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Williamsburg man wanted for shooting at law enforcement last week, arrested in Jellico

A Williamsburg man wanted for allegedly shooting at law enforcement during a foot pursuit last Saturday, was apprehended at a motel in Campbell County, Tennessee Thursday. Jordon Lee Ramey is facing one count of attempted murder of a police officer. Officials with the Campbell...

Tennessee man charged with shoplifting pellet rifle at Corbin Walmart

A Tennessee man was arrested Saturday night after loss prevention at Corbin Walmart detained him as he attempted to leave the store with a stolen pellet rifle. Bobby J. Johnson, 38, of Jellico, is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking – shoplifting – of the value under...

Earthquake originating in Tennessee felt across Whitley County

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake originating in Campbell County, Tennessee Monday afternoon has been felt all across Whitley County. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was centered near Fincastle, Tennessee, occurring at 2:12 p.m. People in Corbin reported feeling...

Knox deputy responding to suspicious vehicle complaint finds intoxicated man in stolen truck

A suspicious vehicle complaint in the parking lot of a Corbin church last week led to the recovery of a truck reported stolen out of Laurel County and the arrest of a Tennessee man wanted on an escape charge out of Louisville. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the...

Texas man adds charges in Laurel County stemming from 2018 chase down I-75

A Texas man facing numerous charges, including attempted murder, in connection with a high-speed chase down Interstate 75 and into Tennessee last October, is facing three additional counts of attempted murder in Laurel County. A Laurel County grand jury returned the indictment...

Police identify suspect in Tuesday robbery at Hometown Bank

Corbin Police have identified the suspect in the robbery of Hometown Bank Tuesday and are asking for the public’s help to locate him. The individual seen on video pointing a gun at a teller and demanding money has been identified as 55-year-old Timothy Sample. “He has been...

Stolen car runs out of gas in Whitley County

Police recovered a stolen vehicle in Whitley County Thursday afternoon after it ran out of gas along I-75, and have arrested two Tennessee residents in connection with the case. About 2 p.m., Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Keegan Bray responded to...
Posted On 10 Mar 2017