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Ex-cops charged in Kentucky brothel slayings

Ex-cops charged in Kentucky brothel slayings

November 21st, 2013 6:14 am by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

Authorities believe they have finally solved the murders of two workers at a Kentucky massage parlor with the arrest of two former police officers — including the lead investigator in the case.

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Affidavit: 75 lbs of pot flown into Johnson City on private plane

Affidavit: 75 lbs of pot flown into Johnson City on private plane

November 20th, 2013 2:41 pm by NET News Service

A special agent with the DEA met the aircraft at the municipal airport after agents in California reported that David Guy Cardwell and Justin Donald Laycock were carrying duffel bags full of marijuana on the plane.

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Jonesborough man accused of sexual contact with child

Jonesborough man accused of sexual contact with child

November 20th, 2013 1:21 pm by NET News Service

An 86-year-old Jonesborough resident has been arrested on charges that he had sexual contact with a child over a 3 1/2 year period.

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Burglars break through walls at Blountville businesses

Burglars break through walls at Blountville businesses

November 20th, 2013 12:15 pm by Rain Smith

BLOUNTVILLE — Incident reports at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office say the burglaries occurred at Advance Auto Parts and Domino's Pizza, each in the 1300 block of Highway 394. Police were called to both businesses on Friday morning.

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Man pleads guilty in Scott County chase, crash that seriously injured trooper

Man pleads guilty in Scott County chase, crash that seriously injured trooper

November 20th, 2013 11:53 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Jason T. Byrns, of Kingsport, pleaded guilty to over a dozen charges, including aggravated malicious wounding of a law enforcement officer and three counts of assault and battery of a law enforcement officer.

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George Zimmerman released from jail

George Zimmerman released from jail

November 20th, 2013 8:28 am by MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

Zimmerman was released on the condition that he wear an electronic monitor, keep his distance from guns, and stay away from the girlfriend who accused him of trying to choke her and then a week later pointing a shotgun at her.

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Treasurer accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from Carter County church

Treasurer accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from Carter County church

November 19th, 2013 6:51 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Silas Edward Sams surrendered to the Carter County Sheriff's Department on Monday following his indictment by a county grand jury on a charge of theft over $60,000.

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Police say former Surgoinsville vice mayor motivated by ‘greed and revenge’ in insurance scam

Police say former Surgoinsville vice mayor motivated by ‘greed and revenge’ in insurance scam

November 19th, 2013 4:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police believe “greed and revenge” were the motives of former Surgoinsville vice mayor Charles “Otis” Lawson last month when he crashed his truck into a vehicle parked on Main Street during one of the current mayor’s monthly concerts.

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SCSO: Senior citizen attacked for his Rx meds

SCSO: Senior citizen attacked for his Rx meds

November 19th, 2013 2:07 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating an early Sunday morning assault at a Kingsport home that left the resident, 65, "covered in blood" and requiring hospitalization.

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Attempted murder suspect arrested in Kingsport

Attempted murder suspect arrested in Kingsport

November 19th, 2013 9:47 am by Rain Smith

Police have arrested a Rutledge, Tenn., man wanted since August when he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend's brother in the stomach outside a Kingsport home.

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