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Former UVa-Wise student pleads guilty to felony charges that he lied about gunman on campus

June 1st, 2013 7:50 pm by Jeff Sturgeon, Roanoke Times

A former student at the University of Virginia College at Wise admitted Friday to giving a 911 operator a fake report of a gunman outside a campus dormitory on Jan. 23.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

June 1st, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Top crime stories from the past week

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Woman’s jailing in Mexico highlights tourist risks

Woman’s jailing in Mexico highlights tourist risks

May 31st, 2013 11:56 pm by Associated Press

The weeklong detention of an American woman after Mexican authorities said they found 12 pounds of marijuana under her bus seat illustrates just one of the perils Americans face while traveling south of the border.

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Church Hill man to serve three years for 2010 chase in Scott

May 31st, 2013 11:01 pm by Wes Bunch

A Tennessee man who led authorities on a miles-long pursuit in 2010 will spend the next three years in prison after being sentenced this week in Scott County Circuit Court.

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KPD: Infant found in filth after mother passes out on 2-year-old

KPD: Infant found in filth after mother passes out on 2-year-old

May 31st, 2013 1:51 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman was allegedly found passed out on top of her daughter, age 2, while her infant son was left in a filthy crib with scurrying roaches.

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Carjacked truck used in Knoxville bank heist

May 31st, 2013 11:54 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News Sentinel

A pickup truck carjacked shortly after midnight Thursday from a Northwest Knoxville apartment complex was used this morning as the getaway vehicle in a bank heist.

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Police arrest suspects in theft of Lowe's mowers

Police arrest suspects in theft of Lowe's mowers

May 31st, 2013 8:43 am by Wes Bunch

A traffic stop has prompted the arrest of five people allegedly connected to the theft of $5,000 in lawn mowers from a Lowe's in Wise, Va.

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Couple reportedly cut each other with same knife during altercation in Hawkins

May 31st, 2013 12:08 am by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Charges are pending against a couple who allegedly injured each other with the same knife during a domestic altercation early Wednesday morning. Police said alcohol was a factor in the incident.

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KPD probes fraud cases tied to credit union

KPD probes fraud cases tied to credit union

May 30th, 2013 10:06 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Authorities are investigating a rash of debit card frauds connected to a Kingsport credit union, while the institution’s CEO has confirmed more than 60 members had been affected as of Thursday morning.

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Police: 4 children found in home with meth lab

Police: 4 children found in home with meth lab

May 30th, 2013 3:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies allegedly found a one-pot meth lab cooking while checking up on a tip Monday evening of four neglected children living in a Church Hill residence.

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