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Taylor allegedly shot husband over spending $264,000 cash settlement, detective testifies

Courtney Taylor told police that she shot her husband on Jan. 13 because he had spent the majority of a cash settlement she received last year and she shot her two daughters because she didn’t want them growing up without a mother and feeling unloved like she was. This was part...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Appeals court says Trimble committed ‘prosecutorial misconduct’

Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble. An Oak Ridge man’s plea in a Whitley County homicide case was thrown out by the Kentucky Court of Appeals Friday after the court found that Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble had committed “prosecutorial misconduct” in the case. You...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Jellico man arrested after high-speed chase through downtown Corbin Tuesday

A Jellico, Tennessee man is facing numerous criminal charges following a wild, drunken high-speed pursuit in downtown Corbin Tuesday night that ended in a collision that hospitalized a passenger in the vehicle he was driving. According to Corbin Police, 29-year-old Kelvin Hill...

No decision yet on whether to seek death penalty in triple homicide case

Courtney Taylor is charged with three counts of murder in the death of her husband and two children. Prosecutors haven’t decided yet whether they will seek the death penalty against a Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot and killed her two teenage daughters and her husband on...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Woman critically injured during I-75 crash Monday

One person had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter following a three-vehicle crash Monday morning in Whitley County, and was listed in critical condition Tuesday afternoon at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. The crash happened about 5:30 a.m....
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Three injured in two-vehicle crash Tuesday

This Buick Lucerne flipped over on its side against a guardrail Tuesday morning following a two-vehicle crash on US25W near Star Baptist Church. Three people had to be transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash late Tuesday morning near Star Baptist Church,...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Gray man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

In what is a rare circumstance in the federal court system, a Gray man entered a guilty plea in his child pornography case in exchange for a specific sentence. Forty-eight-year-old Jerry Luke pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of possession of child pornography. In return, the...

Driver of ambulance that hit three teens scheduled to go to trial June 6

Nearly two years after the death of 14-year-old Samson Callender, a trial date has been set for the man responsible. At a brief and purposeful pretrial conference Friday, Jan. 27, Kevin French and his attorney Jeff Hill informed the court that they were ready to set a date. The...

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Corbin, London Rotary Clubs hosting annual ‘International Dinner’

Corbin and London Rotary International Clubs are once again joining together to help in the organization’s fight to eradicate polio. For the ninth consecutive year, the clubs will co-host the Rotary International Dinner on Feb. 11 at the Community Center in London. Joe Caldwell,...
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