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Call about suicide leads to first-degree murder charges

Call about suicide leads to first-degree murder charges

June 3rd, 2013 4:08 pm by Nick Shepherd

A call about a gunshot in an apparent suicide has led to first-degree murder charges.

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Police: Man charged with kidnapping after dragging woman from downtown Johnson City bar

Police: Man charged with kidnapping after dragging woman from downtown Johnson City bar

June 3rd, 2013 12:02 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

An argument between a Unicoi County man and his girlfriend turned physical early Saturday after he allegedly dragged her into his Jeep and drove away from a downtown Johnson City bar.

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Kingsport alderman arrested for DUI

Kingsport alderman arrested for DUI

June 3rd, 2013 10:05 am by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport alderman was arrested for driving under the influence over the weekend while asking officers, ‘Don’t you know who I am?’

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APNewsBreak: Prayers before SC woman killed family

June 3rd, 2013 9:30 am by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hours before she killed her two sons, her ex-husband and her stepmother and tried to frame it on one of the slain children, Susan Hendricks gathered her family together to pray.

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Southwest Virginia man charged with second-degree murder

June 2nd, 2013 10:30 pm by NET News Service

ABINGDON, Va. — Alcohol use appears to be a factor in a stabbing death during an altercation at 12:15 a.m. Sunday at an apartment complex in Damascus, the Washington County, Va., Sheriff’s Office said.

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Two potential death penalty cases in Scott County delayed until 2014

Two potential death penalty cases in Scott County delayed until 2014

June 2nd, 2013 8:41 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Two men who could face the death penalty if convicted of capital murder will not face trial until 2014 at the earliest after being granted continuances last week in Scott County Circuit Court.

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Reluctant witness in sex trafficking case faces prison time

Reluctant witness in sex trafficking case faces prison time

June 2nd, 2013 5:33 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Two and a half years ago, federal prosecutors announced with great fanfare the indictments of about 30 people accused of operating a multistate child sex trafficking operation run by Somali gangs.

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Scott County to seek indictments following high-speed pursuit

Scott County to seek indictments following high-speed pursuit

June 1st, 2013 9:02 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY – Prosecutors said Friday they will seek direct indictments against a Kingsport man who allegedly led a Scott County sheriff’s deputy on a high-speed pursuit last week with a stolen vehicle.

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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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