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Laurel County deputies respond to disabled vehicle on I-75, find marijuana, pipes, cash

Running out of gas on southbound Interstate 75 in Laurel County late Thursday night was just the beginning of the trouble for two Ohio men who were later arrested for trafficking marijuana. Officials at the Laurel County Sheriff’s department said deputies arrested Johnathan...

Ohio woman arrested following high-speed chase on I-75

Kentucky State Police arrested an Ohio woman Tuesday morning following a high-speed chase on Interstate 75 that began when she allegedly passed a patrol car traveling south at 110 mph in a vehicle that they later learned had been reported stolen out of Georgia. Anna R. Rice, 31,...

Southbound I-75 to be reduced one lane between London and Corbin

A portion of southbound Interstate 75 between London and Corbin will be closed beginning early Wednesday morning. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced the right lane between mile points 29 and 34 would be closed from 6:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. in order to...

Mattress sparks tractor-trailer fire that shut down southbound I-75 Thursday

West Knox firefighters say the fire that damaged a tractor-trailer truck Thursday morning, shutting down southbound Interstate-75 near Corbin, was caused by a mattress. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said the truck loaded with mustard and vinegar caught fire at approximately 4...

Tennessee Department of Transportation warns of traffic delays caused by road construction

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is advising motorists traveling on Interstate 75 in Campbell County to be aware of ongoing construction projects. On I-75 north near mile point 151.7, work will continue between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sundays through Thursda...

Next phase of I-75 widening to begin Monday in northern Laurel County

Beginning Monday, Interstate 75 in northern Laurel County will become a construction zone. Construction crews will begin work on another phase of the effort to widen the interstate to at least six lanes throughout Kentucky. This phase will cover mile markers 40 to 49 from London...

Additional lane closures to begin Monday on I-75 in Laurel, Rockcastle Counties

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising motorists traveling Interstate 75 in Kentucky to be aware as there will be intermittent lane closures beginning Monday near the Laurel/Rockcastle County line. Officials said the lane closures on affecting both north and southbound...

One person airlifted, interstate shut down following Monday crash

One person was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center Monday following a two-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 in Whitley County. The woman, whose name has not been released, was one of three people extricated after a Ford Taurus station wagon rear-ended a Buick...

Corbin man injured in rollover crash Wednesday

A Corbin man had to be extricated from his SUV Wednesday afternoon after it slid off of Interstate 75 and overturned in Laurel County. James A. McClane, 55, was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in London for treatment of possible injuries sustained in the single-vehicle crash. Laurel...

West Knox firefighters battle truck fire at former King’s Truck Stop

West Knox firefighters were called to the former King’s Truck Stop Thursday morning in response to a report of a tractor-trailer truck on fire. Firefighters were called to the scene on U.S. 25E just off of Interstate 75 about 11:30 a.m. The fire was located in the sleeper...