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Bristol man gets 10-year sentence for child porn

Bristol man gets 10-year sentence for child porn

April 27th, 2015 9:45 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE - A Bristol, Tenn., man who downloaded hundreds of pictures and videos of child pornography over a two-year period has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for the crime.

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As the US spends more on detaining immigrants, private prison companies profit

As the US spends more on detaining immigrants, private prison companies profit

April 27th, 2015 8:31 am by By Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Even as the number of immigrants caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has fallen to the lowest levels since the 1970s, the federal government has increased spending on immigrant detention, filling 14,000 more beds last year than it did in 2006

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Biker facing felony evading after alleged 100 mph chase

Biker facing felony evading after alleged 100 mph chase

April 25th, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man reportedly told police he fled a traffic stop late Monday night, reaching speeds in excess of 100 mph on a motorcycle, because he didn't have insurance or a motorcycle license.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

April 25th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include the feds sentencing three Wise County residents, a woman recounting an alleged sexual attack, a Sullivan County couple being dismembered.

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Double murder suspect appears in court

Double murder suspect appears in court

April 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A Carter County man accused of killing a Sullivan County couple and dismembering and burning their bodies made a brief appearance in court Friday and received a court-appointed attorney.

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KPD: Woman swindles TennCare to peddle pills

KPD: Woman swindles TennCare to peddle pills

April 24th, 2015 12:30 pm by Rain Smith

The search of a Kingsport home has led to more than 100 oxycodone pills, drug money and bartered food stamps, according to police, along with the arrest of a senior citizen who defrauded the state's health care system to obtain her goods.

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Update: 9- and 11-year-old arrested in Friday bomb threat, five arrests overall

Update: 9- and 11-year-old arrested in Friday bomb threat, five arrests overall

April 24th, 2015 10:25 am by Nick Shepherd

Another juvenile is in custody for a third bomb threat at a Kingsport middle school while an elementary school was being evacuated for yet another bomb threat, marking four such incidents in the last three days.

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Drug deal cited in dismembering of Kingsport couple

Drug deal cited in dismembering of Kingsport couple

April 24th, 2015 7:24 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

A four-month-long missing person investigation into the disappearance of Arthur Gibson, 36, and Amber Terrell, 22, ended Wednesday with Eric James Azotea facing two charges of first-degree murder.

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New law would mean end to speed cameras in Mount Carmel, Bluff City

New law would mean end to speed cameras in Mount Carmel, Bluff City

April 23rd, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel police Chief Jeff Jackson is hoping traffic lights will have the same effect of slowing down traffic on Highway 11-W that the speed enforcement cameras have had, especially if the cameras are removed in two years.

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Bodies of missing Sullivan Co. couple located, murder suspect arrested

Bodies of missing Sullivan Co. couple located, murder suspect arrested

April 23rd, 2015 3:21 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON - After a four-month investigation, authorities have found the bodies of a missing Sullivan County couple in a house in the Pinecrest Community off the Milligan Highway, resulting in first-degree murder charges.

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