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Eight arrested in drug investigation in Laurel County

The arrests were made off Hatcher Road, two miles east of London, on Monday afternoon at approximately 3 p.m.


Motorcycle rider dies from injuries sustained in Tuesday wreck – The News Journal

Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said William Hathaway, 42, was pronounced dead at Baptist Health Corbin.


Three jailed for allegedly importing heroin

Three people are facing multiple drug charges, including importing heroin, after police found them injecting drugs in the Pizza Hut parking lot.


Update: Officials say missing Laurel County woman found safe

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT)UpdateOfficials say Holly Parsley was found safe Thursday around 11 a.m.Original StoryThe Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing woman.21-year-old Holly Parsley was last seen off Laurel Ridge Road on May 8th at around 6:00 p.m.Parsley


Eight people arrested in Laurel County drug investigation - ABC 36 News

The arrests were made off of Hatcher Road, two miles east of London around 3:00 p.m., according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.


Man hit, killed by car in Laurel County

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) -A man has died after being hit by a car in Laurel County.The victim was hit Monday night on Kentucky 80, about two miles west of London.The Laurel County coroner told WKYT he was called to the scene just after midnight.He identified the victim as a 53-year-old local man, but he w


Coroner: London man dies after being hit by car - ABC 36 News

The Laurel County coroner says he responded to the scene just after midnight.The victim has been identified as Gary Patton of London, according to the coroner’s office.


Barbourville names Andrea Hillard as Lady Tigers new head basketball coach

Hillard spent four years (2010-11 to 2013-14) as head coach of the Lady Tigers, and compiled a 61-60 record while leading Barbourville to two 51st District championships, one 51st District runner-up and three 13th Region Girls Tournament appearances.


Update: Fatal crash victim, passenger, had been to party shortly before crash; deputies arrest 10 after crash – The News Journal

The crash killed Matthew White, 20, of Williamsburg. His brother, Dustin White, 21, was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he his condition had been upgraded to stable Monday, according to Sheriff Colan Harrell.


Barbourville man's sentencing moved

Brian Lee Bunch, 40, was set to be sentenced Friday in Knox County Circuit Court, though following a brief sidebar between prosecutors, defense attorneys and the judge, the sentencing was continued. Bunch accepted a plea agreement in March, entering a guilty plea in exchange for lesser charges.


Williamsburg Police searching for suspect in Monday home invasion/robbery – The News Journal

Chief Wayne Bird said the suspect has been identified as Samuel E. Plotnick, 41, of Williamsburg, was able to elude police following an altercation during which officers twice used their tazers in an attempt to subdue him.


Man involved in standoff with police has trial continued, again

David Ray Wilson, 52, appeared in Knox County Circuit Court Monday morning for a final pretrial conference before his previously-scheduled May 9 trial date, though that trial will now be pushed back to later this year at the request of Wilson’s attorney’s, Billy Taylor and Sam Castle. The request wa


Cosby downs Jellico in dominant three-inning showing

The Lady Eagles (13-6, 9-0 District 2-A) have been on a roll recently, notching eight mercy rule victories to compliment their 11-game win streak.


Williamsburg man arrested for drugs after police chase

Around 1:30 a.m. Friday, Deputy Brian Hensley was patrolling in the Savoy area and attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a red Chevrolet Camaro. Upon activating his blue lights, the car sped up.


Crews working two crashes on Interstate 75

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) -We are following a developing story out of Laurel County.First responders are on the scene of two crashes with injuries at mile marker 42 in the southbound lanes on Interstate 75, near London.Dispatchers tell WYMT that part of the southbound lane is shut down, but we do not know


10 adults arrested at party involving minors in Williamsburg

Ten adults were arrested, ranging in age from 18 to 35. Their charges include alcohol intoxication in a public place, unlawful transaction with a minor or a combination of the two charges. Two males out of the 10 arrested, ages 18 and 22, were also charged with second-degree disorderly conduct.


Gray man charged with choking wife's son to appear in court Tuesday – The News Journal

Deputies were called to a residence on Guinn Loop off of Arkle Road, east of South Ky. 233, at approximately midnight last Wednesday in response to a complaint that a man, identified as Phillip Gamino, 38, was drunk, destroying the house and assaulting the woman’s son.


Wanted Tazewell man captured in Mexico

A wanted Tazewell man was taken into custody in Juarez, Mexico, according to the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department.Nathan G. Taylor Jr., 48, fled Tennessee late last year after being indicted for two counts of aggravated kidnapping and two counts of aggravated assault.He is being held by the Mex


Pulaski County sisters have become ‘Walker Stalkers’

In 2010, AMC added “The Walking Dead” to the list. The series, which is based on the graphic comic book written by Cynthiana, Ky., native Robert Kirkman, follows a group of men and women in Georgia who are trying to make sense of life after the zombie apocalypse.


Deputies: Whitley County woman passes out along road while toddler swallows pill

Authorities determined the woman, 50-year-old Linda Carr, was impaired along with the toddler. A search uncovered needles, Suboxone and Klonopin.