Content Tagged 'London'

London Man Accused Of Killing His Nephew
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office accused a London man of shooting and killing his nephew. Deputies said the shooting happened Wednesday afternoon at a home off Collier Road, ten miles wast of London.
Nigerian politician once drugged in crate at UK airport dies
The family of a Nigerian politician, who made front-page news three decades ago when he was discovered drugged in a crate at a British airport, said Tuesday that he has died at his home following a series of strokes.
Phone hacking satire headed to London stage
After months of courtroom drama comes phone hacking, the play. Britain's National Theatre said its next production will be "an anarchic satire about the press, the police and the political establishment" titled "Great Britain."
Angelina Jolie honored by Queen Elizabeth II for activism
Actress Angelina Jolie can add royal recognition to Hollywood stardom. The Oscar-winning actress has been named an honorary dame — the female version of a knight — by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.
Chief of Britain's MI6 spy agency to step down
Britain's MI6 intelligence agency announced Thursday that director John Sawers will step down from his post in November, at the end of his five-year term, and that the recruitment process for his successor will begin soon.
Sting says he is not leaving Britain after selling mansion
The Police star recently sold a house in the British capital, and now his nine-bedroom family home overlooking St James's Park is on the market for more than $36 million. But the rocker said he is not leaving the country.
Angelina Jolie wins royal seal of approval for anti-rape summit
Actress Angelina Jolie continued her campaign to end sexual violence in war zones by meeting British royal Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall in London on Thursday.
London Man Accused of Giving Teen Life-Threatening Injuries
Deputies in London arrested a 20-year-old man after they said he assaulted a 17-year-old in a parking lot early Wednesday morning.
Suspects Use Car To Break-In To Two Businesses
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said at least two suspects used a car as their tool to break-in to two businesses overnight.
Police: London Traffic Stop Leads To $53,000 Seizure
Police never know what to expect when they pull over a driver. But in one case in Laurel County, officers said a stop led them to $53,000.
Black Sabbath to receive industry award ahead of London show
Veteran rockers Black Sabbath are to receive a prestigious award to celebrate their 46-year career. The hitmakers have been named as the recipients of the AEG Live Ambassadors of Rock honor at the O2 Silver Clef Awards in London next month.
London Flea Market Reportedly Hit Hard By Storms
A large flea market in London was reportedly among the areas dealing with storm damage Tuesday night in Laurel County.
Ex-Wife Shares Story About London's Former Police Chief
Stewart Walker's ex-wife says she lives in fear of Walker. Video Video
London's Police Chief Resigns
London's mayor says Friday afternoon Police Chief Stewart Walker resigned. The Mayor suspended Walker with pay two weeks ago.
Ky Hospital Settles Fraud Case For $16.5 Million
A southern Kentucky hospital will pay $16.5 million to the federal government to settle claims that it submitted false or fraudulent Medicare and Kentucky Medicaid claims for a variety of unnecessary heart procedures.
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.
Woman Charged with Smuggling Drugs to Inmate
According to London police, an officer was listening in on a phone conversation between a woman and an inmate and discovered the woman had allegedly given the man drugs.
Sheriff: Laurel County Man Wanted In Lightning Rod Scam
The Whitley County Sheriff said Mark Anthony Adams, 21, of London, was wanted in connection to a lightning rod installation scam that cost a reported victim thousands of dollars.
Update: Suspect Called Armed And Dangerous Captured In London
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said a shooting suspect's pinging cell phone led them right to him hiding in a port-a-pot Wednesday evening.
3 Arrested for Allegedly Leaving Used Syringes Around 7-Year-Old
Three London residents were taken into custody early Wednesday for reportedly leaving their used, uncapped syringes around a seven-year-old in a Laurel County motel.
London Man Arrested After Reported Foot Chase
Laurel County Deputies said they received a tip about a 25-year-old man who was wanted for theft possibly being at a home on Somerset Road.
Shelters Scramble To Find Homes For 80 Surrendered Dogs
Approximately 80 dogs from Leslie County will be looking for new homes. Homeward Bound Canine Rescue and Rehabilitation said it took in the animals from a man who had been rescuing stray dogs. Video Video
At Least 60 Tires Burned in Large London Fire
A fire that started around 1 Wednesday afternoon has consumed at least 60 tires in London, according to fire crews.
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.
Deputy: Black Ice Causes Fatal I-75 Crash in Laurel County
According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, the driver of a car headed south on I-75 early Monday morning lost control after hitting a patch of black ice.
London Police Chief Suspended On Terror & Stalking Charges
London Police Chief Stewart Walker has been suspended with pay after being accused of terrorizing and stalking a woman he used to live with, according to court documents. Video Video
Deputies: Investigation Into Stolen Tailgates Leads To London Couple
A Laurel County man is accused of stealing tailgates from trucks, then trying to resell them at car lots. And deputies said his girlfriend also faced charges in connection to the case.
UPDATE: Laurel Co. Tire Fire Ruled Accidental
A fire at a heavy equipment dealership in London is being called accidental by Laurel County Emergency Management.
London Man Accused Of Stealing Truck Parts From Business
A Laurel County man is accused of stealing used auto parts from a transportation company.
Man Sentenced To 2 years In Threat Against Judge
A Greenup County man has been sentenced to two years in prison for threatening to kill federal officials involved in the prosecution of his father in a child pornography case.
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
Violent Suspect Arrest in Laurel County
Deputies arrested a London man after he scuffled with authorities.
Update: London Teen Hit By Car Has Died
The Fayette County Coroner says a teenager, who was hit by a car, has died. Police say a car hit 13-year-old Mackenzie Sams of London Monday night in Lee 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.
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.
'God's Pantry Food Bank' Buys Warehouse In London
The group 'God's Pantry Food Bank' is moving forward with plans for a new warehouse in London. The non-profit says it just closed on a property at 1215 East 4th Street.
London Woman Back To Herself After Brain Surgery
Dianna Milam was diagnosed with a brain tumor in November of 2012. Doctors told her it was a medium-sized brain tumor sitting near her brain stem area. Video Video
Laurel County ATV Crash Investigation
The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an ATV crash that happened on Saturday at 2 p.m. just six miles south of London on Pine Grove School Road.
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.
Well Known Medical Helicopter Pilot Laid To Rest
Hundreds turned out in London Tuesday to say a final farewell to Eddy Sizemore, who was one of three crew members killed in a medical helicopter crash last week.
KY Cardiologist Pleads Guilty To Fraud
A Kentucky cardiologist has pleaded guilty to performing stent surgery for patients who didn't always need it.
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.
Michigan-Based Company To Bring New Jobs To London
Benore Logistic Systems, Inc. (BLS) has chosen London as a new hub for the company, which is a third party logistics provider of supply chain services and integrated logistics solutions.
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.
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.
Road Expansion Threatens Church
We’ve seen battles between church and state before but this one is a little different. The state wants to wide a Laurel County Road but there’s a church in the way. Video Video
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.
Laurel County Deputies Catch Alleged iPad Thief
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said they caught the person who stole two iPads from a GameStop in London. Video Video
Suspect Leads Trooper on Chase
A suspect led a Kentucky State Trooper on a pursuit that stretched from Rockcastle County into Laurel County.
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