Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

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...

W’burg man allegedly intoxicated when he struck deputy’s police cruiser, one other car

A Williamsburg man was allegedly driving while intoxicated when he sideswiped two cars Friday afternoon, including one Whitley County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser. Suffice it to say, he is facing criminal charges. Fortunately no one was injured. Williamsburg Police Sgt....
Posted On 08 Apr 2017

Thinking about drinking and driving? Consider Adam Childress fate first

If you are going to drink alcohol and get behind the wheel then please consider the following for a moment before you do. In 2001, Lester Cook had been drinking when he got behind the wheel of his 1984 Corvette, sped off and lost control of his car running over a pregnant woman,...
Posted On 27 Mar 2017

Childress pleads guilty to deadly DUI crash

Adam Childress pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder, leaving the scene of an accident, and DUI in connection with the April 13, 2016 killing of Richard Perkins. A Williamsburg man, who could have faced up to a life sentence during his scheduled trial next week in connection with a...
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

Judge denies change of venue motion in Childress murder case

A Whitley Circuit Judge has overruled a motion at least for the time being to move a well-publicized murder trial to McCreary County or in the alternative to have the jury sequestered during the trial. “We have to at least try to get a jury” seated in Whitley County, Judge Dan...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

Despite increased alcohol sales, alcohol-related DUI’s remain rare in W’burg

Last year Williamsburg residents voted to allow alcohol sales by the package and to make it easier for restaurants to sell alcohol by the drink, but the change hasn’t resulted in more alcohol related driving while under the influence arrests. Chief Wayne Bird told the...
Posted On 11 Jan 2017