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Greeneville doctor pleads guilty to federal drug, health care fraud charges

Greeneville doctor pleads guilty to federal drug, health care fraud charges

June 3rd, 2014 7:57 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A former Greeneville doctor who smoked and distributed crack cocaine at his substance abuse treatment facility pleaded guilty Monday to federal drug and health care fraud charges.

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Woman accused of forging mom's checks for $3,695 allegedly brought drugs to jail

Woman accused of forging mom's checks for $3,695 allegedly brought drugs to jail

June 3rd, 2014 7:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Church Hill woman accused of cashing 13 of her mother's checks totaling $3,695 was picked up on forgery and theft warrants Friday.

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Rogersville doctor shopper gets 1 year probation for TennCare fraud

Rogersville doctor shopper gets 1 year probation for TennCare fraud

June 3rd, 2014 3:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Whitney Leann Cooper, 26, went to multiple doctors within a short time period to secure prescriptions for the same or similar controlled substances, with the clinical visits and/or prescriptions being paid for by TennCare.

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Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect

Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect

June 3rd, 2014 2:23 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who was hospitalized after being located unresponsive in a car, allegedly leaving her three young children unattended for an entire night as she tried to 'relax,' has been arrested by Kingsport police.

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Kingsport man acquitted of theft in alleged inheritance scheme

Kingsport man acquitted of theft in alleged inheritance scheme

June 3rd, 2014 8:29 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Roscoe Phillips, 25, went to trial Monday on a charge of theft over $60,000, but because the state had little more than two accomplices' testimony, Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street granted a motion for acquittal.

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Former Charlotte mayor expected to plead guilty to corruption charge

Former Charlotte mayor expected to plead guilty to corruption charge

June 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Michael Gordon and Rick Rothacker, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to a federal public corruption charge that carries up to a 20-year prison sentence and a $250,000 fine.

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Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

June 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man who was falsely imprisoned for a rape he did not commit is part of a growing number of people who have been added to the National Registry of Exonerations.

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Man indicted in fatal Fort Henry Drive wreck

Man indicted in fatal Fort Henry Drive wreck

June 2nd, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

Jeremy Sturgill, 36, of Jonesville, Va., faces multiple charges in the Kingsport crash, including vehicular homicide by an intoxicated person, two counts of reckless aggravated assault and a second offense of DUI.

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Kingsport man charged with attempted murder

Kingsport man charged with attempted murder

June 2nd, 2014 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested following a fight with family members when he allegedly pointed a gun at a man's face and crashed his pickup while trying to run people over.

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Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

June 2nd, 2014 9:43 am by Rain Smith

According to Bluff City Police Chief Greg Depew, the discovery was spurred by a request for a welfare check at 238 Woodland Drive.

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