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A Sevierville Doctor and Two of His Patients Indicted on Charges Stemming from TBI Investigation into Fraudulent Painkiller Prescriptions

A Sevierville Doctor and Two of His Patients Indicted on Charges Stemming from TBI Investigation into Fraudulent Painkiller Prescriptions

A TBI investigation results in the indictment and arrest of a Sevierville doctor and two of his patients in a scheme to fraudulently obtain painkillers. The investigation began in July 2019 on allegations that 45 year-old Michael Webb, a podiatrist who owns Webb Foot and Ankle Clinic, was using his position to obtain controlled substances…MORE

MEDIC Regional Blood Center Offering Ripley’s Aquarium Tickets As Donation Incentive

MEDIC Regional Blood Center Offering Ripley’s Aquarium Tickets As Donation Incentive

MEDIC Regional Bleed Center is offering Ripley’s Aquarium tickets this week as an incentive to donate blood.   The incentive comes as the center is in critical need of O-positive and B-negative blood. Locations to donate are listed below:   Downtown Knoxville: 1601 Ailor Ave. Farragut: 11000 Kingston Pike Athens: 213 E. Washington Ave., Suite…MORE

1 Killed Another Critical After Shooting at Red Roof Inn on Central Ave

1 Killed Another Critical After Shooting at Red Roof Inn on Central Ave

One person is dead another is injured from a shooting at the Red Roof Inn on Central Avenue Pike. Officers were called to the motel 9:30 Sunday night. Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from an Attempted Robbery. The suspects fled before officers arrived. The victims haven’t been identified, one was pronounced dead on the scene.…MORE

KPD Asking For Help Looking for Robbery Suspect

KPD Asking For Help Looking for Robbery Suspect

KPD is asking for help finding a burgalary suspect. Information is listed below.   Know who he is? Call the Crime Hotline at 865-215-7212 or email propertycrimes@knoxvilletn.gov.   KPD investigators are working to identify the pictured suspect. The unknown male burglarized a victim’s vehicle off Maynard Avenue and then used the victim’s credit cards at…MORE

Tennessee’s Attorney General Announcing Judgement Against CHS (Community Health Systems, Inc.)

Tennessee’s Attorney General Announcing Judgement Against CHS (Community Health Systems, Inc.)

Tennessee’s Attorney General along with 27 other States, announcing a settlement with Tennessee-based CHS / Community Health Systems, Inc., This judgment resolves an investigation of a data breach which impacted approximately 6.1 million patients, including nearly 450,000 in Tennessee. Exposed in the breach were the names, birth dates, social security numbers, phone numbers, and addresses…MORE

The Largest Home in Tennessee Located in Knoxville Sells for 11 Million Dollars

The Largest Home in Tennessee Located in Knoxville Sells for 11 Million Dollars

Villa Collina, the largest residence in Tennessee located in West Knoxville, is sold for $11 Million to an undisclosed buyer. Dr. Eric W. Barton, the home’s former owner says “Villa Collina provides the perfect location to entertain and impress guests while raising money in support of East Tennessee charities. The home’s 40,250-square-foot estate is situated…MORE

State of Tennessee Offering $10,000 for Information on a TBI Cold Case from 1992

State of Tennessee Offering $10,000 for Information on a TBI Cold Case from 1992

Special Agents with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are asking for any information that may help solve a 1992 Benton County missing person case. Shortly after a family member reported Sheila Bradford missing to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office on September 22, 1992, TBI Special Agents joined the investigation at…MORE

Trick or Treating in Knox County Gets Green Light From Mayor Jacobs with Some Guidelines

Trick or Treating in Knox County Gets Green Light From Mayor Jacobs with Some Guidelines

Knox County Trick-or-Treaters will be hitting the streets this Halloween. Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs announcing neighborhood Halloween activities may go on as planned on October 31st. The Mayor has been in contact with the Knox County Health Department. They offer these recommendations for trick-or-treating safely : Wear a face covering when you can’t maintain…MORE

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