Author: Deborah Highland

Man charged with murder in Tuesday shooting

A7750316-3E72-4EF4-8011-3DE87E9F10A4 BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A man found shot inside his car Tuesday night has died and another man is charged with murder. Diego Pedro was shot in the face while inside his vehicle at the intersection of West 15th Avenue and Butler Way. He died Wednesday night in a Nashville hospital. Christian Castillo, 28, of Bowling Green, is charged…

State police investigate officer-involved shooting in Russellville

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky State Police were called Thursday night to investigate an officer-involved shooting at the Russellville Walmart. The initial investigation indicates that the Logan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of 120 Sam Walton Drive in Russellville in an attempt to locate Brian D. Ellis, 44,  of Hopkinsville who had active felony warrants on attempted murder, according to a release from KSP….

Bowling Green man dies in single-vehicle wreck

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man died Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle wreck on Smallhouse Road. Joe B. Lowe, 84,  was stopped at the light for Cave Mill Road in the left turn lane when witnesses told police he abruptly accelerated continuing on Smallhouse Road where he struck a tree and a culvert in the 3100 block causing…

Business group opposes Glasgow Electric Plant Board rescinding contract with TVA

GLASGOW, Ky. – Citing concerns about reduced jobs and higher prices, the Barren County Economic Authority and the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce issued a joint statement Monday opposing the Glasgow Electric Plant Board’s attempt to rescind its long-term contract with the Tennessee Valley Authority. The electric plant board sued the TVA last month in U.S. District Court asking the…

Man accused of shooting father and grandfather

CUB RUN, Ky. – A Hart County man is accused of shooting his father and grandfather Friday night. At about 5:50 p.m. Friday, Kentucky State Police Post 3 received a call of a shooting incident at 13442 Cub Run Highway in Hart County. Alexander S. Gardner, 21, of Cub Run was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree assault domestic violence and lodged at the Hart…

Kentucky man interviewed in Nashville bombing arrested on unrelated charge

HENDERSON, Ky. – A Henderson man who has been arrested multiple times in Bowling Green is accused of threatening the life of an FBI agent. Following the Christmas Day explosion of a recreational vehicle on a downtown Nashville street that significantly damaged an AT&T building, the FBI received a tip on James Keith Ray who had been “ranting about how…

Man charged with burglarizing storage unit

CAVE CITY, Ky. – Cave City police arrested an Elizabethtown man after finding him inside of a storage unit that he was not renting. Thursday a Cave City police officer was patrolling the storage units on Baker Street when he heard a loud banging on metal coming from Unit 13. The officer checked the unit and noticed it was unlocked….

Woman charged with 63 counts of animal cruelty

9706EED5-3F5E-46F5-AA40-A80C008F4957 C4855997-6DD5-4C4B-957C-4BE2A88373F0 BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Warren County Sheriff’s Office charged a Warren County woman with animal cruelty in connection to a alleged puppy mill in Alvaton. Thursday afternoon, the WCSO received an anonymous tip of a puppy mill operation on Whitlock Road in Alvaton. Animal Control Officer Lisa Henderson responded to the complaint and made contact with the homeowner…

Man shot to death in Franklin homicide

FRANKLIN, Ky. – At 6:13 a.m. Wednesday a Franklin man was shot inside of a Portland Avenue home and later died. Police were called to the area on a shots fired call and found Brian Russell, 43, critically wounded inside the home at 504 Portland Ave., according to a release from the Franklin Police Department. He was taken by Vanderbilt…