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Cole competency hearing delayed until September

If a Williamsburg man, who tried to have his name changed to Victor Von Frankenstein one week before he allegedly killed someone earlier this year, is found incompetent to stand trial next month, then he would be sent off to a state mental institution for treatment, and could...
Posted On 08 Aug 2018

Laurel deputies make arrest in stabbing at north Corbin truck stop

UPDATE: Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say the woman stabbed outside a north Corbin truck stop Friday morning has been airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center, but is expected to recover. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs...

Suspect in Monday fatal stabbing captured following Tuesday incident; made strange request last week

(Correction: Due to a misprint, the original version of this story, which ran in the Jan. 17 print edition of the News Journal, incorrectly stated that Kentucky State Police were expected to charge Franzine Minchen with murder in connection with Curtis Lawson’s death, when...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018

Keisling gets 10 years in prison for stabbing ex-stepfather

A Williamsburg man, who stabbed his former stepfather in 2015, received a 10-year prison sentence during a hearing Tuesday morning in Whitley Circuit Court. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 03 Jan 2018

Guilty plea entered in 2013 fatal stabbing case

More than three years after he confessed to killing 60-year-old Clinton Ray Howard, a Harlan County man has pleaded guilty in the case. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin woman arrested for stabbing her brother

A Corbin woman was arrested Sunday in Knox County for allegedly stabbing her brother. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 52-year-old Susan Foley on one count of second-degree assault – domestic violence. Deputies were called to a residence on Burkshire off of Standard Ave....

Corbin woman indicted for murder

A Knox County grand jury has returned a murder indictment against a Corbin woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death. Fifty-four-year-old Deborah Bryant Poore was indicted Friday on one count of murder in connection with the Feb. 9 incident involving 57-year-old Steve...

W’burg man wanted in connection with July stabbing turns self

Bruce Lewis, who was wanted in connection with a July stabbing, turned himself in Feb. 11. A Williamsburg man, who had been wanted for over seven months in connection with a stabbing last summer, turned himself in at the Whitley County Detention Center Saturday. You need to login...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Public asked to help find stabbing suspect

Williamsburg police say a Whitley County man, who is wanted in connection with a stabbing last Wednesday, should be considered armed and dangerous and are asking for the public’s help in locating him. Police are searching for Bruce E. Lewis, 61, of 9255 US25W South,...
Posted On 08 Jul 2016

Gray man stabbed seven times

One man is in the hospital and another is in the Knox County Detention Center after state police were called to a Gray residence in response to a complaint of a stabbing Friday night. Police say the victim, identified as Justin Wilburn had been stabbed seven times, twice in the...