A Louisville man was arrested in Hopkinsville Saturday morning for his fourth DUI in the last five years.
Hopkinsville Police were called to the area of 9th and Main around 2 a.m. for the report of an individual stopped and asleep behind the wheel. The arrest citation says officers found 30-year old Kevin Herring of Louisville with his head all the way back on the head rest of his seat with the vehicle stopped, but running and still in drive.
Herring allegedly refused a blood test and failed a field sobriety test. He was arrested and charged with his fourth DUI in the last five years and with driving on a DUI suspended license.
Thanksgiving weekend went out on a deadly note in western Kentucky Sunday night in Graves County, where a teenager was killed in a rollover accident.
WPSD TV quotes Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon as saying 15-year-old Evan Crawford of Wingo died after the accident on KY 129.
Crawford was a passenger in a vehicle operated by a 16-year-old who lost control, then over-corrected and crashed around 8 o'clock last night. The driver and another passenger were reportedly treated at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah for their injuries.
A Hopkinsville man was among five suspects detained on attempted burglary charges in Murray Sunday.
A news release from the Murray Police Department says officers responded to a burglary in progress on Poplar Street in Murray around 2 p.m. and arrived to find several suspects fleeing the scene.
Following an investigation, police detained 20-year old Braimah Rasul Perigino of Hopkinsville, 20-year old Carlos Hammond of Memphis, 20-year old Brandon Barronof Cordova, Tennessee, 20-year old Marco Smith of Memphis and 24-year old Rakeem Shepherd of Murray on charges of second degree attempted burglary.
One person was killed in a house fire in Robertson County, Tennessee early Sunday morning.
A statement from the Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department says the call came in around 1 a.m. for a house fire in the 2500 block of Jack Teasley Road and the White House Volunteer Fire Department assisted in the response.
The Tennessee State Fire Marshall’s Office is conducting the investigation and has confirmed one person has died. Fox 17 out of Nashville reports the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office has a person of interest in the fire investigation, which initially appears to be suspicious in nature.
The victim’s name has not been released.
Officials with the Compassionate Friends organization will be hosting their annual Candle Light Service and Potluck dinner next week for grieving families who have lost a child.
The event is scheduled for Tuesday December 10th, at 6:00 pm at The Christian County Baptist Association building, located at 905 North Drive.
Officials say bereaved parents, grandparents, siblings and their guests are invited to attend.
Officials say there will be a reading of the names of the children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters gone too soon, and a candle will be lit in their memory.
Attendees are asked to bring a side dish or dessert.
For more information, contact Mary Foster at 270 886-5163.