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3 men charged in 2017 Whitley County triple murder case

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - Williamsburg police have announced three arrests in a Whitley County triple murder case from 2017. The three men, all from Indiana, are now tied to the deaths of 16-year-old Robert "Little Man" Kennedy, Jr., his mother, Emogene Gardner-Bittner and Christopher Bittner, all


TSW WRESTLING — End of an era, beginning of new opportunities

CORBIN — Traditional Sports Wrestling (TSW) hosted its first event of 2019, New Year Resolution, which also turned out to be the wrestling organization’s final show at the Corbin Civic Center.


Suspect identified in connection to Wednesday shooting

GRAY — Kentucky State Police identified a suspect Thursday afternoon who is wanted in connection to the death of Barbourville man. KSP is asking the public for assistance locating Phillip Lee Lewis III, 24, in connection to the shooting and death of Gary Medlin, 25, of Barbourville.


Kentucky judge allegedly left accident scene. He’ll be suspended for seven days.

A Kentucky judge who allegedly left the scene of an accident has been suspended for seven days. The state Judicial Conduct Commission released the order on District Judge William W. Roberts on Thursday.


With murder suspect identified, family pushes for justice for lost loved one

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police say a warrant is out for the arrest of a man believed to be behind the murder of a Knox County man. Troopers say 24-year-old Phillip Lewis III shot and killed 25-year-old Gary Medlin.


Pittsburg Marine Owner says WYMT Kentucky Fishing Expo is the start of several new beginnings

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - The WYMT Kentucky Fishing Expo is this weekend, and vendors spent Thursday setting up at the Arena in Corbin. Local businesses, trucks, and boats were putting together their displays getting ready for the weekend ahead.


CHS DanceBlue hosting Benefit Talent Show Saturday

CORBIN — Corbin High School’s DanceBlue is hosting a fundraising event this weekend to raise money for childhood cancer. Grace Evans, a senior at Corbin High School and the chairperson of the Corbin High School DanceBlue Committee, began CHS DanceBlue last year after learning about the event through


South London nightclub faces closure after 'man tried to stab security guard'

A nightclub faces closure after a man was arrested over the attempted murder of a bouncer. Police were called to the Red Sea, in Camberwell Road, after reports of a man trying to stab a security guard at about 2am — two and a half hours after the club should have closed.


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


KSP issues arrest warrant for Knox Co. murder suspect

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police have named a suspect they believe is behind a robbery and murder in Knox County. State Police issued an arrest warrant for 24-year-old Phillip Lee Lewis III in connection to the January 16 robbery at the A&B Quick Stop in the Gray community.


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


Corbin defeats Athens Prep, 84-74, in Hometown Bank Classic

The Corbin Redhounds ended their stint in the Hometown Bank Classic with their third straight win, defeating Athens Prep, Tennessee, 84-74, on Thursday night. Not only was the win Corbin’s third of the classic, but it was their sixth in a row and eighth out of their past 10 games. Tony Pietrowski’s


2 arrested in Kentucky triple murder case; victims identified

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WKYT) - Police in Kentucky have announced two arrests in a Thursday morning triple murder investigation. The Owensboro Police Department said in a news conference Friday that Arnett Baines, 30, and Cylar Shemwell, 31, were both charged with three counts of murder and one count of ass


Three men with stolen car found hiding in store bathroom, sheriff says

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Laurel County Sheriff's Office arrested three men Wednesday after finding a stolen car. Deputies went to a business off West Cumberland Gap Parkway after reports of a stolen black Dodge Challenger. They found the car in the parking lot.


Judgment close to being made concerning legal fees in lawsuit against school board

LAUREL COUNTY – A final judgment is close to being made concerning legal fees in a federal lawsuit against the Laurel County Board of Education for discriminating against the district’s male student athletes, which will decide how much the board will be required to pay toward the plaintiff’s attorne


Whitley County officials will be giving 600 free hepatitis A vaccinations

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - After Whitley County was named third in the state for number of hepatitis A cases, officials are trying to stop the spread of the virus in their county.


Whitley County FFA students advancing to state competition

WHITLEY COUNTY — Several Whitley County High School Future Farmers of America students will be moving on to the state competition later this year after placing in their regional competition.


Kentucky special-needs teacher charged with sexually abusing former student

CYNTHIANA, Ky. — Police say a Kentucky special-needs teacher has been charged with sexually abusing a former student. Kentucky State Police say in statement on Thursday that 37-year-old Amanda Phillips of Cynthiana was arrested and charged with first-degree sex abuse with a child over the age of 12.


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.


East Bernstadt man indicted on murder charge, other charges for Sept. traffic crash

LAUREL COUNTY – An East Bernstadt man was indicted for murder—among other charges—by a Laurel County grand jury Friday stemming from September 2018 traffic crash that killed his mother and injured three others.