Childress pleads guilty to deadly DUI crash

Adam Childress pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder, leaving the scene of an accident, and DUI in connection with the April 13, 2016 killing of Richard Perkins.

A Williamsburg man, who could have faced up to a life sentence during his scheduled trial next week in connection with a DUI vehicular homicide case, has instead entered a guilty plea.

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Judge loosens bond restrictions for suspect in murder case

Sonia Askins is charged with murder in connection with a July 25, 2016 vehicular homicide case. A Williamsburg woman, who is charged with murder and other offenses in connection with a July traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman, got her bond conditions loosened slightly Monday. During a court hearing [...]

Corbin woman charged with murder

Debra Poore is charged with murder in connection with a Feb. 9 stabbing at a Lois Lane residence. A Corbin woman has pleaded not guilty in the murder of her boyfriend and is scheduled to Knox District Court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether the case should be presented to the [...]

Defendant in vehicular homicide case looking for new lawyer

Sonia Askins is charged with murder in connection with a July 25, 2016, vehicular homicide case. A Williamsburg woman, who is charged with murder and other offenses in connection with a July traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman, is now looking for a new attorney. During a court hearing [...]

Judge denies change of venue motion in Childress murder case

A Whitley Circuit Judge has overruled a motion at least for the time being to move a well-publicized murder trial to McCreary County or in the alternative to have the jury sequestered during the trial.

“We have to at least try to get a jury” seated in Whitley County, Judge Dan Ballou said in response to the motion Monday afternoon in the case of Adam David Childress.

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Courtney Taylor transferred to state prison because of medical issues

A Williamsburg woman, who told police that she shot her husband on Jan. 13 because he had spent the majority of a cash settlement she received last year and who allegedly shot her two daughters because she didn’t want them growing up without a mother and feeling unloved like she was, is no longer an inmate at the Whitley County Detention Center.

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Taylor pleads not guilty to murder; $1 million cash bond set

Courtney Taylor is charged with three counts of murder in the death of her husband and two children. A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot and killed her two teenage daughters and her husband on Jan. 13, pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder Friday, and two counts of criminal attempt to commit [...]

Courtney Taylor released from hospital, booked at jail

Courtney Taylor is charged with three counts of murder in the death of her husband and two children.

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot her husband and two children while they slept on Jan. 13, was released from the University of Kentucky Medical Center about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, and is now incarcerated in the Whitley County Detention Center.

Courtney L. Taylor, 41, was booked into the Whitley County Detention Center shortly after lunch Wednesday on three counts of murder-domestic violence.

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Courtney Taylor charged with three counts of murder in her family’s killing

Investigators wrapped up there work late Saturday morning into a triple shooting near Savoy that left three people dead.

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot and killed her husband and her two children Friday before being shot twice by a Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy, has been charged with multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.

Saturday morning, Kentucky State Police Detective Billy Correll charged Courtney L. Taylor, 41, of Williamsburg, with three counts of murder-domestic violence.

KSP Detective Jesse Armstrong also charged her with two counts of criminal attempt to commit murder of a police officer.

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Taylor family’s pastor tries to come to grips with awful tragedy

Jessie Taylor, Larry Taylor and Jolee Taylor were all killed in their home Friday. Funeral services are planned for Wednesday at Mt Ash Baptist Church. Two days after three founding members of Grace Christian Fellowship church were killed in their own home, pastor Gerald Mullins spoke to a nearly packed house. "We had [...]