June 26, 2014 11:28 AM
A Whitley County man accused of trying to hire a hitman on Topix last year is in trouble again after threatening the commonwealth's attorney.
Tristan Hall has been arrested again accused of placing eight threatening phone calls to Commonwealth Attorney Allen Trimble trying to intimidate him in Hall's upcoming... more »
June 23, 2014 5:36 PM
Officials in Laurel County are looking for a man and woman they say used counterfeit bills at a store.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says the couple with a small child entered the Walmart near Corbin and used six counterfeit $10 bills on Sunday evening to pay for their... more »
June 16, 2014 11:27 AM
Kentucky State Police have released the name of the victim and of another driver they say was involved in the fatal motorcycle crash in Whitley County over the weekend. KSP says 62-year-old Michael J. King of Corbin was pronounced dead at the scene after his motorcycle was hit by another... more »
June 12, 2014 11:44 AM
A Lexington man accused of writing a graphic, threatening letter to a young woman he was allegedly stalking was in Fayette County court Thursday morning where the topic was his mental health.
36-year-old James Caldwell was ordered a mental health evaluation and and a review of his medication.
... more »
March 18, 2014 8:58 AM
Deputies say a Corbin man accused of stealing from a woman's car told them he didn't remember the crime because he was "too high."
According to the Times-Tribune, deputies arrested Robert Higbee, 32, last Friday after they identified him as the man caught on surveillance video breaking into a... more »
March 13, 2014 5:21 PM
BOWLING GREEN (AP) - Sandra Skinner scored 25 points and hot-shooting Clark County hit 10 3-pointers to defeat Corbin 79-70 on Thursday in the first round of the KHSAA Girls' Sweet 16.
Skinner's 9-of-11 shooting keyed a 62-percent performance from the field by the Lady Cardinals (26-7). She also... more »
March 10, 2014 3:45 PM
The Whitley County Sheriff's Department is looking for a man accused of scamming a homeowner.
Officials say Mark Anthony Adams, 21 of Hicks Lane in London, presented himself as a worker of the Cumberland Valley RECC in February, saying he was there to install lightning rods to protect the... more »
March 10, 2014 10:07 AM
BARBOURVILLE (AP) - A City Council in southeastern Kentucky has scheduled a public hearing to discuss removing the mayor.
The Times-Tribun in Corbin reports Barbourville officials have cited results from a recent state audit in their attempt to oust Mayor David Thompson. The hearing is set for Tuesday at... more »
March 5, 2014 11:53 AM
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is trying to find some suspected thieves accused of using an elderly woman's stolen debit card.
Officials say a total of $1,700 of illegal purchases have been made with the stolen card since Jan. 8.
Deputies say they tracked down purchases of bicycles... more »
January 27, 2014 11:37 AM
The man who was considered a person of interest in a shooting investigation in Corbin has been found dead.
The Corbin Police Department said Eric Taylor was found deceased in Gray, in the same Jeep that witnesses reported he fled in after the shooting incident.
Taylor was listed... more »
January 22, 2014 12:07 PM
Two people have been arrested after a child was found with a drunk man in a hotel room.
Gene Jones and Negia Pendleton are charged with endangering the welfare of a minor after their child was found with a man in a room at the Best Western in Whitley... more »
January 16, 2014 12:03 PM
A Knox County man was arrested after deputies found two indoor marijuana growing systems inside his home.
Knox County Sheriff's Deputies were responding to a theft complaint on Hancock Ave. in Corbin, when they came across a neighbor who, they say, smelled of marijuana.
During further investigation and... more »
January 1, 2014 5:53 PM
A man who has been wanted by Corbin Police since September 2012 for allegedly holding three people against their will at a hotel has turned himself in.
Corbin Police say Ricky Vaughn is one of two men who on Sept. 15, 2012, forced their way into a room at... more »
December 20, 2013 5:34 AM
A van slammed into a Corbin business Thursday, causing quite a bit of damage.
Police say an elderly driver had a medical emergency, blacked out behind the wheel and crashed her minivan into the Liquor Mart in the Trademart Shopping Center. There were several customers and employees inside the... more »
December 4, 2013 7:33 PM
Investigators believe weather may have played a part in the death of a Laurel County woman found dead near her Corbin home Tuesday. 69-year-old Mary Daniels was found dead in her yard Tuesday afternoon by her son, police say.
Investigators believe Daniels died from a heart attack and hypothermia.... more »
December 4, 2013 5:47 AM
Corbin police say they have arrested a suspect in a gas station smash-and-grab burglary.
Police say the man shattered the front door of the Two Dawgs Market BP Station on 18th Street around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday and took several items.
