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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...

UPDATE: Laurel deputies arrest duo wanted in connection with robbery, assault at Walmart

UPDATE: Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies took two suspects wanted in connection with Wednesday’s robbery and assault at Corbin Walmart into custody Friday afternoon. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer said the suspects, identified...

Laurel Co. Sheriff’s deputies find 5 kids living in deplorable conditions

A north Corbin couple is facing wanton endangerment charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reported finding their five children living in deplorable conditions Monday. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies...

Keavy man charged with burglarizing Corbin area residence

A Keavy man has been arrested for allegedly burglarizing a Corbin area residence. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, 19-year-old Tyler Forbes is accused of breaking into a residence on Douglas Blvd., located off Laurel Whitley Road in southern Laurel County. Once...

Missing teenage girls found safe

Two missing 15-year-old girls from the Lily and Corbin areas have been located safe in the Knox County area following a joint effort by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department and the Knox County Sheriff’s Department. Verticia Brownlee, 15, of Braxton Lane, Lily, was last seen...
Posted On 01 Jan 2017