Corbin man arrested for murder, burglary in Wednesday double shooting

Paul Parsons is charged with two counts of murder and burglary in connection with an early morning shooting Wednesday. A Corbin man is now behind bars charged with murder in connection with a double homicide that occurred early Wednesday morning at a residence on Fred Nash Lane, which is located off Gordon Hill [...]

Knox Co. Grand Jury indicts Corbin man for manslaughter

A Knox County grand jury has returned a manslaughter indictment against a north Corbin man arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident in February.

Forty-six-year-old John Melton is facing charges of second-degree manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident.

The incident occurred about 2 a.m. on February 1 on U.S. 25E near Corbin Station shopping center.

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Dizney Street home destroyed by fire

Corbin firefighters are still working to determine what caused the blaze that destroyed this home on Dizney Street Monday morning. Firefighters spent more than four hours on the scene off of Kentucky Ave. Corbin firefighters spent more than four hours Sunday night and into Monday morning battling a blaze that destroyed a house [...]

Update: Double homicide victims each died from multiple gunshot wounds

Kentucky State Police are investigating a double homicide that occurred early Wednesday morning at a residence on Fred Nash Lane, which is located just outside the Corbin city limits. Kentucky State Police are investigating a double homicide that occurred at a trailer on Fred Nash Lane early Wednesday morning, which is located off [...]

Rollover wreck on Cherry Ave. injures one

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Corbin hosting Native Americans trekking across America

Corbin has been selected to play host to a group of Native Americans who are walking across the country to call attention to the issues of alcoholism, drug abuse, domestic violence and suicide that have disproportionally affected their community. The Longest Walk began in San Francisco, California on February 12 with the goal of reaching [...]

Overturned truck blocks traffic off of Exit 29

Traffic on east Ky. 770 near Exit 29 has been reduced to one lane after a tractor-trailer truck overturned Monday afternoon. Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Public Affairs Officer Steve Douglas said the truck was exiting southbound Interstate 75 and attempting to make the left turn when it rolled over onto its right side [...]

Corbin man charged with sexual abuse

A Corbin man has pleaded not guilty to one count of first-degree sexual abuse. Sixty-three-year-old Dennis Dalton, who was arrested last Friday, was arraigned Monday in Laurel District Court. Dalton is scheduled to return to court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether there is probable cause to present the case to a Laurel [...]

KSP: Body found in Laurel Lake confirmed to be Lily man

Kentucky State Police say the identity of the body found floating in Laurel Lake Monday morning has been confirmed to be a Lily man. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, said the deceased is 24-year-old James R. Wagers. “All the family has been notified,” Cochran said. The body was found [...]

Corbin man charged with assaulting two Laurel deputies responding to domestic complaint

A Corbin couple was arrested on multiple charges after they got physical with Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a domestic violence complaint at their residence Thursday morning. Sheriff John Root said deputies arrested 42-year-old Dennis Stewart on two counts of third degree assault on a police officer, and his wife, 49-year-old Bozana Stewart after she [...]