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Johnson City man charged with raping child

Johnson City man charged with raping child

January 28th, 2014 1:32 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The suspect faces eight counts of rape of a child, three counts of aggravated sexual battery and two counts of sexual battery by an authority figure.

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Farmer convicted in North Dakota thanks to Predator drone

Farmer convicted in North Dakota thanks to Predator drone

January 28th, 2014 1:03 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A predator drone has helped convict a North Dakota farmer of terrorizing law officers two years ago.

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Gang colors cited in Kingsport assault arrests

Gang colors cited in Kingsport assault arrests

January 28th, 2014 12:32 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Five people have been arrested after a Kingsport woman feared they were on a "killing mission" to her home, spurred by her child's wearing blue to the Bristol home of his father, an alleged Bloods gang member loyal to the color red.

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Appeals court upholds sex crimes conviction of former Kingsport priest

Appeals court upholds sex crimes conviction of former Kingsport priest

January 28th, 2014 10:40 am by Nick Shepherd

William Casey was alleged to have sexually abused an alter boy shortly after becoming priest of St. Dominic's Catholic Church in the 1970s.

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States consider reviving old-fashioned executions

States consider reviving old-fashioned executions

January 28th, 2014 8:13 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are considering bringing back firing squads, electrocutions and gas chambers.

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Phone found near stolen burning SUV

Phone found near stolen burning SUV

January 27th, 2014 8:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Police are trying to determine if a stolen SUV found burning in a rural area of Hawkins County Sunday evening was arson and if a working cell phone found on the ground near the burnt car is a link to the culprits.

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Deputy says Erwin restaurant employee spit on his food to retaliate for DUI arrest

Deputy says Erwin restaurant employee spit on his food to retaliate for DUI arrest

January 27th, 2014 6:48 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

An Erwin woman was arrested last week for allegedly using her position as a local restaurant employee to express her frustration over a prior arrest by spitting in the food of Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers.

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Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom

Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom

January 27th, 2014 2:27 pm by Rain Smith

A man with a grocery bag on his head robbed a Kingsport gold buying business on Friday night, attacking the clerk with a broom before making away with cash and jewelry.

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Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors

Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors

January 27th, 2014 1:39 pm by Rain Smith

A Northeast Tennessee man has been indicted on more than six dozen counts of sex crimes against minors, stemming from the alleged discovery of child porn while he was previously living in Kingsport.

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Hawkins County man charged with indecent exposure at Pal's

Hawkins County man charged with indecent exposure at Pal's

January 27th, 2014 11:14 am by NET News Service

The arrest follows reports of a serial masturbator appearing at a Boones Creek fast food drive-thru window.

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