Police released a photo of the suspect taken... more »
December 3, 2013 9:33 PM
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office say a woman was found dead Tuesday afternoon near her Corbin home.
Deputies say they found the woman's body in the yard next to her mobile home off American Greeting Card Road, about nine miles south of London. Deputies say she was first found... more »
November 20, 2013 4:50 PM
A man was killed and a Kentucky State Trooper was injured in an accident in Whitley County Wednesday afternoon. Police say 41-year-old James King of Williamsburg was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say the trooper was responding to another accident around 3 p.m. when he became involved in... more »
October 8, 2013 8:23 AM
Investigators in Whitley County have identified the remains found in a Corbin self storage unit last week.
The coroner says investigators used the National Missing and Unidentified Person System, known as NamUS, to match dental records and identify the remains. Officials say the woman was Doris Anne Wood.
... more »
October 7, 2013 5:27 PM
There are new developments in the case of a woman's bones found in a Whitley County storage unit.
Corbin Police spent the day searching the 900 block of South Kentucky Street, in hopes of finding the rest of the woman's remains.
While detectives didn't have any luck, they... more »
October 4, 2013 10:34 AM
Corbin police are calling the investigation into bones found in a storage unit a homicide investigation.
A man going through contents of a storage unit he bought at an auction in Whitley County found what appear to be human remains inside Thursday around 4 p.m.
Whitley County coroner... more »
October 4, 2013 6:42 AM
A man going through contents of a storage unit he bought at an auction in Whitley County found what appear to be human remains inside Thursday.
Whitley County coroner Andy Croley says the man found bones inside a bag at Pier Rental Storage in Corbin. The remains were sent... more »
August 20, 2013 6:46 PM
He was looking forward to being a father, a man serving his country. Instead, Corbin native and airman Ryan Austin was laid to rest Tuesday, after he was killed in England.
The entire community and then some showed up at the funeral outside the Corbin funeral home Tuesday afternoon... more »
July 9, 2013 9:11 AM
CORBIN (AP) - The discovery of an overturned kayak on Lynn Camp Creek in southern Kentucky prompted a search for the boat's owner, who turned up safe on shore. Woodbine Fire/Search and Rescue squad member James Ridener told The Times-Tribune that the kayak was discovered Sunday where Lynn Camp Creek... more »
April 26, 2013 5:50 AM
Authorities in Whitley County says a suspect in a Subway robbery was arrested in Tennessee.
Police in east Tennessee arrested Charles Gray and charged him in two Subway robberies down there. Corbin police say Gray also robbed the Subway restaurant in the Forrest Hills Shopping Center on April 17... more »
April 19, 2013 6:06 AM
Corbin police say they have identified the man who robbed a Subway restaurant Wednesday night.
Investigators say Charles Gray walked into the Subway in the Forest Hills Shopping Center and pulled a weapon on employees. He demanded all of the money in the cash register and got away with... more »
April 18, 2013 7:20 AM
Police in Corbin continue to search for a man who robbed a Subway restaurant Wednesday night.
Police say a man walked into the Subway in the Forest Hills Shopping Center, showed a weapon and demanded all of the cash in the register.
The robber got away with an... more »
March 20, 2013 12:03 PM
Corbin police say they arrested a man after he poured gasoline over his wife and threatened to set her on fire over the weekend.
Police say on Saturday, they received a call from a juvenile saying her father was pouring gas in her mother's eyes and trying to kill... more »
March 5, 2013 12:10 PM
A woman charged with endangering the welfare of a minor after leaving a child at a Corbin McDonald's pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
Police say Joanne Lowe, 62, had custody of the 4-year-old. She thought her daughter-in-law was with the boy and vice-versa. The child's aunt contacted police after seeing... more »
March 5, 2013 6:06 AM
Police say they arrested the mother of a 4-year-old boy left at a Corbin McDonald's last month on unrelated charges.
According to the Corbin News Journal, police arrested Victoria Day-Johnson, 22, after she bought meth from a police informant. The paper reports she had a 2-year-old relative with her... more »
December 27, 2012 10:12 AM
DRY RIDGE (AP) - State police say a northern Kentucky crash that killed a Corbin woman was weather-related, marking the first confirmed state death from a storm that has killed a dozen people nationwide. Trooper David P. Jones says 28-year-old Nora Green died Wednesday following a crash on Interstate 75... more »
December 21, 2012 6:08 AM
Officials say a teenager injured in a crash in Knox County earlier this week died at UK Hospital Thursday evening.
