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Two Men Injured In Violent Crash In Laurel County
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said two London men were airlifted to UK Hospital after the car they were in left Wyan Road Tuesday night and hit a tree head-on.
Phone Scam Reported In Laurel County
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office warned people of a phone scam where the con artist used the names of the U.S. Postal Service and Publishers Clearinghouse to try to rip people off.
Images Released Of Accused Wallet Thief At Walmart
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office released security camera images of a man who investigators said took a wallet that a customer accidentally left at a checkout counter at a Walmart near Corbin.
Laurel Co. Deputies: Photos Show Debit Card Thieves
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said a man and woman used a stolen debit card to rack up $1700 in purchases.
London Man Accused Of Stealing Truck Parts From Business
A Laurel County man is accused of stealing used auto parts from a transportation company.
Undercover Drug Investigation Leads To Two Arrests In Laurel County
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said an undercover drug investigation Friday led to the arrests of David Gibson, 24, of Lexington and Jerry Maxie, 45, of Booneville.
Laurel County Man Charged In Hit & Run Investigation
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said an arrest was made in a hit and run investigation. Deputies said Randy E. Stewart of Lily was driving drunk Friday on US 25 when he hit a car with his pickup.
Trespassing Complaint Leads To Three Drug Arrests
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said what began as a trespassing complaint led to the arrest of two men and a woman on drug charges.
Update: Preliminary Cause Of Death Released For Woman Found Outside Her Home
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said a preliminary cause of death had been determined for Mary Daniels, 69, of Corbin, who was found dead in the yard next to her home on Tuesday.
Weather-Related Accidents Continue In Laurel County
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday night that there are still many roads snow and ice covered and potentially dangerous for drivers.
Teenager Accused Of Breaking Into Neighbor's Home
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said a 17-year old was found hiding under a bed in his neighbor's home after reportedly breaking-in because he wanted to "look around."
Update: Deputies Say Man Found In Burned Car Committed Suicide
Deputies say a man whose body was found inside a burned-out car and duplex in Corbin committed suicide.
Deputies: Pickup Pulling Trailer Went Off U.S. 25 & Over Embankment
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said a man was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after he lost control of his truck on U.S. 25, south of London.
Deputies: Seven Arrested In Laurel County Drug Round Up
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says seven people were arrested Monday morning during a drug round up.
London Man Injured After Motorcycle Slams Into Police Cruiser
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Joshua Hedrick, 21, of London, was speeding on a motorcycle on the wrong side of the road and slammed into a Deputy's cruiser. Hedrick was airlifted to UK Hospital.
Update: Streets Reopen In London After Chemical Scare
Streets in the Tobacco Road and 4th Street area in east London are open again after being temporarily shutdown after two barrels of a potentially hazardous chemical were found in a trailer during a traffic stop. Video Video
Second 'Golden Alert' Issued For Laurel County Man
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a missing man. It issued a Golden Alert Thursday afternoon for a 25-year-old Billy Pennington.
Surveillance Photos Of Accused 'Game Stop' Shoplifter Released
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office released surveillance photos of a man who's accused of stealing merchandise on two separate occasions from a 'Game Stop' in southern Laurel County.
Streets Closed In London Due To Potentially Hazardous Chemicals
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said a traffic stop led to the discovery in a trailer of 2 placard barrels containing chemicals that may be a resin solution that is highly flammable with potentially hazardous vapors. Streets have been closed, an arrest has been made.
Investigators Ask For Public's Help To Catch "Shoplifting Gang"
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said a gang made up of a woman, two teenage boys and two young children have been shoplifting large amounts of items from area discount stores. Video Video
Man Accused In Charity Scam In London
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Wasyl Taran, 61, of Indiana, was arrested Tuesday in London in a reported charity scam.
Laurel County Deputies: Deer Hunters Found Stolen Hummer
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says deer hunters have found a Hummer that was stolen during a burglary.
London Woman Killed In Head-On Collision
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Bonnie Hancock, 67, of London, died Friday afternoon in a two vehicle collision on KY 192, 10-miles west of London. The driver of the other vehicle, Lattie Neely, 53, of London, was airlifted to UK Hospital.
Deputies: Laurel County Man Admitted To Killing His Wife
Deputies say a Laurel County man killed his wife, and then called 911. The Sheriff's Office says a man called about 2:30 Wednesday morning and said he had shot his wife.
