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Summer Heat Impacts Fall Colors

Updated: 09/23/2007 - One of the sure signs that fall has arrived are the multi-colored leaves you see in the trees. But with such dry weather this summer, a pretty fall is now in jeopardy.

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Emergency Officials Practice for Code Red Situations

Updated: 09/23/2007 - It was an event that brought the police force, fire department, EMS and park rangers into Brownsville. But they weren't at the scene of an emergency, they were just practicing how to handle one.

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Engine Malfunction May Have Caused Tenn. Plane Crash

Updated: 09/25/2007 - The son of one of the survivors of a Tennessee plane crash says the craft's engines quit on approach to Chattanooga Municipal Airport. Troy Turner said the group was flying from Birmingham, Alabama to Georgetown, Kentucky.

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Hometown Hero: Carole Dunn

Posted: 09/23/2007 - Grandparents raising grandchildren can be quite a challenge and a local grandmother was recently recognized for her work in raising her grandchildren.

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Recovery Remains Slow for Teen Injured at Ky. Kingdom

Updated: 09/23/2007 - Three months ago, WBKO told you about Kaitlyn Lasitter who lost both feet when a cable snapped on a ride at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom. In an e-mail, her mother Monique Lassiter, said Kaitlyn will suffer through a hard recovery for a long time.

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Lawsuit Filed Against "Super Sweet 16" Oilman

Updated: 09/23/2007 - The SEC files a federal complaint against an area oilman. Investors say he swindled them out of millions at the same time he was throwing his daughter an extravagant 16th birthday party on a reality show.

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Poll Says Kentuckians Want Vote on Casinos

Posted: 09/23/2007 - A new poll says most Kentuckians want the chance to vote on casinos but support for them isn't as clear. It's the second poll on the matter in September.

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Puppy Paddle Benefits Humane Society

Updated: 09/23/2007 - Sept. 22 was the last day the Russell Sims Aquatic Center will be open and people weren't the only ones making a splash. Dog-owners and their four-legged friends from across the area took to the pool for some good, clean fun.

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U.S. Bank Robbery Leaves Authorities Searching for Suspect

Posted: 09/23/2007 - Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a bank in Bowling Green on Sept. 21. Bowling Green police say, around 1 p.m., a man entered the U.S. Bank, on Louisville Rd., walked up to the teller window and demanded money.

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Students React to Delaware State University Shooting

Updated: 09/23/2007 - Two students continue their recovery following a school shooting at Delaware State University early Sept. 21. WBKO's Tamara Evans has reaction from faculty and students on how universities nationwide are stepping up to prevent incidents such as this from happening on their campus.

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Authorities Search for Missing Bowling Green Teen

Updated: 09/20/2007 - Local authorities are asking for your help in finding a teenage-runaway. Bowling Green Police say 13-year-old Barbara Ann Mosley of Bowling Green was last seen on Tuesday, September 18, around 6:00 a.m.

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Some WKU Students to Protest Gun Policy

Updated: 09/20/2007 - Some Western Kentucky University students push for the right to bear arms on campus. The student's aren't happy with the school's "no gun" policy and are planning a protest on WKU's campus.

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Pair Charged With Making Meth, Children in the Home

Updated: 09/20/2007 - Two people are in jail accused of making methamphetamine near Grayson County High School. Twenty-six-year-old Christina Probus and Rodney Tomes were taken into custody Sept. 19.

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Interest Rate Cut May Make the Best Time to Buy a Home

Updated: 09/20/2007 - This is the first time the federal funds interest rate has been cut in four years. The Federal Reserve lowered the rate from 5.25 to 4.75-percent. And one local real-estate agent hopes the decrease brings him more business.

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Governor Helps Community Affected By Wolf Creek Dam

Updated: 09/20/2007 - As we have reported before, Lake Cumberland was lowered 40 feet earlier this year to take pressure off the leaking dam. As work on the dam continues, Governor Fletcher broke ground on Sept. 20 on a new water project for Jamestown.

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Thousands Protest Supporting Jena Six

Updated: 09/20/2007 - Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Jena, La. on Sept. 20 in support of six black teens charged in the beating of a white classmate. The Reverend Al Sharpton called it a "March for Justice."

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Safety City Helps Keep Kids Safe

Updated: 09/20/2007 - The scaled down version of Bowling Green comes complete with traffic lights, streets and even Bowling Green's signature red, white and blue water tower. Safety City was built as a result of the 1996 abduction and murder of young Morgan Violi.

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Driver Charged for Killing Area Newspaper Carrier

Updated: 09/20/2007 - The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says around 11 a.m. on Sept. 19, they received an anonymous tip about the whereabouts of the driver that fled the scene of an accident that killed David Huff of Tompkinsville.

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KSP Seizes 170 Marijuana Plants

Posted: 09/20/2007 - The marijuana was located in the Eli community of Russell County. 58-year-old Danny Coffey is charged with cultivating marijuana more than five plants and trafficking marijuana more than five pounds.

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Becoming All Pro Dads

Updated: 09/21/2007 - Facilitating good father-child relationships is a priority for any family. But good parenting doesn't happen overnight. A Simpson County school is incorporating a program to turn ordinary dads into All Pro Dads.

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Ky. Executives Survive Plane Crash

Updated: 09/20/2007 - Everyone on board a small plane that crashed in Tennessee has survived. The survivors include three executives of a Kentucky electrical contracting company.

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More Charges Filed in West Va. Case

Updated: 09/20/2007 - A prosecutor has filed more charges against the woman who owns the West Virginia trailer, where a 20-year-old female was believed to be tortured.

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Fruit of the Loom to Close Overseas Factory

Updated: 09/20/2007 - One area corporation will close a plant in Central America within the next few months. Fruit of the Loom says in a statement that it will close its factory located in Honduras.

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