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Laurel deputies recover pistol, meth from Corbin man found passed out in vehicle

A Corbin man was arrested early Monday morning after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reported finding him passed out in a vehicle at a local business with a pistol in his lap and methamphetamine in his possession. Dustin Brice, 28, is facing charges of public intoxication –...

Corbin man who led police on two-high speed chases admits he smoked meth

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin man, who led law enforcement on one high-speed chase that began on Cumberland Falls Hwy., and then a second chase that ended on Paris Karr Road in Laurel County early Wednesday morning, admitted to smoking methamphetamine prior to...

Williamsburg man indicted over pipe bombs

A Williamsburg man will remain behind bars in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond after being indicted Monday morning in connection with an incident where pipe bombs were found at his residence late last year. The Whitley County Grand Jury handed...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020

Harrodsburg man indicted for firing gun outside Baptist Health Corbin

The Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted a Harrodsburg man, who allegedly fired three rounds from a .22-caliber rifle on Jan. 29 while outside Baptist Health Corbin from a truck he was allegedly attempting to steal. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020

Corbin man arrested after shots fired outside apartment

A Corbin man was arrested Thursday night in connection with a complaint of shots fired outside a north Corbin apartment, and then fighting with Laurel County deputies. Danny Lee Mcalarnis, 76, is facing two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, third-degree terroristic...

Corbin woman indicted over loaded gun found in children’s toybox

A Knox County mother was indicted Friday on charges stemming from a police welfare check during which deputies reported finding a loaded gun in the children’s toybox, and learned she had threatened to kill her five children on several occasions. Nina M. Vaughn, 32, of Corbin, is...

London man gets 10-year prison sentence in DUI crash case

  A London man, who was driving impaired and seriously injured a woman during a crash in Whitley County nearly two years ago, was recently sentenced to serve a decade behind bars. Michael Howard, 41, pleaded guilty in Whitley Circuit Court on Nov. 18 to first-degree assault,...
Posted On 31 Jan 2020

London man getting probated sentence for fleeing police

A London man, who has been incarcerated in the Whitley County Detention Center since June for fleeing police among other offenses, agreed to a plea agreement Monday afternoon. A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted Orlando Luna, 36, on July 15 for first-degree fleeing or evading...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

Deputies recover two pipes Sunday evening, arrest one

A Kentucky State Police bomb technician had to be called to the scene to disarm two pipe bombs found late Sunday evening at a Williamsburg home, and a man is now behind bars in the Whitley County Detention Center in connection with the case. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason...
Posted On 18 Dec 2019

Tennessee man faces felony charges after pursuit into Williamsburg

An Oneida, Tennessee man is facing felony charges stemming from a police chase that started in Scott County, Tennessee, and ended in Williamsburg Sunday afternoon. Whitley District Judge Fred White entered a not guilty plea for Casey G. Cox, 21, during his arraignment Monday...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019