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Florida man charged in $46,000 electronics 'smash and grab'

  A Florida man is back in Whitley County after being arrested in Florida on charges of smashing and grabbing approximately $46,000 worth of electronics from the Williamsburg Walmart.

Circumstances behind fatal wreck under investigation

  A Barbourville man killed when he was ejected from his pickup truck Thursday night on Ky. 779 near three point has left Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies working to figure out where he was coming from, where he was going and how long he may have been lying trapped underneath his truck before he was found.

EXTRA CONTENT: Laid off Corbin police officers file lawsuit against city

Two former Corbin police officers, laid off recently as part of a budget cutting effort on the part of the city, have filed a lawsuit claiming they were improperly terminated and are asking for their old jobs back.

Canadatown men arrested after posing phots of pot plants on Facebook

Whitley County Sheriff's deputies say a picture on Facebook of a Canadatown resident allegedly posing in front of large marijuana plants led to an anonymous tip that resulted in the discovery of 14 plants Friday.

Muddier, more difficult Lion's Chase a stern test for runners

A Louisville man and a London woman outclimbed, outcrawled and outgutted the field of 372 runners and were crowned champions of the third annual Lion’s Chase obstacle course 5k race this past Saturday.

Murder for hire suspect denied bond by judge

Following a lengthy hearing last week, a special judge has denied a Corbin man’s bid to be released from jail pending trial on accusations that he used an Internet website in a murder-for-hire scheme.

Plotnick found guilty of manslaughter, to serve eight years in prison

When Samuel Plotnick's trial began Wednesday morning he was potentially facing a life sentence for murder and up to 20 years in prison for allegedly assaulting four police officers.

Effort dropped to get names of those who asked for Whitley audit

Whitley County’s Judge-Executive has dropped an effort to root out the names of individuals whose complaints triggered an state audit into the county’s finances following the release of a document by the office of the Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts which indicates two of the county’s magistrates are at least partially responsible for the examination.

Corbin man, one of 28 indicted on meth charges, wants evidence against him thrown out

A Corbin man who is among 28 individuals facing federal charges of conspiring to manufacturing methamphetamine in Whitley County is asking a judge to throw out the evidence in the case that he claims was secured without a search warrant.

Kriebel named new Corbin Tourism Director

Following the resignation of Corbin Tourism Director Portia Flowers-Gosser on Aug. 19, Commission Chair Alan Onkst said Associate Director Maggy Kriebel’s title would remain associate director.