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Jury recommends maximum sentence for man convicted in Somerset home invasion

In August 2016, police say Gregory Miller, 57, entered a home on Canary Drive armed with a shotgun. In a struggle, the homeowner obtained Miller’s gun and apprehended him, according to police.


Habitat for Humanity helping family build on Broadway

During a Friday morning reception at the building site on Broadway Street, the group put out the word that Habitat for Humanity could use a few volunteers to help with construction. Whether individuals or groups, Kamperman said they can contact Habitat through their email (pulaskikyhabitat@gmail.com

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 04:11:34

Accident reconstruction part of 'typical' KSP investigation

The investigation into Sunday's collision between a bicyclist and an official Somerset vehicle is ongoing, Kentucky State Trooper Matthew Parmley said Wednesday night. Meanwhile, the 15-year-old cyclist who was transported to UK Medical Center with injuries that include bleeding on the liver is now

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 04:12:08

Somerset man dies in accident at McCreary penitentiary

John Arthur, 55, of Somerset, was fatally injured in an apparent mowing accident, according to Pulaski County Coroner Clyde Strunk.


Whitley Co. man charged after reportedly driving over woman during argument

The Laurel County Sheriff says deputies were called to Billboard Road around 3:30 p.m. Friday on a domestic violence complaint. According to deputies, when they arrived they learned that 49-year-old Alan Keith Rose, of Williamsburg, had driven over a woman’s leg in his Impala and then left the scene

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-18 08:24:00

Somerset opens the season in the Death Valley Bowl

"Lincoln County is a 5A school that recently had a coaching change. Spencer Crutchfield is the new coach," said Head Jumper Coach Robbie Lucas. With that being said, there is very little known about the Lincoln County Patriots. A new coach means a new look, a new strategy and a bit of the unknown as

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 04:12:24

Swoodies is a family affair for Ohio transplantsWill be located in old Goldenberg building on Fountain Square

"We're going to be allies," said Jones, co-owner of Swoodies, of his fellow downtown eateries, specifically next-door neighbor Downtown Deli. "People can come (downtown) for different places, so they're not just eating at the same place."

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 04:10:55

Former Laurel Co. Sheriff’s Deputy indicted on theft charge

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) –The Laurel County Sheriff says a former deputy was indicted by a grand jury Friday on a theft charge.According to the Sheriff, an investigation into discrepancies found on 29-year-old Brandon Broughton's timesheets revealed he had reported overtime hours that he had not actually

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-17 15:27:00

2 arrested on multiple drug charges

Carolyn J. Beamer, 26, of Somerset, and Juan F. Lopez Jr., 32, of Lexington, are each facing three counts of first-degree Trafficking in a Controlled Substance and one count of second-degree Trafficking in a Controlled Substance. Lopez is facing additional charges of first-degee Persistent Felony Of


Knox County teen reported missing for more than a week

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) -The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) sent out an alert for a missing teenager in Knox County.Matthew Gray of Corbin was last seen on August 7.The 16-year-old is described as 6'1" with brown hair and brown eyes. He weighs about 150 pounds.Anyone with info

WYMT.COM - 2018-08-17 16:58:00

Parole violator now facing new chargespossession of drugs, paraphernalia

An attempt to serve a parole violation warrant became a struggle between the wanted person and Laurel County Sheriff's deputies on Tuesday evening.That effort also created some more charges against 22-year-old Jonathon Paul of Sublimity School Road, including trafficking in illegal drugs.Detective J

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-08-17 04:21:39

KY Teen Faked Her Kidnapping, Texted Random Demands To Dad Demanding $400 - CrimeFeed

CORBIN, KY — A young Kentucky woman is accused of staging her own kidnapping and text-messaging ransom notes to her father demanding $600. When that didn’t work, she reportedly dropped the return fee down to $400.

CRIMEFEED.COM - 2018-08-17 16:58:22

Coroner: Inmate dies after lawn mower overturned on him - ABC 36 News

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say a Kentucky federal prison inmate who started a 15-month sentence two weeks ago has died.Pulaski County Coroner Clyde Strunk tells the Lexington Herald-Leader 55-year-old John Arthur died Monday after a riding lawn mower turned over on top of him.- Advertisement -


Coroner: Inmate dies after lawn mower overturned on him

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York indicted for sexual abuse

Daniel York, the Somerset man accused of sexually abusing his two stepdaughters, now has two co-defendants accused of helping him with the kidnapping of the older girl.


Three Whitley Co. residents found dead from suspected self-inflicted gunshot wounds over 24-hour period – The News Journal

The first deceased person was James King, 19, who was pronounced dead about 1:30 a.m. Saturday from a firearm-related injury at an acquaintance’s residence on Peggy Lane in Corbin.


Troopers: Somerset mayor cited for leaving the scene of accident involving juvenile

SOMERSET, Ky. (WKYT) -Kentucky State Police say Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler left the scene of an accident involving a juvenile riding a bicycle.Troopers say Girdler was driving on South Maple Street when his vehicle collided with the juvenile's bicycle.Investigators identified the Somerset mayor as


Kentucky Mayor Charged In Hit And Run Of 15-Year-Old Bicyclist 😮

This is Eddie Girdler, Mayor of Somerset in Pulaski County, Kentucky. He hit a young girl with his car AND DROVE AWAY.@KyDems@ACLUofKY@NationalNurses@Emma4Change@davidhogg111@maddow@washingtonpost— Stone Cold Pillar (@KottiPillar)August 14, 2018


Woman Sends Fake Ransom Demands as ‘Her Abductor’ to Her Dad

Silke Jasso2018-08-16T14:52:10+00:00">August 16, 20189:52 am">August 16, 20189:52 amWYMT-TVCORBIN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman has been accused of staging her own kidnapping and sending her father fake ransom notes demanding $400.News outlets report 19-year-old Abbygail Farley’s father had reported


KSP cites Somerset mayor on hit-and-run

Eddie GirdlerSomerset Mayor Eddie Girdler has has been issued a citation for failing to Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Failure to Render Aid or Assistance after allegedly striking a juvenile on a bicycle.According to the Kentucky State Police, an investigation began after a Sunday evening acci