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Attempted robbery at Long John Silver’s

Police say around 10:55 p.m., one man, acting alone, entered the Long John Silver’s restaurant with a lug wrench to get money from the safe. While nothing was taken from the restaurant during the event, one employee was injured.

MOUNTAINADVOCATE.COM - 2018-05-20 09:07:32

Somerset woman facing multiple theft-related indictments

Amy Nichole Meece, 35, of Somerset, is currently being held in the Madison County Detention Center. She is facing an indictment in that county charging her with two counts of second-degree Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and two counts of Theft by Deception (cold checks; $10,000 or more).

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-05-20 11:15:00

Barbourville man arrested for Facebook photos

LONDON – A Barbourville man was arrested by Kentucky State Police Friday after a two-week long investigation surrounding photographs that had surfaced on Facebook.Kyle D. Childress, 28, was arrested by KSP detectives at about 4:30 p.m. Friday.

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-05-19 20:50:00

An area doctor is dead following single-vehicle car crash

Investigators said Dr. Jake Cope, 69, was driving on U.S. 421 when he drove off the roadway and hit an embankment. Dr. Cope was taken to Harlan ARH, where he was later pronounced dead.

WYMT.COM - 2018-05-18 20:48:00

Police arrest man accused of posting photos suggesting violence towards police

Kyle D. Childress, 28, of Barbourville, was arrested Friday afternoon by KSP detectives after a two-week-long investigation.

WKYT 27 - 2018-05-19 10:33:00

Rockholds man extricated, airlifted following Friday crash – The News Journal

Jones was reportedly traveling east on the roadway off of Ky. 26 in a Nissa Altima sedan when he ran off the road, bounced off a tree, plowed through a fence and came to rest in the middle of the road.


Pulaski Co. woman found dead after overnight house fire

SOMERSET, Ky. (WKYT) -A Pulaski County woman was found dead in a burning home early Saturday morning, according to Kentucky State Police.

WKYT 27 - 2018-05-19 11:51:00

Somerset man, 73, takes plea deal in child porn case

George, 73, was sentenced Friday by Pulaski Circuit Judge David Tapp. George had submitted a plea agreement in February.

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-05-19 11:30:00

Knox woman charged with endangering 4-year-old

On May 12 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Deputy Andrew Lawson responded to a complaint of an intoxicated woman, identified as Angela Elam, 32, of Gray, with a four-year-old child walking on California Hollow Road.


KSP Death Investigation / Pulaski Co.

On Saturday, May 19, 2018 at approximately 4:30 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by the Pulaski County 911 Center of a residential structure fire with a fatality at a residence located on Boat Dock Road Pulaski County.

BEREAONLINE.COM - 2018-05-19 00:00:00

Police arrest man after undercover drug buy

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) -In Knox County, a man is in jail after an undercover purchase of meth.


London man charged with promoting human trafficking after offering to exchange cash for sex with minor

“Human trafficking is modern day slavery that occurs in every county in our state, and the only way to raise awareness and prevent it is through working together in strong partnerships,” Beshear said. “I would like to thank London’s Police Chief Derek House, Laurel County Sheriff John Root, and Loui


Recent Laurel County Sheriff's Office reports released

Suspicious person complaint ends in arrestA Corbin woman who allegedly had several credit/debit cards not in her name is facing a preliminary hearing on Tuesday.Jennifer Sawyers, 38, was arrested early Monday morning after Laurel Sheriff’s deputies received a complaint of a suspicious person off Lev


Lady Jaguars pull away for 11-5 victory over Williamsburg

“In the first inning we were kind of flat. Our bats came alive and we started seeing and hitting the ball, which is great,” said Gregory. “Kelsey Tye is an awesome pitcher and she brings a lot to the table for Williamsburg. I was very proud of how we battled back.”


Drivers react to rising gas prices in Kentucky

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) -With warmer weather and school soon letting out, many families are starting to think about that summer vacation.This year,gas prices could take a toll on driver's wallets."I like to travel quite often. Usually, I do a lot of driving myself or I get with the girlfriend and we go t


Troopers asking for public's help locating London woman accused of criminal abuse

Troopers are searching for Caitlin Peters, 24, of London. Peters also has a warrant out for her arrest for a probation violation.


Two men arrested following stop at Bell County check point

On Stewart officials found a pack of rolling papers and a syringe. In the vehicle they found a pack of cigarettes containing a clear baggie with a crystal-like substance, a tin can containing a glass pipe, and another glass pipe in the passenger seat containing what was believed to have been meth.


Williamsburg Police Dept. to add five new police officers

Mayor Roddy Harrison and WPD Chief Wayne Bird presented the agreement to council members Monday evening during their regular monthly meeting, which will allow the officers to be stationed primarily on campus to act as school resource officers for the university. Those officers will be full-fledged m


COURT: VanWinkle sentenced on drug, handgun possession charges

In 2010, a Berea woman was sentenced on rape and sodomy charges. When arrested on those charges, she was on probation stemming from a guilty plea to reckless abuse of an adult for her role in the abuse of a Madison Manor resident.


KPS searching for wanted Laurel County woman - ABC 36 News

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police want to locate a Laurel County woman.Troopers are searching for 24-year-old Caitlin W. Peters, of London.- Advertisement -