The Fayette County coroner says Alexandra Jo Hamilton, 17, of Corbin, was injured in single-vehicle crash Monday. She was taken to UK Hospital and later died due to a... more »
October 18, 2012 12:18 PM
A grand jury has indicted a Corbin man on a murder charge in connection with the August shooting death of his daughter's boyfriend.
Police say Bill Cox, 55, shot Ryan Abner, 21, to death in the middle of a Corbin street. The grand jury also indicted Cox on wanton... more »
September 25, 2012 9:30 AM
The subject of a Whitley County Golden Alert has been located.
Police say Lena W. Jones, 86, was found safe shortly after officials issued the alert when she failed to return home after going for a walk Monday night.
Authorities have not released any details on where she... more »
August 31, 2012 6:31 AM
A fire burned through an apartment building in Laurel County early Friday morning.
Dispatchers say the fire broke out around 2:30 a.m. at the Emma's Place Apartments on Robert E. Cox Road in Corbin. When crews arrived, flames were shooting through the roof. Six fire departments responded to battle... more »
August 23, 2012 7:12 AM
Police released 911 tapes of the suspected shooter talking to dispatchers moments after a man was gunned down in the middle of a Corbin street.
The caller sounded calm as he told dispatchers that he shot his daughter's boyfriend in the head. The dispatcher asks if the caller could... more »
February 23, 2012 9:05 AM
CORBIN (AP) - Officials in a southern Kentucky city have banned synthetic marijuana. Corbin officials unanimously approved the final reading of an ordinance that would make it illegal to sell or use the substance, The Times-Tribune reported. The vote last week came after officials heard during a first reading of... more »
January 11, 2012 10:05 AM
CORBIN (AP) - Officials in another Kentucky community have taken a first step toward banning a substance known as synthetic marijuana. The Corbin City Commission passed the first reading of a proposal this week that would ban the chemical substances, which are also known as herbal incense, according to The... more »
December 30, 2011 11:36 AM
Police say carbon monoxide poisoning likely killed two people found dead in a Corbin home on Thursday.
Investigators say the owner of a rental property on Florida Avenue called police concerned when he hadn't seen or heard from the renter for about two days. Officers arrived on the scene... more »
December 30, 2011 6:51 AM
Police in Whitley County opened a death investigation after two bodies were found inside a Corbin home.
Officials say the bodies were discovered inside a house on Florida Street. Authorities have not released the names of the victims, but neighbors say they think the two were an unmarried man... more »
May 5, 2011 12:18 PM
Say Kentucky and most Americans will immediately think of horses - rollicking thoroughbreds, the twin spires of Churchill Downs, the bright blur of jockey silks.
That conjures up images of cowboy hats, big belt buckles and raging bulls.
Definitely raging bulls.
"Everybody thinks I... more »
March 9, 2011 1:14 PM
Up by as many as 12 in the fourth quarter, it looked liked Bell County (22-7) was cruising along to the 13th Region title.
But it wasn't quite that simple. Corbin (24-7) put together a 20-9 run in the game's final five minutes to force overtime. Hunter Sizemore capped... more »
February 14, 2011 8:52 AM
Fire destroyed a Corbin business early Monday morning.
The blaze broke out at Southside Tires at the corner of Main and 11th Streets around 4:15 a.m. Nobody was injured, but the building was a total loss.
At 8:30 a.m., firefighters were still on the scene, putting out hot-spots.... more »
February 14, 2011 6:42 AM
A tire store is burning in downtown Corbin.
Dispatchers say the blaze broke out in the store along Main Street around 4:30 a.m. At 6:30, it was still burning out of control.
LEX 18 has a crew en route to the scene. Stay tuned for more information as... more »
February 11, 2011 8:48 AM
CORBIN (AP) - Adventure racing - involving mountain biking, trekking and paddling canoes - is holding its national championship event in southeastern Kentucky this year. The United States Adventure Racing Association announced the championship race will be held Oct. 6 to 8 at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park in Corbin.... more »
December 24, 2010 8:59 AM
Police in Corbin arrested one burglary suspect and continue to search for two more.
Police arrested Jarryka L. Thompson, 21, just before 2:30 a.m. Friday. Officers say the caught up with her after reports of three people breaking into vehicles along Sanderline Drive.
Police say they are still... more »
October 8, 2010 4:56 PM
Police made a quick arrest following a bank robbery in Laurel County Friday afternoon.
The incident happened at about 2 p.m. at the First National Bank in Corbin. Bank employees say the robber did not show a weapon, or even threaten that he had one. They said that he... more »
October 1, 2010 4:36 PM
CORBIN, Ky. (AP) - The Department of Defense says a Marine from southeastern Kentucky has died during combat operations in Afghanistan.
