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Charges dismissed against defendants in 2015 double homicide

The case against two men accused of murdering and robbing a Lily couple in 2015 has been dismissed at the request of prosecutors. Bradley Justin Lawson, 36, of Corbin, and Christian Roberts, 26, of Manchester, were each indicted in Sept. 2016 on charges of murder, tampering with...

Corbin man charged in Dollar General robbery

A Corbin man was arrested Friday in connection with the robbery of a London Dollar General Store on August 24. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert Higbee, Jr., 36, following an investigation into the incident at the store on Ky. 363 approximately four miles south of...

Belk loss prevention tackles, fights with alleged shoplifter

An accused shoplifter upped the charge to robbery after police say she attempted to force her way past a Belk loss prevention officer before she was tackled at the door Saturday night. Erica L. Ragland, 18, of Las Vegas, Nevada, is facing charges of second-degree robbery and...

Three indicted in home invasion robbery case

A Whitley County grand jury returned indictments against three Williamsburg residents Monday in connection with a home invasion robbery that occurred in May. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

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...