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Corbin man turns himself in
A Corbin man who led police on a chase turned himself in on Friday.
Andrew Hall, 29, of Corbin was wanted for fleeing and evading police, as well as other charges. According to Maj. Rob Jones of the Corbin Police Department, the fleeing incident occurred around 4 p.m. on July 24 when Det. Rusty Hedrick attempted to stop a late-model Toyota truck for various traffic offenses on Beatty Avenue.
After evading police for several days, Hall turned himself into Knox County authorities just before noon on Friday, according to a police press release.
Crash leads to drug trafficking charges
A single vehicle crash led to drug trafficking charges for a London man.
Early Saturday, State Police Officer Mike Hamblin responded to a single vehicle accident on Parker Road. Hamblin found Robert J. Kemp, 40, of London, about 200 yards from a crashed Dodge Caravan, according to a KSP press release. Hamblin quickly determined Kemp was the operator and was extremely impaired and under the influence of drugs, the police report said. Over 8 grams of crystal methamphetamine along with plastic baggies were found. Kemp was arrested and charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, 2nd offense and DUI. He was and transported to the Laurel Co Detention Center. Hamblin continues the investigation.
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Letter discussed by airport board
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Hearings continued in murder case
Competency hearings slated for a husband and wife accused of murdering a father of four were continued Thursday in Knox County Circuit Court.
Couple indicted for murder of 2-year-old
A pair of preliminary hearings slated for Wednesday didn’t happen for a couple accused of murdering the woman’s 2-year-old daughter.
Lions Club Christmas Basket signups continue
A holiday tradition in Corbin started their 65th consecutive year Thursday, as the Corbin Lions Club began their first day of signups for their annual Christmas Basket program.
Holocaust survivor Fred Gross speaks at Corbin Middle
Using words and pictures to describe his experiences, author and Louisville resident Fred Gross held the audience at Corbin Middle School spellbound Thursday.
Survey results reviewed
Another step in the process on picking Corbin High School’s new principal was taken Wednesday, when the school’s Site-Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council unanimously approved the criteria to help them make that decision.
Disney pleads guilty, avoids trial in robbery case
A Gray man pleaded guilty to the December 2012 robbery of a convenience store Wednesday in Laurel County Circuit Court.
Fiscal court approves truck purchase, bid advertisement during meeting
The Laurel County Fiscal Court held a special meeting Wednesday morning to discuss the approval of the purchase of a used truck for the Laurel County Highway Department as well as advertising for bids for janitorial services.
Body found in North Corbin, autopsy planned
An autopsy will be conducted in Frankfort today (Wednesday), to determine the cause of death of a North Corbin woman who was found outside her home Tuesday.
Corbin man arrested for burglary
A Corbin man has been arrested in connection with the Monday burglary of a convenience store, according to Corbin Police Public Affairs Officer Maj. Rob Jones.
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