A substance abuse center in western Kentucky has begun offering residential treatment for gambling disorders, officials said.
The Boulware Mission in Owensboro is the first in the state to offer both outpatient and residential gambling addiction treatment, a statement Tuesday from the Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling said.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man and a North Carolina man were sentenced last week for defrauding investors of millions of dollars in a pyramid scheme, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Kentucky.
ROXANA, Ill. (AP) — A contractor died after a crane overturned at a refinery in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis, a coroner said Tuesday.
Chad L. Crabtree, 47, of Owensboro, Kentucky, was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident Tuesday afternoon at the Philips 66 Refinery in Roxana, 17 miles (27.4 kilometers) northeast of St.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky deputies who were investigating a missing child found a body in a storage unit and have arrested a man and his girlfriend, authorities said.
Jose Gomez-Alvarez, 32, and Cheyanne Porter, 27, were arrested by Kentucky State Police in Berea on Monday after warrants were issued for the two on charges of tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse, Daviess County Sheriff Barry Smith told the Messenger-Inquirer.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs Inc. has agreed to buy Ellis Park in Henderson, Kentucky, for $79 million in cash.
The deal announced Thursday with Enchantment Holdings LLC includes Churchill Downs assuming Ellis Park’s opportunity to build a track extension facility in Owensboro.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge who was removed from office two months ago is running again, and a lawmaker says making that illegal would take a constitutional amendment.
The Judicial Conduct Commission voted unanimously in April to permanently remove Daviess Family Judge Julie Hawes Gordon for abusing her position, in particular attempting to influence criminal cases involving her adult son.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Confederate statue that stood outside a western Kentucky courthouse for more than a century was removed by county workers with little fanfare.
CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana police officer who fatally shot a stranded motorist who opened fire on him was justified in doing so, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A man accused of shooting a western Kentucky police officer and stealing his cruiser was arrested Sunday morning in southern Indiana, authorities said.
The suspect was jailed on charges that included assault on a police officer, robbery, theft of a vehicle and possession of a gun by a convicted felon, Owensboro Police said in a statement.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge was ordered to be removed from the bench on Friday for abusing her position, in particular attempting to influence criminal cases involving her adult son.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Daviess County Sheriff Barry Smith said he is open to the idea of body cameras for his deputies but the department can't afford it.
Cameras would benefit deputies on patrol, Smith told the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer. But the cost of managing the data makes cameras cost-prohibitive, he said.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman has been charged with assault and other crimes in connection with last year's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, officials said.
Shelly Stallings, 42, of Morganfield, was arrested without incident Wednesday in Owensboro, news outlets reported, citing statements from the FBI and the Kentucky Department of Justice.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An initiative in Owensboro to connect Black students with industry mentors, their peers and school faculty had a successful first run, officials said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three nominees have been chosen for a vacant judge's position in Kentucky.
The vacancy is in Daviess County District Court to fill the seat left open when Judge Daniel M.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has two new regional driver testing branch locations available.
State police said the new branches are in Madisonville and Owensboro. The Madisonville office serves Caldwell, Crittenden, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg and Webster counties, while the Owensboro site is for residents of Daviess, Hancock, and Ohio counties.
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Ron Jenkins, who served as editor of The Gleaner newspaper for more than 30 years and was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame in 2007, has died. He was 83.
Jenkins died Monday at The Heartford House hospice facility in Owensboro, The Gleaner reported.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A new television show developed by the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum in western Kentucky is scheduled to be distributed by a cable channel later this year, officials said.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials on Friday identified a diver who drowned while inspecting pipes in the Ohio River at an LG&E power plant a day earlier.
Nineteen-year-old Jaxxyn Lee Wood, of Owensboro, died at 1:03 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Republican on Tuesday linked Democrats’ efforts to make it easier to sue police officers to problems many law enforcement agencies are having recruiting and retaining personnel, drawing a hard line on the thorniest divide between bargainers seeking compromise on legislation revamping police procedures.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A western Kentucky priest accused of sexually abusing two minors has been reinstated by the Vatican but remains banned from entering schools for five years...
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — The family of a Kentucky man who was killed in action in World War I is donating his copy of the New Testament he took with him to France to the National World War I Museum and Memorial...
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Wesleyan College President Thomas Mitzel said the school has a goal to return to a fully open campus in the fall...
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man was arrested Monday in connection with the Jan. 6 breach of the U...
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An ordinance that would have banned discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation has failed in Daviess County, the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Catholic bishop in Kentucky says his diocese has received 66 sexual abuse allegations against 27 priests since 1937, the year the diocese was founded. Bishop William Medley of the Diocese of Owensboro told news outlets in a statement Monday that the diocese has compiled statistics regarding sexual abuse claims against priests and individuals who identified themselves as child sexual abuse victims.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Catholic bishop in Kentucky says his diocese has received 66 sexual abuse allegations against 27 priests since 1937, the year the diocese was founded.
Bishop William Medley of the Diocese of Owensboro told news outlets in a statement Monday that the diocese has compiled statistics regarding sexual abuse claims against priests and individuals who identified themselves as child sexual abuse victims.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Catholic diocese in Kentucky has permanently suspended a priest accused of sexual abuse.
Tina Casey with the Catholic Diocese of Owensboro says the Rev. Gerald Baker was permanently suspended from performing priestly duties in August.
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