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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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2 charged in 'vicious' pit bull attack that injured mother, daughter in Bristol, Va., park

2 charged in 'vicious' pit bull attack that injured mother, daughter in Bristol, Va., park

June 20th, 2013 4:35 pm by NET News Service

Police announced Thursday the arrests of two people in what had been described as a "vicious" dog attack that injured a woman and her daughter last week in a Bristol park.

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Judge denies motion to dismiss misconduct charges against ex-Unicoi Co. sheriff Harris

Judge denies motion to dismiss misconduct charges against ex-Unicoi Co. sheriff Harris

June 20th, 2013 2:28 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

According to an order from Senior Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood filed Thursday morning in Unicoi County Criminal Court, a motion previously filed by Harris' defense attorney Jim Bowman has been denied.

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