| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:33 PM
A former Dublin doctor was convicted late Thursday evening on federal drug distribution charges.
Linda Sue Cheek was convicted after an eight-day trial in the United States District Court in Roanoke on 172 of the 173 counts she was facing. Evidence at...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 10:51 AM
About a decade ago, Florida leaders watched as prescription drugs began to wreak havoc across the country.
Drugs prescribed to treat pain became known as "hillbilly heroin," and in a matter of years, the epidemic found its way to the Sunshine State....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A Fairplay man who stole a neighbor’s van, unsuccessfully tried to rob a pharmacy and then was caught by the son of the van’s owner was sentenced to five years in state prison after pleading guilty Thursday in Washington Circuit Court to...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The name of the Lakeland clinic, Uphoria Medical Clinic, should have been a big clue that something was a bit hinky.
Narcotics detectives arrested a Lakeland physician, Aaron Branham Roush, who is a board certified surgeon who refers to himself as a...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Last summer, after I wrote about prosecutors cutting a sweetheart deal with a doctor accused of writing prescriptions for more than 500,000 oxycodone pills, I heard from a lot of grief-struck parents.
One woman mourned the suicide of her son, whose...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Seven people were named in three indictments returned by a federal grand jury sitting in Martinsburg last week, according to U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II.
Christopher Wayne Williams, 39, of Mill Creek, W.Va., was named in a two-count...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:22 PM
STANFORD — A Lincoln County grand jury has indicted 15 people on drug trafficking or complicity to drug trafficking charges based on testimony from state police.
The people, all of whom reside in Stanford according to court documents, face charges...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:20 AM
A man from Washington state is wanted for killing his grandparents sometime over the weekend after coming home from prison and may be looking for gun shows to get a weapon, officials said.
The King County Sheriff's Office is looking for Michael "Chad"...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:40 AM
It ended up being a $270,000 speeding ticket for this dude.
On Wednesday night as two deputies were conducting traffic enforcement in Spring Hill they noticed a black Honda Accord traveling 58-mph in a 35-mph zone, according to a news release from the...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:31 AM
HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday in Arkansas in an apparent suicide. She was 37.
The Cleburne County Sheriff's Office said in a news...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:03 AM
HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. -- Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, has died. She was 37.
Waren Olmstead, the coroner in Cleburne County, Ark., said in a statement McCready died Sunday apparently...