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Man, who stopped in fast lane of I-75 to urinate, arrested for DUI

A Lexington man, who allegedly stopped in the fast lane of I-75 to urinate early Monday evening, is behind bars in the Whitley County Detention Center. About 6:45 p.m., Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputies were notified that a mint green Nissan was reportedly involved in a hit and...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016

Childress murder trial delayed until March 21

Adam Childress is accused of murder after allegedly getting drunk at the VFW and running over a man on a sidewalk. The case has sparked various litigation. A Whitley Circuit Judge agreed Monday morning to postponed the January trial of a Williamsburg man, who allegedly ran over...
Posted On 07 Dec 2016

Lily man facing assault charge in connection with car wreck

A Lily man has been charged with first-degree assault after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say he was driving under the influence when he crashed his car, resulting in serious injuries to the passenger Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested...

Williamsburg man facing second DUI after hitting parked car

A Williamsburg man is facing a second-offense DUI charge after allegedly striking a parked vehicle in a north Corbin business’s parking lot Sunday afternoon. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies charged 55-year-old Ronnie Peace with one count of operating a motor vehicle under the...

Stanford man arrested for DUI after fiery I-75 crash

Two allegedly intoxicated Stanford residents got a trip to jail instead of the hospital following a fiery single vehicle crash on I-75 near the 15-mile marker that happened about midnight Wednesday. Goldbug Fire and Rescue and Williamsburg Fire and Rescue responded to the crash...
Posted On 02 Sep 2016

Corbin man escapes injury in crash, arrested for DUI

After a Corbin man told emergency personnel he didn’t need to go to the hospital following a single-vehicle crash on in Lily early Sunday morning, deputies took him for a ride to jail for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Fifty-one-year-old Stephen McNew was...

Sheriff: Evarts man’s DUI arrest in Laurel County makes his third

An Evarts man is facing his third DUI charge after a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy found him passed out in his vehicle in a parking lot in Lily Friday night. According to Sheriff John Root, Deputy Shawn Jackson arrested 32-year-old John Delph about 11:50 p.m. at a location off...

Murder, assault case against driver who killed pedestrian going to grand jury

The murder and assault case against a Williamsburg woman who was allegedly driving under the influence when she hit two pedestrians on Ky. 895 in Canadatown on July 25 will be presented to a Whitley County grand jury in September. Whitley District Court Cathy Prewitt found...