Monthly Archives: July 2021

Knoxville and Chattanooga gang members convicted of drug, gun and money laundering | USAO-EDTN

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On July 23, 2021, a federal jury convicted Alim Turner, 23, Ushery Stewart, 22, Ronald Turner, 25, Kedaris Gilmore, 23, Mahlon Prater, Jr., 25, and Trevor Cox, 22 , all of Knoxville, TN, and Demetrius Bibbs, 29, of Chattanooga, TN, for conspiring to distribute various controlled substances including methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl, marijuana, oxycodone , alprazolam and buprenorphine. ...

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GC Cheat Sheet: Hottest Business News Of The Week

Law360 (July 23, 2021, 2:59 p.m. EDT) – After Morgan Stanley’s general counsel urged the firm’s lawyers to return to the office, his peers at other major banks spoke out about their plans, and the former general counsel de LeClairRyan pleaded guilty to one charge of criminal obstruction. These are some of the stories in corporate legal news that you ...

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governor of Alabama joins growing number of Republicans urging Americans to get vaccinated – live | US News

Republican lawmakers are under increasing pressure to tell their constituents that Covid-19 vaccines are safe and effective amid the spread of the new, more contagious Delta variant. Covid-19 vaccines are highly effective against the Delta variant and remain the most available tool to prevent infection with the highly contagious disease. However, more than a year of mixed messages and misinformation ...

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THP: Two drivers injured after semi-trailer accident on I-81 in Greene County | WJHL

GREENE COUNTY, TN – A multi-vehicle accident closed part of Interstate 81 southbound in Greene County and left crews cleaning up spilled cargo from a tractor-trailer. According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s SmartWay traffic map, the accident happened after 2 a.m. near kilometer 42. Right lane is closed on I-81 South at MM 42 in Greene County due to ...

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Tennessee health expert: vaccine hesitation raises concerns as Delta COVID-19 variant spreads

JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – As the rate of COVID-19 positivity and hospitalizations increase, health experts are warning the Delta variant is the culprit. A health leader fears that the reluctance to vaccinate could put the population at risk. Ballad Health executive physician Dr Clay Runnels told News Channel 11 that the hospital system had 20 COVID-19 patients on July ...

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Operation Southern Shield: Expect increased traffic enforcement in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina – On Common Ground News

“If you exceed the speed limit, look for the blue lights …” —Lt Maurice Raines, Georgia State Patrol ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA — Rockdale County is among law enforcement agencies in Georgia participating this week in an initiative dubbed “Operation Southern Shield,” targeting speeding, distracted driving, driving and driving. intoxication and other traffic violations. National and local law enforcement agencies in ...

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Police: Bristol man Tenn. arrested for firing shots as the team mowed his yard | WJHL

BRISTOL, Tennessee (WJHL) – A man faces charges after police say he fired shots as a city work crew mowed his yard. Police in Bristol, Tennessee, arrested Greg Hensley and charged him with three counts of aggravated assault and one count of reckless endangerment. According to the police department, officers responded around noon Tuesday to a report of gunfire from ...

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Man arrested, accused of shooting passers-by, police | News – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-07-20 14:02:00 – Nashville (WSMV) – A Nashville man was arrested and charged after shooting a random passerby with police on Monday night. D’Angelo Spears, 23, shot an innocent passer-by 100 blocks on Neelys Bend Road, attacking a man on the leg. At 6:15 p.m. I saw a spear paralyzed from the waist up, sitting on the pavement ...

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New Georgia Law Bans Patient Brokerage For Addiction Providers | McGuireWoods LLP

July 1, 2021, Georgia’s new anti-kickback law Related to drug addiction, patient brokering began to prohibit payment, or the offer of compensation, to induce referral of a patient to or from an addiction provider. The Georgian legislature passed the law after lawmakers identified a model of drug treatment centers seeking patient referrals from providers in exchange for a fee. Under ...

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