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Most UofC students arrested in campus roundup out of jail; all 10 plead not guilty

Six of the 10 University of the Cumberlands students arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly trafficking drugs on campus are now free on bond from the Whitley County Detention Center.

Posted On 09 May 2010

Students arrested in drug roundup at University of the Cumberlands

Some University of the Cumberlands students had a lot more to worry about Wednesday morning...

Posted On 05 May 2010

Pain pill ringleader sentenced to 15 years in prison

Circuit Judge Dan Ballou sentenced the ringleader of an alleged prescription drug ring to 15 years in prison Monday afternoon, and has scheduled a Sept. 15 trial date for the eight remaining defendants in the case.

Posted On 05 May 2010

ONLINE ONLY: Juror ponders vote change following guilty verdict in sex abuse trial

An eight-woman, four-man Whitley Circuit Court Jury recommended a one-year prison sentence for a Corbin man Thursday afternoon after convicting him for allegedly sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in late 2008.

Posted On 28 Apr 2010

EXTRA CONTENT: Open records request reveals new details in Whitley 911 investigation

Racial slurs, profanity and a woman referring to herself as "the devil."

Posted On 28 Apr 2010

ONLY ONLINE: Williamsburg police catch two fugitives after five-hour chase Tuesday

Williamsburg police officer Brandon Prewitt and Shawn Jackson search for...

Posted On 28 Apr 2010

Local man dies after slamming truck into tree in Keavy

A single vehicle crash in southern Laurel County late Saturday morning claimed the...

Posted On 25 Apr 2010

Police confiscate over 600 Oxycodone pills in traffic stop on I-75

Police confiscated over 600 Oxycodone pills worth nearly $47,000 after conducting a traffic stop late Wednesday morning on I-75 near Williamsburg.

Posted On 22 Apr 2010

Elderly Williamsburg woman severely burned in early-morning mobile home fire

An elderly Williamsburg woman had to be airlifted to a Knoxville hospital early Thursday...

Posted On 22 Apr 2010

UPDATED: News Journal obtains 911 audio of call used in dispatch center investigation

Weeks after Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. hired a...

Posted On 21 Apr 2010