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Traffic stop for speeding yields 8 pounds of pot

Traffic stop for speeding yields 8 pounds of pot

March 4th, 2014 2:36 pm by NET News Service

A traffic stop Monday led Washington County deputies to seize more than 8 pounds of marijuana and two bottles of prescription pills, resulting in the arrests of three people.

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NJ 'Housewives' couple pleading guilty to fraud

NJ 'Housewives' couple pleading guilty to fraud

March 4th, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

The couple is accused of exaggerating income while applying for loans before the show debuted in 2009, then hiding their fortunes in a bankruptcy filing after their first season aired.

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Kidney donor to serve extra time after reporting to prison two months late

Kidney donor to serve extra time after reporting to prison two months late

March 4th, 2014 7:51 am by Wes Bunch

A Lee County man convicted of robbery was given an additional three-year sentence Friday for failing to report to prison on time after being granted a delay to donate a kidney to his father.

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Hawkins County man accused of beating three people with metal pipe

Hawkins County man accused of beating three people with metal pipe

March 4th, 2014 6:38 am by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man who was arrested Sunday night for allegedly beating three neighbors on the head with a pipe was reportedly too combative in the Hawkins County Jail Monday morning to be arraigned.

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Bristol man sentenced to eight years in meth lab explosion

Bristol man sentenced to eight years in meth lab explosion

March 4th, 2014 12:11 am by Staff Report

A Bristol, Va., man was ordered to serve more than 8 years in prison and pay almost $100,000 in restitution after he was convicted of operating a methamphetamine lab that exploded at an area apartment complex.

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Kingsport drug dealer sentenced to prison

Kingsport drug dealer sentenced to prison

March 3rd, 2014 4:07 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport man who reportedly conspired to deal 14,000 oxycodone pills in Northeast Tennessee will serve 270 months in federal prison.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

March 1st, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include four people killed in a domestic shooting in Southwest Virginia, a suspect who was arrested in a 2011 murder, a teen sentenced for drugged driving and drunk woman arrested for firing a pistol in the street

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Bill would allow judge to issue search warrant by telephone

Bill would allow judge to issue search warrant by telephone

February 28th, 2014 10:01 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee prosecutors want to move the way search warrants are issued out of the 20th century. But, in the 21st century, some state senators who sit on the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee are standing in the way.

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Three plead guilty in Lee County battery thefts

Three plead guilty in Lee County battery thefts

February 28th, 2014 9:58 pm by Wes Bunch

Authorities said the trio stole 11 batteries from road tractors and heavy-duty trucks over the weekend of Nov. 10, 2013.

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Sheriff: Jonesborough resident heard daughter's screams, found woman standing in doorway

Sheriff: Jonesborough resident heard daughter's screams, found woman standing in doorway

February 28th, 2014 6:52 pm by NET News Service

Sheriff Ed Graybeal said a woman awoke to her dog barking and the screams of her 7-year-old child before going to her daughter's room and seeing 45-year-old Diane Minton, of 2926 Chestnut Lane, standing in the doorway.

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