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Lily tobacco store robbed Saturday morning

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to identify the individual that robbed a Lily tobacco store at gunpoint Saturday morning. According to deputies, the masked individual came into T-Mart Tobacco on U.S.25, near the intersection with Ky. 552, at...

Corbin Police Department asking for public’s help in finding suspect

The Corbin Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a suspect in connection with a robbery at the Quality Tobacco store on S. Main Street in Corbin on Dec. 23. At approximately 7:45 a.m., the subject held a store clerk at gunpoint and demanded money, according...

Robbery at Quality Tobacco under investigation

Corbin police are investigating a robbery that allegedly took place at Quality Tobacco on South Main Street in Corbin at about 7:45 a.m. on Dec. 23. Police are still on the scene. For more information, follow coverage at www.thenewsjournal.net.

COVID-19 mask dispute at store leads to assault, robbery charge

Corbin Police Department arrested a man on charges of first-degree robbery, fourth-degree assault and second-degree criminal mischief after he allegedly became aggressive with a store clerk, who refused him service, because he was not wearing a mask on Nov. 26. Read this story...

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies asking for public’s help to solve Friday robbery at tobacco store

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help to locate the man who robbed T Mart discount tobacco in Lily Friday night. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said a lone suspect entered the business on U.S. 25 north of East Ky. 552 at...

Williamsburg man among four people charged in Keavy robbery

One person was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with gunshot wounds, and three others, including a Williamsburg man, are in the Laurel County Correctional Center on robbery charges following an incident Friday morning in Keavy. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies...

Tennessee woman facing robbery charge after shoving store clerk at Pleasant View Dollar General

A Tennessee woman is facing a robbery charge in connection with a shoplifting incident at a Whitley County Dollar General that turned physical. Corbin Police arrested Latoya D. Dople, 34, on a warrant stemming from the Jan. 15 incident charging her with second-degree robbery....

Quest for Pokemon cards leads to robbery charge in W’burg

The quest for Pokémon cards landed a Corbin man in jail on a robbery charge after police say he ran into a customer and his seven-year-old daughter at the Williamsburg Walmart as he attempted to flee with more than $110 worth of the trading cards Friday afternoon. Jeremy Cureton,...

Corbin man facing robbery charge in Knox County

A Corbin man is facing a robbery charge in Knox County after he allegedly fought with employees at a local liquor store as he, unsuccessfully, attempted to make off with two bottles of liquor Friday night. Corbin Police arrested Michael T. Horne, 32, in the Trademart Shopping...

Testing of blood evidence slowing progress in murder case where victim was stabbed 39 times

When friends and family members found Billy Lawson dead on Feb. 11, inside a game room he operated on the Kentucky side of Jellico, there was “blood everywhere,” a caller told Whitley County E-911 dispatchers. Authorities determined that he had been stabbed 39 times. A trio of...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019