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Washington Co. sheriff: 58 'smurfs' and 'cooks' sentenced to 348 years in federal prison for 2 meth conspiracies

Washington Co. sheriff: 58 'smurfs' and 'cooks' sentenced to 348 years in federal prison for 2 meth conspiracies

January 17th, 2014 10:26 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Two methamphetamine conspiracies have resulted in the convictions of 58 people on federal charges, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal announced Friday in a news conference.

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Sullivan County inmate charged with escape

Sullivan County inmate charged with escape

January 17th, 2014 9:55 am by Nick Shepherd

BLOUNTVILLE — Jenny Frye, 30, Duffield, had originally been charged with identity theft and violation of probation.

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Lawyer says Ohio killer’s execution was botched

Lawyer says Ohio killer’s execution was botched

January 16th, 2014 6:31 pm by Associated Press

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A condemned man appeared to gasp several times and took an unusually long time to die — more than 20 minutes — in an execution carried out Thursday with a combination of drugs never before tried in the U.S.

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Wallens Ridge guard arrested in Kingsport drug bust

Wallens Ridge guard arrested in Kingsport drug bust

January 16th, 2014 4:18 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A corrections officer at a Wise County prison was arrested Thursday morning in a Kingsport parking lot, accused of selling prescription medication to an undercover officer.

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Thief stopped by pulling on a "push" door

Thief stopped by pulling on a "push" door

January 16th, 2014 4:09 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A would be thief in Chicago was stopped from breaking into a bar when he came across the hardest of obstacles, pulling on a door that says "push." The thief spent several minutes trying to get in and having no success.

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Man accused of threatening neighbors with gas can, lit cigarette

Man accused of threatening neighbors with gas can, lit cigarette

January 16th, 2014 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel man who allegedly threatened to burn his neighbors and their house with a gas can and a lit cigarette Wednesday night was charged with aggravated assault and public intoxication.

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Haslam announces anti-meth proposal

Haslam announces anti-meth proposal

January 16th, 2014 1:37 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam is proposing legislation that would require a prescription for more than a 20-day supply of cold medicines that are used to make methamphetamine.

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Police: Hernandez eyed as gunman in 2012 slayings

Police: Hernandez eyed as gunman in 2012 slayings

January 16th, 2014 1:29 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Boston police have been investigating whether jailed former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez may have been the gunman in a 2012 double slaying.

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Rogersville woman receives sweepstakes scam over Facebook

Rogersville woman receives sweepstakes scam over Facebook

January 15th, 2014 11:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Kathy Ward of Rogersville told the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office that on Sunday morning she had received a message on Facebook from someone using the name “Banky Rharo Jr.” stating that she was the winner of $200,000.

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KPD offers tips to avoid being scammed

KPD offers tips to avoid being scammed

January 15th, 2014 4:51 pm by Staff reports

Several reports have been filed to the Kingsport Police Department about area residents being targeted for scams, according to a KPD press release.

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