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Kentucky State Police say a police officer was shot by a homeowner who may have mistaken the officer for a prowler.

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SECOND UPDATE: A fifth suspect has been arrested in relation to a murder case in Todd County.

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Kentucky State Police have apprehended an inmate who escaped this morning from the Fulton County Detention Center.

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City officials in Kuttawa say Kentucky State Police are investigating financial irregularities from its general operating fund and community events account. 

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A Calloway County man is in jail on child sexual exploitation charges. Kentucky State Police said in a release on Wednesday they arrested Tuesday evening 38-year-old Derik Timmons of Almo.

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Police say they have captured one of two southeast Kentucky felons who escaped from a jail by spraying a bleach concoction in the eyes of one jail worker and physically attacking another before running off. 

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A woman from Gilbertsville died Tuesday afternoon in a three-vehicle collision in Livingston County. Kentucky State Police said in a release they were notified at 3:55 p.m. by Marshall County dispatch of the collision near mile marker 29 on Interstate 24. 

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Update: A preliminary autopsy report has confirmed that 52-year-old Kelly Clanahan of Barlow, Ky., died of a gunshot wound. Harold Compton remains hospitalized and is stable but fair condition. Police say Matthew Turnbow fired a shotgun, striking both Clanahan and Compton. 

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A fire in an apartment in Hopkinsville on Tuesday morning killed a man and left a woman in critical condition.

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Saturday Update: Kentucky State Police say preliminary autopsy results found Prather died of a heart attack. No foul play is suspected.