A missing Owensboro woman has been located. On Monday, a family member notified Owensboro police and said that 33-year-old Elizabeth Ann Tinnell had not been seen since February 23. OPD sent out a release with Tinnell's picture and what she was wearing the last time she was seen. Tinnell has now been located by the Henderson Police Department.
The Kentucky General Assembly left Frankfort early Wednesday without agreeing on a solution to the $14 billion shortfall in the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System. Sen. Joe Bowen, chairman of the Senate State and Local Government Committee, blamed House Democrats for refusing to consider a Senate offer to put $50M in the fund, which Bowen says is all the cash available.
Governor Steve Beshear has signed the new anti-heroin bill into law. With this new law, traffickers will face stiffer penalties, particularly if heroin is transported across state lines. In addition, more money will be available for the treatment of heroin addiction.
Two people were hurt Wednesday in a fire in Greenville. According to media partner 14News, it happened on Highland Drive. Fire officials say one of the two people hurt, a juvenile, sustained severe burns and has been flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. The other person was taken to an area hospital. No names have yet been released.
A McLean County man has been arrested and charged with several counts of child pornography. The Kentucky State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, along with the Owensboro Police Department, have charged 45-year-old Bryan D. Sunn with 389 counts of possession of child pornography, each a Class D felony.