Brave female customer tackles armed robber at east London shopUA ZEUSNewsBreak Contributor
CSX Paying For Hotels, Meals, Lost Wages, Other Expenses of Those Affected by Livingston DerailmentNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
Freight Train Derailment Leads to State of Emergency: Evacuation Recommendation for Livingston, KYLele StricklandNewsBreak Contributor
Arrests Made in Knox County Following Warrant Service and Discovery of Hidden SuspectsNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Loud ‘boom’ believed to be related to fiery Kentucky crash
ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - One person was flown to the hospital after a fiery crash in Rockcastle County. According to a post on the Brindle Ridge Volunteer Fire Department’s Facebook page, crews were called just before 10 p.m. Sunday to the intersection of North Wilderness Road and Picnic Lane for a two-vehicle crash.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Kittens Of london, KY Need You!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near london.
December Road Safety Checkpoint Locations Announced for Manchester in Clay County, Kentucky
MANCHESTER, KY - The Manchester Police Department (MPD) is reporting that safety checkpoints will be conducted by MPD Officers beginning Monday, December 4th through Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024. Road safety checkpoints throughout the city limits of Manchester will target driving impairment and seat belt usage as well as enforcement of...
Southeast Kentucky Community Chorus hosts Christmas Concert
LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - Hundreds of community members gathered at First Baptist Church in London for the annual Southeast Kentucky Community Chorus Christmas Concert. Director Jerry Wright said it is their largest chorus and is a great way to get people in the holiday spirit. “It gives people an opportunity...
Area Arrests 12/04/23
Justin Emerson,33, of Russell Springs - arrested on Monday afternoon by KSP for Possession of Methamphetamine and Drug Paraphernalia, Public Intoxication, Non-Payment of Court Costs, Fees, or Fines, Contempt of Court, and Failure to Appear. Lodged in the Russell County Detention Center. Ashley Nichole Vibbert, 30, of Manchester, KY -...
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Crash, Physical Altercation, Assault, Pursuit, and Burglary Impact London, Kentucky
This week in London, Kentucky, several incidents occurred that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents include a fatal crash caused by a London man, a physical altercation following a verbal disagreement, an assault involving a knife, a high-speed pursuit across multiple counties, and the arrest of a London man on burglary charges.
Corbin Man Arrested on Felony Assault and Other Charges
The Corbin Police Department says Patrolman Jarrett Carr and Sgt. Jeff Hill responded to reports of a domestic assault at a local apartment complex in Corbin. Officers were greeted at the door by a bloody victim. During the investigation, officers determined the victim was assaulted by 44-year-old Kevin Barnett with children nearby. Barnett was arrested and charged with burglary, assault (domestic violence), menacing, endangering the welfare of a minor, terroristic threatening, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. He was lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center.
Mount Vernon Celebrates with Great Christmas Light Fight Parade
Experience the festive spirit in Mt. Vernon as hundreds gather for the Great Christmas Light Fight parade. Enjoy the spectacle of illuminated floats, dancing, and marching bands. Join the celebration and witness the community's enthusiasm in this weekend's grand event.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.58 and $3.09 in Corbin as of 2023-12-05. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Laurel Co. family talks of ‘destroyed lives’ in DUI murder case
LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) -A family says it’s an unspeakable loss that they believe was so preventable. The sheriff’s office in Laurel County is investigating a crash they say was caused by a drunk driver. It happened just after 10 p.m. Tuesday night on Ky. 192 near London. The...
Weekly Safety Report: Drug Trafficking and Assault Incident in Tavares, Florida
Two incidents occurred in Tavares, Florida this week. In the first incident, Tavares Police K9 Bruce assisted in the arrest of a suspect involved in drug trafficking. The K9 unit detected a deadly drug during a routine traffic stop. In the second incident, a man from Tavares, Florida was arrested during an investigation of an assault in progress complaint in Laurel County, Kentucky. The suspect allegedly struck another individual in the face.
KSP Announce Traffic Safety Checkpoints
The Kentucky State Police Post 11 in London, which provides coverage for Clay, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne and Whitley counties, has announced they will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at various locations. The checkpoints are an effort to enforce traffic laws, especially seatbelt adherence, sobriety, insurance and registration violations. A complete list of traffic safety checkpoint locations can be found here: http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post11checkpoints/
Conglomerate Notches First Stakes Win in Valedictory
Conglomerate , the most overlooked of trainer Mark Casse's three entries in the CA$150,000 Valedictory Stakes (G3) finished on top in Woodbine's final graded stakes of the season Dec. 3. Dismissed at 15-1 behind stablemates Win for the Money (the favorite at 5-2) and grade 3 winner Palazzi , Conglomerate...
South Laurel High School hosts Lisa Collins Classic
LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - For the second straight year, South Laurel High School paid tribute to a legendary figure in the community. The school hosted the second annual Lisa Collins Classic on Friday and Saturday. Collins, who died last year at the age of 59, played for Laurel County High...
Police warning about phone scam in Laurel County
LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Police are warning folks about a new scam they have gotten reports about in Laurel County. Officials with the sheriff’s office say the caller is identifying themselves as a representative of Medicare. They then tell the victim that the health insurance service is changing...
Updates continue in Kentucky train derailment
Kentucky residents are getting answers about the cause of the recent train derailment that displaced a small town. On Nov. 22, a CSX train derailed around 2:30 p.m. just north of Livingston near the remote town with about 200 people in Rockcastle County. “Two of the 16 cars that derailed...
WYMT, ARH presents check during ARH Game of the Week in London
LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - At Thursday night’s ARH Game of the Week, North Laurel Lady Jaguars traveled to take on their cross-town rival, the South Laurel Lady Cardinals. During the game, Greg Creech, representing WYMT and ARH, presented a $500 check to South Laurel’s principal Jeremy Kidd. WYMT...
Christmas on Main Parade to be held this Friday in London
The region’s largest and brightest nighttime Christmas parade will roll through downtown London with Santa Claus and his sleigh this Friday night during the annual Randy Smith Christmas on Main parade. According to Southern Living Magazine, London is ranked second as the best Christmas town in Kentucky to visit this holiday season. With a giant Christmas tree at Town Center as the centerpiece and lights strung throughout downtown, people who attend Christmas on Main will see why. The festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. with carols sung by local school and church groups in front of the Laurel County Courthouse. The Children’s Christmas Book Walk also starts at 5:30 p.m. at 14 downtown locations, and will continue every half hour until the parade at 7 p.m. The theme this year is “Candy Canes & Carols.” After the parade, the annual lighting of the Christmas tree will be held at the London-Laurel County Farmers Market. Kids will be able to take photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus and other characters. There will be hot chocolate and other items given away. The forecasts for Friday vary, but organizers remain hopeful that any rain will subside earlier in the afternoon. If the forecast worsens, a rain date will be announced, but that call will not be made until late Thursday or early Friday. Parade registration and other information can be found at www.VisitLondonKY.com/Christmas.
Kentucky High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Pike County Today - December 2
Don't miss the high school basketball games happening in Pike County, Kentucky today. Info on how to watch all of the action can be located below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 2:30...
Laurel County Sheriff's Office hosts Operation Polar Express
The mission is to give gifts to kids in Laurel County on the Friday before Christmas.