London man jailed in connection with southern Laurel County shooting Wednesday

Justin Dean Hampton is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree criminal abuse, tampering with physical evidence and falsely reporting an incident. A London man allegedly shot at two people during an alleged altercation Wednesday while he was dropping off his two-year-old son at residence in southern Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies charged [...]

Corbin man jailed for allegedly shooting into southern Laurel Co. homes

Rolland Atkins is facing wanton endangerment, criminal mischief and tampering with physical evidence charges. A Corbin man is still behind bars after allegedly shooting into two homes during a recent incident in southern Laurel County. Rolland C. Atkins, 21, is scheduled to appear Tuesday in Laurel District Court after his arrest on four [...]

London man indicted for trying to run over KSP trooper with four-wheeler

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a London man Monday morning, who was shot by police in July after he allegedly tried to run over two officers with a four-wheeler, The grand jury issued its monthly report Monday and indicted William “Billy” Barnhill, 31, on two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree fleeing or evading [...]

Corbin native killed in Bowling Green shooting early Sunday

An early morning shooting Sunday in Bowling Green has claimed the life of a Corbin native. Kenneth “Alex” Davis, 21, graduated Corbin High School in 2014, and was a student at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. According to published reports, Davis was shot by another WKU student, Peter Gall, who has been charged with [...]

Detective testifies in Rockholds shooting case

The case against a Whitley County man facing an attempted murder charge in connection with a July 7 shooting at a Rockholds residence will be presented to the grand jury.

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Forest Service closes local shooting range for repairs following vandalism

A metal trash can at the Whitman Branch shooting range, near Laurel Lake, is just one of many instances of vandalism at the range, forest service officials say. After months of recurring vandalism, the London Ranger District has closed a popular recreation area until safety repairs can be completed. The Whitman Branch Shooting [...]

Lawsuit filed in case of 2016 fatal shooting by Knox County deputy

The family of a man shot and killed by Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Mikey Ashurst in June 2016, has filed a lawsuit against the county, sheriff’s department, Ashurst and Constable Brandon Bolton. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court, claims intentional homicide and violation of the constitutional rights of the man, Jesse [...]

Two Knox County deputies shot Monday

Two Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were shot Monday as they attempted to serve an indictment warrant in the Trosper Community in eastern Knox County. Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith identified the deputies as Claude Hudson and Keith Liford, and the resident as 50-year-old John Bays. Trooper Shane Jaccobs, Public Affairs Officer at Post 10 in Harlan [...]

Update: Double homicide victims each died from multiple gunshot wounds

Kentucky State Police are investigating a double homicide that occurred early Wednesday morning at a residence on Fred Nash Lane, which is located just outside the Corbin city limits. Kentucky State Police are investigating a double homicide that occurred at a trailer on Fred Nash Lane early Wednesday morning, which is located off [...]

‘I had a gun in my hand. It went off,’ Creekmore told 911

Williamsburg police are going to leave it up to a Whitley County Grand Jury to decide whether to file criminal charges in connection with a Jan. 12 shooting that took place at a Mt. Morgan home.

Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that the victim, Natasha R. Archer, 31, has been released from the hospital and Detective Bobby Freeman interviewed her late last week.

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