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Update: Murder suspect commits suicide

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a suspect in a fatal shooting committed suicide when he was confronted last Wednesday afternoon near Laurel Lake. The suspect has been identified as Kenneth W. Lipscomb, 55, of London, who reportedly killed himself following a pursuit along...

Police: Dead man found in funeral home parking lot committed suicide

Corbin Police were called to the parking lot at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home Thursday morning in response to a suicide in the parking lot. Police say 72-year-old Johnie Kinman of Corbin was pronounced dead at the scene. Corbin Police Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public...

Sunday vigil planned for teen who took his own life

Family and friends are asking the community to come together Saturday to remember a Corbin teen who took his own life and encourage those who may be considering suicide to seek help. Bailee O’kuma, a junior at Corbin High School, said Stephen Woolums had attended Corbin...

Whitley deputy successfully talks suicidal teen out of tree stand

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy spent more than two hours Saturday night to talk down a teenage girl who was threatening suicide. According to Sheriff Colan Harrell, Deputy James Fox was one of multiple law enforcement and emergency personnel who responded to a call from...