A Knox County man died early Tuesday after suffering multiple gunshot wounds, according to Kentucky State Police Post 10-Harlan Public Affairs Officer Trooper Shane Jacobs.
The man's caretaker, Charlene Sue King, 49, of Barbourville, was arrested on a charge of murder.
The shooting happened about 12:30 a.m. at a home along J Goodin Branch Road.Troopers along with deputies with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded.
The homeowner was pronounced dead at the scene by the Knox County Coroner’s Office. The body was sent to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.
King is jailed in the Knox County Detention Center.
2013 Corbin High School Graduation
They painted the floor of the Corbin Arena “Red,” so to speak, as Corbin High School held its 96th Annual Commencement Friday evening.
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Two indicted for armed robberies
Two people facing charges in connection with several area armed robberies were indicted in Laurel County Circuit Court Friday.
Theft, drug charges among indictments
Three arrests warrants were issued by Judge Tom Jensen Friday for defendants listed on a four-count indictment.
Man arrested for trying to hire killer on Topix
A Corbin man was arrested Thursday by Kentucky State Police after he used the Internet website Topix to solicit a killer.
Whayne Supply to throw anniversary party Saturday
The staff of Whayne Supply’s branch office in Corbin have a party to plan, and they have been working on the finishing touches since Thursday.
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Williamsburg’s Natalie Croley participated in the 100 Meter Hurdles.
Lynn Camp, Williamsburg and Whitley County had student-athletes that participated in the Class A and Class 3A State Track and Field Meets on Saturday, but none came up with any team points.
Fear 'Les' 13th Region Diamond Rankings
With post-season beginning today, I figured I should release my post-season rankings before district tournaments begin.
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Disturbing trend of hyperbole in media, politics
There is a disturbing trend of absolute hyperbole on the part of news media and political speakers. What I’m talking about is the immediate use of top shelf words like “dictator,” “fascist,” “communist,” and this really has to stop.
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Gone, but not forgotten
At 2 p.m. Thursday, the students, teachers and staff of Corbin Elementary School took time out to remember one of their own.
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Corbin to host electronic recycling day
As technology changes, so does the hardware. That means older computers, televisions and other electronic equipment have to find their way out of your home or office, and into the waste bin.
- Corbin to host electronic recycling day