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Williamsburg police catch Tenn. man after high-speed chase Sunday

A Tennessee man is facing felony fleeing or evading police charges following a high speed chase through two states that culminated with the man being Tazered by Williamsburg police shortly after 6 p.m.

Posted On 24 Oct 2010

Williamsburg man pleads guilty to sexually abusing 12-year-old

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly sexually abused a girl nearly three years ago, entered a guilty plea shortly after his trial began last week.

Posted On 07 Oct 2010

ONLY ONLINE: Whitley 911 Center getting upgrade to computer aided dispatching

The Whitley County 911 center is getting an upgrade to its computer aided dispatching capabilities thanks in part to a 911 tax on cell phone bills.

Posted On 07 Oct 2010

Whitley judge grants prescription drug ringleader shock probation

Whitley Circuit Judge Dan Ballou, who as a district judge had people doing push-ups in his courtroom, isn't known for being a particularly lenient judge.

Posted On 06 Oct 2010

UPDATE: 20-year-old’s death a ‘freak accident,’ Coroner says

A 20-year-old Williamsburg man died from an accidental gunshot wound during a freak accident Saturday afternoon.

Posted On 27 Sep 2010

Crime Stoppers offering $1,000 reward for info regarding attempted murder of police officer

Cumberland Valley Crime Stoppers are offering $1,000 cash reward for the information leading to the arrest of the person, or people wanted in connection with the attempted murder of Williamsburg Police Officer Shawn Jackson.

Posted On 23 Sep 2010

Fiscal Court cuts funding to Sheriff’s Department

Since the May primary election when incumbent Whitley County Sheriff Lawrence got defeated in his bid for re-election, the sheriff's department has lost four employees, who have resigned to take other jobs.

Posted On 22 Sep 2010

Prosecutor says special grand jury investigating Sheriff will be extended 90 more days

Former Sheriff's Detective Chuck Davis testified before the special grand jury Friday.

The term of a Whitley County Special Grand Jury that is...

Posted On 20 Sep 2010

UPDATE: Indiana woman dies from injuries suffered in crash on I-75 near Corbin

An Indiana woman has died from multiple injuries she suffered in a motor vehicle accident on  I-75 late Thursday morning.

Posted On 16 Sep 2010

Juror shows up to court high, ordered to six months in jail or rehab

Circuit Judge Dan Ballou held a juror, who allegedly showed up to court high, in contempt of court Wednesday.

Posted On 11 Sep 2010