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Church burglary, vandalism under investigation

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the vandalism and burglary of a Keavy area church Sunday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said officers were called to Mt. Zion Church of God on Level Green Road off of Ky. 312 after members...

Alleged burglar arrested at hospital after using ambulance as getaway vehicle

A Corbin man arrested in connection with a home burglary Friday afternoon allegedly used an ambulance as the getaway vehicle. Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Claude Hudson arrested Kenneth Ray Couch, 35, at Baptist Health Corbin, where he been dropped off by the ambulance. Deputy...

W’burg man arrested for allegedly breaking into church fellowship hall

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly broke into a church’s fellowship hall after he was spotted trying to break into a vehicle late Monday evening, is now behind bars. The incident started about 10 p.m. Monday when a Watts Creek Road resident called Whitley County E911 reporting...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Lily homeowner finds intruder eating ice cream

A Lily homeowner called police Friday night after he discovered a man sitting in his home and eating his ice cream. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 23-year-old Joshua Hampton after finding him in the residence on East Ky. 552. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s...

Update: Grace on the Hill church damaged during burglary

Police are following a few leads that they hope will provide insight into who was responsible for a break-in and vandalism rampage inside Grace on the Hill Methodist Church in Corbin last Wednesday. The debris has been cleared but much of the damage caused by the thieves remained...

Workout Anytime targeted by burglars early Monday

A new Corbin business has yet to open its doors to the public and it has already been a burglary victim. Officials with Workout Anytime Corbin in the Forest Hills Shopping Center said a man and woman broke into the neighboring storefront Monday morning. The area is being used as...

Tenn. woman, accused of shooting caged dog during burglary, appears in court

Dena Brooke Baird A Tennessee woman, who allegedly shot a dog during a 2015 burglary attempt in Whitley County, pleaded not guilty to her charges during her arraignment Tuesday morning in Whitley Circuit Court. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017

Tennessee woman returned to Ky. to answer charge of animal torture

A Tennessee woman, who allegedly shot a dog during a 2015 burglary attempt in Whitley County, has been returned to Kentucky to answer her charges. On Aug. 9, Whitley County Sheriff’s Department Court Security Officer Donnie Witt Jr. transported Dena Brooke Baird, 28, of Duff,...
Posted On 16 Aug 2017

Williamsburg man charged with burglary at Corbin apartment complex

A Williamsburg man was arrested Thursday morning in connection with a burglary complaint at a Corbin area apartment complex. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 20-year-old Johnathan O’Quinn on one count of second-degree burglary. According to Deputy William Stewart, the...

Corbin man charged with burglarizing family member’s home

A Corbin man was arrested Monday after police say he was caught in the act of taking firearms from a family member’s home in Keavy. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 43-year-old Paul Jackson, Jr. on one count of first-degree burglary. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...