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Nursing director at former Scott County  nursing home indicted

Nursing director at former Scott County nursing home indicted

October 5th, 2013 9:02 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON — The nursing director of a now-closed Scott County nursing home was indicted recently by a federal grand jury on eight felonies stemming from allegations of wrongdoing at the facility.

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Waffle House shooter sentenced to 8 years

Waffle House shooter sentenced to 8 years

October 4th, 2013 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

BLOUNTVILLE — A Kingsport man involved in the New Year’s Day shooting of a Bristol woman in a local Waffle House restaurant will spend at least the next eight years in prison.

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One charge in Kingsport man’s case increased to aggravated rape

One charge in Kingsport man’s case increased to aggravated rape

October 4th, 2013 8:48 am by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

A Kingsport man charged with raping two women in separate incidents reported within a half-mile stretch of West Market Street during the early morning of Sept. 27 had one of his rape charges increased to aggravated rape

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Drug raid: Authorities say Operation Up in Smoke nets thousands of banned substances

Drug raid: Authorities say Operation Up in Smoke nets thousands of banned substances

October 3rd, 2013 9:09 pm by Stephen Igo

Authorities on Thursday released a list of banned synthetic substances, cash and firearms seized during a series of coordinated raids at a variety of locations in Wise County last Friday.

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Byrns indicted on charges stemming from high-speed chase that injured state trooper

Byrns indicted on charges stemming from high-speed chase that injured state trooper

October 3rd, 2013 5:35 pm by Wes Bunch

A Kingsport man was indicted by a Scott County grand jury on more than a dozen felony charges Thursday for allegedly causing a high-speed chase earlier this year that left VSP Trooper Jamie Lawson severely injured.

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JC man charged in death of infant

JC man charged in death of infant

October 3rd, 2013 3:03 pm by NET News Service

Jonathan L. Cravens, 27, 1298 W. Jackson Blvd., Apt. 21, was charged with felony child abuse/neglect. Police said he was the live-in boyfriend of the child’s mother and was caring for the infant.

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Judge denies new trial for Tenn. nuke protesters

Judge denies new trial for Tenn. nuke protesters

October 3rd, 2013 2:17 pm by Associated Press

A judge has denied a new trial for a nun and two other protesters who broke into a nuclear weapons plant in Tennessee.

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Woman steals jailed son's sex toys, movies

Woman steals jailed son's sex toys, movies

October 3rd, 2013 1:38 pm by Rain Smith

A Rogersville woman allegedly entered her son's residence while he was incarcerated, stealing an estimated $4,000 in property.

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Prostitution complaints lead to Pennington Gap arrests

Prostitution complaints lead to Pennington Gap arrests

October 3rd, 2013 12:55 pm by Rain Smith

For approximately a month police had received reports of women standing along the streets, with witnesses spotting them being picked up by passing motorists.

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Suspects in death of disabled veteran indicted on felony murder charges

Suspects in death of disabled veteran indicted on felony murder charges

October 2nd, 2013 8:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Two Hawkins County men accused in the March 16 beating death of a Rogersville disabled veteran were indicted Tuesday on numerous charges, including felony first-degree murder.

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