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JC man accused of trying to meet boy for sex at Walmart

May 28th, 2013 12:39 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City man has been arrested on charges that he tried to solicit sex from a boy, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced today.

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Former Pennington Gap police chief sentenced on federal drug, robbery charges

Former Pennington Gap police chief sentenced on federal drug, robbery charges

May 28th, 2013 11:10 am by Wes Bunch

BIG STONE GAP — The former police chief for the town of Pennington Gap who pleaded guilty to dealing drugs in uniform and orchestrating a pharmacy robbery will spend the next nine years in prison.

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18 arrested in early morning Carter Co. drug raids

May 28th, 2013 8:05 am by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County Sheriff's Department executed a series of drug raids throughout the county early this morning.

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Officials: Gunman in Texas rampage was Marine

May 28th, 2013 3:05 am by Associated Press

A man suspected in a West Texas shooting rampage that left one woman dead and five others wounded was a Marine who was wanted for questioning in a slaying in North Carolina, officials said Monday.

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Kingsport couple face charges after Scott County chase

Kingsport couple face charges after Scott County chase

May 27th, 2013 9:17 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Kingsport man and woman are facing multiple charges following a high-speed pursuit Sunday in the Hiltons area of Scott County that ended with them wrecking a vehicle they allegedly stole.

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U.K. police arrest 10th suspect in soldier’s slaying

U.K. police arrest 10th suspect in soldier’s slaying

May 27th, 2013 6:57 pm by SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press

LONDON — British police arrested a 10th suspect Monday in connection with the vicious street killing of a soldier in London, an apparent Islamic extremist attack that has horrified the country and heightened racial tensions.

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Experts question death penalty in case of Cleveland man accused of kidnapping women

Experts question death penalty in case of Cleveland man accused of kidnapping women

May 26th, 2013 6:17 pm by Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A prosecutor faces numerous obstacles as he weighs whether to bring death penalty charges against a man accused of kidnapping three women capital punishment experts say.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

May 26th, 2013 12:35 am by Staff report

A look at some of the top crime stories from the past week

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Scott County man may face life sentence for break-in, abduction

Scott County man may face life sentence for break-in, abduction

May 25th, 2013 9:40 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Scott County man could spend life in prison after being convicted of holding his estranged wife against her will at gunpoint after breaking into their residence last year.

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Teen girls' murder plot transfixes W.Va. town

Teen girls' murder plot transfixes W.Va. town

May 25th, 2013 1:45 pm by VICKI SMITH, Associated Press

For months the people of Star City, W.Va., saw the face of 16-year-old Skylar Neese everywhere, beaming at them from missing-person fliers. Police finally got a break in the case when one of Neese's friends admitted plotting with another girl to kill her.

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