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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,...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

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

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 a real moving service Sunday. We had a large crowd and a lot of folks who were hurt and grieving. At a...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Childress murder trial delayed until March 21

Adam Childress is accused of murder after allegedly getting drunk at the VFW and running over a man on a sidewalk. The case has sparked various litigation. A Whitley Circuit Judge agreed Monday morning to postponed the January trial of a Williamsburg man, who allegedly ran over...
Posted On 07 Dec 2016

Murder indictment returned in case of fatal accident

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted a Williamsburg woman for murder and other offenses in connection with a summer traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman and injured her husband. On Friday, the grand jury indicted Sonia Askins, 47, charging her with...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016

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,...

Childress attempts to get blood alcohol results suppressed; judge denies motion

Adam Childress is accused of murder after allegedly getting drunk at the VFW and running over a man on a sidewalk. A Williamsburg man, who allegedly ran over and killed a man out walking his dog along a sidewalk about five months ago, has asked a Whitley County circuit judge to...
Posted On 15 Sep 2016

Suppression hearing, trial date set in Childress case

Adam Childress is accused of murder after allegedly getting drunk at VFW and running over a man on a sidewalk. The case has sparked various litigation. An attorney for a Williamsburg man, who allegedly ran over and killed a man out walking his dog along a sidewalk nearly five...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

VFW’s insurance carrier denying claim over fatal wreck

Adam Childress is accused of murder after allegedly getting drunk at the VFW in Williamsburg and running over a man on a sidewalk. The case has sparked various litigation. A case involving the death of a Williamsburg man, who was run over on a sidewalk in April by a man who had...
Posted On 04 Aug 2016

Murder, assault case against driver who killed pedestrian going to grand jury

The murder and assault case against a Williamsburg woman who was allegedly driving under the influence when she hit two pedestrians on Ky. 895 in Canadatown on July 25 will be presented to a Whitley County grand jury in September. Whitley District Court Cathy Prewitt found...

Victim’s girlfriend speaks about Johnson murder

Following the release of the 911 tapes, the girlfriend of the Lily man allegedly beat to death by his twin brother in April agreed to speak about what she heard and saw when she arrived at the trailer on Robinson Creek Road that day. Ashley Rayburn, who had been in a relationship...