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Kentucky State Police begin 10th annual ‘Cram the Cruiser’ holiday food drive

“To Serve and Protect” is the motto of law enforcement, and Kentucky State Police are working to serve those in need across the commonwealth with the 10th annual, “Cram the Cruiser” holiday food drive. Through Dec. 9, each of the 16 KSP posts will be accepting donations of...

Five indicted in connection with search warrant served at American Patriots in March

Two Corbin residents and a Keavy man are among the five people named in an indictment returned Friday in Laurel County Circuit Court in connection with a search warrant served against the former American Patriots club in Lily in March. Harold E. Mayton, 71, and Jessica Danielle...

Two Corbin residents, Keavy man named in organized crime indictment

Two Corbin residents and a Keavy man are among the five people named in an indictment alleging that they engaged in organized crime and trafficked in alcoholic beverages in a dry territory over a two-year period. Harold E. Mayton, 71, and Jessica Danielle Sumner, 30, both of...

Gray man leads police on chase

What began as a complaint of a Gray man creating a disturbance on Higgins Branch Road last Thursday, ended after the suspect led Kentucky State Police on a high-speed chase around the neighborhood as he drove through several back yards on a motorcycle. Cody McFarland, 30, was...

DUI traffic stop results in discovery of pillowcase containing marijuana

A routine traffic stop for suspected DUI Saturday night in Knox County turned out to be anything but as Kentucky State Police found a pillowcase full of marijuana, along with a baggie of methamphetamine, and prescription pills inside the vehicle. Trooper Sidney Wagner arrested...

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...