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No injuries after car strikes empty school bus Monday morning

No one was injured when a passenger car rear-ended a Whitley County school bus Monday morning in the Goldbug area. There were no children on the bus at the time. Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Shelley, who investigated the crash, said that “by the grace of God” nobody was...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017

Corbin woman charged with leaving four young children home alone

A Corbin woman is facing four counts of wanton endangerment for allegedly leaving her four young children home alone. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 30-year-old Melissa K. Preston Saturday morning. According to Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs...

Police: New York City man drown in Laurel Lake

Kentucky State Police say the New York City man who was found dead in Laurel Lake Sunday, had drown. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, said police were called to the Marsh Branch boat ramp in the northern reaches of the lake, about 12:30 p.m. in...

Update: More signs point to body in river being missing Ohio man

It is beginning to look more and more likely that a body recovered from the Clear Fork River Monday morning is that of a missing Ohio man, who disappeared near the state line earlier this year. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell said that officials believe there is a “strong...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017

Judge declines to issue gag order in Taylor murder case, but closes courtroom for part of hearing

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly killed her husband and her two teenager daughters while they slept in January, has pleaded not guilty to her charges. Courtney Taylor, 41, appeared in Whitley Circuit Court Monday morning before Special Judge Jeffrey Burdette for her...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017