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W’burg man arrested for fleeing police in a vehicle, on foot

A local man is facing fleeing or evading charges after both a vehicle pursuit and a foot pursuit with police early Friday morning near Williamsburg. The incident happened about 1:30 a.m. Friday when Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Hensley was patrolling the Savoy area, and...
Posted On 07 May 2018

Victim’s family tells Askins: ‘You took away a good person’

Sabrina Alsip worked at her career as an EMT for 14 years. It is obviously something that she enjoyed. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Georgia man charged with DUI after Sunday morning I-75 crash

A Georgia man pleaded guilty to DUI Monday afternoon in connection with an early morning traffic crash on I-75 Sunday morning. The crash happened about 3 a.m. near the 13-mile marker of I-75 in the southbound lane, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. A...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Police: Georgia man drunk when he blew through road block, nearly hit firefighter

Kentucky State Police say a Georgia man was under the influence of alcohol when he drove his pickup truck through a roadbock closing off Interstate 75 to traffic following a fatal crash Thursday night, narrowly avoiding West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker in the process. You need...

Calls of driver falling asleep on I-75 leads to DUI arrest

A driver, who was reportedly falling asleep at the wheel as he traveled south on Interstate 75 Wednesday morning, has been charged with DUI. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 47-year-old Hobert Ben Smith of Irvine after stopping his Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck near...

Defense expert will be allowed to examine car in vehicular homicide case

A defense expert will be allowed to examine the car a Williamsburg woman was driving during a fatal traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman in July 2016. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Update: Cumberland woman charged with driving drunk with a child in the vehicle

A Cumberland woman was allegedly driving while intoxicated with a mixed drink in a cup and an eight-year-old child in the front seat, last Tuesday evening, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. On Nov. 7 about 7 p.m., Deputy Jonas Saunders responded to a...
Posted On 10 Nov 2017

Complaint of car stopped at traffic light leads to meth bust

A Corbin woman is facing DUI and drug trafficking charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly discovered her sitting inside her vehicle at an intersection as the traffic light cycled multiple times Saturday morning. Deputies arrested 32-year-old Stephanie R. Hubbs...

Rockholds man facing DUI, reckless homicide charge after fatal Sunday morning crash

A Rockholds man is behind bars facing DUI and homicide related charges after a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning. The wreck happened about 2 a.m. on Flat Creek Road in the Rockholds community. Joshua Lee Woods, 37, was driving a maroon pickup truck when he failed to...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017

Corbin man charged with DUI after nearly hitting police car

A Corbin man was arrested Thursday night after police say a head-on collision between his motorcycle and a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy’s cruiser was narrowly avoided. Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested 53-year-old Joseph H....