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Kentucky State Police identified the three victims as Jimmy Neal Siddens, 73, Helen Siddens, 72, and Jimmy Neal Siddens II, 41. The situation unfolded at a home on Ray Pardue Road near the Barren River in Allen Co., Ky. Just before 7 p.m. on Monday, KSP said the suspect was taken into custody in ...
In the Knox County case, Kentucky State Police said in a news release that police began receiving calls around 2 p.m. Sunday about a social media post threatening schools. The threat was to kill people with guns, said Trooper Shane Jacobs, a state police spokesman. The state police Electronic crimes ...

UPDATE: Kentucky State Police said two males and a female were found dead from gunshots wounds in Allen County, Ky. police were called to the scene to assist the sheriff's office in the death investigation mid-day Monday. police said right now, the nature f the death remains undetermined and are classifying the case as ...
Kentucky State Police arrested a 14-year-old in Laurel County after receiving word of a potential threat to shoot up a local middle school. KSP said it got word of the threats at 1:45 p.m. on Feb. 17 after someone called about a social media post threatening North Laurel Middle School. The preliminary ...
(LEX 18) -- A spate of school threats across the region has brought concern, arrests and now a warning from Kentucky State Police. Trooper Robert Purdy, a public affairs officer with the state law enforcement agency, issued a plea and a warning Monday morning on social media. Let me be completely ...
The post says that they want to thank the Barbourville police Department, the Kentucky State Police, and the KCPS system for helping them bring the incident to a peaceful end. The post goes on to say they take these types of threats very seriously and that the Sheriff's Office does everything possible to ...

Benton, KY. -- A 15-year-old Kentucky student accused of killing two and injuring more than a dozen others in a shooting at Marshall County high school ... Parker of Hardin is charged with two counts of murder and 14 counts of first degree assault, according to a statement from the Kentucky State Police.
This was not an issue in Traft's case. A 2013 article by The Courier-Journal said both the Louisville Metro police Department and Kentucky State Police use license plate readers. Cameras are mounted on the vehicles and an onboard computer reads the licenses and checks them with national crime data.
state police confirms name of deputy involved in shooting ... Seven days after a Hardin County sheriff's deputy pulled his weapon and fired on a reckless driving suspect, Kentucky State Police have identified the officer as ... It is unknown if Williams left his vehicle after reportedly driving recklessly on Ky.
Kentucky State Police is selling raffle tickets for the chance to win a 2018 Dodge Charger. Proceeds for the raffle will go to the agency's Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children. There are 20,000 tickets available, and they cost $10 each. They can be purchased KSP posts as well as online here.
PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Detectives are trying to piece together why a Kentucky man fatally shot his parents and two other people before taking his own life last weekend. Kentucky State Police said 45-year-old Joseph Nickell shot his parents at their home Saturday afternoon, then drove to his girlfriend's ...
Kentucky State Police say they have 838 troopers, and they fear they could reach what they call "record lows" of 800 or less. They aren't the only law enforcement agency seeing a drop in numbers. Sanders explaining that although they are under-staffed, state police continue to be called upon to fill the ...
A Tennessee woman claiming to be "Mother Mary" led Kentucky State Police on a high-speed chase Saturday afternoon on northbound Interstate 65 starting in Elizabethtown and ending with her arrest in Bullitt County. According to the citation, Connie Lynn Allen, 52, of Goodlettsville, Tenn., was observed ...
Deputies called Kentucky State Police and determined they were looking for the victims' son, Joseph Nickell. Nickell's own 19-year-old son was able to escape from the home unharmed and call for help. Shortly after issuing a BOLO for Nickell's car, it was spotted at an apartment on Mill Street in Paintsville.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a body that was found behind Swan Pond Baptist Church in Knox County, Ky. on Sunday. Knox County Coroner Mike Blevins confirmed the deceased person is 33-year-old Stacy Hobbs of Barbourville. Her body will be sent to Frankfort to the State Medical Examiner's ...
According to KSP, the State Medical Examiner's Office will perform an autopsy to determine cause of death. At this time, KSP does not believe Hobbs died as a result of the flooding in the area. KSP also says foul play can not yet be determined. Knox County Sheriff's Department in Kentucky also assisted at ...
Poised along Kentucky's roadways are a multitude of tan vehicles embossed with the logo of Kentucky State Police. But while under the umbrella of ... "We have portable weigh stations that we can set up on by-routes - places like US 25, KY 229 or KY 363," Douglas said. "Sometimes some of these trucks ...

