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One arrested after two-county chase

By samadamsreports@gmail.com | July 17, 2019

A pursuit that involved police from two counties ended about 2:30 p.m. today just across the Harlan County line at Blair, after two of the pickup’s tires were deflated when it ran over spike strips. The chase involved Kentucky State Police, the Letcher County Sheriff’s Department, Whitesburg Police, Cumberland Police, Harlan Police, and the Harlan County Sheriff’s Department. Speeds ranged […]

Blackhawk mining says it has reached agreements with creditors, will file bankruptcy

By samadamsreports@gmail.com | July 16, 2019

A third mining company in a month in this area has announced it will file for bankruptcy. Blackhawk Mining, which operates mines in Floyd, Breathitt, Knott, Perry, Leslie and Magoffin counties, in West Virginia and in Indiana, this morning announced that it has reached agreements with “over 90% of its lenders” that will allow it to stay in business “with […]

Two dead at Cowan

By samadamsreports@gmail.com | June 19, 2019

A man and a woman are dead of apparent gunshot wounds at a home near the foot of Cowan Mountain. The bodies have been sent to Frankfort for autopsy, but detectives with the Kentucky State Police do not believe there were any others involved in the incident, and say they to not think there is a threat to public safety. […]

Police-involved shooting near Letcher County line

By samadamsreports@gmail.com | May 21, 2019

A trooper is hurt, the suspect is shot near county line.