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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

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-03-22 14:54:44

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

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

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

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

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

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 11:15:00

Keavy man charged with rape arraigned

LAUREL COUNTY - A Keavy man arrested last week after an unresponsive missing juvenile was found in his home was arraigned Tuesday. Teddy Lynn Fox, 39, was charged with custodial interference and unlawful transaction with a minor Monday, March 12, after the juvenile was found in his home. The juvenil

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 13:00:00

Center keeps Campbell County homeless warm through freezing temps

LAFOLLETTE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Cold temperatures Wednesday dipped to freezing across most of Campbell County, which made it hard for the area's homeless community. Until this year, there weren't many places for those less fortunate to warm up in LaFollette. Pathways Resource Center opened January 1 an

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-22 05:17:00

Runners rescue abandoned puppies in rural state park

A litter of five black lab puppies were huddled together alongside a rural road in freezing temperatures, scared and alone An Oak Ridge pair training for a grueling race didn't expect their run to turn into a rescue mission. Ashley Blake and Joshua Scott of Oak Ridge were six miles into a trainin

WBIR - 2018-03-22 20:44:00

2 McCreary men plead guilty in local court

Two McCreary County men were in Pulaski Circuit Court Thursday to plead guilty in separate cases. James Kenneth Petty, 25, of Pine Knot pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of indecent exposure in connection to incidents occurring in the summers of 2012 and 2013.


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


Strunk man deemed competent to stand trial

KNOX COUNTY - A Strunk man facing multiple charges stemming from a May 2017 police pursuit that ended in a crash has been ruled competent to stand trial. The pursuit began after a Knox County deputy spotted a GMC Sierra, driven by Thomas James Honeycutt, 40, that had been reported stolen from Yaden'


Keavy woman indicted in fatal crash case

LAUREL COUNTY - A Keavy woman arrested last month following a fatal crash was indicted Friday by a Laurel County grand jury. Kayla Danielle Brock, 29, was named in a four-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred Feb. 4. Brock was driving a 1991 Chevrolet pickup truck along Keavy Road whe


Why the legacy of Tennessee's greatest war hero may not be the Medal of Honor

PALL MALL, Tenn. - Until he was old enough to buy and trade his own comic books, Gerald York thought his grandfather was just an ordinary man. Alvin C. York - Tennessee's most famed war hero and among the most recognized Americans from World War I - was "always jovial, always fun." Today, his name i


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


Sinkhole to close eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County

A sinkhole has created a depression on Interstate 24 eastbound near mile marker 9, and traffic was backed up for about two miles Monday morning. Only one of three lanes of traffic were shut down as of 11 a.m., but all three lanes were to be closed, and all eastbound traffic was to be stopped, as soo


PARIS TN: Dump truck driver charged after repair shop altercation

A business disagreement apparently angered the driver of a dump truck so much he punched a man and drove the truck into a parked vehicle Friday at a Henry County business. Robert W. Hawkins, 61, of Big Rock was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and felony vandalism after the incident at D


Woman accused of shooting husband indicted

LAUREL COUNTY - A Gray woman who allegedly shot her husband last month was indicted Friday by a Laurel County grand jury. Linda Belew, 53, was named in a one-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred Feb. 3. Belew was arrested after the Laurel County Sheriff's Department was contacted con


Five arrested for drugs by Sheriff's Office

Laurel County Sheriff deputies lucked into a sizable drug bust when investigating a different complaint Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were called out to American Greeting Card Road on Tuesday to investigate the complaint of a possible trespassing. While they were canvassing the area, a press release f