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Police: Meth operation found at tent in Sullivan County

Police: Meth operation found at tent in Sullivan County

June 25th, 2013 9:31 am by Rain Smith

Two people have been arrested after the alleged discovery of a methamphetamine operation at a tent along the northern most part of Sullivan County.

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Norton coal firm owner pleads guilty to defrauding Eastman

Norton coal firm owner pleads guilty to defrauding Eastman

June 24th, 2013 6:56 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — The owner of a Norton, Va., coal marketing company has agreed to plead guilty to a federal wire fraud charge in connection with a scheme where he sold low quality coal to Eastman Chemical Co.

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Hawkins man claims he bought stolen guns in parking lot at gun show

June 24th, 2013 5:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

The guns included a Mauser rifle valued at $100 and a Arminius “.38 Special” pistol valued at $280.

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Drug tainted toilet water from jail cell leads to new charges for Hawkins woman

Drug tainted toilet water from jail cell leads to new charges for Hawkins woman

June 24th, 2013 4:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who’d been arrested on several charges including DUI and drug possession Saturday morning had new charges added after allegedly smuggling pills into jail.

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Charges dismissed against JC man accused of killing mother, having sex with corpse

Charges dismissed against JC man accused of killing mother, having sex with corpse

June 24th, 2013 11:21 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Washington County, Tenn., judge this morning tossed out charges against a man accused of killing his mother and having sex with her corpse four years ago as a teenager.

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UPDATE: Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Ecuador

UPDATE: Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Ecuador

June 23rd, 2013 1:51 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Ecuador’s foreign minister, Ricardo Patiño Aroca, tweeted that Snowden had requested asylum, although NBC News has not independently confirmed this with the foreign minister.

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Snowden’s return to United States could be legal battle

Snowden’s return to United States could be legal battle

June 22nd, 2013 7:58 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

The criminal case against Edward Snowden could turn into a prolonged legal battle before the former contractor who says he revealed two highly classified surveillance programs ever appears in a U.S. courtroom to answer espionage charges.

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Zimmerman judge: No testimony on 911 call screams

June 22nd, 2013 2:13 pm by Associated Press

Judge Debra Nelson ruled that the methods used by the experts aren't reliable. But her ruling doesn't prevent the 911 calls from being played at trial.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

June 22nd, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Top crime stories from the past week include police searching for a missing teen, a Kingsport man was charged with attempted murder, a man was arrested for handing out candy to children and there was a big drug bust in Big Stone Gap.

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Johnson City man accused of choking woman at Buffalo Street apartment

Johnson City man accused of choking woman at Buffalo Street apartment

June 21st, 2013 12:14 pm by NET News Service

A noise complaint from a Buffalo Street apartment led Johnson City police to arrest a man early Friday morning on an assault charge.

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