stadium at SIUC's Abe Martin Field, but ended their season with a 15-8 loss to Freeburg. • Visit, find us on Facebook or purchase the newspaper for an updated game story.
Paducah, KYMurray Ledger & Times

Paducah police update search for Murray man accused of murder

PADUCAH — Paducah police gave additional information Monday related to the search for a Murray man who is facing a murder charge in connection to a fatal shooting last week. In a news release, Paducah Police Department Public Information Officer Robin Newberry said Khalil A. Griffin, 20, of Murray, remains the primary suspect in a shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon in the Forest Hills neighborhood of the city. Newberry also said that investigators believe Griffin is driving a white 2003 Nissan Altima with Illinois license plate AY7318.
Cape Girardeau, MOKFVS12

Slightly cooler weather for the next few days

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Good Monday Evening Heartland. After as few hot days across the Heartland a weak cold front will move through the area overnight. This will bring some relief to the area in the form of slightly cooler and drier air. For this evening it will still be warm with temperatures slowly falling through the 80s. By morning lows will b in the upper 50s far north to upper 60s far south.
Mccracken County, KYMarshall County Tribune-Courier

Lane named new McCracken girls soccer coach

On Wednesday, McCracken County Public Schools announced Michael Lane as the new head girls soccer coach at McCracken County High School. “For me, it was a place where I have always wanted to coach,” Lane told The Sun on his decision. “I started coaching girls at Reidland High School back in 2001, and it was kind of my first passion.”