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Update: Corbin woman arrested in hit and run case

A Corbin woman, who was wanted in connection with a hit and run accident early Thursday evening, has been apprehended. About 7:30 p.m. Friday, KSP officers out of the Post 10 in Harlan announced that an arrest warrant had been issued for Michelle Huddleston Helton, 41, for...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018

Corbin man leads KSP on foot chase through CTA parking lot

A Corbin man led Kentucky State Police on a foot chase through CTA parking lot on Thursday, May 24. McKenzie Smith, 38, of Corbin was arrested on nine charges after making an illegal U-turn on the Corbin bypass to avoid a safety checkpoint. The suspect passed two vehicles in a no...

Traffic stop leads to convicted sex offender’s arrest

A routine traffic stop in Whitley County last week resulted in the arrest of a convicted sex offender. About 10 p.m. on May 16, Kentucky State Police Trooper James Creekmore observed Jeffrey Canada, 60, allegedly strike a curb on north US25 with his 1999 Green Ford F150 truck....
Posted On 23 May 2018

KSP on the scene of Woodbine shooting

UPDATE: Kentucky State Police identified the individual injured in a shooting Thursday afternoon in Woodbine as 70-year-old Kathy Hackler. According to police, Hackler was injured as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. However, she was able to drive herself...
Posted On 03 May 2018

One person killed Thursday in wreck involving KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer

One person was killed Thursday in a two-vehicle wreck involving a Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer on northbound Interstate 75 in Laurel County. According to Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at KSP Post 11 in London, the...

Father charged with assaulting four-year-old over ‘missed words’

The father of a four-year-old, who is charged with child abuse, told police he whipped the child with a belt because she was missing words. Jeremy Adam Smith, 38, of Corbin is facing one count of third-degree criminal abuse of a child 12 or under. Smith was arrested Friday...

State police stepping up patrols and visits to area schools

Kentucky State Police are advising parents and others not to become alarmed if they see a KSP vehicle parked outside of schools. “Due to recent acts of violence and threats in our schools, Kentucky State Police has stepped up patrols and school visits,” according to a KSP press...
Posted On 15 Mar 2018

Suspects tried to cut open ATM machine, fled from police

A Williamsburg man and a Tennessee man are behind bars after allegedly trying to cut into one of the most visible ATM machines in Williamsburg late Sunday evening before leading police on a high-speed chase along I-75 early Monday morning that ended after police deployed spike...
Posted On 28 Feb 2018

Public’s assistance sought to find missing Melber man

Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing man, who may be in Eastern Whitley County or the Middlesboro area in Bell County. Jonathan David Mahan, 35, has been missing since Jan. 25. He is from the Melber area, which is near Paducah. He is...
Posted On 10 Feb 2018

Gray woman jailed after six young children found home with no food

A Gray woman is being held in the Knox County Detention Center on charges that she left her six children alone inside of a residence with no food Tuesday night. Thirty-eight-year-old Mary Meek is facing charges of endangering the welfare of a minor, third-degree possession of a...