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KSP investigating fatal stabbing, suspect still at large

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in southern Whitley County and authorities are still searching for the person responsible. The stabbing apparently happened sometime before 3 p.m. Monday at the residence of Franzine Minchen at 841 Jordan Hollow Road. When...
Posted On 16 Jan 2018

One person killed in Monday wreck on U.S. 25W

UPDATE: The person killed in a wreck Monday afternoon has been identified as 28-year-old Kyle Stoerger of Corbin. One person died Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 25W in Whitley County. The driver, whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the...

Semi wreck on I-75 ties up traffic for over three hours

A single vehicle crash on I-75 Tuesday morning involving a tractor-trailer had northbound traffic reduced to one lane for about three and one-half hours. The crash happened about 6:20 p.m. near the seven-mile marker. The driver of the semi, Ravinder Grewal of Ontario, Canada,...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Lane closures, ‘rolling road blocks’ to affect traffic on I-75 in Rockcastle County

Kentucky State Police are advising motorists traveling that are planning to travel on Interstate 75 through Rockcastle County Tuesday through Thursday to allow additional time because of road closures. Traffic on southbound I-75 will be detoured onto U.S. 25 between Berea and Mt....

Corbin man arrested after high-speed chase in Gray, Woodbine

A Corbin man, whom police wanted to question in connection with a burglary, is facing multiple additional charges after leading police on a high-speed chase last Thursday night. Kentucky State Police Trooper Sammy Faris arrested 38-year-old Christopher Disney following a pursuit...

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