Laurel Sheriff: Getaway Driver Arrested in Scrap Metal Theft
The Laurel County Sheriff said Victoria Farris, 19, of London, was the getaway driver in a scrap metal theft. Investigators said they're still looking for the two suspected thieves, who ran from the scene.
Deputies Reconstruct Deadly Collision On US 25
Laurel County Deputies are reconstructing a deadly collision on US 25.
Toddler & Two Adults Hurt In Laurel County Crash
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says two women and a 22-month-old boy were hurt Friday in a crash outside of London.
Homeowner Holds Accused Would-Be Burglar Until Deputies Arrive
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Curtis Scalf, 28, of Lily, admitted he tried to break-in to a home after taking several different prescription medications.
London Man Dies In Accident On Rain Slick Road
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Dwight Allen, 63, of London, lost control of his car Monday morning on a rain slick KY 192, and collided with an SUV. Allen was pronounced dead at the scene.
Wet Roads Blamed For Numerous Traffic Accidents In Laurel County
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said deputies investigated 29 traffic crashes over a 16 hour period.
5 People Injured In Wreck During Heavy Rain Along I-75
Five people were injured when the driver of an SUV lost control in heavy rain and crashed along Interstate 75 in Laurel County, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Laurel County Man Accused Of Helping Fugitive
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Gilbert Tim Allen, 52, allowed a wanted man to stay at his house and hid the suspect's vehicle.
London Woman Charged With Trafficking Crystal Meth
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said numerous complaints of suspected drug dealing at a home led to a search and eventual arrest of Tyanna Branstetter, 27, of London.
ABC 36 News Cameras Capture Laurel County Drug Bust
After months of planning and undercover work, we rode along as officers arrested more than 20 drug suspects. Video Video
Laurel Co. Deputies: Facebook Post Led To Theft Arrest
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says a Facebook post led to an arrest in an iPad theft case.
Traffic Safety Checkpoints Busy On Memorial Day
Traffic Safety Checkpoints were set up across Kentucky on Memorial Day in an effort to make the roads safer for motorists and their families.
Tractor Driver Arrested On DUI Charges
The Laurel County Sheriff accuses a man of driving under the influence on a tractor with a bush hog.
Deputies Arrest One Of Laurel County's Most Wanted Fugitives
One of the Laurel County Sheriff's Office most wanted fugitives is back in jail.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Posing As Deputy
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says it made an arrest in the case of a man allegedly posing as a deputy.
Deputies: London Woman Forged Prescriptions For Thousands Of Pills
Deputies accuse a London woman of forging several prescriptions to get almost 6,000 hydrocodone pills.
Update: Laurel County Man Facing More Robbery Charges
There's an update in the arrest of a Laurel County man. Deputies say Shawn Stehlin now faces more robbery charges.
Laurel Sheriff: Investigators Find Indoor Marijuana Growing Operation
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said investigators answering a domestic violence complaint found an indoor marijuana growing operation. A Keavy man was arrested in the case.
Suspicious Vehicle Call Leads To Arrest In Laurel County
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Prudie Jones, 46, of Lily, admitted to investigators that she had taken narcotics prior to her DUI arrest Friday afternoon.
Accused Child Rapist From Kentucky Captured In Virginia
Authorities said they found suspect Michael King in Blackwater, Virginia. He's accused in London, Kentucky of rape, sodomy and incest involving a child under the age of 12.
London Woman In Serious Condition After Falling Tree Crushes Car
Norma Sizemore, 79, of London, is in serious condition, according to UK Hospital, after the car she was riding in on Monday was crushed by a falling tree during a thunderstorm.
East Bernstadt Man Arrested At Ex-Wife's Home
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said John Osborne, 51, of East Bernstadt, was arrested after trying to kick-in the front door of his ex-wife's home.
Man Charged With Having Meth Lab In London Home
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Tony Chancy, 49, of London, had a working meth lab in the bedroom of a home where a 12-year old girl was living.
London Man Accused Of Using Brass Knuckles During Assault
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Stephen Eversole, 32, of London, hit a man in the face with brass knuckles, causing multiple breaks in the reported victim's skull and cutting his face.
Surveillance Photos Released In Laurel County Burglary
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office put out surveillance photos of a man it says broke into a convenience store near London.
Accused Burglar Leaves Apology Note
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Curtis Brewer, 34, of London, left an apology note for the person he's accused of trying to steal from in Laurel County.
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