Hopkinsville Police are investigating a vehicle theft from a church parking lot.
The 5-thousand dollar Volkswagen was stolen from the parking lot of the Good Shepard Church at 212 Sanderson Drive sometime between Monday afternoon at 4 and Tuesday morning at 10.
The silver-colored Passat has Tennessee tags and belongs to Yulonda Shannon of Hermitage, Tennessee. No suspects are listed on the report.
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Clarksville Police are investigating a fatal wreck that occured yesterday afternoon on Fort Campbell Boulevard, near Hadley Drive.
Police say around 4:40pm a Chevrolet Avanlanche pick-up driven by a 31-year old male was traveling south on Fort Campbell, when a Mitsubishi Eclipse driven by a 24-year old male was traveling north on Fort Campbell Boulevard and made a left turn in front of the pick-up near the intersection of Fort Campbell Boulevard and Hadley Drive.
Police say the Chevrolet collided with the passenger side of the Mitsubishi.
The 20-year old female, who was a passenger in the Mitsubishi was pronounced dead at the scene following the wreck.
The driver of the Mitsubishi was transported by ambulance to Gateway Medical Center and is listed in stable condtion, while the driver of the pick-up went uninjured.
Police say the investigation remains ongoing and charges are pending and the names of the individuals involved in the wreck will be will be released pending family notification.
Kentucky State Police continue to investigate a shooting involving a wife and her estranged husband that took place this morning.
State Police say around 10 a.m., the KSP Post 2 Madisonville received a call from the Webster County Sheriff’s Department in reference to a shooting that occurred at 65 Springfield Road.
Preliminary investigation reveals that 76-year old Robert Harold Simms of Providence, Kentucky arrived at the residence to locate his estranged wife, 51-year old Connie Simms of Dixon, Kentucky.
State Police say upon locating her, Simms allegedly fired one shot, striking her in the shoulder and witnesses were able to get the gun away from him, who then left the residence in a vehicle following the shooting.
Simms was located and taken into custody without incident by the Webster County Sheriff’s Office.
Police say Connie Simms was transported by ambulance to Regional Medical Center where she was treated and released.
Robert Simms is lodged in the Webster County Jail and charged with 1st degree assault, five counts of first degree wanton endangerment, and 1st degree burglary.
The Hopkinsville Police Department is proud to announce that a local technician has graduated from a state academy.
Police say Crime Scene Technician, Robert Flick successfully completed the Kentucky Criminalistics Academy.
Officials say the five-week course is designed to meet the needs of Kentucky law enforcement agencies in the areas of evidence identification, collection, and preservation.
The graduation took place Friday, May 25th at the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, Kentucky.
The Pennyroyal Area Museum has changed its name.
Executive Director Alissa Keller says after careful consideration, the museum is now known as the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County.
Ms. Keller explains why officials decided to change things up.
Ms. Keller says the new name reflects how the museum has expanded over the years to include more exhibits.