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Tenn. targeting construction firm fraud

Tenn. targeting construction firm fraud

June 5th, 2014 3:50 pm by Associated Press

The efforts will help identify employers who are paying workers under the table, intentionally misclassifying workers as independent contractors and who are failing to report all wages paid.

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Once deemed dead, fugitive banker pleads guilty

Once deemed dead, fugitive banker pleads guilty

June 5th, 2014 3:48 pm by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

Former investment adviser Aubrey Lee Price was previously declared dead. On Thursday, Price — very much alive — stood before a judge and pleaded guilty in a fraud scheme that fueled a rural bank's collapse and cost his investors tens of millions.

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Egg run spurs Kingsport crash, arrest

Egg run spurs Kingsport crash, arrest

June 5th, 2014 12:06 pm by Rain Smith

A DUI suspect who arrived at Walmart in a van riding on two rims — and a third wheel with a flat tire — allegedly shelled out a paltry excuse to Kingsport police: He needed eggs.

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KPD: Man pulls gun in parking lot rage

KPD: Man pulls gun in parking lot rage

June 5th, 2014 10:46 am by Rain Smith

A motorist who was called down for allegedly speeding through a Kingsport apartment complex has been arrested, accused of pulling a gun on his critic and threatening to "put a bullet in his head."

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Man arrested in fatal elevator stabbing of boy, 6

Man arrested in fatal elevator stabbing of boy, 6

June 5th, 2014 6:45 am by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A man believed to have stabbed a 6-year-old boy to death and critically injured a 7-year-old girl in an elevator knife attack was arrested Wednesday just minutes after officials appealed for help catching him.

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Man 'acting strange' in Walgreens for two hours allegedly had meth in his sock

Man 'acting strange' in Walgreens for two hours allegedly had meth in his sock

June 3rd, 2014 9:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Grainger County man who reportedly spent two hours inside a Rogersville drugstore Sunday evening "acting in an odd manner" was allegedly found with a baggy of meth hidden in his sock.

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Bristol man accused of raping juvenile he met through social media

Bristol man accused of raping juvenile he met through social media

June 3rd, 2014 9:30 pm by NET News Service

Greeneville police have charged a 26-year-old Bristol man with raping a 15-year-old girl after meeting her through social media while posing as an 18-year-old man.

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Charges pending in fatal Rogersville bicycle collision

Charges pending in fatal Rogersville bicycle collision

June 3rd, 2014 8:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 78-year-old bicyclist who was injured in collision with a pickup on East Main Street in Rogersville on May 14 died from his injuries last week.

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Greeneville doctor pleads guilty to federal drug, health care fraud charges

Greeneville doctor pleads guilty to federal drug, health care fraud charges

June 3rd, 2014 7:57 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A former Greeneville doctor who smoked and distributed crack cocaine at his substance abuse treatment facility pleaded guilty Monday to federal drug and health care fraud charges.

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Woman accused of forging mom's checks for $3,695 allegedly brought drugs to jail

Woman accused of forging mom's checks for $3,695 allegedly brought drugs to jail

June 3rd, 2014 7:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Church Hill woman accused of cashing 13 of her mother's checks totaling $3,695 was picked up on forgery and theft warrants Friday.

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