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KSP: Motorcyclist runs from Troopers following crash

Devin Drexler, of Benton, faces several charges after he crashed the motorcycle he was driving while running from Kentucky State Police on I-69, according to KSP.

Confederate flag at Kentucky courthouse draws criticism

Installation of Confederate flag outside the Marshall County courthouse questioned by individuals and groups.

Request to suppress confession in school shooting denied

Judge denies request to suppress confession, statements by teen charged in fatal classroom shooting

KSP asks for public’s helping finding wanted man

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Stephen Driver, of Benton, is asked to contact State Police.

Software provider to relocate, expand Benton headquarters

Governor Matt Bevin has announced United Systems and Software Inc. will expand its operation in Marshall County with a $5.3 million investment expected to create 50 high-paying, full-time jobs.

Commonwealth Attorney may charge Marshall Co. school shooter’s stepfather

According to a Washington Post report, Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship may pursue charges against Justin Minyard, the stepfather of Gabe Parker, accused Marshall County school shooter.

Gun reform hard sell in rural Kentucky after school shooting

BENTON, Ky. (AP) - Jeff Dysinger's daughter survived a shooting at her Kentucky high school, but he and many others in the rural community...

Hundreds in vigil for school shooting victims

Hundreds of people have thronged a park in Benton, Kentucky, where they've lit flickering candles for the victims of Tuesday's shooting at Marshall County High School in their rural community.

Kentucky State Police ask for privacy for Marshall County families

Kentucky State Police are asking for privacy for the families impacted by the school shooting in Marshall County. 

Mother says daughter killed in school shooting called her

The mother of a Marshall County High School shooting victim says she got a call from her daughter but couldn't hear the girl's voice as violence erupted at the school.

Kentucky community grapples with cause of school shooting

Stunned by a deadly school shooting, a grief-stricken community in Benton is struggling to understand how one of its own could have unleashed such terror.

UPDATE: teen victims identified in Marshall Co. school shooting

The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Kentucky high school (all times local): 8 a.m. Officials in Kentucky say 18 people were injured and two were killed after a gunman opened fire in a Kentucky high school.

UPDATE: Police ID 2 students fatally shot at school

Police have released the names of the two students killed in a shooting at Marshall County High School.

2 killed in shooting at high school

Authorities are reporting one person was killed and many were wounded in a high school shooting in rural Kentucky.

$3M settlement reached in bridge lawsuit

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has reached a settlement with the shipping company who operated the cargo vessel that damaged the old Eggners Ferry Bridge in Benton.

One teenager dead, another charged with murder after Marshall Co. crash

A teenager is dead and another charged with murder after a car crash this weekend in Marshall County.

Man accused in deadly bank holdup pleads guilty to charges

A man accused of fatally stabbing two Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery has pleaded guilty to charges.

Stave mill planned in Marshall County to supply cooperages

The American Stave Company is building a mill in Benton to produce barrel staves for the bourbon and whiskey industries.

$1,000,000 & $50,000 Powerball tickets sold in Kentucky

No jackpot winners in Kentucky, but that doesn't mean there wasn't anyone who walked away with some cash.

Officials: Man rescued after spending about 6 hours in lake

Authorities say a Benton man has been rescued after spending about six hours clinging to a boat seat cushion in a Kentucky lake.

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Man charged in Thanksgiving Day murder in Jackson County

Clint Cox, of McKee, is charged with murder in the shooting death of 21-year old Justin Burkhart, of McKee, according to KSP.

Catholic Action Center hands out Thanksgiving meals

Not even a global pandemic could stop the CAC from keeping its annual tradition.

‘Project Warm Feet’ kicks-off next week in Richmond

Donations of new, pre-packaged socks can be dropped-off at the Battle of Richmond Visitors Center.

Quiet for majority of Thanksgiving weekend

Cloudy start to Friday then gradually clearing throughout the day with highs in the mid 50s. A weak cold front, no rain, will bring...