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London physician convicted of health care fraud

A London cardiologist has been found guilty in federal court on charges of health care fraud. Following a 12-day trial in U.S. District Court in London, a jury found Dr. Anis Chalhoub guilty of implanting approximately 234 pacemakers in patients at St. Joseph London hospital...

Second plea scheduled in federal pharmacy burglaries case

A second defendant facing federal charges of conspiracy to break into numerous pharmacies throughout Kentucky and Tennessee has filed a motion for rearraignment. According to a court order entered Tuesday, 39-year-old Kenneth Britton of Whitwell, Tennessee is scheduled to appear...

Co-defendant in federal drug case involving former Corbin Police officer pleads guilty

One of the co-defendants in a federal drug conspiracy case involving a former Corbin Police office pleaded guilty to her involvement Wednesday, while a second has filed a motion for rearraignment. Thirty-two-year-old Tiffany Hamilton, who was indicted in U.S. District Court in...

Tennessee man admits to selling pills stolen in pharmacy burglaries

A Tennessee man, who is charged in a conspiracy to break into numerous pharmacies throughout Kentucky and Tennessee, admitted to selling some of the stolen pills during his rearraignment Monday in federal court. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...

First rearraignment scheduled in federal pharmacy burglaries case

One of eight men facing federal charges in connection with a string of pharmacy burglaries in Kentucky and Tennessee has made a motion to enter a guilty plea. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Sutton found guilty in federal ‘murder for hire’ case

A Corbin man facing federal charges of attempting to hire a hitman to kill four people including Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble and Whitley County Attorney Bob Hammons continued to argue that it was just jailhouse talk, but that fell upon deaf ears as a jury found him...

Defense claims offer of $40,000 to have four people killed was just ‘jail talk’

Everyone agrees that William Timothy Sutton talked about paying one of his Whitley County Detention Center cellmates $40,000 last year to kill four people. Tara Smith and Stephanie Broyles are two women that Sutton used to be involved with, who are now witnesses in cases against...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018

Corbin man sentenced to 22 years in prison for production of child porn

A Corbin man, who pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography in July, will be spending the next 22 years in federal prison. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Feds indict man found with pound of crystal meth in W’burg motel room

A Jan. 16 trial date has been set in U.S. District Court for a man, who was caught with a pound of crystal methamphetamine in a Williamsburg motel on Oct. 22. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 29 Nov 2017

Whitley County Fiscal Court suing wholesale drug distributors over prescription drug problem

Between 2013 and the middle of 2017, more than 21 million doses of prescription opioids, including hydrocodone, oxycodone, tramadol and oxymorphone, were dispensed in Whitley County, which has a population of about 36,000 people. You need to login to view the rest of the content....
Posted On 20 Sep 2017