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Sheriff: 1 dead, 2 wounded in Laurel Co. shootingLONDON (AP) — Authorities say a triple shooting in Laurel County has left a man dead and two wo...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Tippett receives 5 years

Tippett receives 5 years

A Cumberland man was sentenced to a total of five years in prison in Harlan Circuit Court on Thursday.Lonnie Joe Tippett, 37, appeared with his attorn...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Harlan County Spelling Bee winners announced

Harlan County Spelling Bee winners announced

James Bailey practiced spelling words a lot over the past few weeks. After winning the Harlan County Spelling Bee Monday to advance to the Kentucky De...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Escaped inmate captured

Escaped inmate captured

A man who walked off a Harlan County Detention Center work release crew on Friday has been apprehended and is now back in custody at the Harlan County...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Fatal collision in Knox Co.

WALKER — On Jan. 23, at 1:15 p.m., Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call of a single vehicle collision on KY 718 in the Walker c...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Trio faces drug charges

Trio faces drug charges

A woman and two men are facing drug charges after police acted on a tip and allegedly found the three in possession of illegal substances.Jonathan Led...

January 23rd, 2017 updated: January 23rd, 2017. |  


Sheriff’s audit released

The Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts has completed the 2015 audit of the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office.According to a press release, the aud...

January 23rd, 2017 updated: January 23rd, 2017. |  


Community diversity breakfast held

Community diversity breakfast held

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, along with the Upward Bound Math Science Program and the ...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Nearly 250K US miners will be protected by new rule

ARLINGTON, Va. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced today it will issue its Final Rule for Exa...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Federal judge swats Aetna-Humana insurer combo

A federal judge has rejected health insurer Aetna’s plan to buy rival Humana Inc. for about $34 billion and become a major player in the market ...

January 23rd, 2017 |