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Hopkinsville City Councilwoman Kimberly McCarley, 49, Hopkinsville, was indicted by a Christian County Grand Jury Friday on charges of forgery.

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The New Era received a tip that the Hopkinsville Police Department may be investigating the First United Methodist Church Daycare for alleged child abuse.

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A 19 and 20-year-old were shot around midnight Thursday at 1923 Bethel Street, leading to the death of one and serious injury to the other, according to Hopkinsville police.

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Update: Keith “Joey” Hayes Jr, 35, Hopkinsville, was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds on Buffalo Road in Trigg County, according to a Kentucky State Police report. An autopsy was performed Thursday and found that foul play was involved.

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A 3-year-old that was reported missing was found dead Wednesday night.Josiah Hoover, was reported by family as missing and was later found dead, according to Todd County Deputies, adding the child appears to have drowned in a pond.Hoover went missing from his home on John Hightower Road just…

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Police have identified a woman found dead in a motel room Wednesday morning and ruled her death as a homicide, according to Hopkinsville police.

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An 18-year-old student was arrested Thursday morning and booked into the Christian County Jail after allegedly making a threat via text message that resulted in every school in the district going on lockdown.

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A Hopkinsville Middle School student was arrested Tuesday evening after allegedly making threats on social media against the school, according an email from Hopkinsville Police Department.

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A man passed a note demanding money to an employee at the Kroger store on Skyline Drive and left with an undisclosed amount of money at about 11:50 a.m. Monday, said Officer Paul Ray, spokesman for the Hopkinsville Police Department.

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Judge Andrew Self found a former Fort Campbell soldier accused of murder in shooting death of his wife guilty of second-degree manslaughter Thursday in Christian Circuit Court.

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CADIZ, Ky. — A man who turned a blue hoodie into a mask robbed Heritage Bank on Main Street at 12:01 p.m. Thursday.

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ELKTON, Ky. — A 66-year-old Greenville man riding a motorcycle on Kentucky 181 died Thursday after he veered off the road and wrecked.

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Holdout running back Chris Johnson and the Tennessee Titans agreed to a four-year, $53.5 million contract extension Thursday, according to a source close to the situation.

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At least 12 factories in Christian County have been inspected after a bomb threat was called into the Industrial Parks area around 8 p.m. tonight, according to Police Chief Guy Howie.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony was found not guilty Tuesday of killing her 2-year-old daughter three years ago in a case that captivated the nation as it played out on national television from the moment the toddler was reported missing.

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A Christian County jury convicted Ryan Kristoff of murder Tuesday afternoon after deliberating for about three hours. Jurors recommended the minimum sentence: 20 years in a penitentiary, with a chance for parole after 17.

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Christian County Athletic Director and former head boys' basketball coach Kerry Stovall announced Friday that assistant Tyler Smithhart will be taking the reigns of the program during a ceremony inside the high school's library.

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The two 17-year-old boys who planned to stand trial this morning for the beating death of John Lyle instead took plea bargains for 15-year sentences. They scrambled to work out details with their attorneys while a roomful of jurors waited.

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A search was under way Friday night in northern Christian County for a man who had been missing since Thursday afternoon, a spokesman for the Christian County Sheriff’s Department said.

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A winter storm dumped 3 to 4 inches of snow in the Hopkiinsville area.

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Christian County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, officials announced Tuesday night.

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A Jeep Cherokee ran off of Julien Road Monday afternoon, just outside of Hopkinsville, and crashed head-on into a tree. An ambulance took the driver to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for a cut on his head.

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Henrietta Kemp, wife of Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp, was attacked at their Deepwood Drive home this afternoon by a woman who apparently was trying to force her way into the house.

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Jennie Stuart Medical Center's board of directors named Eric Lee the hospital's new CEO, board chairman Breck Cayce told the New Era today.

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Five members of the 101st Airborne Division are among the nine American troops killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, the military said Wednesday.

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Because of drought conditions in Christian County and the potential for fires, Judge-Executive Steve Tribble issued a no-burn order Thursday for the county. 

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Hopkinsville High School assistant principal Terry Hayes submitted his resignation Monday to take a job as principal at Dawson Springs Community School, a grade 7-12 school.

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Todd County authorities are searching for two men who escaped from the Todd County Detention Center on Saturday afternoon.

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Police in Clarksville, Tenn. released the names of two suspects in a Woodland Heights apartment shooting. They said one of the suspects is already wanted in Tennessee for shooting a 48-year-old man two weeks ago in Clarksville.