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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

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-19 11:00:00

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

MOUNTAINADVOCATE.COM - 2018-03-19 12:00:19

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

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-19 11:00:00

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

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-19 11:00:00

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.

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 11:30:00

Sinkhole to close eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County

A sinkhole has created a depression on Interstate 24 eastbound near mile marker 9, and traffic was backed up for about two miles Monday morning. Only one of three lanes of traffic were shut down as of 11 a.m., but all three lanes were to be closed, and all eastbound traffic was to be stopped, as soo

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-03-19 16:05:51

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

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-19 18:00:00

Crews battling apartment complex fire in Sumner County

Crews are working to battle an apartment complex fire in Sumner County. The fire is happening at the Copper Ridge Apartments on New Highway 52 East in Westmoreland. Several additional agencies have responded, including firefighters from Portland and Gallatin. It's not clear if anyone was injured in

WSMV - 2018-03-19 13:54:00