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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

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

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

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

The Latest: Girl in critical condition after school shooting

Deputies, federal agents and rescue personnel, converge on Great Mills High School, the scene of a shooting, Tuesday morning, March 20, 2018 in Great Mills, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Susan Walsh A Maryland Sheriff says the gunman at Great Mills High School is dead after he shot two students and a s

DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-20 17:37:50

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

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


Storms drop hail, cause damage in portions of Kentucky

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (WKYT) - Saturday evening thunderstorms brought heavy rain, lightning and hail throughout portions of the Bluegrass region. The thunderstorms also caused scattered damage in some areas including some damage in Mount Vernon. Others have tweeted pictures of hail in portions of south


Five arrested for drugs by Sheriff's Office

Laurel County Sheriff deputies lucked into a sizable drug bust when investigating a different complaint Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were called out to American Greeting Card Road on Tuesday to investigate the complaint of a possible trespassing. While they were canvassing the area, a press release f


Woman accused of shooting husband indicted

LAUREL COUNTY - A Gray woman who allegedly shot her husband last month was indicted Friday by a Laurel County grand jury. Linda Belew, 53, was named in a one-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred Feb. 3. Belew was arrested after the Laurel County Sheriff's Department was contacted con


Space heater sends pharmacy employee to hospital

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WYMT) - A Clay County pharmacy employee is in the hospital after she was burned by a space heater inside the store. Workers said it happened Wednesday. "I do remember just sheer horror gripping me and thinking oh my gosh, what's happened," said one of the owners of Down Home Pharm


Keavy man charged with rape of juvenile

A Keavy man has been charged with the 2017 rape of a juvenile, whom police say was unconscious at the time. Laurel County Sheriff's deputies arrested 39-year-old Teddy Lynn Fox Friday morning after he was discovered in an area off of Slate Ridge Road in Lily. "One of the deputies knew we were lookin


Two sentenced for crimes with children

A man accused of abusing a 10 year old child nearly a year ago was sentenced in Laurel Circuit Court recently. John Newton Paolantino, 39, of East Bernstadt, is now fulfilling a six-year prison term on charges of first-degree criminal abuse of a child. The incident reportedly took place on April 29


London man to see trial in October in 2017 triple shooting

LAUREL COUNTY - A jury trial has been set for a London man facing several charges stemming from a January 2017 triple shooting that left one person dead and two others wounded. Michael Paul Collier, 38, was arrested and charged with murder and two counts of first-degree assault following the shootin