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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

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...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

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

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 Willis was arrested multiple charges including...
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

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...
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

State Police Post 10 welcomes new commander

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...

Wanted local man shot by police Tuesday in Rockholds

Kentucky State Police say a trooper was forced to shoot a wanted suspect Tuesday afternoon after the man attempted to run over the trooper with an ATV. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, said the trooper struck the suspect, identified as...

Corbin man facing 18 charges after chase with KSP trooper

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 the limit, reckless driving,...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

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...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017