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FMCSA issues Emergency Declaration in support of the Midwest Floods

In response to extensive flooding in the Midwest, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has exempted truck drivers involved in flood relief efforts from certain regulations, including hours of service. FMCSA has issued a Regional Emergency Declaration for motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance supporting emergency relief efforts in the following states: Arkansas,…read more »

Man Arrested for Driving Under the Influence

Police say, a Paducah Kentucky man was taken into police custody following a traffic stop. The arrestwas made early Friday morning at 12:40.a.m. The man was identified as 29 year-old Edward Mitman. Police say, they stopped a 2008, Chrysler SUV, for traffic violations, in the 6100 block of Old Mayfield Road.  Mitman was operating the…read more »

Body of Missing Man Found

A Death Investigation after a body of a man was found. The body was discovered n a remote area of Campbell Pond in Jackson County on Thursday, March 21.  The body discovered is believed to be the body of 43 year-old William Stroud. An Autopsy into the cause of death has been scheduled. Investigators determined…read more »

Man Leads Police on Chase

Police say, they took a man into custody, who led them on a chase from Charleston to Sikeston. The man was identified as 24 year-old D’Marius Ingram. He was seen driving a vehicle on South Main St. around 6 p.m. on Thursday. He was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, resisting arrest and driving…read more »

Man Jailed for Stealing Woman’s Debit Card

A Herrien Illinois man is in jail at the Illinois Department of Corrections. The man was put in jail after police in Carbondale Illinois Invested a case involving a missing debit card. The man was identified as 50 year-old Robert L. Blair. He interred a guilty plea last on March 12; 2019.He was charged with…read more »

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Morant’s triple-double leads Murray St upset over Marquette

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The game was in hand for Murray State and sensational point guard Ja Morant, who dominated Marquette in every way. With a chance to make some NCAA Tournament history, Morant’s coach told him to hit the boards and grab the rebound that would push him to an elusive triple-double. Morant went…read more »

Lawson carries Kansas over Northeastern 87-53 in Midwest

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kansas, with all its ups and downs this season, was a popular pick to be one of the NCAA Tournament’s first big upsets. As higher seeds like Auburn and Michigan had tense moments in their openers, the Jayhawks soared into the next round. Dedric Lawson had 25 points and 11…read more »

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in ’19-20

Jakub Voracek was psyched at the mere suggestion the Philadelphia Flyers might play an NHL game in his native Czech Republic. “I’m not going to lie to you, it would be great,” Voracek said with a smile. “Obviously to play an NHL game in your home country, it’d be awesome.” Voracek will get that chance…read more »

Referee’s suit against Kentucky radio network dismissed

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A judge in Kentucky has dismissed a college basketball referee’s lawsuit against a radio network, saying the station’s criticism is protected by the First Amendment. Veteran official John Higgins sued Kentucky Sports Radio, host Matt Jones and editor Drew Franklin, saying their postgame criticism of his officiating in Kentucky’s 2017 NCAA…read more »

Grizzlies’ Bradley to miss at least a week with bruised shin

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies guard Avery Bradley will miss at least a week because of a bruised shin. The Grizzlies announced Wednesday that the condition of Bradley’s shin was revealed after their 135-128 loss to the Washington Wizards on Saturday. Bradley had collected 21 points and five assists in that game. The Grizzlies said Bradley…read more »

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