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Whitley County man charged with shooting, beating and holding woman prisoner

Corbin Police arrested a Whitley County man wanted in connection with a shooting that was reported Sunday afternoon in the Devil’s Creek community. Fifty-three-year-old Michael A Morris is facing charges of first-degree assault and first-degree unlawful imprisonment. Corbin...

Gray man charged with fighting with first responder at crash scene

West Knox Volunteer Fire and Rescue responders were involved in an altercation after arriving to a wreck December 31 with an overturned vehicle. West Knox Fire Chief Daryl Baker, who was trying to help a trapped woman from the vehicle, reported this was “the first altercation I...

Lily man facing assault charge in connection with car wreck

A Lily man has been charged with first-degree assault after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say he was driving under the influence when he crashed his car, resulting in serious injuries to the passenger Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested...

Corbin woman facing attempt assault charge for allegedly trying to run over pedestrian

A Corbin woman who was arrested Saturday afternoon for allegedly attempting to run down a pedestrian with her car told police she did it because he had stolen money from her. Twenty-nine-year-old April Sizemore is facing charges of second-degree attempted assault and first-degree...

Gray man indicted for assault

A Gray man was indicted Friday on assault and wanton endangerment charges stemming from a wreck on May 20 during which he was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs when his vehicle struck another. According to West Knox firefighters the wreck occurred just after 11 a.m....

Suspects who fled scene of deputy’s assault, taken into custody

The two men who fled the scene in north Corbin where a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy was assaulted on October 1 are now in custody. Thirty-five-year-old Tony T. Burks was arrested last Wednesday during a routine traffic stop in Whitley County, while 36-year-old James W. Edwards...

Corbin man pleads guilty in rock assault

A Corbin man facing an assault charge for allegedly hitting another man in the head with a rock Thursday night entered a plea agreement to avoid more jail time Tuesday. Twenty-year-old Jesse Robinson, who had been charged with second-degree assault, pleaded guilty to...

Teenager charged with assaulting great grandmother

A Whitley County teenager is facing a felony assault charge for allegedly assaulting her 72-year-old great-grandmother. About 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Lennon responded to an altercation at a Goldbug residence where a 13-year-old female had allegedly...
Posted On 29 Jul 2016

Tri-County Conquer 5k race to be held April 16 to support sex assault victims

To the Editor: What does a victim of sexual assault look like? He is the man with two children who stood behind you for movie tickets. She is the woman you stood behind in the checkout line. He is the older man that held the door open for your family at the restaurant. She is the...
Posted On 08 Apr 2016
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