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At court, groups gather to await Zimmerman verdict

At court, groups gather to await Zimmerman verdict

July 13th, 2013 3:36 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — As jurors deliberated for a second day in George Zimmerman's murder trial, there was little understanding between two camps assembled outside the Seminole County Courthouse to await a verdict.

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Johnson City convenience market robbed at gunpoint

July 13th, 2013 2:00 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY -- A north Johnson City convenience market was robbed at gunpoint on Friday.

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Zimmerman jury begins 2nd day of deliberations

Zimmerman jury begins 2nd day of deliberations

July 13th, 2013 9:41 am by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The jury in George Zimmerman's murder trial began a second day of deliberations Saturday morning, weighing whether the neighborhood watch volunteer committed a crime almost a year and a half ago when he fatally shot Trayvon Martin.

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Ohio man pleads guilty to gas station robbery in Gate City

Ohio man pleads guilty to gas station robbery in Gate City

July 13th, 2013 9:35 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — An Ohio man pleaded guilty this week in Scott County Circuit Court to using a pellet gun earlier this year to rob a Gate City gas station as he was passing through the region on his way to Florida.

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Update: Zimmerman jury stops deliberating for night

Update: Zimmerman jury stops deliberating for night

July 12th, 2013 6:12 pm by Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Jurors told the judge Friday they wanted to break for the night and return the next day to talk about whether Zimmerman committed second-degree murder when he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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Update: Woman identifies herself as jewelry theft suspect, surrenders to Kingsport police

Update: Woman identifies herself as jewelry theft suspect, surrenders to Kingsport police

July 12th, 2013 11:53 am by Staff report

KINGSPORT — Bridgette M. Rollins, 26, of 209 Virgil Ave., Kingsport, is charged with felony theft of more than $500. Police say that on May 9 she shoplifted jewelry from Belk in the Kingsport Town Center. The total value of the stolen items was $625.

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Police search for smash and grab burglary suspect

Police search for smash and grab burglary suspect

July 12th, 2013 8:54 am by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has released an image of a man suspected of breaking out the window of a convenience store, then making away with several hundred dollars worth of cigarettes.

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Tenn. used car dealers plead guilty in money laundering scheme

Tenn. used car dealers plead guilty in money laundering scheme

July 12th, 2013 8:24 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors say the men worked at car dealerships that sold vehicles to known drug traffickers and submitted IRS forms with false sales information.

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Jury in Zimmerman trial may consider lesser charge

Jury in Zimmerman trial may consider lesser charge

July 11th, 2013 10:49 pm by Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — In a setback for George Zimmerman, the jury at the neighborhood watch captain’s second-degree murder trial was given the option Thursday of convicting him on the lesser charge of manslaughter in the shooting of Trayvon Martin.

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Kingsport teen faces 31 counts in two states stemming from Monday chase

Kingsport teen faces 31 counts in two states stemming from Monday chase

July 11th, 2013 9:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

GATE CITY — A Kingsport teen who allegedly led police on a 30-mile, three-county chase late Monday night started the pursuit by flashing a Hawkins County deputy his middle finger.

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