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Quantity of meth, paraphernalia confiscated

Nearly two ounce of methamphetamine, pills and drug paraphernalia at a southern Laurel residence landed six people in jail last week. A drug investigation sent Laurel Sheriff's officials to the residence on Paris Karr Road, 12 miles southwest of London, on Friday, Jan. 12. A search of the residence

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-01-19 15:58:00

Two arrested on sex charges in Laurel Co.

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Two people were arrested on Thursday morning on sex charges in Laurel County. According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, the arrests occurred off Willie Cheek Road, approximately 10 miles east of London, after the Sheriff's office was informed of the wherabouts of a missin

WTVQ - 2018-01-19 18:35:52

Corbin man accused of contracting out murders attempting to have evidence thrown out

The federal trial of a Corbin man accused of attempting to pay to have four people, including Commonwealth's Attorney Allen Trimble and Whitley County Attorney Bob Hammons, killed, is scheduled to begin Tuesday, but a judge must decide whether or not prosecutors may use phone calls and a note to hel

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-01-19 22:04:12

Corbin High School basketball staff investigating Snapchat video involving Redhound player

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - Corbin High School and the school district are responding after a video was posted on social media, showing a student-athlete making a comment that is believed by some community members to be a racial slur. The video was posted Friday night on Facebook and Twitter by multiple p

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-21 03:05:00

$10,000 reward offered for serial robber wanted in London bank heist

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) coined him as "The Chameleon Bank Bandit", and they believe he is behind a robbery on October 13, in London. In a bulletin posted to FBI.gov say the heists started September 29 and the most recent occured January 5. They say he has robbed

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-19 21:49:00

Golden Alert issued for Somerset woman

SOMERSET, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Somerset Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing woman. She is 49-year-old Ruth Bowcock and police have issued a Golden Alert for her. They say Bowcock was last seen leaving on foot from 280 West Highway 80 in Somerset on Wednesday at aroun

WTVQ - 2018-01-19 14:11:11

City, county dealing with busted water pipes after sub-zero freeze

Brandon Colyer shovels snow from a sidewalk on East Mt. Vernon Street Tuesday afternoon during a major snowstorm that paralyzed Somerset and Pulaski County. Zero and below temperatures during January have caused water main breaks and froze hundreds of pipes in area homes.Chris Harris Temperatures l

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 12:15:00

Two charged for abuse of children

Last year marked a record year in arrests related to the endangerment and abuse of children and this year indicates the continuance of that trend with two people who allegedly mistreated young children. Although only a teen himself, 18-year-old Brett Eugene Hand of Lily is of legal age and is now fa

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-01-19 16:04:00

Opelousas man, 2 others killed in boat explosion in Kentucky

Photo: Kentucky State Police CALVERT CITY, KY (AP) - An explosion on a docked tugboat in Kentucky killed three people and injured several others Friday, authorities said. Timothy L. Wright, age 52, of Calvert City, Kentucky, Jerome A. Smith, age 56, of Thibodaux, Louisiana, and Quentin J. Stewart,

KLFY.COM - 2018-01-19 23:15:08

Pollock prisoner pleads guilty to possessing knife

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of Jan. 8, 2018. A criminal charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. All those pictured are innocent until proven guilty. To view those held in Rapides Parish detention facilities, go to

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-01-19 23:41:37

A festival for all things fishing

Capt. Steve Stubbe (right), of Mudfish Adventures located at Toldeo Bend, shows Ray Wood of Contraband Fly Casters of Lake Charles, a new model of a ten-weight fly rod called a short flyer. Stubbe said the rod is a one-piece fly rod that is more accurate and sensitive. "You get the same distance in

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-01-21 05:08:48

T-Rak's: more than just a meat market

T-Rak's owner Josh Townsend (center) watches employee Molly McCoy (left) help customer Sara Riche with a quick lunch item. Townsend said T-Rak's dining area can sit 15 customers, but he does a brisk lunchtime take-out business. {Editor's Note: Avoyelles is known for its outstanding local food. To c

AVOYELLESTODAY.COM - 2018-01-20 10:00:00

Home catches fire in Pineville, flames spread to neighboring house

PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) - One house was gutted and the house next door was damaged by a fire on Melrose Street in Pineville about 10 a.m. Friday morning. Pineville police on patrol spotted the flames and called the fire department. It didn't take long for the flames to engulf the home then spread to

KALB.COM - 2018-01-19 19:03:00

City looking to extend legal assistance to APD and AFD

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Alexandria Mayor Jacques Roy wants to set up a program for police officers and firefighters using the city's lawyers to give advice and help them with simple legal matters. The mayor said at his weekly meeting that he has always wanted to have a program like this available,

KALB.COM - 2018-01-19 23:26:00

Threatened local golf course gets a lifeline

Snow returned to Central Louisiana, keeping a lot of people indoors. But some people braved the cold to have fun in the wintry mix. Wochit Don't give up on Timber Trails just yet. The golf course near Tioga seemed destined for closure a few months ago. Lou Dechert, who owns the course with his wife

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-01-19 21:55:11

City of Alexandria releases map comparing utility rates across the state after winter storm

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - City of Alexandria utilities director, Mike Marcotte, said the city's utility customers saved a lot of money on their utility bills compared to other portions of the state during this week's winter storm. Marcotte showed what's known as a MISO map which is color coded to com

KALB.COM - 2018-01-19 23:39:00

Trial set to begin in deadly 2015 interstate crash [photos]

Nearly three years after a semitractor-trailer slammed into stopped traffic on Interstate 75, killing six people and injuring others, a Kentucky trucker is scheduled to stand trial Monday in Chattanooga for allegedly causing the carnage under the influence of methamphetamine. Impairment, contradicto

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-21 05:07:35

Business Digest: Bill Killian joins Chambliss law firm

Bill Killian joins Chambliss law firm Former U.S. Attorney William "Bill" C. Killian has joined the Chattanooga law firm of Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. Killian will concentrate his practice on regulatory investigations, white collar criminal defense and governmental law. Killian has been tryin

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-21 05:08:55

Quick Spin: Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabrio a drop-dead gorgeous drop-top

Just my luck: Mercedes-Benz sent us a gorgeous E400 Cabriolet on the coldest week of the year. It was 3 degrees one recent morning on Signal Mountain when I went out to fire up M-B's classy convertible - not exactly a temp that makes you want to drop the top and let your hair tousle in the wind. To

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-21 05:10:45

Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor's Center closes after government shutdown

People visiting the Chickamauga Battlefield's Visitor Center Saturday were greeted by locked doors and a notice, telling them the center was closed because of the government shutdown. The shutdown happened after the Senate failed to pass a government spending bill late Friday. Jason McGuire went t

WTVC - 2018-01-20 21:18:23