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Whitley County man charged with attempted murder of a police officer

A Whitley County man allegedly struck a Kentucky State Police trooper with his vehicle late Tuesday evening, was subsequently shot by the officer, and had to be flown to the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries,...
Posted On 14 May 2020

Update: Missing woman located safe

Update: Kentucky State Police announced about 9:10 p.m. Wednesday that Cecily Mobley has been located safe and removed from NCIC (National Crime Information Center). The Kentucky State Police, London Post, is asking for the public’s assistance as part of an ongoing missing person...
Posted On 13 May 2020
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Kentucky State Police arrest Corbin man in connection with pawn shop burglary; searching for second man

Kentucky State Police have arrested one person and are searching for a second in connection with the burglary of a Corbin area pawn shop sometime Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. The burglars were captured on surveillance video as they forced their way into Gotcha Back Pawn...

Corbin man who led police on two-high speed chases admits he smoked meth

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin man, who led law enforcement on one high-speed chase that began on Cumberland Falls Hwy., and then a second chase that ended on Paris Karr Road in Laurel County early Wednesday morning, admitted to smoking methamphetamine prior to...

KSP bolsters security at Baptist Health Corbin

Kentucky State Police have been stationed outside the entrance at Baptist Health Corbin during the COVID–19 pandemic. Debbie Hardin, Strategic Services Director at the hospital, said the troopers are stationed in their vehicles in the traffic circle outside the main and emergency...

Corbin man charged with sexual abuse of juvenile

A Corbin man was arrested last Friday on a warrant charging him with sex abuse of a female juvenile. David William Mansfield, 19, is charged with one count of first-degree sexual abuse. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...

W’burg man facing felony DUI charge

A traffic stop for failure to stop at a stop sign led to a Williamsburg man facing a felony DUI charge. On March 10, Stephen Schwartz, 45, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs – fourth or greater offense, a Class D felony under Kentucky law. Kentucky...

Thursday afternoon crash kills Frakes woman

A fatal automobile crash claimed the life of a Frakes woman Thursday afternoon. About noon, Kentucky State Police Trooper Matt Ridener responded to a single vehicle collision that occurred in the Frakes community of Whitley County on KY 190, according to a KSP release. The...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020

W’burg woman dies while en route to hospital following crash

A Williamsburg woman died Saturday from injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 25W north of Williamsburg. Kentucky State Police identified the victim as Leah M Byrns, 41. Kentucky State Police stated that the wreck occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. near the...

Police: Gray man under the influence when he hit railroad crossing pole, fled scene

Kentucky State Police say a Gray man was under the influence of drugs when he drove his father’s vehicle into a railroad crossing pole and a short distance along the tracks Friday night (Feb. 21) in Knox County after which, he fled the scene. Samuel Aaron Owens, 45, was arrested...