Ambulance service reaches agreement with U.S.

A Marion ambulance company has agreed to pay more than $300,000 in a civil agreement. Health One Critical Care Transport Service/Medic One Response of Marion faced allegations they improperly billed Medicare for scheduled, non-emergency ambulance transportation. The

Kentucky doc named Tennessee’s director of health

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Kentucky doctor and state senator has been appointed commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Health. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said in a statement that Ralph Alvarado will step into the role on

Southern Illinois man convicted of sex charges

A Southern Illinois man has been found guilty of an online sextortion scheme. A federal jury convicted 44-year-old Michael Ferris of Mill Shoals on 25 counts of extortion, cyberstalking, and production, distribution and possession of child pornography