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Castro pleads guilty in Ohio kidnap case

Castro pleads guilty in Ohio kidnap case

July 26th, 2013 11:47 am by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

In exchange, prosecutors recommended Ariel Castro be sentenced to life without parole plus 1,000 years.

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Hawkins woman’s nose broken after she reportedly catches hubby on phone with girlfriend

Hawkins woman’s nose broken after she reportedly catches hubby on phone with girlfriend

July 25th, 2013 9:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Kenny Lunsford Jr. stated in his report that he located the victim, Shenna McLain, after following a trail of blood into a residence while responding to a noise complaint at 626 Shepherds Chapel Road.

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Kingsport man allegedly shoots his way out of crashed vehicle

Kingsport man allegedly shoots his way out of crashed vehicle

July 25th, 2013 12:48 pm by Rain Smith

Police responding to an overturned pickup truck on Wednesday afternoon had to search for the driver, who allegedly shot his way out of the cab, pitched his gun and fled into the woods.

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KPD: Baby found in vehicle with syringes

KPD: Baby found in vehicle with syringes

July 25th, 2013 11:35 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport pair face felony charges after police allegedly located them intoxicated inside a pickup truck with syringes, one of which was loaded and "within reach" of a baby.

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Couple charged with TennCare fraud after obtaining pain killers

Couple charged with TennCare fraud after obtaining pain killers

July 25th, 2013 10:46 am by Nick Shepherd

A Sullivan County couple has been charged with TennCare fraud, the Office of Inspector General announced today.

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Sentencing delayed for Bristol man convicted in Christmas murder of Scott man

Sentencing delayed for Bristol man convicted in Christmas murder of Scott man

July 24th, 2013 7:55 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Charlie Joe Ramey, 61, is now set to be sentenced in Scott County Circuit Court on Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. by 30th Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore. Ramey was convicted in March of felony murder, robbery and distribution of Schedule III drugs.

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Two arrested in Kingsport burglary spree

Two arrested in Kingsport burglary spree

July 24th, 2013 2:50 pm by Rain Smith

An 18-year-old and a juvenile have been arrested after allegedly being caught with items stolen from two vehicles, then admitting to at least seven other auto burglaries.

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N.C. man arrested at Rogersville Walmart accused of being prolific shoplifter

N.C. man arrested at Rogersville Walmart accused of being prolific shoplifter

July 23rd, 2013 10:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — James Terry Hairston’s vehicle allegedly contained thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from as many as eight different stores.

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Appellate court deciding fate of former Kingsport priest convicted of molestation

Appellate court deciding fate of former Kingsport priest convicted of molestation

July 23rd, 2013 8:03 pm by JAMIE SATTERFIELD, Knoxville News Sentinel

Attorneys for William “Bill” Casey, 79, on Tuesday asked a three-judge panel of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals to toss out convictions the former priest received in the molestation of a then-teenager more than three decades ago.

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$50,000 in fines, 20 years without pets for Tenn. couple

$50,000 in fines, 20 years without pets for Tenn. couple

July 23rd, 2013 11:47 am by Associated Press

SOMERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A court in West Tennessee has fined a couple $50,000 and ordered them to have no pets for 20 years.

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