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Bristol man to face sentencing on murder, robbery, drug convictions

Bristol man to face sentencing on murder, robbery, drug convictions

July 20th, 2013 9:58 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Bristol, Tenn., man found guilty earlier this year for his role in the Christmas 2011 shooting of a Nickelsville man is scheduled to be sentenced next Tuesday in Scott County court.

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Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

July 20th, 2013 1:42 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

ERWIN — The Unicoi County woman charged nearly two years ago with attempting to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband was sentenced to spend the next year in jail at a Friday hearing in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 20th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

A collection of the top crime stories from the past week.

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Couple plead guilty to stealing firearms from woman’s father

Couple plead guilty to stealing firearms from woman’s father

July 19th, 2013 10:35 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Megan Ball, of Church Hill, and Dustin Ball, of Kingsport, both pleaded guilty in Scott County Circuit Court last week to felony charges of breaking and entering and grand larceny.

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Wet footprints lead to theft charges

Wet footprints lead to theft charges

July 19th, 2013 10:51 am by Nick Shepherd

Wet footprints in the grass led to one Kingsport man’s arrest on theft charges Thursday.

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Hawkins woman has ex arrested on false burglary and assault allegation

Hawkins woman has ex arrested on false burglary and assault allegation

July 19th, 2013 12:34 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman who had her ex-boyfriend arrested early Monday morning based on false allegations of aggravated burglary and assault later admitted her current live-in boyfriend had assaulted her.

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Couple facing charges in theft of FedEx package containing five iPhones

Couple facing charges in theft of FedEx package containing five iPhones

July 18th, 2013 11:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County deputies are looking for a Morristown man who allegedly stole a FedEx package containing iPhones that his girlfriend had accepted for a neighbor. HCSO Detective Ken Sturgill said the items are worth $5,000.

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Update: Three arrested after police find bloody woman crawling for help

Update: Three arrested after police find bloody woman crawling for help

July 18th, 2013 2:53 pm by Rain Smith

Three Kingsport residents have been arrested after a battered woman was spotted crawling to a door for help — directly behind the back of her husband, who was telling officers nothing was wrong.

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Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to hepatitis C

Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to hepatitis C

July 18th, 2013 1:48 pm by Rain Smith

A woman has been arrested after allegedly neglecting a Bluff City baby she was left to care for, then attacking the child's irate father when he found she had passed out while drinking moonshine.

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Con artist who targeted Mount Carmel couple claims to be with Justice Department

Con artist who targeted Mount Carmel couple claims to be with Justice Department

July 17th, 2013 10:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Police said a con artist who bilked a Mount Carmel couple out of nearly $650 by claiming to be with the U.S. Department of Justice also made his caller ID number the same as the local police department.

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