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Lebanon, Virginia psychiatrist indicted on federal drug trafficking, healthcare fraud charge

ABINGDON, Va. -- A Lebanon, Virginia-based psychiatrist faces 25 federal drug trafficking and healthcare fraud charges following an indictment by a federal grand jury in Abingdon. Alfredo Cervantes, 61, of Abingdon is charged in an indictment returned last week following his arrest on 23 counts of u

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-03-20 14:07:00

Two airlifted after single-vehicle crash on SR70

ROGERSVILLE - Two men were flown by medical helicopters to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport from the scene of a serious Monday afternoon traffic crash on Tenn. Hwy. 70 North near Perry Smith Lane. A preliminary accident report made available by Highway Patrol Lt. Richard Garrison indicated

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-03-20 14:15:00

UPDATE: Bristol, Virginia man arrested for calling in a bomb threat to Bristol, Virginia courthouse

Buy Now Phillip Shannon Bowman The Virginia State Poilice drive by the Bristol Virginia Justice Center on Monday after a bomb threat was phoned in. The building was emptied and searched by K-9 and other officers. Everyone was allowed back in through security just after 11 am. Earl Neikirk/BHC People

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-03-19 14:18:00

Former Mountain City police officer sentenced to 37 years for drug trafficking

GREENEVILLE, TN (WJHL) - A former Mountain City Police Department lieutenant will spend time behind bars. United States states attorney J. Douglas Overbey said on Monday - a judge sentenced Ronald Shupe of Butler to 37 months in federal prison for possession with the intent to distribute oxycodone

WJHL.COM - 2018-03-20 14:58:30

Wise County doctor sentenced for health care fraud

Photo credit: MGN Online A Wise County doctor who prescribed Ritalin and hydrocodone to an undercover investigator without a legitimate medical purpose has been sentenced for federal health care fraud and drug distribution charges. As part of a plea agreement, 78-year-old Gurcharan Singh Kanwal agre

WCYB.COM - 2018-03-19 14:04:49

Fatal shooting investigation underway in Washington County, Va.

BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) - The Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office says it's investigating a fatal shooting. Sheriff Fred Newman tells News Channel 11 that just after 6 p.m. Monday evening deputies were called to a private property on Hearst Road near South Holston Lake. The sheriff says they fou

WJHL.COM - 2018-03-20 02:37:39

Bomb threats continue to beleaguer Marion Senior High School

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-03-20 20:53:00

Time for Kingsport to shut down Hog Wild Saloon?

Two months ago, Knoxville closed a private club as a public nuisance due to gang activity, shootings and violent behavior. A business can be declared a public nuisance and enjoined from operating if it negatively affects the health, safety, welfare or comfort of the public. Kingsport has experience

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-19 16:26:00

Two dead from mobile home fire in Sullivan County

3-17 HOUSE FIRE.jpg Two people are dead following an early morning fire at a mobile home in Sullivan County. According to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, the call came in just before 6:00 a.m. The Bloomingdale Fire Department responded to a mobile home on Kinzer Lane. They say when officers


Bloomingdale fatal fire vicims identified

UPDATE: The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has identified the two people killed in Saturday's structure fire. Mary Vance, 67, and Charles Lester, 67, were both living in the home at the time of the fire. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division is still working on dete


Taco Bell in Virginia evacuated after employee complains of headaches, coughing

ABINGDON, Va. (WVLT) -- A Taco Bell restaurant in Virginia was evacuated on Saturday morning after an employee complained of headaches and coughing. Abingdon Fire Chief John McCormick told CBS affiliate WJHL that the incident occurred at around 9 a.m. on Saturday morning at a Taco Bell off of Inter


UPDATE: SCSO names 2 killed in Kingsport fire

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has identified the two people killed in a fire in the Bloomingdale area near Kingsport. Mary Vance, 67, and Charles Lester, 67, were both living in the home at the time of the fire, according to a SCSO news release. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Off


Two die in Bloomingdale fire

BLOOMINGDALE - The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fire that killed two people Saturday morning. On 3/17 at 5:43 a.m., dispatch received a call from a man stating the mobile home at 1110 Kinzer Lane was on fire. When the Bloomingdale Fire Department arrived on scene, the mobile h


Woman in custody following pursuit in Sullivan County

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. -- A woman is in custody following a pursuit Thursday night. Teresa Worthington, 32, was wanted out of Sullivan County and Kingsport for motor vehicle theft, theft over 2,500 and violation of probation. Officers spotted Worthington in a stolen Volkswagen Beetle outside of the B-Ma


Wise woman pleads no contest to attempted murder of cop

WISE -- A Wise County woman pleaded no contest to a number of felony offenses in Wise County Circuit Court on Friday, including attempted murder of a City of Norton police officer. Christi Jo Russell, 40, of Wise was found guilty of a number of charges resulting from a range of run-ins with the law


Gate City woman to be featured on Fox Business show 'Strange Inheritance'

GATE CITY - When Gate City resident Barbara Dickey's father-in-law passed away, she didn't receive what most people would consider a normal inheritance. Instead of money or real estate, she received his ornately carved and hand-painted miniature model circus, which features more than 62,000 pieces t


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Woman arrested in fatal Kingsport crash

KINGSPORT - A fatal early morning wreck in downtown Kingsport has netted a woman's arrest on charges of vehicular homicide and fleeing the scene. According to records at the Kingsport Police Department, Stephanie A. Houle, 40, was booked into jail Thursday at about 2:15 a.m. A KPD incident case list


Man killed, another injured in Washington County, Va. crash

WCYB Photo One man is dead and another is injured following a two-vehicle crash in Lebanon Wednesday. According to Virginia State Police, an Infinity was going north on Route 19 when a Cadillac CTS pulled out from Route 690 and across the northbound lane of Route 19 around 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Infi


UPDATE: Fatality in bulb recycler explosion is Johnson City's second industrial death in less than a week

Johnson City District Chief Mike Oliver confirmed one person has died in a Wednesday explosion at a florescent bulb recycling facility, making the second fatal industrial accident in Johnson City in less than a week. The explosion, on the Boggs Lane side of Lighting Resources Llc, 128 L.P. Auer Road