DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
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flames1 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/2/13) – This morning at approximately 2 a.m., the Owensboro Police Department responded to a vehicle fire in the 500 block of Maple Street.

Upon arrival, a 1997 Chevrolet sport utility vehicle had smoke coming from its interior. Members from the Owensboro Police Department Hazardous Devices Unit and Evidence Collection Unit were called to the scene. Items located inside the vehicle are leading investigators to believe this was an act of arson. The vehicle was unoccupied and there were no injuries reported.  

If anyone has information related to this case, they are asked to contact the Owensboro Police Department at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip on the Crime Stoppers tip line at 270-687-8484.

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