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Center offering residential treatment for gambling disorders

Dec. 21, 2022 04:01 AM EST

A substance abuse center in western Kentucky has begun offering residential treatment for gambling disorders, officials said. The Boulware Mission in Owensboro is the first in the state to offer both outpatient and residential gambling addiction treatment, a statement Tuesday from...

Men sentenced for defrauding investors with pyramid scheme

Dec. 18, 2022 11:57 AM EST

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man and a North Carolina man were sentenced last week for defrauding investors of millions of dollars in a pyramid scheme, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Kentucky. Richard Maike, of Owensboro, Kentucky, was...

Worker dies after crane overturns at S Illinois refinery

Dec. 06, 2022 18:08 PM EST

ROXANA, Ill. (AP) — A contractor died after a crane overturned at a refinery in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis, a coroner said Tuesday. Chad L. Crabtree, 47, of Owensboro, Kentucky, was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident Tuesday afternoon at the Philips 66 Refinery in...