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Kentucky parents charged after 4-year-old boy found in 'unlivable conditions'

The boy would be locked in a room for long stretches of time to the point where he would go to the bathroom on the floor, said Deputy Hunter Luttrell, of the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

WGAL - 2018-08-18 18:58:00

Tractor-trailer crashes on I-75, spills diesel into nearby creek

Corbin, Ky. (WYMT) -Laurel County deputies say a tractor-trailer jack-knifed near mile marker 33 on northbound Interstate-75 Saturday morning. The crash happened around 8:00 a.m.Deputies said the driver of the truck slammed onto his breaks and lost control of the vehicle.The crash shut down one lane

WYMT.COM - 2018-08-18 13:12:00

Knox County teen reported missing for more than a week

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) -The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) sent out an alert for a missing teenager in Knox County.Matthew Gray of Corbin was last seen on August 7.The 16-year-old is described as 6'1" with brown hair and brown eyes. He weighs about 150 pounds.Anyone with info


Man arrested after Air-Vac machines in Knox County

Sheriff Smith says while patrolling yesterday, one of the deputies spotted the vehicle and pulled it over. David Lee Anderson, 47, was arrested, and one man fled on foot.

WYMT.COM - 2018-08-17 20:08:00

I-75 crash cleared; officials urge driver caution as cleanup continues

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) -Crews are working an accident scene on I-75 at the 33 mile marker in Knox County.Details are still emerging in the crash, with injuries reported. WKYT is reaching out to officials in the area to determine what happened.The roadway has only recently been cleared.Drivers are

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-18 08:39:00

Whitley Co. man charged after reportedly driving over woman during argument

The Laurel County Sheriff says deputies were called to Billboard Road around 3:30 p.m. Friday on a domestic violence complaint. According to deputies, when they arrived they learned that 49-year-old Alan Keith Rose, of Williamsburg, had driven over a woman’s leg in his Impala and then left the scene

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-18 08:24:00

Snake preacher gets bitten after father was killed by a rattlesnake

WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT:Cody Coots is the pastor at a snake-handling church in Middlesboro, KentuckyDuring his sermon, Pastor Coots can be seen handling a snake as he preaches tWhile holding the creature aloft, it snaps it jaw at the preacher’s ear


No One Saw It Coming: Snake-Handling Pastor Gets Bit By Snake

In 2014, Pastor Jamie Coots of the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus' Name church in Middlesborough, Kentucky died from a rattlesnake bite. Was it a camping accident? Did something go terribly wrong at the zoo? No, he was handling those snakes on purpose, in order to demonstrate how super holy he was.

WONKETTE (SATIRE) - 2018-08-18 20:26:46

Watch: Rattlesnake attacks Christian conservative pastor who thought Jesus would 'save him'

In Middlesboro, Kentucky, a pastor was seen collapsing to the ground after he was bitten by a rattlesnake in front of his congregation.

LIBERALMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-08-17 17:22:57

Police: Man stole multiple air compressors from Corbin car washes to 'pay for gas money'

Deputies say they observed Anderson driving a vehicle matching the make and model of one suspected in the recent string of thefts and attempted to stop him. When police engaged their emergency lights, they say Anderson parked his car on Paynes Branch Road in a manner allowing Anderson’s brother, Gar

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-17 19:03:00

KY Teen Faked Her Kidnapping, Texted Random Demands To Dad Demanding $400 - CrimeFeed

CORBIN, KY — A young Kentucky woman is accused of staging her own kidnapping and text-messaging ransom notes to her father demanding $600. When that didn’t work, she reportedly dropped the return fee down to $400.


Corbin man to see jury trial in October for robbery incident

James William Moore, 36, appeared in Laurel County Circuit Court Thursday for a pretrial conference, his first time in court since an agreement between him and prosecutors fell apart last month. The proceedings moved quickly, with prosecutors stating that the case was ready to move on to trial


Three Whitley Co. residents found dead from suspected self-inflicted gunshot wounds over 24-hour period – The News Journal

The first deceased person was James King, 19, who was pronounced dead about 1:30 a.m. Saturday from a firearm-related injury at an acquaintance’s residence on Peggy Lane in Corbin.


Former Laurel Co. Sheriff’s Deputy indicted on theft charge

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) –The Laurel County Sheriff says a former deputy was indicted by a grand jury Friday on a theft charge.According to the Sheriff, an investigation into discrepancies found on 29-year-old Brandon Broughton's timesheets revealed he had reported overtime hours that he had not actually


Parole violator now facing new chargespossession of drugs, paraphernalia

An attempt to serve a parole violation warrant became a struggle between the wanted person and Laurel County Sheriff's deputies on Tuesday evening.That effort also created some more charges against 22-year-old Jonathon Paul of Sublimity School Road, including trafficking in illegal drugs.Detective J


Man behind bars after city drug bust

A Barbourville man told police he was only “trying to support his family” after a successful drug bust on Friday. Now, James Aaron Smith, 28, is behind bars, facing several drug charges.


Police: Man arrested after sending nude photos to teenager

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) -The Williamsburg Police Department arrested a man who allegedly sent nude photos to a 15-year-old girl.Police said Robin Gobel sent text messages to the teen asking her to perform sexual activities.The next day, police said Gobel sent a nude picture of himself to the girl.G


London woman takes plea deal in police pursuit case

Jennifer Marie Gray, 34, was set to have her case heard before a jury Tuesday, though no trial took place due to an agreement reached between Gray and prosecutors Monday, according to the Knox County Court Clerk’s office. With that agreement, Gray was able to enter a guilty plea to lesser charges.


A correctional facility in Laurel County is building a new jail

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) -The Laurel County Detention Center is making way on their new facility, located in the Fariston area of Laurel County.


Woman Sends Fake Ransom Demands as ‘Her Abductor’ to Her Dad

Silke Jasso2018-08-16T14:52:10+00:00">August 16, 20189:52 am">August 16, 20189:52 amWYMT-TVCORBIN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman has been accused of staging her own kidnapping and sending her father fake ransom notes demanding $400.News outlets report 19-year-old Abbygail Farley’s father had reported