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Body found in home identified as son of homeowner

A dead body discovered by a relative on Hunter's Trace on Tuesday was identified on Thursday using dental records. The body was identified as Jared Lipscomb, 22, of London, who was the son of Kenneth Lipscomb, the homeowner, who shot and killed himself after a short chase with Laurel County Sheriff'

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-23 18:17:00

One person killed Thursday in wreck involving KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer

One person was killed Thursday in a two-vehicle wreck involving a Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer on northbound Interstate 75 in Laurel County. According to Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at KSP Post 11 in London, the deceased is identified as

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-03-23 11:39:52

Construction underway for shopping center at Oakwood site

Somerset has a new shopping center in its future. Construction has started on a 24-acre site at Oakwood the state declared surplus last summer and sold by sealed bids to Somerset developer Brook Ping and partners. Makena Development LLC, a Somerset-based corporation owned by Ping, Cory Ikerd and Sh

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 11:45:00

London man dies in crash involving officer

LAUREL COUNTY - A London man is dead following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 involving a Kentucky State Police Vehicle Enforcement Officer. The incident occurred Thursday at 4:47 p.m. near the 33 mile marker in Laurel County. Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received the report and the K

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 02:45:00

London police arrest Richie Farmer for DUI

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - Former UK basketball player and Agriculture Commissioner of Kentucky Richie Farmer is in jail after London police arrested him for DUI. Farmer was booked in in the Laurel County Detention Center at 6:34 p.m. He served a 27-month sentence for misappropriating government resource

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-23 00:51:00

PRESS RELEASE: Operation Blind Justice brings more than 20 arrests

Early this morning the Metro Crime Unit along with TBI executed operation "Blind Justice". This operation was a culmination of the past 18 months in which The Metro Crime Unit and TBI agents have been making cases against drug dealers in Henry County. During this lengthy investigation 62 suspects we

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-03-23 17:34:00

Cases in Hart County dismissed due to the lack of improbable cause

HART COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) -- The federal investigation of the Horse Cave Police Department continues. According to court documents, one case is being dismissed due to the lack of probable cause because one officer is being investigated and exercising his 5th amendment right. In an arrest warrant dated

WBKO - 2018-03-24 00:16:00

Local group taking part in march to protest school violence

A Pulaski group is organizing a trip Saturday to Lexington to participate in a local offshoot of the Washington March For Our Lives. Pulaski County Citizens Against Gun Violence in Schools is urging anyone who wants to join them for a caravan for Lexington's march can meet up with the group at noon

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 11:30:00

Richmond doctor allegedly gave Suboxone prescriptions to patients he didn't see

A Richmond doctor improperly prescribed a drug used to treat people for addiction to opioId drugs such as oxycodone and heroin, a grand jury has charged. The grand jury in Madison County indicted Dr. Martin A. Barrios on two counts of Medicaid fraud; one count of second-degree trafficking in a contr


Search underway for suspected bridge jumper

As of Wednesday afternoon, rescue personnel were still searching for an individual who allegedly jumped off a bridge in Burnside early Tuesday. Authorities have as of yet declined to release the name of the individual. However, according to Karl Clinard, Public Affairs Officer for the Pulaski County


Police: Murder suspect commits suicide

Laurel County Sheriff's deputies say a suspect in a fatal shooting committed suicide when he was confronted Wednesday afternoon near Laurel Lake. The suspect has been identified as Kenneth W. Lipscomb, 55, of London, who reportedly killed himself following a pursuit along Flatwoods Road off of Level


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


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


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


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


Two Simpson relatives to have court date in shooting

FRANKLIN - A Simpson County man and his stepson are accused of attempting to kill a distant relative who had been involved in an ongoing argument with the stepson. Johnnie Alfred Bell, 74, and Christopher A. Yarbrough, 48, both of Franklin, have been indicted on charges of attempted murder and tampe


Two Munfordville men arrested on Hart County warrants

The Hart County Sheriff's Office executed warrants on two people Tuesday. David J. Rice, 36, of Munfordville was arrested at the Hart County Judicial Center on a warrant for flagrant nonsupport and persistent felony offender. He was lodged in the Hart County Jail on a $5,000 bond. Nathan A. Horn,


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


Rescue personnel searching for man who jumped from bridge

Rescue personnel have been searching for the body of an individual believed to have jumped off the Cumberland River Bridge in Burnside. According to Karl Clinard, Public Affairs Officer for the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office, a male, aged 31, jumped off the bridge early Tuesday morning at about 3 a


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