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Update: New details emerge about murder suspect’s capture following barricade situation Wednesday

Additional details have emerged about a barricade situation in southern Laurel County Wednesday where one of two suspects wanted in connection with a murder case Sunday afternoon were captured. Robert Brandon Gray, 39, of Keavy, is now lodged in the Laurel County Correctional...
Posted On 23 Dec 2020

Update: Public’s assistance sought to locate missing woman

Update: The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department has reported that Freda Fore was found safe. The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate a woman, who was reported missing on Dec. 23 but hasn’t been seen for over two weeks....
Posted On 23 Dec 2020

Laurel, Whitley, Knox and Bell counties reported 128 total new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Laurel County Health Department announced 73 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, including 12 cases that came from a congregate setting. This brings the county’s total cases to 3,535. There are currently 1,569 active cases, of which 39 are hospitalized. A total of 1,937 cases have...
Posted On 23 Dec 2020

Breaking News: Southern Laurel County barricade situation ends with capture of wanted murder suspect

(Story By Mark White, Jennifer K. Perkins, and Dean Manning) One of two suspects, who is wanted on a murder charge in connection with the Sunday killing of a man in East Bernstadt, was captured following a barricade situation with police Wednesday afternoon in southern Laurel...
Posted On 23 Dec 2020
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Corbin Police Department asking for public’s help in finding suspect

The Corbin Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a suspect in connection with a robbery at the Quality Tobacco store on S. Main Street in Corbin on Dec. 23. At approximately 7:45 a.m., the subject held a store clerk at gunpoint and demanded money, according...

I still have the child in me at Christmas

Merry Christmas! This greeting is from the News Journal and all the businesses that have chosen to send you their special greeting in this issue of our newspaper. Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. I revert to my childhood. It was then when it was so special to...
Posted On 23 Dec 2020

Whitley Sheriff’s Department arrests three while serving a singular warrant

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department arrested three individuals after arriving at a Corbin address to serve a singular arrest warrant on Dec. 18. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a...

Corbin man facing federal child pornography charges

A Corbin man currently facing numerous counts of rape, sodomy, and child pornography charges in Laurel County, has been indicted on federal child pornography charges. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view...

Corbin man charged with fleeing Laurel County deputies Thursday

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin man was under the influence, driving on a suspended license, and had a woman and her infant in the vehicle, when he led deputies on a high-speed chase south on Ky. 229 Thursday afternoon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...

Corbin woman charged with assault appears before judge she told officers was her, ‘cousin’

The justice system can be a small world, and a Corbin woman learned just how small on Monday as she came before the judge whom she had told the law enforcement officers that arrested her, that she was related. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to...