London man indicted for trying to run over KSP trooper with four-wheeler

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a London man Monday morning, who was shot by police in July after he allegedly tried to run over two officers with a four-wheeler, The grand jury issued its monthly report Monday and indicted William “Billy” Barnhill, 31, on two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree fleeing or evading [...]

UPDATED: State trooper being flown from scene of crash

A Kentucky State Police trooper was flown from the scene of a crash on Interstate 75 Tuesday morning. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, identified the trooper as Houston E. Lewis, who is assigned to Post 13 in Hazard. "He lives in Laurel County and was on his way to training [...]

Four local residents among 41 newly graduated KSP Troopers

Eight of the 41 newly graduated Kentucky State Police troopers have been assigned to Post 11 in London, which covers seven counties including Whitley and Laurel. Back row left to right: Troopers Wolfe, Boroviak, Thompson and Hopkins. Front row left to right: Troopers Bray, Whiles, Dodson and Parmley. The Kentucky State Police Academy [...]

Details about trooper-involved shooting emerge during court hearing

A preliminary hearing was held Tuesday for Billy Barnhill, who was shot by police last month after allegedly driving towards a state trooper on an ATV.

A Kentucky State Police investigator officially identified the trooper that shot a man in Rockholds on July 18 as Trooper Jeremy Elliotte during a court hearing Tuedsay.

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North Corbin man leads deputies on short high-speed chase Tuesday

Edwin Willis is facing a number of charges in connection to a police chase early Tuesday morning. Kentucky State Police say a north Corbin man led them on a short high-speed chase after seeing them at a residence from which he was allegedly attempting to purchase or deliver drugs Tuesday morning. Forty-three-year-old Edwin [...]

Couple had blood on clothes, body in bedroom, detective testifies

Chris Lowe is charged with murder in Michelle Marlow’s death.

A southern Whitley County couple had a dead woman in their bedroom and blood on their clothing when Kentucky State Police showed up at their home on July 23 investigating a complaint about an unresponsive woman laying in the roadway near their home.

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State Police Post 10 welcomes new commander

Captain Ryan Catron Harlan Post 10 welcomed Captain Ryan Catron of the Emmalena Community of Knott County as the new Post Commander. Capt. Catron is a 15-year veteran of the Kentucky State Police. Capt. Catron is a married to Kayla, also from Knott County and they are the proud parents of two children. [...]

Wanted local man shot by police Tuesday in Rockholds

State police are investigating an officer-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon in Rockholds. State police said a trooper shot 31-year-old Billy Barnhill as Barnhill raced toward him at a high rate of speed on an ATV on Gilly Lane. Barnhill is in serious condition at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Kentucky State Police say [...]

Corbin man facing 18 charges after chase with KSP trooper

Stanley Kidd is facing 18 charges after a motorcycle chase with Kentucky State Police. A Corbin man is facing over a dozen charges in connection with a short high-speed motorcycle chase Sunday evening. Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeremy Elliotte charged Stanley Wayne Kidd, 31, with 18 criminal offenses, including: speeding 25 mph over [...]

W’burg man arrested after he wrecks motorcycle on gravel road during pursuit

Jason Brown was arrested after wrecking his motorcycle during a police pursuit.

A Williamsburg man, who was allegedly driving a motorcycle too fast and while intoxicated, lost control on a gravel road and crashed while trying to get away from police, according to his arrest citations.

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