Author: Deborah Highland

Fraternity placed on suspension following rape charges against a member

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Western Kentucky University Police Department report released Friday shows occupants of the Sigma Nu fraternity house entered a bedroom during a reported rape early Saturday morning and the man charged with the rape pushed them out of the room and shut the door. The woman who reported the incident told police while she was being…

Citation: Man accused of rape, unlawful imprisonment during Sigma Nu party Saturday

UPDATE: This story has been updated to include a statement from Sigma Nu fraternity provided to WNKY March 5. BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Rape, sodomy and unlawful imprisonment charges against a resident of the the Sigma Nu fraternity house at Western Kentucky University will be presented to an upcoming Warren County grand jury. Benjamin Shawn Massingille, 21, of Tompkinsville, was…

87-year-old man accused of raping a woman in assisted living facility

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police arrested an 87-year-old man Tuesday on a first-degree rape charge. Raymond Keown is accused of using his genitals and a device to rape woman at an assisted living facility at 981 Campbell Lane, according to his arrest citation. Both were residents of the facility, Bowling Green Police Department spokesman Officer Ronnie Ward said….

Citation: State police capture Tennessee fugitive after two days of pursuits

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Mud stopped a Tennessee man in a stolen truck after multiple law enforcement officers in two states chased him during two separate pursuits, one Sunday and one Monday. The first pursuit began Sunday in Sumner County, Tenn. when law enforcement officers there told Kentucky State Police that James Torsak, 31, was driving a stolen vehicle. Sumner…

Preliminary hearing set in manslaughter case

ROCKFIELD, Ky. – A preliminary hearing is scheduled Friday in the manslaughter case against Daniel Moore who is accused of shooting a 74-year-old man to death outside of the man’s home Sunday. At 12:29 p.m. Sunday multiple people knocked on a camper parked at the home of Russell Heard at 995 Galloways Mill Road in Rockfield. A caller to police…

Fatality on Interstate 65 shuts down the road for several hours, KSP cars struck, 2 troopers injured

CORRECTION:  An earlier version of this story contained an incorrect day. MUNFORDVILLE, Ky. – One person is dead following a collision at the 59 mile marker on Interstate 65 northbound. This Tuesday morning wreck was a secondary wreck to one that had occurred earlier near the same location, Kentucky State Police Trooper Daniel Priddy said. The interstate at that location…

Glasgow firefighters battle massive blaze downtown

GLASGOW, Ky. – Glasgow firefighters battled a massive blaze downtown Monday. Firefighters were called to Hughes HVAC Supply at 826 W. Main Street in Glasgow Monday afternoon, Glasgow Police Department spokesman Major Terry Flatt said. Main Street around the area of the fire was shut down and and expected to remain closed for several hours.  

One dead, one injured in Sunday afternoon shooting

CORRECTION: An earlier version of the story contained incorrect information about the number of people dead. ROCKFIELD, Ky. – A 74-year-old man was killed and his son injured in a shooting Sunday afternoon at 995 block of Galloway’s Mill Road. Kentucky State Police were called to the scene early Sunday afternoon, KSP Post 3 spokesman Daniel Priddy said. Minutes later…