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Tennessee department trains law enforcement how to deal with the disabled

Tennessee department trains law enforcement how to deal with the disabled

July 31st, 2015 8:30 am by By State Contributor

In Tennessee, as many as 132,000 people may have an intellectual disability.

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Hawkins man accused of selling narcotics received through Medicare

Hawkins man accused of selling narcotics received through Medicare

July 30th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Fred Willard Chamberlain, 58, 120 Skyview Drive, Rogersville, receives a doctor's prescription for 56 oxymorphone pills per month, which according to the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office has a street value of $2,800.

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Kingsport speech therapist bilks TennCare through schools

Kingsport speech therapist bilks TennCare through schools

July 30th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport speech pathologist has admitted to filing false claims of treating local students in therapy sessions, with court records showing she fraudulently documented nearly 400 such meetings to her employer and TennCare.

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New stalking charge for man who demanded cash for 'taking down terrorists'

New stalking charge for man who demanded cash for 'taking down terrorists'

July 30th, 2015 4:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

In addition to "taking down terrorists" for the Secret Service recently, Derrick Dalton Goins also allegedly found time earlier this week to threaten to rape, torture and kill a 16-year-old girl.

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Happy Valley teacher charged with arson, insurance fraud

Happy Valley teacher charged with arson, insurance fraud

July 30th, 2015 10:51 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

According to the indictment, the fire occurred on Feb. 25. The indictment said Beam "did knowingly damage a structure by means of a fire or explosion with intent to destroy or damage the structure to collect insurance for the damage."

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Hawkins commission approves new fee for public defender

Hawkins commission approves new fee for public defender

July 29th, 2015 7:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - The Hawkins County Commission voted 16-3 Monday in favor of allowing a new $12.50 fee to be attached to all criminal cases for the purpose of generating revenue to keep the county's public defender office open.

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Suspect charged in burglary at Hunter Wright Stadium

Suspect charged in burglary at Hunter Wright Stadium

July 29th, 2015 2:40 pm by Staff Report

Police say they have arrested the man who cut through a fence at the home of the Kingsport Mets nearly two months ago, then made away with nearly $3,000 in lawn equipment.

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Hawkins man indicted on federal child porn charges

Hawkins man indicted on federal child porn charges

July 29th, 2015 12:54 pm by Matthew Lane

The suspect was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville after local authorities found approximately 750 images of child pornography on his laptop computer.

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Kingsport man indicted in robbery, carjacking

Kingsport man indicted in robbery, carjacking

July 29th, 2015 7:47 am by Matthew Lane

A 22-year-old Kingsport man is facing federal charges for the alleged armed robbery of a local pharmacy and the carjacking of a woman at a nearby gas station to make his getaway.

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Police say biker hit 130 mph during Hawkins chase

Police say biker hit 130 mph during Hawkins chase

July 28th, 2015 11:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday, Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Eric Pease was traveling east on Highway 11-W when he reportedly observed a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed.

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