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Federal trial begins in case of W’burg pharmacist facing drug-related charges

One pharmacist in the federal case involving the illegal distribution of prescription pain pills out of Kim’s Hometown Pharmacy in Williamsburg has been tried and convicted, while the second, owner/operator Kimberly Jones, appeared in court Tuesday for the opening of her trial....

Federal jury finds for University of the Cumberlands in Taylor lawsuit

After listening to eight days of testimony, and deliberating for more than four hours, a nine-member jury found that former University of the Cumberlands President Dr. Jim Taylor and his wife, Dinah, did not have a valid, enforceable contract with the university that would have...

Two pounds of crystal methamphetamine seized during north Corbin traffic stop

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people Wednesday morning after discovering more than 2 pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside their vehicle during a traffic stop in north Corbin. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer stated that...

‘Ringleader’ in federal pharmacy burglaries case sentenced to seven years in prison

The Tennessee man federal prosecutors say was the ringleader in a conspiracy to burglarize nearly 70 pharmacies across 11 states over a five-year period, including two in Corbin, was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today,...

Record Knox County meth bust now a federal case

A Tennessee man arrested in November in Knox County after Sheriff Mike Smith and his deputies discovered more than two pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside his vehicle is now facing federal charges. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...

First sentences handed down in federal pharmacy burglaries case

Two of the eight men involved in a conspiracy to burglarize numerous pharmacies throughout the southeast United States, including Sav-Rite Pharmacy and Stephanie’s Down Home Pharmacy in Corbin, were sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in London. Read this story and more for...

Local cardiologist gets 42 months in prison for health care fraud involving pacemakers

A London cardiologist found guilty in April on federal charges of health care fraud has been sentenced to 42 months (3.5 years) in prison. Dr. Anis Chalhoub, was found guilty of implanting approximately 234 pacemakers at St. Joseph London hospital between 2007 and 2011 in an...

Feds indict Corbin man in meth distribution conspiracy case

A Corbin man was indicted Thursday on a federal charge of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Knox and Laurel counties. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Federal jury convicts remaining defendants in conspiracy to steal, sell pills from pharmacies

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Corbin woman sentenced to 14 years for conspiracy to traffic meth

A Corbin woman was sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for her part in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. April Sizemore, Bowling, who had pleaded guilty to her part in the conspiracy involving Jeffery Cole, Jessica Flannery and Melody LeMar, is the last of the four...