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Double Shooting: One Victim Airlifted and Another Transported for Treatment after being Shot Multiple Times during Exchange of Gunfire with His Girlfriend's Father in Southestern Kentucky

LONDON, KY (July 22, 2021) Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that Detective Taylor McDaniel and Detective Robert Reed arrested Jeffery Smith, age 50 of London, after the investigation into a double shooting that occurred on Old Way Road in Eastern Laurel County. During the investigation it was determined...
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Two injured, man charged with attempted murder during shootout

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 50-year-old London man is charged with attempted. murder and two counts of wanton endangerment after he allegedly fired shots at his daughter and her boyfriend, early Thursday morning. The boyfriend returned fire, and was injured, along with another person, during the hail of bullets,...
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Kentucky police investigate death threats over grave moving

MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police are investigating after someone made death threats to Clay County school officials over plans to move graves from a cemetery on school property. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the threatening emails started last week, a day after the Clay County Fiscal Court voted to authorize moving the graves. School officials couldn’t tell who sent the emails. Family members of some people buried at the Hoskins Cemetery have protested the plan to move the graves. An attorney for some of them says she doesn’t believe they would make death threats. She says they will sue if necessary.
Hazard, KYwymt.com

Drug prevention and recovery professionals react to historic opioid case settlement

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - On Wednesday, State Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced a settlement between plaintiffs and drug distributors believed to be responsible for fueling the opioid epidemic. The historic $26 billion agreement with distributors Cardinal Health, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen, and manufacturer Johnson & Johnson, could send over $460 million...
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Drug Trafficking Arrest after Police in Clay County, Kentucky Locate a Large Bag of Illegal Narcotics during Complaint Investigation

MANCHESTER, KY (July 22, 2021) - The Clay County Sheriffs Office is reporting that: On Wednesday July 21, 2021 at approximately 9:00 AM Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson along with Chief Deputy Clifton Jones, Deputy Paul Whitehead and Deputy Dewey Grubb arrested Eli Combs, 43 of Gregory Branch and David Lewis, 51 of Salvisa, KY.
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The Laurel Co. Correctional Center is one of the only self-sufficient facilities to date

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Men involved in stashing body of Corbin woman enter guilty plea

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Suspect wanted in Laurel County armed robbery

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Authorities in Laurel County need help identifying a suspect in an armed robbery that happened Tuesday night. According to a post on the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, around 9:45 on July 20, the subject entered a business in southern Laurel County. The subject then took several items from the business. Employees approached the subject outside, then the subject pulled out a knife and threatened them. Then the subject fled the scene with the merchandise.
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Two Jailed in Clay County, Kentucky during Complaint Investigation

MANCHESTER, KY (July 22, 2021) - The Clay County Sheriffs Office is reporting that: On Tuesday July 20, 2021 at approximately 3:15 PM Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson along with Deputy Dewey Grubb arrested William Sizemore, 60 and Misty Smith, 43 both of Memorial Drive. The arrests occurred when units...
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