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Three arrested in London after theft investigation
LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - Three men were arrested Wednesday morning following a complaint of illegally using utilities from a nearby utility company. Deputies were sent out Wednesday morning after a call of utilities being illegally used. The caller told deputies that when he approached the man, he was armed with a gun.
City Of London To Annex Nearly 1,900 Acres
The City of London continues to grow, literally, with approval of city council members for annexation of specific areas adjoining current city limits, increasing the size by nearly 1,900 more acres. City council members approved several “Intent to Annex” ordinances during this week’s 2-1/2 hour regular meeting. Six specific areas were named in the ordinances, one of which incorporates the 130.07 acres of Greer Industrial Park into city limits. Others include:
Autistic man found on Interstate 75 in Kentucky wandered away from home nearby, police say
A motorist reported the man was standing near the road and police identified him after putting out an alert.
LGBTQ supporters say they were threatened with a gun, slurs at a Kentucky rally
Organizers of a small event in Corbin said two men with guns threatened them and used slurs before police showed up to the incident.
Wanted Williamsburg man arrested for complicity to commit robbery
LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - A Williamsburg man was arrested in London on a warrant for complicity to commit robbery in addition to several other charges. Deputies were able to issue a traffic stop on Robbie Baker, 44, of Williamsburg, Thursday afternoon after investigating his location. Baker was wanted in regard to an armed robbery at a business off Highway 770 in March.
DRIVER FOUND WITH METHAMPHETAMINE DURING TRAFFIC CRASH INVESTIGATION IN LAUREL COUNTY, KENTUCKY
LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Zach Allen along with Detective Jake Miller arrested Marcus Woods age 26 of Johnson Rd., London on Saturday afternoon June 3, 2023 at approximately 5:03 PM. The arrest occurred on Johnson Road at Old Way Road...
Father of Pulaski Co. football player who died talks about faith and grief
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - On this week’s Issues and Answers: The Mountain Edition, WYMT’s Steve Hensley sat down with Alan Dodson, father of Andrew Dodson, the Pulaski County High School football player who died after a hard tackle during a scrimmage. “Scripture does not tell us not to...
Scott Rose Foundation Playground Dedication Set For Saturday Morning
Children of all abilities will soon have another place to play in London. The Scott Rose Foundation, in partnership with London Tourism, will have a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Scott Rose Playground and Musical Park Saturday, June 10th at 10 a.m. at the London-Laurel Wellness Park off KY 192 Bypass in the College Park property. The new playground is handicap accessible and is for all children, including those with mental and/or physical disabilities. Organizer Lawrence Kuhl said they will have souvenir t-shirts for the kids as long as they last. The all-inclusive playground is the final act of the Scott Rose Foundation, which is dissolving after nearly 40 years of contributions toward physical and developmental recreational activities and monetary contributions to the London community.
Laurel County Police Catch Up To Man Wanted For Robbery
Laurel County Sheriff John Root says Detectives Robert Reed, Jake Miller and Bryon Lawson caught up to a man wanted for robbery. A warrant was issued for 30-year-old Timothy Garland following a robbery in late April. Allegedly Garland stole money from a business, armed with a screwdriver. He reportedly got into a fight with two people at the business, causing minor injuries, then ran off. When Garland was arrested earlier this week, he was found to be in possession of stolen items from another store earlier in the day. He was charged with robbery, theft and two counts of assault. Garland was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
FELONY ARREST OF GRAY HAWK, KENTUCKY MAN AFTER ILLEGAL NARCOTICS SEIZED AT HIS BARK LANE RESIDENCE IN KNOX COUNTY
BARBOURVILLE, KY - The Knox County Sheriff's Department is reporting that on Wednesday night, May 31, 2023, Knox County Deputies traveled to a Bark Lane residence to speak with 63-year-old Obie Mills of Gray Hawk, KY in regard to drug activity at his residence. Upon contact with Mills, he advised...
Clay County Community Holds Candlelight Vigil 10 Years After Deadly Helicopter Crash
10 years ago in Clay County, three people died in a medical helicopter crash in an elementary school parking lot. This week, the community gathered on the anniversary to hold a candlelight vigil in their memory. On June 6th, 2013, Air Evac Lifeteam Flight 109, based in Manchester, crashed at Paces Creek Elementary School killing pilot Eddy Sizemore, flight paramedic Herman “Lee” Dobbs and flight nurse Jesse Jones. The ceremony featured singing, a video tribute to the crew members who were on board and some of those in attendance sharing scripture and stories about the crew. Lee Dobbs’s parents drove in from East Tennessee to take part in the tribute. You can watch the video of the vigil from Christine Couch Jackson here.
ARRESTED: Home Intruder that fled Armed Victim in Laurel County, Kentucky
LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Cyruss McVey along with Deputy Josh Velasco and Deputy Stephen Walker arrested Steven Angel age 39 of London on Sunday night June 4, 2023 approximately 8:00 PM. The arrest occurred off Fariston Road, approximately 3 miles...
Stolen trailer found in London, suspect charged
LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - A trailer stolen from a London business was found after a swift investigation. Police were called after a camper trailer was stolen from a London business and surveillance video showed a truck hauling the trailer out of the lot. The truck in question was found to...
The All-You-Can-Eat BBQ Buffet in Kentucky You Must Try
Nothing beats a long-standing local eatery, especially when it's been family owned and operated for generations. Whether you live in the area or you’re just passing through, you have to check out this all-you-can-eat restaurant in southern Kentucky that serves some of the absolute best BBQ. Keep reading to learn more.
Laurel County Drug Interdiction Task Force Arrests Lexington Man On Drug Charges
Laurel County Sheriff John Root and London Police Chief Chuck Johnson announced the Laurel County Drug Interdiction Task Force made a drug arrest at a traffic safety checkpoint. A driver, 25-year-old Khalil Washington, of Lexington, was found in possession of around a pound of methamphetamine, 2 ounces of fentanyl and a firearm. Washington was arrested and charged with drug trafficking and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. He was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Crappie USA Classic Coming to Somerset-Pulaski County Area
Anglers will travel from across the country to fish the Crappie USA Classic, presented by Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s and hosted by Somerset-Pulaski County Convention and Visitors Bureau, on October 13-14, 2023. During the year, anglers compete in Local Events, Super Events and MegaBucks Events and earn an opportunity to...
Leicester, North Carolina Man states He's going to Blow up Courthouse in London, Kentucky
LONDON, KY - The London Police Department is reporting that a North Carolina man was arrested for disorderly conduct and threatening to kill police officers after causing a ruckus inside the London BP Truck Stop. Brian Kendall Bank, age 40, of Hayes Cove Road, Leicester, N.C., was arrested at 10:30...
A Monticello Woman faces a federal Indictment on Drug Charges
Four people, including one from Monticello, are accused of a conspiracy to sell fentanyl and meth in Pulaski as part of a federal case. Tiffany M. Deatherage, 40, of Monticello, and three others (2 from Pulaski County and 1 from Ohio) were charged with several drug-related counts by a federal Grand Jury during the last part of May.
Male found on I-75 in Laurel County identified, turned over to DCBS
According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, the individual has been identified and was turned over to the Department of Community Based Services
Two men indicted in connection with deadly 2022 crash
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A grand jury has indicted two men in connection with a deadly crash that happened last year. Court documents show 34-year-old Eury Peralta, from West Chester, Ohio and 24-year-old Dustin Johnson, from Lexington, are both facing charges. The two-vehicle crash happened in March 2022 on Versailles...
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