The Defense Department says 22-year-old Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Jackson of Corbin died Sept. 30 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
He was assigned to... more »
September 20, 2010 5:50 AM
Firefighters responded to a blaze at a Corbin business early Monday morning. Dispatchers say the fire broke out at McClures Auto and Tire Service along US-25 south around 2:30 a.m. The Lily and Campground Fire Departments fought the blaze. No word on the cause of the fire or the extent... more »
September 4, 2010 1:33 PM
Six people were in critical condition Saturday afternoon after a two car accident on US 25 and Steele Ln. in Corbin.
Fire officials say the passengers in one car: a female driver and her husband, as well as three children in the back seat, have all been flown to... more »
August 18, 2010 1:16 PM
Heavy rain has caused flooding in Corbin.
August 9, 2010 6:05 AM
Corbin police say they arrested a couple after finding them under the influence of meth in front of their children. Officers say they responded to a child custody dispute at the Creek Side Apartments on Jones Street Friday. When they arrived, they found Joseph and Vanessa Jones under the influence... more »
August 4, 2010 12:16 PM
The man accused of a hit and run involving a 12-year-old Corbin girl has been allowed to withdraw guilty pleas on some of the charges. At Michael Petrey's arraignment last week he entered a guilty plea to driving without a license or insurance as well as leaving the scene of... more »
July 27, 2010 5:34 AM
A Corbin girl was flown to the hospital Monday after witnesses told police the she was trying to cross a road when she was run over by a van that didn't stop. Police say the 12-year-old was crossing Falls Highway Monday around 3 p.m. with a little boy when 43-year-old... more »
July 9, 2010 11:25 AM
CORBIN, Ky. (AP) - A 70-year-old eastern Kentucky man has been indicted on federal charges of growing marijuana with intent to distribute and illegally possessing firearms. The Corbin Times-Tribune reports that Charles Edward Polly and 40-year-old Ann Marie Smith of London were also charged Wednesday with misrepresenting qualifications for Supplemental... more »
July 9, 2010 10:06 AM
Two Corbin men were arrested Thursday after police discovered a working meth lab at a local motel.
Daniel Snead, 19, and Paul Brown, 37, were arrested after police say a confidential informant led them the the Holiday Motel, where the two men were staying. Police say when they arrived... more »
July 3, 2010 2:03 PM
Police have found a meth lab in Corbin. On Thursday, police received a complaint from the Baptist Regional Medical Center, saying there was a patient that had been admitted with burns consistent with a meth explosion. David Hensely had chemical burns over 30% of his body. Police went to his... more »
June 9, 2010 9:39 PM
A warehouse once described as the worst building in downtown Corbin was damaged last night by fire... believed to have been started by teenagers with fireworks. Police say they're investigating both the building fire and a nearby truck fire as arsons. The truck caught fire around six o'clock last night... more »
March 5, 2010 6:54 AM
Corbin police continue working to track down a suspected rapist. Police say they are looking for Jerry E. Daniels, 38, wanted for first degree rape. Daniels once worked as a contractor for New Wave Communications, but investigators could not tell LEX 18 there was any link between his employment and... more »
February 23, 2010 11:18 AM
Police in Laurel County have made two arrests, one a pregnant woman, after a meth lab was discovered in a North Corbin hotel. Police say they made the arrests Monday at the Knights Inn Motel in North Corbin. Police say they received information about a male and female cooking meth... more »
January 6, 2010 11:33 AM
Four people were arrested early Wednesday morning after police in Knox County say they discovered a working meth lab located near where a child was living. The arrests happened at about 4:40 a.m. at the Elaine Apartments in Corbin. Police say they received a complaint of an odor coming from... more »
December 10, 2009 11:23 AM
A Kentucky State Police trooper out of the London post was hurt Thursday morning after his car went down a hill. The incident happened on Kentucky 92 near the McCreary-Whitley County line. Not many details have been released, but police do say the trooper was the only one hurt in... more »
November 12, 2009 5:38 PM
The McDonald's restaurant on Masters Street in Corbin is closed after a truck hit the the restaurant Thursday afternoon. Police say the driver of the truck had a medical situation that caused him to lose control, crash into a van and then hit the restaurant. They say the driver was... more »
October 22, 2009 5:18 AM
Firefighters in Corbin are doing their part to raise awareness about breast cancer by wearing pink helmets during the month of October. The department collected nearly $6,000 to buy 29 helmets in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. They were also able to send some of the money directly... more »
October 5, 2009 2:59 PM
Corbin Independent Schools will be closed the remainder of the school week after school officials say they had a high number of absences due to teachers and students complaining of flu-like symptoms. Corbin school officials say 16% of teacher and 12% of students were absent Monday, and that they decided... more »