Frankfort, KY. -- At some point, the gun that Gabe Parker allegedly used to shoot classmate after classmate last week -- 16 in all -- will likely wind up at a state police automotive garage near the airport ... Those guns often sell at auction for less than $100, said Kentucky State Police Sgt. Josh Lawson.
Kentucky State Police say troopers shot and wounded a fugitive who tried to hit them with a vehicle while they were attempting to arrest him. A statement from police says a trooper and a McCreary County deputy sheriff stopped a vehicle Wednesday night and discovered the driver, 61-year-old Jerry W.
According to Kentucky State Police the accident occurred between three commercial vehicles at Mile Marker 2 just north of the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. Southbound lanes were closed while the crash was being investigated. KSP said 39-year-old Jeremy wells was driving a tractor trailer when he ...
Kentucky State Police has turned over Marshall County high school to Marshall County school District, according to a release from KSP. KSP has finished processing the scene. Sixteen students were shot, and two 15-year-olds were killed. Seven more were injured, and three students remain hospitalized ...
Authorities investigate the scene of fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Kentucky State Police ... Nashville, Tenn. (WKRN) - The Kentucky State Police turned the school over to Marshall County School District after they finished processing evidence for their investigation Thursday.
He then traveled onto KY 259 in Grayson County, where a KSP Trooper from Post 4, Elizabethtown spike stripped the cruiser. A short time later the suspect rear ended another passenger vehicle, and was then taken into custody near the Leitchfield city limits on KY-259. Suspect was admitted in Twin Lakes ...
Besides those injured by gunfire, four other students were injured. the suspect is a 15-year-old boy who was arrested at the school by a deputy. The boy will be charged with two counts of murder and multiple counts of attempted murder, said Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Indiana State Police say detectives are investigating a double homicide that happened in Dearborn County. According to a news release, the victims were found inside a home on Douglas Drive in Aurora, Indiana on Friday evening. Authorities say deputies with the Dearborn County Sheriff's ...
CALVERT CITY, Ky (AP) -- An explosion rocked a tugboat while it was docked for repairs in Kentucky, killing three people and injuring several others Friday, ... aboard the boat or at the site when the blast occurred shortly after 9 a.m. CST outside Calvert City, Kentucky State Police Detective Jody Cash said.
Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard W. Sanders told lawmakers last year about a trooper who was responding to a stabbing when the transmission on his cruiser with nearly 200,000 miles went out. The frustrated law man caught a ride with another trooper, but the story, Sanders said, underscored ...
A 62-year-old Jackson County man was arrested Tuesday night on a charge of murdering his son, according to Kentucky State Police. Larry R. Gabbard of McKee is accused of fatally shooting Jason R. Gabbard, 44, also of McKee, according to state police. The son was pronounced dead by the Jackson ...
Millions of dollars were trimmed from Kentucky State Police's requested budget, but the agency will still get its big ticket items -- new cars, guns and a modern radio system -- if lawmakers pass Gov. Matt Bevin's proposal. "Considering others got cut, we feel good," KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders told the ...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Kentucky State Police are asking individuals to not call the emergency 911 line to ask about road conditions. Drivers can check on road closings and conditions by visiting https://transportation.ky.gov/sites/snowky. You can also check with 511 before you decide whether or not to ...
Bevin said the cuts will help fund Kentucky's ailing public pension programs, which have more than $40 billion in unfunded liabilities. ... by allocating money for 75 new commonwealth and county attorneys and 51 new public advocates, as well as purchasing new cars and weapons for state police.
(WBKO) -- Early morning snowfall turned into slick roadways on Tuesday, making for a busy day for Kentucky State Police. ... All told, Kentucky State Police Post 3 (Bowling Green) responded to 25 accidents as of 6 p.m., including a wreck in Hart County between a tractor trailer and a passenger bus, ...
Curtis Lawson, 55, of Siler was found dead at his home on Jordan Hollow Road of an apparent stab wound, according to Kentucky State Police. Detectives learned that Lawson was stabbed by Jeffrey Cole, 27, of New York, during an altercation at Lawson's home, police said. state police are searching for ...
Four officers have been wounded in a shooting in South Carolina and state police say a suspect was also wounded. State law enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said York County sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic call near York late Monday. Berry said deputies said the suspect was ...
