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KSP investigating church fire

West Knox firefighters are asking Kentucky State Police arson investigators to look into a fire that damaged a church building on Moore Hill Ave. Thursday afternoon. Firefighters were paged to what dispatchers called, “City of Refuge Church” at the intersection with Kennedy Ave....

W’burg mother faces child abuse, endangerment charges

A Williamsburg mother is facing abuse and endangerment charges after police found bite and burn marks and numerous bruises on her three young children, according to her arrest citations. Kentucky State Police Trooper Matt Ridener arrested Desirae Alice Leach, 22, of Highway 1804,...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

W’burg man arrested after bizarre 911 call

A bizarre 911 call from a man early Saturday morning lead to the arrest of one person on multiple charges. About 1:30 a.m., Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Hensley responded to a disturbance at a Highway 904 residence after being advised that a man had dialed 911 and...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

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. Please...
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. Please Login. Not...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017