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Prosecutors seeking death penalty against recently indicted Nicholas Rucker

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a Woodbine man, who was indicted Monday for allegedly killing his girlfriend in May before fleeing the scene and spending 44 days on the run. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 21 Aug 2019

Grand jury indicts Rucker for murder

A Woodbine man, who allegedly killed his girlfriend in May, fled the scene, and spent 44 days on the run before being apprehended on July 4, has been indicted for murder by the Whitley County Grand Jury. The grand jury handed down a three-count indictment Monday morning charging...
Posted On 19 Aug 2019

Rucker denies killing his girlfriend during jailhouse interview

Though Nicholas Rucker did not testify at his hearing on Tuesday in Whitley County District Court. He did, however, sit down for a jailhouse interview with the Mountain Advocate last week. Here is his side of the story. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 19 Jul 2019
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Nicholas Rucker case bound over to grand jury after Tuesday hearing

There were six other people inside the home with Vicki S. Conner when she was fatally shot on May 22, but only Nicholas Rucker was inside the bedroom with her when the fatal shot was fired from close range. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 19 Jul 2019

Victim’s family feared for their safety before Rucker was caught

The family of the woman Nicholas Rucker is accused of murdering said they were relieved when they learned he had been captured early last Thursday. Rucker has been on the run since May 22 after he allegedly shot and killed Vicki S. Conner at a residence on Ky. 1064 in Woodbin...

New details emerge in court filings following murder suspect’s capture

July 4 proved to be the opposite of Independence Day for accused murder suspect Nicholas Rucker, who was apprehended early that morning following 44 days on the run. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 11 Jul 2019

Accused murder suspect Nicholas Rucker captured overnight near Corbin

The manhunt for accused murder suspect Nicholas M. Rucker, who has been on the run since the May 22 killing of Vicki S. Conner in Woodbine, is over. He was captured overnight near Corbin. About 12:30 a.m. on July 4, Knox County Sheriff’s deputies Mikey Ashurst and Hunter Luttrell...
Posted On 04 Jul 2019

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