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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

Constable finds meth during search of suspected fugitive

The routine arrest of an Emlyn man, who had two active warrants for his arrest, lead to the discovery of 7.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine Saturday evening. Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. seized this suspected 7.5 grams of methamphetamine while arresting a man with two outstanding warrants Saturd

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-03-21 15:02:54

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

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

Woman indicted for shooting husband in hip

A woman charged with shooting her husband was indicted last week for first-degree assault. Linda K. Belew, 54, also known as Linda Johnson, Linda Helton and Linda Brock, of 251 Hanes Baker Road in Corbin, was named in a single count indictment for first-degree assault. The incident that sent Belew's

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

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 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


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

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


Williamsburg Action Team working to restore Lane Theater

WILLIAMSBURG - Fundraising efforts are in the works for one iconic landmark in downtown Williamsburg. Monday night members of the non-profit organization called Williamsburg Action Team, Inc., along with guests discussed two spring and summer fundraising events to help the continued restoration of t

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 21:51:00

Officials: Texas Roadhouse coming to London, Kentucky

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - The Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain is making a new addition in London. The City of London announced the news on its Facebook page Monday afternoon. The Roadhouse will be by exit 38 off I-75 where a Shell Station is currently. Mayor Troy Rudder, judge-executive David Westerfie


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