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Two people face child abuse charge after small child found wandering outside alone

Two people are facing child abuse charges in Laurel County after a small child in their custody was reportedly found wandering alone outside at a north Corbin apartment complex Tuesday afternoon. Tabitha M. Thompson, 39, of Corbin, and Tristan D. Woods, 22, of London, were each...

Police: Colorado man involved in DUI attempts to escape custody

A Colorado man whom Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say was intoxicated when he struck two vehicles as he drove south on Interstate 75 Saturday night, added additional charges when he escaped police custody and fought with deputies as they attempted to recapture him. Jon Alfred...

Laurel Co. deputies asking for public’s help to ID burglary suspect

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to identify the man captured on video taking cash from behind the counter at a local convenience store. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the incident occurred overnight Sunday...

Filthy, bug-infested home leads to child abuse charges against Corbin woman

A Corbin mother is facing charges of criminal child abuse after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies and social services workers found her children living in a filthy, bug-infested home. Deputies arrested Casey Laws, 33, Monday afternoon on two counts of third-degree criminal abuse...

Vera Wooton found guilty of assault for setting husband on fire

A Laurel Circuit Court jury found a Corbin woman guilty of setting her husband on fire in 2017. The jury convicted Vera Wooton, 42, of one count of first-degree assault and recommended the minimum 10-year prison sentence. John Wooton suffered burns on more than half of his body...

Three people arrested for beating teen in Keavy

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say underage drinking may have contributed to the assault that resulted in a 17-year-old being airlifted to a Louisville hospital early Sunday morning. Deputies arrested, John Tyler Masters, 19, of Keavy, Brady Tyler Cook, 18, of Danville, and a...

Laurel deputies, Corbin Police searching for man who robbed north Corbin hotel

Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputies and Corbin Police are investigating an armed robbery at a hotel off of Exit 29 early Sunday morning. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said law enforcement responded to the Quality Inn Hotel on Adams Road at...

Joshua Davenport convicted of 2018 murder of his wife, Stephanie

A Corbin man was found guilty Thursday of murdering his wife in 2018. Following two full days of testimony, the jury comprised of eight men and four women took one hour and 17 minutes to convict Joshua Davenport, 40, of murder and tampering with physical evidence in the fatal...

Corbin man indicted in connection with April high-speed chase

A Corbin man arrested in April after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase across the back roads through Gray, Lily and Corbin, while holding a woman against her will was indicted Friday in Knox County. Joshua K. Grigsby, 29, is facing charges of first-degree unlawful...

Trio arrested following complaint of drug activity at Corbin Manor Apartments

A complaint into drug-related activity at Corbin Manor Apartments led to the arrest of three people Wednesday afternoon. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Victor, K. Nolan, 41, Larry Nolan, 65, and Zolan Ann Nolan, 59, all of Corbin. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...