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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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Update: Knoxville man shot in downtown Johnson City

Update: Knoxville man shot in downtown Johnson City

February 28th, 2014 4:35 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Police have released the name of a man shot late Thursday night in downtown Johnson City.

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Two more school bus crashes bring total to five in just over a week

Two more school bus crashes bring total to five in just over a week

February 28th, 2014 4:05 pm by Stephen Igo and Nick Shepherd

In a little more than a week, two accidents occurred in Bloomingdale, one in Gate City, one in Piney Flats and one in Big Stone Gap.

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KPD seeking help in locating watch thieves

KPD seeking help in locating watch thieves

February 28th, 2014 11:12 am by Nick Shepherd

Two people made off with nearly $1,500 in stolen watches and the Kingsport Police Department needs your help in finding them.

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Law enforcement officials want legislators to limit meth components

Law enforcement officials want legislators to limit meth components

February 27th, 2014 11:39 pm by Hank Hayes

"We can do a Band-Aid on it or we can really try to fix it," Kingsport Police Chief David Quillin said of Tennessee's meth problem, which cost the state approximately $2 million to clean up 1,691 meth labs last year.

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