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Nantz gets six-year prison sentence for chase, crash

A Woodbine man was ordered to serve six years in prison Monday in connection with a 2016 vehicle chase with police where two of his passengers were injured when he crashed. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you...
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

UPDATED: State trooper being flown from scene of crash

A Kentucky State Police trooper was flown from the scene of a crash on Interstate 75 Tuesday morning. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, identified the trooper as Houston E. Lewis, who is assigned to Post 13 in Hazard. “He lives in Laurel...

Woman ejected in Byerly Road crash

A Rockholds woman was ejected from her vehicle after running off of Byerly Road Monday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said 21-year-old Nicole Mayne was taken to Baptist Health Corbin and then transferred to the...

Vehicles strike two homes in less than 10 hours, sheriff says

A Knoxville man has died from injuries sustained when his automobile struck a house in Emlyn on Aug. 3. Officials with the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department stated Thursday afternoon that 63-year-old Mark Chambers died Tuesday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center....
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

One person extricated, airlifted from scene of Tuesday crash in Gray

A man was flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center July 11 after a vehicle accident that left him trapped. According to a media release from West Knox Volunteer Fire Rescue, at 11:12 a.m., West Knox Rescue, Knox EMS and Kentucky State Police responded to an accident on...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
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Police: Crash driver ‘very lucky to be alive’

Emergency officials say a man is lucky to be alive after flipping a car onto its side and knocking down a small tree that came to rest against the vehicle late Saturday afternoon. Shortly before 5 p.m., a single vehicle crash involving a Honda Prelude occurred on Chestnut Road...
Posted On 17 Jun 2017

Sheriff’s deputies involved in two wrecks over four days

No one was seriously injured in this wreck Saturday afternoon involving a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser. Tuesday afternoon, there was another crash involving a different sheriff’s deputy. For the second time in four days, a Whitley Coun...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Laurel Co. deputies investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Lily

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are working to determine the circumstances behind a fatal motorcycle wreck in Lily Tuesday night. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said 50-year-old Kenneth Edward Mays of London was pronounced dead at the scene of...

Drunk man accused of crashing moped with beers dangling from it

A Knox County man spent three days in jail and must pay $718 in fines and court costs after admitting he was intoxicated when he wrecked his moped Friday night. Fifty-six-year-old Roy Bright pleaded guilty to one count of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of...

Friday morning crash sends four people to hospital

A Friday morning accident north of Williamsburg sent four people to the hospital, including two young children, but police say the wreck likely would have been a lot worse if everyone hadn’t been properly restrained in their vehicles. The crash happened about 9:38 a.m. near the...
Posted On 05 May 2017