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Laurel deputies searching for suspect vehicle in hotel theft

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a vehicle that may have been used in the theft of more than $3,000 worth of power tools from a Corbin area hotel. According to Sheriff John Root, surveillance video from the Baymont Inn captured what appeared to be an older model...

Corbin man charged with shooting girlfriend multiple times, pleads guilty to assault

A Corbin man, who was charged with the attempted murder of his girlfriend, pleaded guilty Friday to an amended charge of assault. Forty-nine-year-old Michael Dean Johnson, who was arrested on Oct. 26 for allegedly shooting Alexis McMahan five times in the chest and abdomen,...

Corbin man facing robbery charge over $6.75 worth of merchandise

A Corbin man has been charged with robbery after he allegedly struck a Family Dollar Store employee with a car as he attempted to flee with $6.75 worth of merchandise Monday afternoon. Twenty-six-year-old Dustin Martin was arrested at his residence on Palmer Street on charges of...

Lynyrd Skynyrd concert in Corbin nearing sellout

The Arena in Corbin is within 200 tickets of hosting it’s first sold out show when Rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd comes to town on April 29. Arena Manager Kristi Balla said the venue has been close to sold out on at least two other occasions, when Three Doors Down played Corbin in...

Corbin Police investigating overnight vandalism at Wyatt’s Auto Cleaning

Corbin Police were called to Wyatt’s Auto Cleaning on North Main Street Tuesday morning after someone apparently broke into a vending machine and a car parked on the lot. Owner Jennifer Wyatt said when she arrived the Coke machine had been overturned and was lying in the...

Local law enforcement warning of rash of property crimes

Area law enforcement is asking residents in the Fifth Street and Barton Mill Road areas of Corbin to be on guard following a series of property crimes. According to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell, the most recent incident occurred Wednesday at a residence on Fifth Street....

Corbin woman serving 14 days in jail for falsely claiming boyfriend hit, choked her

A Corbin woman was arrested Wednesday morning on charges that she was intoxicated when she falsely claimed her boyfriend had hit and choked her. Twenty-nine-year-old Kacey Honeycutt is facing one count of falsely reporting an incident. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were called...

Corbin Independent Schools named ‘District of Distinction’

The Corbin Independent Schools District is one of 16 out of 173 school districts across the state that earned the title of “District of Distinction.” The Kentucky Board of Education recognized representatives from each of the district during its meeting last Wednesday in...

Corbin woman charged with murder

A Corbin woman has pleaded not guilty in the murder of her boyfriend and is scheduled to Knox District Court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether the case should be presented to the grand jury. Fifty-four-year-old Debra Poore was arraigned Monday on one count of...

BREAKING: Corbin Police arrest suspected driver in fatal hit-and-run crash

Corbin Police have made an arrest in the case of a fatal hit-and-run incident on U.S. 25E early Wednesday morning. Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said Major Rob Jones arrested the 46-year-old John Melton at Corbin Manor Apartments in north Corbin...