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Tractor trailer overturns at ‘Malfunction Junction’

No one was seriously injured, but a portion of the intersection of U.S 25 and Cumberland Gap Pkwy. was blocked Saturday morning when a tractor-trailer truck overturned. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies were...

Two indicted for murder in 2015 Lily double homicide

A Laurel County Grand Jury indicted two people for murder Friday in connection with a 2015 double homicide in Lily. The grand jury charged both Bradley Justin Lawson, 34, of Corbin, and Christian Roberts, 24, of London, with two counts of murder, tampering with physical evidence,...

Case against man shooting at deputies going to grand jury

The case against a Laurel County man accused of attempting to murder two sheriff’s deputies will be going to the grand jury. In lieu of a preliminary hearing Tuesday, the attorney for 45-year-old Terry Collier stipulated to probable cause to present the case to the grand jury....

Laurel deputies find crystal meth, brass knuckles on woman wanted in Knox County

A Gray woman, who is wanted in Knox County for failure to appear in court, was arrested Friday night in southern Laurel County. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, Deputy Rick Cloyd arrested 36-year-old Marta Bush at a residence on Adams Road off of Ky. 770. Cloyd took...

Sheriff: Evarts man’s DUI arrest in Laurel County makes his third

An Evarts man is facing his third DUI charge after a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy found him passed out in his vehicle in a parking lot in Lily Friday night. According to Sheriff John Root, Deputy Shawn Jackson arrested 32-year-old John Delph about 11:50 p.m. at a location off...

Laurel County man accused of shooting at, fighting with deputies

A Laurel County man has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer after he allegedly shot at deputies Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, 45-year-old Terry Collier allegedly fired two shots at deputies Rick Cloyd and Brandon Broughton. Cloyd and Broughton...

Laurel deputies searching for man who robbed Keavy Grocery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help to find the man who robbed Keavy Grocery Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, the man entered the store about 10:40 p.m. armed with a handgun. He went behind the counter where a female clerk was on duty and...

Lily man, Corbin woman arrested for strong arm robbery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Lily man and a Corbin woman Tuesday afternoon in connection with a strong-arm robbery that occurred last Tuesday in southern Laurel County. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 37-year-old Jason Wells and 33-year-old Lorie...

Update: Missing teen’s cause of death still uncertain after autopsy

The cause of death of a missing Laurel County teenager, who was found dead near her boyfriend’s home in the Bee Creek community of Whitley County Friday evening, is still uncertain. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said that the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office...
Posted On 30 Jul 2016

Deputies find drugs on woman arrested for shoplifting

A Corbin woman, initially charged with shoplifting after Walmart loss prevention stopped her as she attempted to leave the store with just over $40 worth of items, was reportedly caught with drugs and cash as she was being escorted to jail. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said...