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. more »
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 »