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Buck Creek Road south of Williamsburg closed because of tanker spill

Buck Creek Road in southern Whitley County is closed to through traffic after a tractor-trailer truck overturned Monday morning. Officials with the Kentucky State Police Commercial Enforcement Division said the tanker truck hauling flammable material has overturned and is hanging...

Federal grand jury returns child pornography indictment against Corbin man

A Corbin man indicted previously indicted in Whitley County on rape and child pornography charges involving a 15-year-old girl, has been indicted in federal court in connection with the child pornography. A federal grand jury returned the indictment Thursday against Amos...

State police asking for public’s help to identify theft suspect

Kentucky State Police is asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who allegedly used a stolen credit card at the Corbin Walmart on Jan. 3. Trooper Scottie Pennington, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, stated the woman reportedly used the card to purchase an...

W’burg man gets probated sentence for fleeing police

A Williamsburg man, who led police on a high-speed chase late last month from Jellico into southern Whitley County, will avoid any additional jail time thanks to a plea agreement Monday morning. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...
Posted On 08 Jan 2020

Local law enforcement bands together to end high-speed chase, capture driver

A Rockcastle County man is facing numerous charges, including DUI and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, after leading police on a high–speed chase that began in Woodbine and ended on Interstate 75 near the Laurel County line Wednesday night. Vincent...

Criminal justice students, area law enforcement join forces in ‘Operation Joy’

Twenty area law enforcement officers and 80 high school students studying to go into the law enforcement profession teamed up Tuesday to help 68 area families have a merrier Christmas. The fifth annual Operation Joy, organized by the criminal justice students at the Corbin Area...

Update: Driver, one pedestrian identified from Thursday accident

Two people had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being hit by a pick-up truck near the entrance to the Williamsburg Walmart Thursday afternoon. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the accident happened about...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

Two pedestrians flown out after being hit by truck near W’burg Walmart

Two people had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being hit by a pick-up truck near the entrance to the Williamsburg Walmart Thursday afternoon. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the accident happened about...
Posted On 19 Dec 2019

Police: Corbin man was intoxicated when caught speeding, parking in handicapped zone

A Corbin man is facing numerous traffic related charges that began when a Kentucky State Police trooper clocked him driving at 77 mph in a 55 mph zone and ended when the trooper determined he was driving under the influence when he parked in a handicapped zone. Rex Allen Fox, 40,...

Outgoing Gov. Matt Bevin pardons Woodbine man convicted of 2008 murder

A Knox County man, who was convicted of the 2008 murder of a man he testified was his best friend, is one of several people who received pardons for their crimes as former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin left office Monday. Daniel Scott Grubb was sentenced to life in prison for the...