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Ford Recalls 221,000 Cars and Vans
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 8:58 AM
Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts. The biggest recall covers nearly 205,000 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor models in North America from the 2010 to 2013 model years. Ford says a door latch spring can become unseated, allowing the door to unlatch in a side-impact crash. The company says it knows of no ...
Eggners Ferry Bridge Work Thursday, Saturday
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:55 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge on Thursday and Saturday. KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd said the bridge will be restricted to one lane starting at around 7:00 am both days to facilitate the pouring of concrete for construction of Pier 8 and Pier 9 on the new bridge. Concrete trucks have to park ...
Distracted Driving Blamed for Crash at High School
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:55 PM
Police say distracted driving was to blame for a four-vehicle crash in front of McCracken County High School that injured a Paducah teen. Shortly after 3:00 pm Monday, McCracken County Sheriff's Deputies responded to McCracken County High School for a four vehicle crash with injuries. Police said 17-year-old Ellie Brower, of Paducah was driving north in the school's parking lot when she was ...
Lane Restriction on Clarks River Rd. Starts Wed.
Monday, January 26, 2015 11:08 PM
Traffic will be restricted to one lane on US 60/US 62/Clarks River Road in eastern McCracken County on Wednesday & Thursday, January 28 & 29, and Monday, February 2. The lane restriction is to allow concrete deck patching on a railroad overpass near the former US 60 Interchange for the Old Ledbetter Bridge. The crew plans to start on the eastbound railroad overpass on Wednesday and ...
Four Hurt in Crash Involving Three Vehicles
Monday, January 26, 2015 7:39 PM
Four people were hurt in a three-vehicle collision Monday morning near Future City. McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded just before 10:30 am to the intersection of old U.S. Highway 60 and Kelly Road. Their investigation determined that 32-year-old Victoria Edwards of West Paducah came to the intersection and pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by 52-year-old Lisa Carter of ...
Paducah Man Hurt in Lakeview Drive Crash
Monday, January 26, 2015 3:55 PM
A Paducah man was hurt Monday afternoon in a crash on Lakeview Drive. At around 2:00 pm Monday, McCracken County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two vehicle collision with injuries at 820 Lakeview Drive. Police said the investigation revealed 51-year-old Deborah K Stacy, of Paducah was driving south on Lakeview Drive, when she crossed over into the opposite lane. She then hit ...
Kia Recalling Nearly 87,000 Cars Due to Fire Risk
Saturday, January 24, 2015 10:25 PM
Kia Motors America is recalling nearly 87,000 of its 2014 Forte sedans because of faulty equipment that could cause the cars to catch fire. The recall notice issued Saturday affects Kia Fortes made from Dec. 5, 2012, through April 17, 2014. The cooling fan resistor might overheat and melt in those vehicles, increasing the risk of a fire. The recall is expected to begin Feb. 24. Owners of ...
Kentucky State Police Winter Driving Tips
Saturday, January 24, 2015 1:51 PM
Kentuckians will soon be facing a wintry forecast. KSP is asking motorists to be aware that weather conditions may change rapidly. "Winter weather provides new challenges and responsibilities to the public and the Kentucky State Police," says KSP spokesman Trooper First Class Jay Thomas. "We ask drivers to be prepared to meet the challenges of the upcoming winter driving season. Plan ...
KY Highway Fatalities Up from Last Year
Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:11 PM
Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased in 2014 after a record low in 2013. Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) preliminary figures from a Jan. 16 report indicate 667 people lost their lives on Kentucky roadways last year, up from 638 in 2013. However, it was the second lowest total since 1949, when 573 fatalities were recorded. Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock said saving lives ...
Multi-State High Speed Chase Ends in Paducah
Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:52 AM
A Paducah man is in jail after allegedly leading police on a multi-state high speed chase. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department says 21-year-old, Jordan S. Heisner of Paducah led deputies in Massac County, IL and McCracken County on a vehicle pursuit that at one point was in excess of 100 mph. Police say Massac County deputies attempted to stop Heisner for a ...
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