Snow drifts also are a problem in Kentucky counties. "Use primary routes if you have to venture out," Kentucky State Police Trooper Corey King said on twitter. Union County, Ky., released a statement that many routes there remain impassable. "The public is encouraged to limit travel as much as possible," ...
SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) -- UPDATE: Kentucky State Police say Allen County Sheriff's Deputies Tim Robinson and Michael Wilson responded to a 911 ... Kentucky State Police were contacted by the Allen County Sheriff's Office at 5:12 p.m. on Friday to help with an officer involved shooting at 586 Lee ...
Frankfort, KY. (Jan. 12, 2018) -- Kentucky State University officials recently announced the addition of a new police chief. Alonzo "Bernard" Palmer took the reins as the new ... Palmer served as the first black police chief for the City of Georgetown and was branch manager for the Kentucky State Police.
DRAFFENVILLE, KY (KFVS) -. A man who police say ran from them after being arrested is being sought by the Kentucky State Police. police are requesting the public's assistance locating 38-year-old Ian D. Hunter. On Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 11:50 p.m., Trooper Eric West stopped a vehicle on Highway 68 ...
state police Fined $24K for Withholding Records in 1995 Case. A judge has ordered the Kentucky State Police to pay nearly $24,000 for withholding 911 records from the day a 23-year-old woman went missing more than 20 years ago. Jan. 11, 2018, at 11:15 ... MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The Kentucky ...
MADISONVILLE, Ky. -- A judge is ordering Kentucky State Police to pay nearly $24,000 for withholding 911 call records related to the unsolved 1995 disappearance of Heather ... In denying her 2016 request, state police argued disclosing the records might hinder "a prospective law enforcement action.".
On Friday, Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip J. Shepherd ordered the Kentucky State Police to pay Sarah Teague's attorney's fees, costs and penalties totaling $23,710. The judge ... Heather Teague was a 1990 graduate of Webster County high school and was a student at Western Kentucky University.
HICKORY, Ky. (WKRN) - Authorities are cautioning drivers to be prepared for winter weather this Friday. Kentucky State Police warn driving conditions could be hazardous with slick roadways, reduced visibility, and freezing temperatures. First and foremost, KSP reminds drivers to make sure everyone ...
Seventy-five recruits from throughout the Commonwealth and three other states reported to the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort on Sunday to begin 24 weeks of training that will determine whether they have what it takes to join "The Thin Gray Line." The first day's activities for Cadet Class #96 ...
Frankfort, KY. (AP) -- The first week of the Kentucky State Police Academy's latest cadet class is underway in Frankfort. The agency says 75 recruits reported for 24 weeks of training that started Sunday. Cadets will study Criminal Investigation, high-speed vehicle pursuit, hostage negotiations and other ...
Paducah, KY (KFVS) -. Kentucky State Police will host a drug addiction panel on Jan. 16. It will take place at 1 p.m. at the Barnes Auditorium, Carson-Myer Heart Center at Baptist Health Paducah. The Kentucky State Police Angel Initiative will be discussed and its potential impact on drug addiction in the ...
The snow is part of a major storm moving up the east coast. The same system has already dumped snow in the southern part of the country, including Georgia and Florida. It was the first time the state has seen snow in nearly 30 years. Kentucky State Police officials are warning drivers across the state to ...
ASHLAND, Ky. - Kentucky State Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a person they say made purchases in Boyd County with a stolen credit card. On Dec. 19, 2017, the Kentucky State Police Post 14 in Ashland received a report involving the theft of a credit card. During the course of the ...
The car sped away, reaching speeds of 90 miles per hour before being successfully spiked by Kentucky State Police. Shortly after being spiked, the car went off the road and the four people inside were arrested. Two adults and two juveniles were arrested. The juveniles were taken to the McCracken County ...
ASHLAND, Ky. - The Kentucky State Police at Ashland will conduct safety checkpoints this month at various times and approved locations throughout the Post 14 District, which encompasses Boyd, Greenup, Carter and Lawrence counties. These safety checkpoints are held in an effort to reduce alcohol and ...
Kentucky State Police Post 2, which covers Christian County, released Tuesday its list of upcoming traffic safety checkpoints in its coverage area. These checkpoints include an addendum, which lists the entrance to Gate 4 at Fort Campbell as a checkpoint. According to a KSP news release, these ...


 

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