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1 hr ago | WKYT

Deputies looking for man after woman shot at in Laurel County

The incident happened on Konitzer Lane, just west of London, in the Sublimity area on Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m. When deputies arrived, they say Franke fired a pistol in the direction of a cleaning lady in the home.

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Related Topix: London, KY

3 hrs ago | WKYT

Laurel County officials investigating suspicious fire at business

The fire broke out on Ky. 472 near London early Wednesday afternoon. As many as 100 tires have burned so far.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

Lily man indicted on sex charges

Condy O. Irvin, 55, of 700 Walnut Road in Lily, was named in an eight-count indictment by a Laurel grand jury for sexual involvement with two minors under 16 years old.

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Related Topix: Lily, KY, Hazard, KY, 9

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WLEX-TV Lexington

Man Hurt In Laurel County Accident Dies

Investigators say Harville was driving on Wyan Road last Tuesday around 8 p.m. when he lost control of his car, traveled nearly 40 yards and slammed head-on into a tree.

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Related Topix: Fayette County, KY, Lexington-Fayette, KY

Kentucky State Police

10 Arrested in Post 11 area in a KSP Drug Round-up

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London served numerous arrest warrants on subjects in numerous counties.

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Related Topix: London, KY, Lily, KY, Gray, KY, Rockholds, KY, Whitley County, KY

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

Two injured in Wyan Road crash

A collision with a tree on Wyan Road on Tuesday night sent two Laurel men to a Lexington hospital with serious injuries.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, London, KY, University of Kentucky

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

LPD Officers offer tips for home safety

That was the message brought to a group at the Laurel County Public Library on Monday night during a safety presentation by the London Police Department.

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The Sentinel-Echo

County tourism commission sets budget

The London-Laurel County Tourist Commission passed their 2014-2015 budget during their Tuesday afternoon meeting at Heritage Hills Banquet Hall.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

Vehicle pursuit ends with field fire

What began as a pursuit of a suspect ended with several agencies responding to the northern East Bernstadt area early Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire, East Bernstadt, KY, London, KY

Kentucky State Police

Drug Arrest and Investigation in Laurel County

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at approximately 10:30 AM the Kentucky State Police Post 11 Criminal Interdiction Team stopped a red Toyota Camry for a minor traffic violation on Interstate 75 in Laurel County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Independence, KY

TheTimesTribune.com

Today's Headlines - April 17, 2014

It's time to spring into a good book. The Laurel County Public Library's annual spring book sale opens to the public today.

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Related Topix: London, KY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

Casino open only one day

While the county is focused on bringing in new businesses, one business was shut down just one day after its grand opening.

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Related Topix: Lily, KY, Games, Poker

WKYT

Three arrested in London after child found sleeping near drug paraphernalia

Three are behind bars in Laurel County after drug paraphernalia, uncapped syringes were found laying within arm's reach of a sleeping 7-year-old.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

2 men hospitalized after car hits tree head-on in Laurel County

One man is in critical condition and another is listed as fair at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after a car hit a tree in Laurel County Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky, London, KY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

2 charged after 90-mph chase on Laurel County roads, ATV trail sparks fire

Two people face multiple charges after a 90-mph chase over public roads and an all-terrain vehicle trail in Laurel County, police said.

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Related Topix: Fire, East Bernstadt, KY, London, KY

The Sentinel-Echo

Wetlands will be used for recreation and education

A new piece of green space was unfurled on Thursday in honor of London and Laurel County's observation of Arbor Day.

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Related Topix: London, KY, Bush, KY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

Woman falsely reports being hit by husband in pickup

It began with the call that a man had hit his wife with his pickup truck on Boggs Lane in the Lily community around 5 a.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Lily, KY, London, KY

The Sentinel-Echo

Kentucky teachers to see raises

Teachers and administrative staff throughout the Commonwealth, including those in Laurel County, can expect to see a pay raise in each of the next two years, according to a two-year spending plan approved last week by the Kentucky General Assembly.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., East Bernstadt, KY

The Sentinel-Echo

First United Methodist hosts Open House for Celebrate Recovery

To a lot of people Celebrate Recovery is thought of as a court-ordered place for recovering drug addicts and alcoholics to meet, but according to Stew Taylor, one of the founders of the program at First United Methodist Church, it's about so much more.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

Shots fired at Levi pond

A disagreement over a sold vehicle led to shots being fired Friday at the duck pond in Levi Jackson State Park and ended with the arrest of a Laurel County man and woman on multiple charges, including attempted murder.

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Related Topix: London, KY, Whitley County, KY

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