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Emma Bunton to take a break from Heart London Breakfast
Emma Bunton is set to take a break from her presenting role on Heart London Breakfast. The 42-year-old pop star - who recently reunited with the Spice Girls - has announced that she will stop presenting Heart Breakfast on the station, having spent the last five years in the role.
Root elected to serve once again on Kentucky Sheriff's Association Board of Directors
During the 89th annual Kentucky Sheriff's Conference, held in Louisville, Laurel County Sheriff John Root was elected to served his fifth consecutive term on the Kentucky Sheriff's Association Board of Directors.
Traffic stop leads to drug charges for three individuals
An early morning traffic stop on Monday morning led to felony drug possession charges for three individuals, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office. Keith Hoskins, 42, of London; Robert D. Martin, 51, of Eubank; and Melinda B. Hoppin, 36, of London, were all charged with two counts of firs
Three Sheriff's deputies receive 'Medal of Honor'
Three Laurel County deputies have received the highest honor from the Kentucky Sheriff's Association. Last Thursday at the Kentucky Sheriff's Conference in Louisville, Deputy Travis Napier, Deputy Jamie Etherton and Deputy Jake Miller all received the Kentucky Sheriff's Association "Medal of Honor"
Icy winter storms cause power outages in southern Kentucky
SOMERSET, Ky. (WDKY) — South Kentucky Regional Electric Cooperative Corporation (SKRECC) reported that hundreds of customers in southern Kentucky were without power because of icy conditions in the region. By about 5:00 Sunday night, none of its counties had more than 150 customers without power.
London man arrested on drug charges
While searching for a missing person/death investigation, Laurel County Sheriff Detective Kyle Gray arrested a London man on drug charges. Detective Gray arrested Gary Lee Ratliff, 34, of Laura Lane, on Tuesday at approximately 8:30 p.m. eight miles west of London. While deputies were conducting the
Winter weather system hits central and eastern Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) — A weekend winter storm hit several parts of central and eastern Kentucky. Whitley, Laurel, Pulaski, Letcher, and Harlan Counties saw significant amounts of snow.
Jaguars hope hard work from the off season will help youth catch up to speed
LONDON, Ky (WYMT)- The North Laurel Jaguars are coming off an impressive 29-5 season last year, losing to South Laurel in the 13th Region Semi-finals. The Jags won the school's first-ever Boys' Basketball District Championship.
Somerset woman facing 'enhanced punishment' in federal case
A Somerset woman who is part of a federal drug and kidnapping case has been given notice that if convicted on one of those counts she faces "enhanced statutory punishment" due to a prior felony conviction.
12 arrested after raid on residence off Bryant's Way
The war on drugs seems to be a never-ending battle for local law enforcement, and Sunday's arrest of 12 individuals is proof of that. The arrests happened off Bryant's Way, approximately two miles west of London around 1 p.m. when detectives and deputies from the Laurel County Sheriff's Office and o
South Laurel Lady Cardinals win 2018 WYMT Food City Mountain Basketball Classic
HAZARD, Ky (WYMT) - The South Laurel Lady Cardinals erased a 18-point deficit to win the Girls' 2018 WYMT Food City Mountain Basketball Classic, 53-44 over Clay County. It's the first Mountain Classic title for the Lady Cardinals.
Laurel County EMA preps for possible snow, ice
LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WDKY) — Several communities in southern Kentucky are preparing for potential winter weather. In Laurel County, road crews are on standby as they could see several inches of snow overnight.
Jaguars remain unbeaten with road win over Leslie County
HYDEN — Powered by Cole Kelley’s 22-point scoring effort, the North Laurel Jaguars were able to remain unbeaten by defeating Leslie County on Friday, 76-57. Ten different players scored during the 19-point victory while North Laurel improved to a perfect 3-0 during the process. It marks the fourth s
Missing London woman found dead Tuesday
LONDON — A missing person case has turned into a death investigation following the discovery of the woman’s body Tuesday. Danielle Baker, age 31, of Laura Lane, London, was found deceased in the woods behind her residence off Laura Lane on Tuesday at approximately 3 p.m. She was found by her father
Woman who allegedly admitted to sodomizing her children enters not guilty plea to charges
KNOX COUNTY - A Barbourville woman who allegedly admitted to police in September to sodomizing her children on multiple occasions in 2015 has pleaded not guilty to the charges stemming from the alleged incidents.
Corbin couple accused of abuse denied visitation with child
KNOX COUNTY - A Corbin couple facing abuse charges involving their 10-year-old child was once again denied visitation with the alleged victim following a request to amend their bond conditions Friday.
‘There are many interesting things on this creek, let us take a ride’
If a photographer landed on your doorstep asking you to take him to get some photographs of interesting places on Stinking Creek, where would you go? Sure you would reply, “There are many interesting things on this creek, let us take a ride.”
State police hold annual 'Shop with a Trooper'
LONDON - Kentucky State Police Post 11, London and the State Police Professional Association Chapter 11 held its annual "Shop with a Trooper" program at the London Walmart on Tuesday evening.
Local man sentenced in sexual abuse case
A Somerset man was sentenced to six years in prison Friday morning on charges connected to an October 2017 domestic disturbance. Matthew J. Girdler, 27, will serve five years for first-degree sexual abuse and another year for third-degree burglary after pleading guilty last September.
Murder victims' family pushes for death penalty in Kentucky
LONDON, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Ten years ago was the last time Kentucky executed a death row inmate. Now, a judge who put executions on hold eight years ago, has the legal filings from both sides that could lead to hearings or a ruling.