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Lee County social worker arrested for trafficking meth

Lee County social worker arrested for trafficking meth

July 20th, 2015 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

While the officer measured the tint, Marlow reportedly handed more than an ounce of crystal meth to Szemak. Szemak is then alleged to have put the meth down her pants where it was later found by police.

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SCSO warns of police imitator scam

SCSO warns of police imitator scam

July 20th, 2015 11:30 am by Nick Shepherd

When he calls, he is reportedly telling potential victims they have outstanding warrants and must pay him the fines associated with warrants or go to jail.

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Police arrest father of girl found dead with four others

Police arrest father of girl found dead with four others

July 19th, 2015 7:32 pm by Associated Press

MODESTO, Calif. - A man was arrested Sunday in the deaths of his daughter, two other girls and two women whose bodies were found in a California home, police said.

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Haslam calls for review of security policies and procedures after Chattanooga shooting

Haslam calls for review of security policies and procedures after Chattanooga shooting

July 19th, 2015 5:58 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has called for a review of security policies and procedures at National Guard armories and other military installations in Tennessee following a shooting rampage in Chattanooga that killed four Marines and a sailor.

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Chattanooga shooter's family offers sympathy to families of his victims

Chattanooga shooter's family offers sympathy to families of his victims

July 19th, 2015 12:54 am by Associated Press

"There are no words to describe our shock, horror, and grief," said the statement, provided to the Associated Press by a lawyer representing the family of Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, who was killed by police.

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Johnson City program offers felons new life

Johnson City program offers felons new life

July 18th, 2015 7:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Day Reporting Center aims to reduce recidivism by helping felons find jobs. Guest speakers frequent the Center to help participants learn how to budget or receive specific skills that will make them more marketable to employers.

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Nickelsville man sentenced to 50 years for rape and abduction

Nickelsville man sentenced to 50 years for rape and abduction

July 17th, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Joshua Ray Parker forced the victim into a vehicle and abducted her from her place of employment in Kingsport. Authorities say Parker then transported her across state lines - against her will - to an isolated location in Scott County.

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Rogersville man faces five counts of assault on an officer

Rogersville man faces five counts of assault on an officer

July 17th, 2015 3:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man who punched, kicked and scratched police officers who were trying to serve an arrest warrant last month was formally charged this week with several charges including five counts of assault on an officer.

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Ex-boyfriend faces kidnapping charge after break-in

Ex-boyfriend faces kidnapping charge after break-in

July 17th, 2015 12:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman told police that her ex-boyfriend broke into her home, beat her with a pistol, threatened to kill her, and choked her nearly into unconsciousness.

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Little known about suspect in fatal shooting of Marines

Little known about suspect in fatal shooting of Marines

July 17th, 2015 7:46 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON and KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press

The 24-year-old, Kuwait-born engineer had not been on the radar of federal authorities until the bloodshed. Officials have said they do not know what motivated his rampage, while even the exact spelling of his first name was not clear.

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