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Woman Arrested for Drug Trafficking

Police say, a Southern Illinois woman now faces charges after a K9 unit discovered drugs in her vehicle following a traffic stop. The woman, who was taken into custody, was identified as 22 year-old Jazzmine R. Dent. She was arrested on charges of unlawful possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. She was taken into custody…read more »

Wreck Happens After Vehicle Runs Red Light

A man was sent to the hospital following a crash in Mayfield Kentucky on Wednesday evening. The crash happened at 4:30.p.m. at the intersection of west Broadway and 8th streets. A vehicle being driven by 30 year-old Catherine Dowdy ran through a red light and collided with another vehicle being driven by 61 year-old Kenneth…read more »

Drugs and Gun Found in Home in Fulton Kentucky

Police in Fulton County Kentucky searched a home and  found drugs and a gun inside. Police; say they found three pounds of marijuana and a gun when law enforcement conducted a search. The residence that was searched was located on Eddings St. in Fulton, Kentucky. A person living at the home was arrested on trafficking…read more »

Former High School Coach Appears in Court for Sex Abuse

One man facing charges in connection to sex abuse allegations that happened at McCracken County appeared in court on Thursday in McCracken County.  The man was identified as 56 year-old John Parks. Both he and his attorney were in court for Park’s arraignment. He entered a non-guilty plea and a hearing has been scheduled for…read more »

Man Arrested for DWI

A Peidmont Missouri man was taken into police custody just before 11.a.m. on Thursday morning. The man arrested was identified as 24 year-old Shane A Chandler. He was arrested for DWI. He was taken to the Wayne County Jail. He was held there for 12 hours before being released.read more »

Local Sports

AP source: Bears release embattled kicker Cody Parkey

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Bears have decided to release embattled kicker Cody Parkey after one season. The person spoke Friday on the condition of anonymity because the move had not been announced. Signed to a four-year contract in March, Parkey made just 23 of 30…read more »

Cards pitcher Martinez shut down 2 weeks, builds up shoulder

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez has been shut down for two weeks to build up shoulder strength after an injury-plagued season. Cardinals manager Mike Shildt said Tuesday that Martinez won’t throw before being reevaluated on March 5. Shildt said an MRI this week showed Martinez’s right shoulder was structurally sound.…read more »

Blue Jackets acquire center Matt Duchene from Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired Matt Duchene from the Ottawa Senators on Friday in exchange for a 2019 first-round draft pick and two top prospects, adding a veteran center as they make a push for a playoff spot. The 28-year-old Duchene, one of the top players available ahead of Monday’s NHL…read more »

Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting prostitute

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a shopping-center massage parlor in Florida, police said Friday. The 77-year-old Kraft denied any wrongdoing. The case comes amid a crackdown on sex trafficking from…read more »

McIlroy opens with 63 has Woods struggles in Mexico debut

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rory McIlroy flirted with a hole-in-one on the same par 4 where Tiger Woods hit out-of-bounds with his first shot in Mexico. That’s about how their days went Thursday in the Mexico Championship. McIlroy, already off to a solid start on the back nine, hit a 2-iron on the 305-yard opening…read more »

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