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Wednesday Update: The Kentucky State Police say the suspect in an officer-involved shooting this week in Christian County is Damon Christopher Gayheart, 44, of Owensboro, Kentucky. The trooper is Paul Hale, a three year veteran of the Kentucky State Police. 

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Kentucky State Police are investigating a Murray High School teacher for “inappropriate things.”

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A six-year-old child is the only survivor of a house fire Sunday morning in Crittenden County that left four others dead. 

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61 recruits from across the Commonwealth began their participation in a 25 week State Police Training Academy this week. It comes on the heels of the retirement of 56 troopers in July.  

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Kentucky State Police is investigating a two-vehicle double fatality Sunday night on KY 115 in Oak Grove. 

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Update: No signs of foul are suspected in the death of two people in Livingston County.

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Kentucky State Police are investigating a stabbing death in Webster County. 

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Attorney General Andy Beshear says Kentucky State Police illegally restricted a poverty group’s access to the state Capitol building during a series of protests last month.

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Anti-poverty protesters were again told they could only enter into the Kentucky Capitol two at a time on Wednesday, after the state police commissioner previously restricted the group’s access to the building earlier in the week.

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The Kentucky State Police said a possible live grenade found Monday in Hopkins County was rendered safe.