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Chase suspect’s bond raised for second time in one week

New details are slowly emerging about a Florida man, who lead numerous local police officers on a high-speed chase and allegedly shot at a police vehicle before he was shot and crashed his vehicle last Tuesday afternoon. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Florida man, who shot at W’burg police during vehicle chase Tuesday, has lengthy criminal history, court record shows

A Florida man, who lead numerous local police officers on a high-speed chase and allegedly shot at a police vehicle before being shot and crashing Tuesday afternoon, has a lengthy criminal record and had his bond raised significantly during his arraignment Thursday in Whitley...
Posted On 16 Nov 2017

Sixteen-year-old student arrested in connection with threats made to Knox County students

A Corbin teen has been charged in connection with a threatening phone call received at the Knox County School System last week. Kentucky State Police said the 16-year-old, who attends Lynn Camp High School gave a full confession to Detective Jake Wilson after the investigation...

Florida man injured in shootout with W’burg Police

A Florida man lead police on a lengthy vehicle pursuit in Whitley County Tuesday afternoon in a stolen vehicle while shooting at police officers before being shot himself towards the end of the chase. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that the suspect, who Kentucky State...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Remains found in Gray in 1985 may be North Carolina woman

After 32 years of unanswered questions, Kentucky State Police Post 10 is hopeful some answers might finally come to light concerning a redheaded Jane Doe found in Gray, KY. According to a press release from KSP, detectives have been in contact with individuals in North Carolina...
Posted On 25 Oct 2017
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Corbin Area Technology Center students work with area first responders during mock crash

A head-on collision Friday morning on the utility road behind the baseball field at Corbin High School provided a teaching moment for the criminal justice, EMT/Fire and health science students at the Corbin Area Technology Center. Under the direction of teachers Tackett Wilson,...

Investigation continues, but no arrests yet in Deep Branch Road triple murder case

So far there have been no arrests made in connection with the killing of three people at an eastern Whitley County residence nearly three weeks ago, but police feel they are making progress in the investigation. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017

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...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017

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...

Four local residents among 41 newly graduated KSP Troopers

The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 41 new troopers at ceremonies held in Frankfort Friday, including four with ties to either Corbin or London. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 866 troopers serving the citizens of the...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017