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Drug tainted toilet water from jail cell leads to new charges for Hawkins woman

Drug tainted toilet water from jail cell leads to new charges for Hawkins woman

June 24th, 2013 4:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who’d been arrested on several charges including DUI and drug possession Saturday morning had new charges added after allegedly smuggling pills into jail.

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Charges dismissed against JC man accused of killing mother, having sex with corpse

Charges dismissed against JC man accused of killing mother, having sex with corpse

June 24th, 2013 11:21 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Washington County, Tenn., judge this morning tossed out charges against a man accused of killing his mother and having sex with her corpse four years ago as a teenager.

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UPDATE: Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Ecuador

UPDATE: Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Ecuador

June 23rd, 2013 1:51 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Ecuador’s foreign minister, Ricardo Patiño Aroca, tweeted that Snowden had requested asylum, although NBC News has not independently confirmed this with the foreign minister.

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Snowden’s return to United States could be legal battle

Snowden’s return to United States could be legal battle

June 22nd, 2013 7:58 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

The criminal case against Edward Snowden could turn into a prolonged legal battle before the former contractor who says he revealed two highly classified surveillance programs ever appears in a U.S. courtroom to answer espionage charges.

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Zimmerman judge: No testimony on 911 call screams

June 22nd, 2013 2:13 pm by Associated Press

Judge Debra Nelson ruled that the methods used by the experts aren't reliable. But her ruling doesn't prevent the 911 calls from being played at trial.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

June 22nd, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Top crime stories from the past week include police searching for a missing teen, a Kingsport man was charged with attempted murder, a man was arrested for handing out candy to children and there was a big drug bust in Big Stone Gap.

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Johnson City man accused of choking woman at Buffalo Street apartment

Johnson City man accused of choking woman at Buffalo Street apartment

June 21st, 2013 12:14 pm by NET News Service

A noise complaint from a Buffalo Street apartment led Johnson City police to arrest a man early Friday morning on an assault charge.

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Man charged with assaulting Elizabethton police sergeant

Man charged with assaulting Elizabethton police sergeant

June 21st, 2013 9:21 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

An Elizabethton Police officer responding to a domestic violence incident recently was assaulted.

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Three admit guilt in crop insurance scheme

Three admit guilt in crop insurance scheme

June 20th, 2013 9:34 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — Two Washington County men and a Unicoi woman have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges stemming from a scheme to submit more than $178,500 in false crop insurance claims to the U.S. government.

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Hawkins man allegedly fires gun toward family members, including child

Hawkins man allegedly fires gun toward family members, including child

June 20th, 2013 4:57 pm by Rain Smith

A Church Hill man has been arrested for allegedly firing a gun at the occupied porch of his mother-in-law — also his next door neighbor — during an altercation with her boyfriend.

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