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He allegedly killed a bystander in a robbery. Kentucky police have a warrant for him.

Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a man suspected of killing a bystander during an attempted robbery Wednesday in Knox County. The warrant charges Phillip Lee Lewis III, 24, with murder and first-degree robbery, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.


Whitley County officials will be giving 600 free hepatitis A vaccinations

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - After Whitley County was named third in the state for number of hepatitis A cases, officials are trying to stop the spread of the virus in their county.


Kentucky judge allegedly left accident scene. He’ll be suspended for seven days.

A Kentucky judge who allegedly left the scene of an accident has been suspended for seven days. The state Judicial Conduct Commission released the order on District Judge William W. Roberts on Thursday.


‘Flash freeze’ will turn rain to snow in Central Kentucky this weekend

A winter storm that could bring around two inches of precipitation will arrive in Central Kentucky early Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. It’s the second straight weekend the Lexington area will get a winter hit; 1 to 2 inches of snow fell last Saturday, according to weather serv


KSP issues arrest warrant for Knox Co. murder suspect

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police have named a suspect they believe is behind a robbery and murder in Knox County. State Police issued an arrest warrant for 24-year-old Phillip Lee Lewis III in connection to the January 16 robbery at the A&B Quick Stop in the Gray community.


W’burg man arrested for unlawful imprisonment of his wife

A Williamsburg man is facing unlawful imprisonment and DUI charges following an incident early Sunday morning. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us.


Fatal stabbing case being pushed to later this year

WHITLEY COUNTY – The case against a Williamsburg man accused of fatally stabbing one person and seriously injuring two others over the course of a two-day span in January 2018 is being pushed off until later this year to allow for defense attorneys to obtain a personal competency doctor.


Four homemade bombs found in Laurel County home

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - Local and federal agents are investigating the discovery of four homemade bombs found in a Laurel County home. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said the bombs were found during a drug investigation off Riverside Springs Drive.


Three men with stolen car found hiding in store bathroom, sheriff says

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Laurel County Sheriff's Office arrested three men Wednesday after finding a stolen car. Deputies went to a business off West Cumberland Gap Parkway after reports of a stolen black Dodge Challenger. They found the car in the parking lot.


Prosecution seeking DNA swabs from accused killer Jeffery Cole

A Williamsburg man, who tried to have his name changed to Victor Von Frankenstein one week before he allegedly killed someone nearly one year ago and who has since been found competent to stand trial, is going to have to wait a few months longer to find out when he will stand trial.


Jan. 16 proclaimed Nick Wilson Day in W’burg, Whitley County

Since Williamsburg’s own Nick Wilson won “Survivor: David vs. Goliath” last month, Mayor Roddy Harrison gets lots of phone calls asking the same question. “Well has anything ever happened any bigger? I go, ‘No. What could it be?’” Harrison told the crowd of over 100 people, who were gathered at the


Sagebrush Steakhouse is coming to Corbin by spring

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - Sagebrush Steakhouse is coming to Corbin and will be located in the former Dino's restaurant building. Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission Director Maggy Kriebel says she is excited to have more attraction right off the interstate at Exit 25, bringing people to Corbin while


3 dead, 1 hurt in Kentucky shooting

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP/WKYT/WFIE) -- Police in Kentucky say multiple people have been taken to a hospital following a shooting at a residence in Owensboro. Owensboro Police Public Information Officer Andrew Boggess said Thursday that the local coroner was called to the scene of the shooting. WFIE report


Search for missing Laurel Co. teenager

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) — According to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, deputies are searching for a runaway teenager, last seen near London. They say 14-year-old Tovia Hannah Terry was last seen on Douglas Boulevard, 11 miles south of London, Wednesday around 6 p.m.


Whitley County native and Survivor winner has a day dedicated in his honor

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Nick Wilson, winner of the 37th season of Survivor, is honored by state, county, and city officials with a day dedicated in his honor. Mayor Roddy Harrison says the dedication came after hearing Nick talk about his passion for his community and the people of Appalachia o


Kentucky woman admitted to stealing from school's PTO account after $38K goes missing

PADUCAH, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky woman has been arrested after police say she admitted to stealing thousands of dollars from an elementary school’s PTO account. Rachel Morgan Hall, 37, was charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of property $10,000,according to CBS affiliate KFVS.


Sheriff: Man found beating doors, screaming that people were trying to choke him

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A Laurel County man was arrested after he was found banging on people's doors and screaming. The Laurel County Sheriff's Office was called out to Robert Cox Road in the early hours of the morning.


TSW WRESTLING — End of an era, beginning of new opportunities

CORBIN — Traditional Sports Wrestling (TSW) hosted its first event of 2019, New Year Resolution, which also turned out to be the wrestling organization’s final show at the Corbin Civic Center.


Federal government shutdown may impact Williamsburg’s Consular Center

If the federal government shutdown continues much longer, at least some of the nearly 500 employees at the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) could be out of work for a while?. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us.


Kentucky driver seemingly tries to destroy snowman, surprised to hit tree stump

(FOX NEWS) -- A driver in Kentucky was in for a rude awakening after they seemingly tried to run over a snowman -- only to hit the tree stump underneath. Cody Lutz built the snowman over the weekend with family in Petersburg. He told Fox affiliate WXIX-TV he, his fiancée, and soon-to-be sister-in-la