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Area police officers honored for seatbelt, child restraint enforcement

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) recently honored law enforcement officers from 122 agencies across the Commonwealth, including one Corbin police officer, for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles. The Governor’s...
Posted On 13 Jul 2017

KSP conducting death investigation in Gray

Kentucky State Police are conducting a death investigation at a residence in Gray, and aren’t sure yet whether any foul play was involved. About 1:42 a.m. Wednesday, state police from Post 10 Harlan were contacted by Knox County Dispatch requesting that troopers respond to...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017

Parsons double murder case presented to grand jury

Paul Parsons is charged with two counts of murder and burglary in connection with a June 7 double shooting. A Corbin man, who allegedly shot and killed two people during the early morning hours of June 7, is expected to find out within the next two weeks whether he will be...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017

W’burg man arrested on sex abuse charge

A Wednesday morning preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a Williamsburg man, who is facing a sex abuse charge. Peter Jason Gerlaugh, 39, is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $75,000 cash bond. Kentucky State Police arrested Gerlaugh on June 27...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017

Testimony: Woman hid in closet while duo shot to death

Paul Parsons is guided to a waiting jail vehicle after his preliminary hearing Tuesday afternoon in Whitley District Court. A woman, who was inside the trailer where a double homicide occurred on Fred Nash Lane early last Wednesday morning, apparently hid in a closet while the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Two Knox County deputies shot Monday

Two Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were shot Monday as they attempted to serve an indictment warrant in the Trosper Community in eastern Knox County. Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith identified the deputies as Claude Hudson and Keith Liford, and the resident as 50-year-old John...

Corbin man arrested for murder, burglary in Wednesday double shooting

A Corbin man is now behind bars charged with murder in connection with a double homicide that occurred early Wednesday morning at a residence on Fred Nash Lane, which is located off Gordon Hill just outside the Corbin city limits. About 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Kentucky State Police...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Update: Double homicide victims each died from multiple gunshot wounds

Kentucky State Police are investigating a double homicide that occurred at a trailer on Fred Nash Lane early Wednesday morning, which is located off Gordon Hill just outside the Corbin city limits. The two bodies were discovered after state police received a call about a possible...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Property owner detains alleged burglar until police arrive

A Williamsburg man is facing a burglary charge after allegedly being caught and detained by the property owner Sunday morning. Kentucky State Police Trooper Scott Bunch arrested James Daryl Gipson, 37, of Highway 204, at 9:57 a.m. charging him with second-degree burglary,...
Posted On 03 May 2017

Police investigating how New York man that drown in Laurel Lake got to Kentucky

Kentucky State Police have determined that the New York City man found dead in Laurel Lake Sunday had drown, but they are still working to determine the circumstances that brought him to the area. The deceased has been identified as 21-year-old Andrew Ku. “We are still trying to...