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Western Kentucky judge accused of misconduct violations

Jul. 10, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — The Judicial Conduct Commission has filed a complaint accusing a western Kentucky judge of misconduct violations. The complaint against 42nd Judicial Circuit Court Judge James T. Jameson, who presides over cases in Marshall and Calloway counties, was released...

New mural to complete Kentucky mural wall begun in 1996

Jun. 21, 2022 04:04 AM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A new 10-panel mural is being added to a Kentucky project that began in 1996 to ornament Paducah's floodwall with portraits of the area's history. The new mural will depict trains traveling from New Orleans to Chicago and highlight Paducah’s importance in...

Kentucky motorists advised of lane closures; ferry reopens

Jun. 20, 2022 04:28 AM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials are advising motorists of lane closures on Interstate 75 and state highways during this coming week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet also says the Dorena-Hickman Ferry connecting the state with Missouri across the...

3 communities get funding to assess potential brownfields

May. 19, 2022 04:12 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky communities have been awarded federal funding to assess potential brownfield sites, officials said. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will give the communities a combined $1.4 million to inspect industrial and commercial properties that...

Man sentenced to 8 years on federal charge after commutation

May. 18, 2022 12:38 PM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A man who was charged by federal prosecutors with producing child pornography after former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin issued a commutation for state sex crime convictions has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Dayton R. Jones, 28, received the sentence on...

Officials: Deputy, suspect die in sheriff's office shooting

May. 16, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy and another person died in a shooting Monday in Kentucky, officials said. The deputy, from the Calloway County Sheriff's Office, was shot at the scene and taken to a hospital, where he died, state police said. A suspect who was...