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New details, possible motive emerge in double homicide case

Paul Parsons is charged with two counts of murder and burglary in connection with an early morning shooting Wednesday. A Corbin man, who is charged with shooting and killing two people early Wednesday morning at a residence just outside the Corbin city limits, had been at the...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017

Corbin man arrested for murder, burglary in Wednesday double shooting

A Corbin man is now behind bars charged with murder in connection with a double homicide that occurred early Wednesday morning at a residence on Fred Nash Lane, which is located off Gordon Hill just outside the Corbin city limits. About 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Kentucky State Police...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

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...
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

Judge loosens bond restrictions for suspect in murder 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 Monday afternoon, Whitley Circuit Judge Dan Ballou...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017

Corbin woman charged with murder

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 grand jury. Fifty-four-year-old Debra Poore was arraigned Monday on one count of...

Defendant in vehicular homicide case looking for new lawyer

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 Monday afternoon, Whitley Circuit Judge Dan Ballou granted a motion...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

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...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

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...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

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

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 the murder of a police officer. Courtney Taylor’s attorney, public advocate...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

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....
Posted On 25 Jan 2017