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Browning Acres Road crash kills Laurel County man

Funeral services are set for Wednesday, Oct. 9, for a Laurel County man, who died Friday evening following a single vehicle crash on Browning Acres Road (Highway 2989) near Immanuel Baptist Church. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced Perry W. Farris, 46, of Keavy, dead...
Posted On 05 Oct 2019

Texas man adds charges in Laurel County stemming from 2018 chase down I-75

A Texas man facing numerous charges, including attempted murder, in connection with a high-speed chase down Interstate 75 and into Tennessee last October, is facing three additional counts of attempted murder in Laurel County. A Laurel County grand jury returned the indictment...

Early morning fatal fire victims tentatively identified

No foul play is suspected in the fire-related deaths of a southern Whitley County husband and wife, who were found dead inside their home early Friday morning. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said that authorities are still in the process of positively identifying the victims,...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019

Gray man charged with assault in connection with Saturday night shooting

A Gray man is facing a first-degree assault charge after admitting to police that he shot a man in the neck Saturday. Kentucky State Police arrested Dennis R. Medlin, 58, at his residence on Hazel Fork Road at 10:48 p.m. Police were called to the scene in response to a complaint...

Knox Grand Jury indicts Corbin man in connection with April police chase

The Knox County Grand Jury indicted a Corbin man Friday, who was arrested in April after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase across the back roads through Gray, Lily and Corbin while holding a woman against her will. Joshua K. Grigsby, 29, is facing charges of...

Drive Sober Campaign Nets 347 DUI Arrests in Five Days

Kentucky State Police reminded motorists today that they are continuing their enforcement efforts during the National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Since the effort began on August 16, 2019, there have been 347 Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Arrests in Kentucky by...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019
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Six Corbin residents among those arrested as part of multi-agency round-up

Six Corbin residents were among the people arrested on drug-related charges in a multi-agency roundup Monday morning. Deputies from Knox and Laurel County, along with London City Police, U.S. Marshal Service, Kentucky State Police, and the Louisville Division of the U.S. Drug...

Child who died in hot car Thursday to be buried today

The 2-year-old girl who died Thursday after she was found in a closed vehicle last Thursday will be laid to rest today. The funeral for Aubrey Rose will be held at 11 a.m. at Croley Funeral Home in Williamsburg. Burial will follow in the Reece-Rose Cemetery near her home on Leona...

Corbin man charged with indecent exposure

In what law enforcement has termed a case of an, “old school streaker in the area,” a Corbin man was arrested for indecent exposure Sunday morning. Kentucky State Police arrested Stephen M. Hinkle following a complaint from several residents on Oak Grove Church Road concerning a...

Missing child dies after being found inside car

Kentucky State Police are investigating after a 2-year-old died after she was found in a closed vehicle. Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to Leona Wyatt Road off of west Ky. 312 to search for the child, identified as Aubrey Rose, at approximately 2:15 p.m....