Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo

Overdose call leads to multiple arrests

Corbin Police officers responding to a reported drug overdose on Main Street early Friday morning arrested three people on charges of trafficking methamphetamine and possession of heroin. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...

Series of separate drug busts take 2.5 pounds of meth off area streets

Through a series of unconnected investigations in three counties over a three-day period, local law enforcement agencies took about 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine and $3,500 cash off the streets. The DEA, the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department, the Corbin Police Department...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021

Traffic slightly detoured after two-vehicle accident

Traffic on 18th Street in front of Owens Auto & Truck Service was  detoured briefly on Wednesday after a two-vehicle accident blocked the road around noon. Corbin Fire Department Battalion Chief Chad Jackson said the call initially came in with injuries, but once crews...

Officer receives Governor’s award

Corbin Police Department Patrolman Justin Walker has been recognized by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) for his efforts to target impaired drivers. For the second consecutive year, Walker has led his department and made 23 impaired driving arrests in 2020. Walker...
Posted On 26 Feb 2021

Small group gathered to protest police shooting

(Editor’s Note: Some images were altered to cover obscenities and/or potentially libelous statements.) A small group of young adults gathered at Rotary Park before walking to Corbin City Hall Wednesday afternoon to protest the killing of Nick Davenport. Read this story and...

Corbin Police Department releases additional details about officer-involved shooting

New details were released late Friday afternoon concerning a fatal officer involved shooting that took place Feb. 14. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Officer identified in fatal off-duty shooting

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal shooting involving an off-duty Corbin Police officer. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Off-duty Corbin police officer involved in fatal shooting

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting involving an off-duty Corbin Police officer. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin Police getting some unarmed help

Corbin Police Department may soon have a new face in the office who won’t be carrying a gun. Whitley County Health Department Public Health Director Marcy Rein presented the plan for a pilot program, which would place a behavioral health clinician inside the Corbin Police...

Operation Save Christmas delivers toys to over 30 children

Officers with the Corbin Police Department delivered toys to 10 houses and over 30 children on Dec. 16. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, officers were unable to participate in the Shop with a Cop event as usual. The unusual circumstances caused the officers to improvise and thus...