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Kentucky State Police is investigating the death of a Calloway County Jail inmate Thursday night. 


A Madisonville man was arrested this week for possessing more than 20 pounds of methamphetamine along with other illicit substances.

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Kentucky State Police troopers are taking part in a campaign to increase police presence on interstate and U.S. highways during the Fourth of July holiday period.


The trial for former McCracken County Jailer charged with perjury didn’t occur on Thursday as planned due to a request from the defense for recordings from a grand jury testimony.

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The Kentucky State Police arrested a man in Calloway County on charges related to distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

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Sunday Update 4/28: Kentucky State Police have arrested a man they say is involved in the death of Graves County inmate Rodney Evans. 

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Kentucky State Police spokesperson Jay Thomas says former Hickman County Sheriff Mark Green was indicted Thursday morning on a class D felony charge of “abuse of public trust.”

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The Kentucky State Police are introducing a new mobile substance abuse education exhibit.  

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A Kentucky woman charged with drunken driving told police she did it "to teach her son a lesson."

News outlets report 48-year-old Sunita Jairam was arrested early Sunday on charges including endangering the welfare of a minor.

Her arrest citation says she told police she "drank a bunch of beer" and drove at 150 mph (241 kph). It's unclear what lesson she was trying to impart.

The son told police he tried to get out of the BMW subcompact several times, but the door was locked. News outlets didn't list his age.

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The Kentucky State Police is conducting a homicide investigation into the deaths of three individuals in a residence in Livingston County.