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Corbin man arrested after domestic dispute

A Corbin man was arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly fleeing the scene of a domestic dispute. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 36-year-old Ernest Higbee on charges of fourth-degree assault and second-degree fleeing or evading police – on foot. Deputy Gilbert...

London man jailed in connection with southern Laurel County shooting Wednesday

A London man allegedly shot at two people during an alleged altercation Wednesday while he was dropping off his two-year-old son at residence in southern Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies charged Justin Dean Hampton, 22, of London, with three counts of first-degree...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017

Corbin man jailed for allegedly shooting into southern Laurel Co. homes

A Corbin man is still behind bars after allegedly shooting into two homes during a recent incident in southern Laurel County. Rolland C. Atkins, 21, is scheduled to appear Tuesday in Laurel District Court after his arrest on four counts of first-degree wanton endangerment,...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017

Victim offers reward for info in Lily theft case

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person, who allegedly took 35 rolls of barbed wire from a farm off Laurel Whitley Road near Lily last weekend. A male subject wearing a light was seen in the area, and may be a suspect,...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017

Wanted murder suspect arrested

A Corbin man indicted in May on a murder charge in connection with a fatal traffic crash in which he was allegedly driving under the influence has been taken into custody. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 34-year-old Eric J. Cassidy last Friday at a residence on Watch...

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

Local lawyer arrested for DUI

Corbin attorney B.J. Foley was arrested for DUI early Saturday morning in London. A Corbin defense attorney found himself on the other side of the law early Saturday morning after being arrested for DUI. Burley “B.J.” Foley, 34, is scheduled to be arraigned on June 12 in Laurel...
Posted On 31 May 2017

Man tells police Flakka was ‘eating him up’

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Keavy man that crossed the Cumberland Gap Pkwy. while attempting to elude capture Tuesday morning said he was under the influence of “FLAKKA.” Thirty-two-year-old Jason David Blevins was arrested after running from the Pilot truck stop to...

Three airlifted after Sunday wreck in Lily

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a three-vehicle accident late Sunday afternoon in Lily that resulted in three people being flown out by emergency medical helicopters due to serious injuries. The accident happened about 5:23 p.m. on US25 about four miles north...
Posted On 04 May 2017

Corbin Walmart robbery suspects make first court appearance

Two Corbin residents charged with robbery at the Corbin Walmart last week made their first appearance in Laurel District Court Monday. Seth Harville, 26, and Chelsea Kay Roark, 25, came before Judge John Chappell for arraignment on charges of first-degree robbery. Not-guilty...
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