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Attorney for murder suspect wants his statements to police suppressed

Lawyers for a Corbin man, who is facing a possible death sentence for allegedly killing three people in 2018, including a pregnant woman and her unborn child, want to have his statements to police suppressed although it isn’t exactly clear why they want those statements...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019

Two more Indiana men indicted Monday in connection with 2017 Whitley County triple homicide

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted two Indianapolis men Monday morning in connection with the 2017 triple homicide of a local family. The grand jury indicted Darnel Chivers, 39, and Anthony Hester, 34, charging them with three counts of murder in the strangulation deaths of...
Posted On 20 May 2019

W’burg trio indicted for murder, could face death penalty

A trio of Williamsburg residents, who were indicted Monday morning for murder and robbery in the killing of a man near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Jellico last month, could potentially face the death penalty, if convicted. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019

New details emerge about Williamsburg man’s killing

New details are slowly emerging about the killing of a Williamsburg man, who was found stabbed to death last week in a building in far southern Whitley County, after a review of court records and 911 recordings connected to the killing. The recordings were obtained through an...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019

Three Indianapolis men arrested for murder in 2017 Deep Branch Road triple homicide case

Residents in Eastern Whitley County can rest a little easier tonight knowing that the men believed to be responsible for a previously unsolved 2017 triple homicide have now been apprehended. The last of three Indianapolis men, who Williamsburg police believe was involved in the...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019

Accused burglar caught in the act

A Williamsburg man is behind bars after he was caught allegedly trying to break into a house Sunday afternoon. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Lawson arrested Nick Lambdin, 26, of Shelbie Hurst Road, about 3:03 p.m. charging him with first-degree burglary, first-degree...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Missing person case turns into homicide investigation; one arrested

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Posted On 05 Sep 2018

Probation revoked for woman who admitted to stealing money from crash victim

A Williamsburg woman who had previously pleaded guilty to stealing money from a man minutes after he was killed in a motorcycle crash is back in jail after violating her probation. Forty-one-year-old Alishia McElfresh appeared in Whitley Circuit Court Tuesday morning on a motion...

One person dead, one in custody following motorcycle wreck

One person is dead and another is in custody on theft charges following a motorcycle wreck on Ky. 1064 in the Whetstone community of Whitley County Tuesday morning. Sheriff Colan Harrell said law enforcement and emergency personnel were called out to the scene about 11:45 a.m....

Corbin woman arrested with fake urine

A Corbin woman is behind bars after allegedly showing up at the probation office with a bottle of fake urine. About 10:35 p.m. on Oct. 5, Williamsburg Police Detective Bobby Freeman charged Samantha Jo Petrey, also known as Samantha Jo Lawson, 27, of Corbin, with tampering with...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016