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Barbourville man shot dead at store in Gray

GRAY — A Barbourville man was shot and killed as he attempted to exit a store in Gray where a man had pointed a gun at the store clerk early Wednesday morning. Gary Medlin, 25, was trying to leave the A & B Quick Stop at 10354 N US 25E when the man holding the gun then fired multiple shots at Medlin


New details released in killing of Knox Co. bystander during armed robbery

GRAY, Ky. (WDKY) - Kentucky police are looking for the gunman accused of killing a bystander during an attempted armed robbery that took place just after midnight in Knox County.


Kentucky Police: Man dead after shooting, robbery suspect on the run

GRAY, Ky. (WYMT) -- A man is dead after a shooting in Knox County, Kentucky. WYMT reports Kentucky State Police say it happened early Wednesday morning at a convenience store on US 25 East in the Gray, Kentucky community.


‘Flash freeze’ will turn rain to snow in Central Kentucky this weekend

A winter storm that could bring around two inches of precipitation will arrive in Central Kentucky early Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. It’s the second straight weekend the Lexington area will get a winter hit; 1 to 2 inches of snow fell last Saturday, according to weather serv


Released from Knox County Detention Center

Released from Knox County Detention Center 1/15/19 (Tuesday) Edward R. Clark Jr., Zebuli J. Collett, Vicki Conner, William Ellis, Zachary C. Hart, Bonnie Lewis and Lee A. McDonald.


Sheriff: Man found beating doors, screaming that people were trying to choke him

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A Laurel County man was arrested after he was found banging on people's doors and screaming. The Laurel County Sheriff's Office was called out to Robert Cox Road in the early hours of the morning.


Knox Historical Museum Special 2019 Daniel Boone Festival History Calendar

The Knox Historical Museum Corner will feature rare unpublished photographs from our county's past. Photos of citizens living in Knox County and Barbourville will be the primary focus for The Knox Historical Museum's newest series of vintage photos. These next few weeks' articles and photos have not


Four homemade bombs found in Laurel County home

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - Local and federal agents are investigating the discovery of four homemade bombs found in a Laurel County home. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said the bombs were found during a drug investigation off Riverside Springs Drive.


Amazon gives back to Knox County

An e-commerce giant is now giving local organizations something to smile about thanks to a charity foundation called AmazonSmile. The foundation was created in 2013 with the simple goal of giving back. It operates as a website under the domain smile.amazon.com and features the same products, prices


Ohio, Kentucky among 5 deadliest states in US for drug overdoses

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Ohio and Kentucky both rank among the five deadliest states in the US for drug overdoses according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Search for missing Laurel Co. teenager

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) — According to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, deputies are searching for a runaway teenager, last seen near London. They say 14-year-old Tovia Hannah Terry was last seen on Douglas Boulevard, 11 miles south of London, Wednesday around 6 p.m.


Corbin High School student gets perfect ACT score

CORBIN — A local high school student has accomplished something that less than one percent of students have by snagging a perfect score on the ACT. Kami Garland, a sophomore at Corbin High School, recently scored a perfect composite score of 36 on the American College Test or ACT.


KSP: Bell Co. man robbed and assaulted

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Deputies in Bell County say a man reported being robbed and assaulted on Wednesday. Ricky Lee, 46, of Hulen told police three men assaulted him and took his money near Middlesboro.


Kentucky man caught 12 years after KSP says he stole $1.2 million in camera equipment

SPENCER COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Miami man is now behind bars in Kentucky after more than a decade on the run. Odelmis Hildalgo, 45, is charged with a felony of stealing more than $1.2 million worth of Nikon camera equipment from a Spencer County semi-truck in 2007.


LEFT TO MY OWN DEVICES: Things are gonna change, I can feel it

I’m a driver. I love to drive. I have a lifelong appreciation of and interest in car culture that’s taken me to hundreds of car shows and races. It’s been some years, but I’ve wrenched on cars too, especially Oldsmobiles, having gone overboard with one, a 1963 Olds F-85 convertible. That was the pre


Sagebrush Steakhouse is coming to Corbin by spring

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - Sagebrush Steakhouse is coming to Corbin and will be located in the former Dino's restaurant building. Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission Director Maggy Kriebel says she is excited to have more attraction right off the interstate at Exit 25, bringing people to Corbin while


Troopers: Man dies in head-on eastern Kentucky crash

SANDY HOOK, Ky. (WKYT) - An eastern Kentucky man is dead following a head-on crash. Kentucky State Police say James Barker, 38, of Sandy Hook was driving on Ky. 7 when his vehicle crossed the center line and hit a pickup head-on.


More info on fatal mine accident

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) — An underground shuttle car struck and killed a 56-year-old coal miner in Kentucky. Jeffery Norman Sloan, of Clinton, Tenn. was hit around 11:20 a.m. Monday morning at Tennco Energy's Toms Fork mine in Bell County in southeastern Kentucky.


BREAKING: Goforth denies sexual assault allegations

Republican State Representative Robert Goforth — who announced he would challenge Gov. Matt Bevin in the 2019 gubernatorial primary — is denying allegations that he sexually assaulted a Somerset woman a decade ago.


W’burg man arrested for unlawful imprisonment of his wife

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