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Death penalty decision imminent in Boston bombing

Death penalty decision imminent in Boston bombing

January 29th, 2014 7:50 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a court-ordered deadline of Friday, Attorney General Eric Holder must decide whether to seek capital punishment in the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the defendant in the Boston Marathon bombing.

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KPD seeks help in locating suspect in credit card theft

KPD seeks help in locating suspect in credit card theft

January 29th, 2014 7:21 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Police are seeking the public's help in locating a female who used a stolen Lowe's credit card. The woman made four separate purchases between January 2 and January 10 at the Lowe's on East Stone Drive.

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Police seek woman accused of taking $90K worth of rings from JC jewelry store

Police seek woman accused of taking $90K worth of rings from JC jewelry store

January 29th, 2014 7:07 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — The incident occurred after the woman — described as a white female with long, dark brown hair and approximately 5’4” tall — went into Dempsey’s Jewelers, 3018 Peoples Street.

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Sentencing delayed for man who caused wreck that severely injured Va. trooper

Sentencing delayed for man who caused wreck that severely injured Va. trooper

January 29th, 2014 6:52 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Jason T. Byrns pleaded guilty Nov. 20, 2013 to more than a dozen charges that stem from an April 2013 chase and wreck that left Virginia State Police Trooper Jamie Lawson with a severe spinal injury and struggling to walk.

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Kingsport man allegedly threatens neighbors with gun

Kingsport man allegedly threatens neighbors with gun

January 29th, 2014 3:05 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Adam H. Roberts, 35, of 892½ Lynn Garden Drive, is charged with four counts of aggravated assault in the early Wednesday incident after he allegedly threatened to "blow someone's head off."

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Southwest Va. man faces 60 years for child porn

Southwest Va. man faces 60 years for child porn

January 29th, 2014 1:58 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Gary Joshua Garrison, 26, Pennington Gap, entered guilty pleas to 11 counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of reproduction of child pornography.

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Johnson City man charged with raping child

Johnson City man charged with raping child

January 28th, 2014 1:32 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The suspect faces eight counts of rape of a child, three counts of aggravated sexual battery and two counts of sexual battery by an authority figure.

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Farmer convicted in North Dakota thanks to Predator drone

Farmer convicted in North Dakota thanks to Predator drone

January 28th, 2014 1:03 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A predator drone has helped convict a North Dakota farmer of terrorizing law officers two years ago.

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Gang colors cited in Kingsport assault arrests

Gang colors cited in Kingsport assault arrests

January 28th, 2014 12:32 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Five people have been arrested after a Kingsport woman feared they were on a "killing mission" to her home, spurred by her child's wearing blue to the Bristol home of his father, an alleged Bloods gang member loyal to the color red.

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Appeals court upholds sex crimes conviction of former Kingsport priest

Appeals court upholds sex crimes conviction of former Kingsport priest

January 28th, 2014 10:40 am by Nick Shepherd

William Casey was alleged to have sexually abused an alter boy shortly after becoming priest of St. Dominic's Catholic Church in the 1970s.

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