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Trial set for former Hawkins cemetery owner

Trial set for former Hawkins cemetery owner

April 30th, 2015 2:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Vickie Lynn Ringley was arraigned Thursday on charges from a 12-count indictment returned in February, accusing her of theft, money laundering, forgery, and failure to follow state cemetery regulations.

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Another loaded firearm confiscated at TCRA

Another loaded firearm confiscated at TCRA

April 30th, 2015 2:09 pm by Hank Hayes

In the week beginning April 20, the Transportation Security Administration says it discovered loaded firearms at security checkpoints at every major airport in Tennessee, including Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

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Increasingly popular synthetic drug behind bizarre crimes

Increasingly popular synthetic drug behind bizarre crimes

April 30th, 2015 9:52 am by CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer

The common element to these and other bizarre incidents in Florida in the last few months is flakka, an increasingly popular synthetic designer drug. Also known as gravel and readily available for $5 or less a vial

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FBI says it is looking for 3 in kidnapping, robbery plot

FBI says it is looking for 3 in kidnapping, robbery plot

April 30th, 2015 8:39 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Federal officials say they are looking for two men and a woman after the family of an East Tennessee bank employee was briefly kidnapped in an attempted extortion and robbery plot.

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Baltimore officials: No immediate decision in Gray case

Baltimore officials: No immediate decision in Gray case

April 30th, 2015 8:06 am by AMANDA LEE MYERS and DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

Having weathered two all-night curfews with no major disturbances, Baltimore officials are now trying to manage growing expectations they will immediately decide whether to prosecute six police officers involved in the arrest of a Freddie Gray.

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Attorneys say Mount Carmel mayor violating city code on two issues

Attorneys say Mount Carmel mayor violating city code on two issues

April 29th, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Legal experts from the University of Tennessee believe Mount Carmel Mayor Larry Frost is violating city code by denying aldermen requests to place items on meeting agendas and allowing citizen comments only at the end of meetings.

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Lee man guilty of wife's murder

Lee man guilty of wife's murder

April 29th, 2015 4:42 pm by Stephen Igo

According to past reports, authorities were initially notified by Timothy Carter's mother that her daughter-in-law had shot herself. But investigators became suspicious of the self-inflicted gunshot report almost immediately upon responding to the scene.

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Hawkins woman indicted for statutory rape by an authority figure

Hawkins woman indicted for statutory rape by an authority figure

April 29th, 2015 3:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

According to information on her grand jury presentment, Stacie Ann Hall is accused of "engaging in sexual penetration of a victim or by a victim" who at the time was 13 years old.

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Suspect in murder of Kingsport couple pleads not guilty

Suspect in murder of Kingsport couple pleads not guilty

April 29th, 2015 2:06 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON - A man accused of shooting a Sullivan County couple over drug money and later dismembering and burning their bodies pleaded not guilty this morning in Carter County Sessions Court.

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Fall Branch man fined for killing birds with pesticide

Fall Branch man fined for killing birds with pesticide

April 29th, 2015 1:03 pm by Matthew Lane

An officer with the TWRA received a complaint in April 2013 from a property owner in Washington County about several dead animals on their property. The dead animals included a coyote, raccoon, opossum, skunk, vultures, hawks and a blue jay.

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