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Fired Sevier County deputy indicted for sex-on-the-job allegations

Fired Sevier County deputy indicted for sex-on-the-job allegations

May 15th, 2015 8:40 am by Associated Press

A fired Tennessee deputy has been indicted on accusations of having sex on the job with a woman he met earlier the same day while answering a 911 call. While at her home, he allegedly ignored calls for service.

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Kingsport murderer dies on death row

Kingsport murderer dies on death row

May 14th, 2015 8:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Sullivan County man sentenced to death in 1978, making him the longest tenured Tennessee inmate on death row, died Wednesday of natural causes.

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Hawkins man voluntarily turns drug box over to cops

Hawkins man voluntarily turns drug box over to cops

May 14th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

When officers located him at his residence, Denim was asked if he had any illegal drugs in the house, the release said. Denim then allegedly produced a small metal box and gave officers permission to search the box.

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Suspects arrested in 2013 Kingsport shooting

Suspects arrested in 2013 Kingsport shooting

May 14th, 2015 3:47 pm by Rain Smith

Precisely two years after police responded to a double shooting at a Kingsport apartment - allegedly fueled by robbery and crack cocaine - the final of four attempted murder suspects was arrested on Thursday.

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Sullivan County drug investigation nets three arrests

Sullivan County drug investigation nets three arrests

May 14th, 2015 12:54 pm by Rain Smith

Police report that in February vice detectives identified Matthew Dalton Smith, 25, of East Market Street in Johnson City, as a suspect in making meth.

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KPD probes report of needles in grocery fruit

KPD probes report of needles in grocery fruit

May 14th, 2015 11:47 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are investigating a claim that sewing needles were found in fruit bought at a local grocery store, while social media postings on the alleged discovery have spurred speculation of another incident at a second city business.

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J.C. parents arrested after toddler's surgeries to remove foreign objects

J.C. parents arrested after toddler's surgeries to remove foreign objects

May 14th, 2015 7:34 am by NET News Service

A Johnson City couple was arrested Wednesday on felony neglect charges after their 2-year-old son needed several surgeries to remove foreign objects from his digestive system.

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Lawyers give closing arguments in marathon bomber's trial

Lawyers give closing arguments in marathon bomber's trial

May 14th, 2015 7:30 am by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Prosecutors and defense attorneys on Wednesday made their final appeals to the jury that will decide the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jurors began deliberating whether the Boston Marathon bomber should get life in prison or the death penalty.

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Scott officer's wife wins appeal after Virginia fails to give her speedy trial

Scott officer's wife wins appeal after Virginia fails to give her speedy trial

May 14th, 2015 12:15 am by Nick Shepherd

The charges stemmed from an incident that occurred in August 2013. At that time, Virginia State Police officers were sent to the Fletchers' home to pick up Angela for a mental evaluation.

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Munsey to seek GOP nomination for Lee commonwealth's attorney

Munsey to seek GOP nomination for Lee commonwealth's attorney

May 13th, 2015 11:11 am by Stephen Igo

Stacy Estep Munsey of Jonesville has declared her candidacy for the Republican nomination for Lee County commonwealth's attorney. Munsey served as chief deputy commonwealth's attorney and is serving as interim commonwealth's attorney.

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