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London man being sought after dead body found in home

A deceased individual found in a home off Hunters Trace has officially been declared a homicide by the Laurel County Sheriff's Office. Tuesday afternoon, the Sheriff's Office was called after somebody found a dead body in a home owned by Kenneth Lipscomb, 55, of London. The person who found the body

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-21 21:33:00

Keavy woman indicted for manslaughter in connection with fatal wreck

A Keavy woman has been indicted for manslaughter in connection with a fatal crash during which police say she was driving under the influence of intoxicants and with a suspended driver's license. Kayla Danielle Brock, 29, was indicted Friday on charges of second-degree manslaughter, operating a moto

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-03-21 15:30:37

OPENING DAY: Root Beer Stand, Dixie Grill welcomed customers Tuesday

Two food establishments in Corbin opened their doors on Tuesday to welcome in spring with their opening day. As Tuesday was the first day of spring, both the Root Beer Stand and the Dixie Grill welcomed in customers. The Root Beer Stand is no stranger to the opening day rush after all this is its be

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

Local woman arrested after foot chase with deputies

A Somerset woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after engaging in a short foot chase with a Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy. Amy N. Meece, 35, of Sulphur Springs Hollow Road, was arrested after officers located her at her residence. As a result of the incident, Meece was charged with first-degree Pos

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:00:00

Police search for Laurel County man after dead body is found

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - Officials in Laurel County are investigating after a dead body was found in a home off Hunter's Trace, just west of London, Tuesday afternoon. The body is being sent to Frankfort to be identified and to determine a cause of death. The Laurel County Sheriff's office is also askin

WYMT.COM - 2018-03-21 02:17:00

Texas Roadhouse coming to London

London Mayor Troy Rudder and Laurel County Judge Executive David Westerfield announced on Monday that Texas Roadhouse will be building in London. Construction is expected to begin in June on the site off Exit 38 where the Curry Shell station is located.Photo by Nita Johnson It's been a long time com

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

Two people arrested after fleeing SPD

A pair of arrests by the Somerset Police Department over the weekend serve as a reminder that suspects who run still get caught. The first was a Friday evening arrest where Bobby Inman, 27, of Somerset allegedly led police on a brief vehicle chase before being taken into custody. Inman was arrested

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:00:00

Eastern Kentucky University to offer online criminal justice degree program beginning in fall 2018

Eastern Kentucky University will offer an online criminal justice degree, beginning in Fall 2018. The bachelor's degree program will prepare students for a range of careers in the justice and safety field. "By offering an online degree in the broader criminal justice discipline, we hope to introduce

KYFORWARD.COM - 2018-03-21 15:34:15

Police searching for missing Laurel County man

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are searching for a Laurel County man, who went missing on Sunday. Robert T. Smith was last seen off Hooppole Creek road, 10 miles east of London at around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Smith is 6 feet tall, 190 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a gra

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 12:59:00

Man accused of stabbing two indicted

WHITLEY COUNTY - A Williamsburg man who fatally stabbed one person and seriously injured two others over a two-day span in January was indicted Monday by a Whitley County grand jury. Jeffrey Cole, 27, was named in a two-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred Jan. 15 and another, separa

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 23:00:00

SENTENCES: Mt. Vernon woman gets six years on drug, bail jumping charges

Brandy Snowden A Mt. Vernon woman who was arrested along with a man found hiding underneath a bed holding a machete, who also tried to bribe officers, has been sentenced to six years on drug and bail jumping charges. Brandy Snowden, 41, of Chestnut Ridge, was arrested back in October 2016 at a motel

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-20 23:57:00

CRIME REPORT: Berea man arrested on alleged assault, child abuse charges

Berea police were contacted by local hospital officials in reference to an assault which took place on Vanhook Court Saturday night. When officers arrived, police spoke with a female victim who said Leonard Callahan, 44, of Vanhook Court, Berea, was mad about the child's bedtime. The victim said whe


Officials: Texas Roadhouse coming to London, Kentucky

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - The Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain is making a new addition in London. The City of London announced the news on its Facebook page Monday afternoon. The Roadhouse will be by exit 38 off I-75 where a Shell Station is currently. Mayor Troy Rudder, judge-executive David Westerfie


Man arrested after driving stolen vehicle

A Flat Lick man is behind bars after police caught him driving a stolen vehicle with drug paraphernalia located inside. On March 8 at approximately 1 a.m., Knox County Deputy Mikey Ashurst performed a traffic stop on David Wayne Washam, 46, of Flat Lick, who was driving a 1994 Toyota Corolla with an


Accused murderer indicted on drug charges

A southern Laurel man accused of the shooting death of his wife earlier this month was indicted by a Laurel grand jury on Friday - but for drug charges from a December arrest rather than for the March 7 murder. Joshua Tate Davenport, 38, of 35 North Florence Road in Corbin, was named in a seven-coun


Keavy woman indicted in fatal crash case

LAUREL COUNTY - A Keavy woman arrested last month following a fatal crash was indicted Friday by a Laurel County grand jury. Kayla Danielle Brock, 29, was named in a four-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred Feb. 4. Brock was driving a 1991 Chevrolet pickup truck along Keavy Road whe


Man indicted for school safety threats

It was a chaotic morning for both law enforcement and school officials. While the country was still reeling with shock from the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida school that took the lives of 17 people, Laurel County was experiencing its own form of panic. That panic was heightened on Wednesday, Feb. 21


Fox arrested, charged with rape

When officers from the Laurel County Sheriff's Office located a missing juvenile unresponsive at the residence of a Keavy man on April 12, 2017, the search was on to find Teddy Lynn Fox. That search ended Friday morning with his arrest off Slate Ridge Road, approximately six miles south of London. A


2 McCreary men plead guilty in local court

Two McCreary County men were in Pulaski Circuit Court Thursday to plead guilty in separate cases. James Kenneth Petty, 25, of Pine Knot pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of indecent exposure in connection to incidents occurring in the summers of 2012 and 2013.


Man charged with attempted murder of police officer

The man who authorities report hit two police cruisers during a high-speed pursuit across Knox County early Friday morning has entered a not guilty plea. Gary Patterson, 51, of Barbourville, was arraigned in the Knox County District Court on March 12 after a pursuit on March 9 landed him with fourte