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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....

Corbin attorney pleads guilty to DUI

A local defense attorney arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in May has pleaded guilty to the charge. Thirty-four-year-old Burley “B.J.” Foley, who had been arrested May 31 following a traffic stop in London, pleaded guilty to one count of operating a motor...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

Update: Minivan assault case going to grand jury

A Laurel County grand jury will consider the assault case against a Corbin area woman who was allegedly under the influence of drugs when she drove her minivan into the path of a motorcycle last week. Following a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Laurel District Court, Judge Wend...

Local lawyer arrested for DUI

Corbin attorney B.J. Foley was arrested for DUI early Saturday morning in London. A Corbin defense attorney found himself on the other side of the law early Saturday morning after being arrested for DUI. Burley “B.J.” Foley, 34, is scheduled to be arraigned on June 12 in Laurel...
Posted On 31 May 2017

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...