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Judge denies plea agreement in kidnapping case

A judge has rejected a plea agreement in the case of a Corbin man charged with kidnapping a woman and her baby after jumping into her car in December. James William Moore, 35, appeared before Laurel Circuit Court Judge Michael O. Caperton Thursday for formal sentencing after...

Update: Plotnick case headed to grand jury

A Williamsburg man, who was on the run from police for several days following a home invasion/robbery last week, is now behind bars and a Whitley County Grand Jury could hear evidence in his case as early as next month. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that Samuel E....

Corbin Police searching for man who robbed Whitaker Bank Friday

Corbin Police are searching for a suspect involved in the robbery of a downtown Corbin bank Friday morning. Chief Rusty Hedrick said the male subject walked into Whitaker Bank at the intersection of North Main and Monroe Street at approximately 11:25 a.m. and demanded money....

Corbin man indicted on kidnapping, robbery and assault charges in Laurel County

A Corbin man was indicted Friday on kidnapping, robbery, assault and terroristic threatening charges stemming from a Dec. 26 incident in which he allegedly jumped into a woman’s car on U.S. 25W and forced her to drive to a location on American Greeting Card Road....

Assault with Mountain Dew bottle leads to robbery charge

A 20 ounce bottle of Mountain Dew was enough to up a shoplifting charge to robbery after the suspect allegedly used it to assault a loss prevention officer at the Corbin Walmart Wednesday morning. Thirty-six-year-old Rachel M. Doan of London is facing one count of second-degree...

Knox County man confesses to robbing pizza delivery driver

A Knox County man confessed to Sheriff Mike Smith that he was the one who robbed a pizza delivery driver at knifepoint outside a Corbin apartment complex on Christmas Eve. Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, stated that Smith arrested 21-year-old...

Man accused of assaulting UC football player caught in Arkansas

Former University of the Cumberlands football player Devin Preyer was recently returned back to Whitley County to faces charges of assault, robbery and bail jumping. A former University of the Cumberlands football player, who allegedly assaulted a UC football player in late 2015...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017

Tattersall man allegedly robbed at gunpoint Monday night

If you are going to meet someone in real life that you have been corresponding with over the Internet, then take some common sense precautions, such as meeting in a public place the first time. This is part of the advice that Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell has for people...
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

Corbin Walmart robbery suspects make first court appearance

Two Corbin residents charged with robbery at the Corbin Walmart last week made their first appearance in Laurel District Court Monday. Seth Harville, 26, and Chelsea Kay Roark, 25, came before Judge John Chappell for arraignment on charges of first-degree robbery. Not-guilty...

UPDATE: Laurel deputies arrest duo wanted in connection with robbery, assault at Walmart

UPDATE: Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies took two suspects wanted in connection with Wednesday’s robbery and assault at Corbin Walmart into custody Friday afternoon. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer said the suspects, identified...