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UPDATE: Victim in Friday murder in W’burg identified

UPDATE: Williamsburg Police identified the woman killed outside her home Friday morning. Chief Wayne Bird said the victim is 58-year-old Wanda Richardson. Police say Richardson was beat, but are awaiting the results of an autopsy to confirm the cause of death. The autopsy is...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019
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Vicki Conner’s family raising reward money for capture of Nicholas Rucker

The family of the woman who was shot and killed at a Woodbine residence on May 22, is asking for the public’s help to raise reward money in the hopes of enticing someone to give up the location of the man that police say killed her. Vicki S. Conner’s cousin, Nancy Wagner, has...

Search for Nicholas Rucker featured on, ‘Live PD’ television show

A national cable television show is working to spread the word about the search for local murder suspect Nicholas Rucker. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Wanted: Search continues for Woodbine murder suspect; Rucker previously served 17 years for killing baby

Area police are continuing the search for a Corbin man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting last Wednesday in Woodbine, who has eluded capture on, at least, three occasions. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin woman sentenced to 20 years for 2017 stabbing death of boyfriend

A Corbin woman who pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of her boyfriend in Knox County, was sentenced to 20 years in prison at a hearing Wednesday in circuit court. Debra Poore, 56, was charged with stabbing to death 57-year-old Steven Burke when a verbal dispute turned physical at...

Murder trial delayed as defendants mull plea offers

The May 28 trial date of a southern Whitley County couple, who are accused of beating a woman to death in 2017, has been postponed for a couple more months in part to give the defendants more time to mull a plea offer from the prosecutor. Chris James Lowe, 40, and Lori Mattie,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019

Killer granted parole for 1975 murder of his mother

A former Woodbine man, who has spent the last 44 years in prison for killing his mother with a shotgun in 1975, could soon be a free man. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 19 Apr 2019

W’burg trio indicted for murder, could face death penalty

A trio of Williamsburg residents, who were indicted Monday morning for murder and robbery in the killing of a man near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Jellico last month, could potentially face the death penalty, if convicted. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019

Poore murder trial rescheduled to April 5 in Knox Co.

The trial which was set to commence this Wednesday for a Corbin woman charged with murder after she allegedly fatally stabbed her boyfriend in February of 2017 has been rescheduled to April 5. Deborah Bryant Poore was indicted by The Knox County Grand Jury on February 24,2017...

New details emerge about Williamsburg man’s killing

New details are slowly emerging about the killing of a Williamsburg man, who was found stabbed to death last week in a building in far southern Whitley County, after a review of court records and 911 recordings connected to the killing. The recordings were obtained through an...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019