Two Southeastern Kentucky Men Facing Murder/Kidnapping Charges

WOODBINE, KY - KSP has now opened a murder investigation for the death of Matthew Welsh (36) of Woodbine. Mr. Welsh was pronounced deceased by the Knox County Deputy Coroner. Preliminary investigation indicates Mr. Welsh was found deceased after an altercation involving stabbing that took place at his residence involving Joseph Masters, (33) of Woodbine and Charles "CJ" McVey, (37) of Woodbine.
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Bell County, KYWTVQ

Bell, Knox County authorities search for theft suspect

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Authorities in Bell County want the public’s help in finding a suspect connected to recent thefts. According to a post on the Bell County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, the suspect is wanted in connection to thefts from Dollar General stores in Bell and Knox counties. He was seen loading laundry baskets full of merchandise and running out of the store with the items.
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Kentucky StateWATE

Kentucky man found under trap door faces drug charges

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A Middlesboro, Kentucky, man is facing drug charges after police found him Thursday hiding under a trap door at his home. According to our news partner WRIL, Middlesboro Police were called about a parolee that absconded supervision. Officers went to the home of Benjamin “Peanut” Collins, 36, on Ray Hatfield Lane to find him.

Delinquent property tax sale held

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The county held its annual delinquent property tax sale Friday morning. A crowd attended the auction, which was held for the first time at the Jacksboro Middle School rather than the courthouse due to COVID-19 restrictions on that many people being in the courtroom. Around 110...

Kentucky State Police Death Investigation in Southeastern Kentucky

WOODBINE, KY. (July 30, 2021) – On July 30, 2021 at 8:18 A.M. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call from the Knox County Sheriff's Department requesting assistance on Hedden Flats Road. KSP Troopers and Detectives from Post 10 responded and began an investigation. KSP is currently working...
Kentucky StateCorbin News Journal

One Woodbine man dead, two charged with murder Friday

A pair of Woodbine residents are now behind bars charged with killing another Woodbine resident Friday morning. Late Friday evening, Kentucky State Police Post 10 in Harlan announced that Joseph Masters, 33, and Charles “CJ” McVey, 37, were charged with murder, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and kidnapping (adult). The duo are...
Laurel County, KYSentinel-Echo

Crash closes two lanes on northbound I-75 near mile marker 40

LAUREL COUNTY — First responders were dispatched to an injury crash involving multiple vehicles on I-75. According to scanner traffic, the crash took place just before the 41 mile marker heading northbound around 1:49 p.m. The London-Laurel Rescue Squad reported two lanes of the interstate were closed around mile marker 40.
Laurel County,

Man Arrested After Trying To Flee Laurel County Police During Traffic Stop

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says Deputy Tommy Houston pulled a vehicle over on Hwy 770 near Corbin after noticing the driver commit multiple traffic violations. During the stop the driver, 43-year-old Christopher Stanley of Barbourville, was determined to be under the influence and he attempted to flee on foot. Stanley was arrested and charged with DUI with aggravating circumstances, fleeing or evading police and others. He was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Knox County, KYWTVQ

UPDATE: Two arrested, victim identified in Knox County stabbing death

WOODBINE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Two people were arrested and charged with murder on Friday in connection to the stabbing death of a Woodbine man, according to Kentucky State Police. Investigators say 36-year old Matthew Welsh was found dead after being stabbed during a fight at his home involving 33-year old Joseph Masters and 37-year old Charles “CJ” McVey, both of Woodbine. KSP did not release any details about the fight.
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Jacksboro (TN) Weather Channel

4-Day Weather Forecast For Jacksboro

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Jacksboro: Saturday, July 31: Patchy fog then haze during the day; while haze overnight; Sunday, August 1: Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely then partly cloudy overnight; Monday, August 2: Mostly sunny during the

North Laurel’s Conner McKeehan signs with UVA Wise

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - Jaguar pitcher Conner McKeehan has signed his letter of intent to play college baseball at UVA Wise. ”It’s a surreal feeling. It’s not an opportunity a lot of people have, so I’m excited to get it going,” said McKeehan. McKeehan had a 5-2 record and a...