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Police: St. Louis business owner shoots 3 employees before turning gun on himself

Police: St. Louis business owner shoots 3 employees before turning gun on himself

June 13th, 2013 8:57 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

An argument inside a St. Louis home health care business escalated into gun violence Thursday when a man shot three other people before turning the gun on himself, police said.

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Pregnant woman reports strong-arm robbery at Bulls Gap Red Box kiosk

Pregnant woman reports strong-arm robbery at Bulls Gap Red Box kiosk

June 13th, 2013 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A pregnant Johnson City woman told police a man punched her in the head and stole her purse at a Red Box movie rental kiosk in Bulls Gap early Tuesday morning.

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Numerous charges for trio involved in home invasion, beating

Numerous charges for trio involved in home invasion, beating

June 13th, 2013 4:50 pm by Wes Bunch

Two men and a woman from Wise County are facing numerous felony charges for their alleged roles in a home invasion and beating of a Duffield man that occurred last month.

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Kingsport woman allegedly points gun at children, threatens to shoot

Kingsport woman allegedly points gun at children, threatens to shoot

June 13th, 2013 2:18 pm by Rain Smith

Children chasing a loose dog on a Kingsport street Monday night encountered a surly neighbor who reportedly exited her home and pointed a firearm while threatening to shoot.

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UPDATE: Accused Johnson County gunman wounded in shootout, captured

UPDATE: Accused Johnson County gunman wounded in shootout, captured

June 13th, 2013 1:47 pm by NET News Service

A fugitive accused of shooting two people in Mountain City was captured Thursday after a brief police chase, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reported in a news release.

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Police: Johnson City man faked knifepoint robbery after trying to buy drugs

Police: Johnson City man faked knifepoint robbery after trying to buy drugs

June 13th, 2013 1:01 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City man claimed he had been robbed at knifepoint Wednesday, but police said he faked the incident in an attempted drug transaction.

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Detroit man sentenced to 20 years for distributing prescription drugs in Tri-Cities

Detroit man sentenced to 20 years for distributing prescription drugs in Tri-Cities

June 12th, 2013 6:30 pm by Wes Bunch

A Detroit man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday after being found guilty in federal court in Greeneville of distributing prescription drugs he transported from Michigan to Tennessee.

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Suspect in Mountain City double shooting placed on most wanted list

Suspect in Mountain City double shooting placed on most wanted list

June 12th, 2013 2:49 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

A man who is suspected of shooting two people outside a residence early Monday morning has been placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top Ten Most Wanted List.

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Wise County courtroom reporter pleads guilty to federal obstruction, conspiracy charges

Wise County courtroom reporter pleads guilty to federal obstruction, conspiracy charges

June 12th, 2013 1:45 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON — A court reporter and television station owner from Wise County pleaded guilty in federal court in Abingdon Wednesday to charges of obstructing justice in the investigation of a Southwest Virginia attorney’s drug activities.

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JC man accused of soliciting sex from teen pleas not guilty

JC man accused of soliciting sex from teen pleas not guilty

June 12th, 2013 12:03 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

The Johnson City man arrested last month for allegedly attempting to solicit sex from an underage boy was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Greeneville.

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