More human remains have been found in a Hopkins County creek where bones were discovered earlier this summer.
The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office says the remains were found around 7 p.m. by a crew with the Hopkins County Road Department. The crew had been doing repair work on a creek that runs parallel to Continental Drive in Madisonville from the excavation done during the previous searches.
The remains were turned over to the Hopkins County Coroner's office, which turned them over to the Kentucky Medical Examiner's Office. The remains have been determined to be human, but police can't say for sure they are related to the previous incident.
Governor Steve Beshear has ordered all flags to be flown at half staff at state office buildings Saturday in honor of a fallen Fort Campbell soldier.
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning in Ohio for 25-year old Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman, who died July 16 when his vehicle came under attack by a rocket-propelled grenade in Afghanistan.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. Governor Beshear encourages individuals and businesses to also lower their flags in honor of the fallen warrior..
The Trigg County Sheriff's Office charged a local man with his second DUI on Thursday.
50-year old Marshel Maxey of Reddick Pond Road, Cadiz is charged with Reckless Driving, 2nd Degree DUI under Aggravated Circumstance and Possession of an Open Container in a Motor Vehicle.
A Sheriff's Deputy reported seeing Maxey allegedly reach across the passenger side, causing his vehicle to run off the shoulder twice on Rich Circle.
The Sheriff's Deputy also reported Maxey failed field sobriety tests and smelled strongly of an alcoholic beverage and a search of his vehicle revealed an open beer can.
Maxey blew a .156 on the breath test and was taken into custody without incident.
The Elkton man accused in being an accomplice to a murder in Graves County last year was found guilty by a jury Thursday.
WPSD in Paducah reports Eddie Russell of Elkton was convicted of complicity to murder, complicity to attempted murder, complicity to robbery and burglary, and two counts of complicity to wanton endangerment.
Police say Russell was the mastermind behind the plan to rob the home of his ex-girl friend's family. Russell was accused of driving two men to the home of Richard and Sharon Jett in February 2012, giving them a gun and instructing them where to find other guns and money.
Richard Jett was fatally wounded. His wife, Sharon was shot 5 times but survived.
The two other suspects have already accepted plea deals on their charges. James Kirby is serving a 30-year sentence and Richard Phipps received a life sentence. The jury recommended a 25-year sentence for Russell, who will stand for formal sentencing next month.
Railroad crossings in downtown Hopkinsville were closed for a significant amount of time late last night and early this morning after an SUV ran into a moving train.
Hopkinsville Police Corporal Martin Lopez says the driver of the white SUV was gone when officers arrived. The first call came in around 11:57 that the vehicle had hit the train at East 7th and Railroad, causing the vehicle to spin on impact.
The train stopped to allow police to investigate the crash scene, but Corporal Lopez said there was no derailment or any other significant damage to it. The injury status of the driver isn't known and the investigation continues.
The train moved on around 12:45, allowing traffic to flow again.