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Federal complaints name two additional suspects

Two more men have been named in complaints filed in U.S. District Court in connection with an earlier indictment alleging a conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone and Oxymorphone in Whitley, Knox, Laurel and Rockcastle Counties. James E. Martin, 73, of Gray, and Mark Milslagle, 49 of...

Knox County Man Pleads Guilty to Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Jason William Graves, 40, of Gray, Ky., pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm on Tuesday. Graves, who was previously convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm in 2013, acknowledged that he illegally possessed two firearms on June 23, 2019. Graves...
Posted On 09 Oct 2019
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Update: ‘Primary suspect’ identified in pregnant woman’s murder

Kentucky State Police have identified the “primary suspect” in the death of a pregnant Whitley County woman, who was killed Saturday evening, and whose baby died Tuesday evening. “Upon further investigation, KSP Detectives have named Daniel Nantz, 29, of Woodbine, as the primary...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019

Operation ‘March Madness’ nets 20 suspected drug dealers

Laurel County Sheriff John Root and his deputies hit the ground running early Monday morning, rounding up 20 individuals from across the tri-county area on drug-related charges during Operation “March Madness.” Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer,...

Hamilton sentenced in federal drug conspiracy case involving former police officer

The first of three co-defendants in a federal drug conspiracy case involving a former Corbin Police officer was formally sentenced last week. Tiffany Hamilton, 32, who was indicted in August 2017 along with former officer Charlie Bronson Fugate, 43, and Richard Stanley, 42, all...

Fugate to enter plea Tuesday in federal drug, firearms case

A former area law enforcement officer is set to plead guilty in federal court to his part in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Incendiary device set off outside Tractor Supply; W’burg police have suspect in the case

Williamsburg police say they have one suspect so far regarding an incendiary device that was set off outside Tractor Supply early Friday morning, and think the motive for the attack was probably retaliation. Fortunately the store wasn’t damaged and the fire was quickly...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018

Numerous recent explosions heard in area given possible explanation

Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses says multiple explosions heard throughout the area can be attributed to Tannerite. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us