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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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2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

May 12th, 2015 2:41 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Jurors in Jonesborough this afternoon found two women guilty of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree murder in the 2012 double slayings of a Johnson County couple.

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KPD on hunt for debit card thief who rented movies, went on shopping spree

KPD on hunt for debit card thief who rented movies, went on shopping spree

May 11th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

According to a press release, an unknown white male went shopping with a stolen debit card on April 29. The man spent $35.22 at Zoomers, $31.51 at Walgreens, $6.57 at Redbox and $1 at a gas station.

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Hawkins home vandalized with hatchet, bat, owner's shotgun

Hawkins home vandalized with hatchet, bat, owner's shotgun

May 11th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Randy Fields opted against telling the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office who he suspects of vandalizing his home on Stanley Valley Road near Surgoinsville.

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Suspected infidelity results in alleged double vehicular assault

Suspected infidelity results in alleged double vehicular assault - VIDEO

May 11th, 2015 6:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Bean Station man who allegedly used his Dodge Ram pickup to "ram" a vehicle containing his wife and her suspected lover Sunday near Rogersville is facing two felony aggravated assault charges.

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One still sought in pharmacy robbery, girlfriend accused of stealing car to help him

One still sought in pharmacy robbery, girlfriend accused of stealing car to help him

May 11th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

According to police, Karen Clark entered into Collins Auto Sales and stole a 1992 Buick Skylark, after pretending to want to test drive the vehicle. Police are saying she stole the vehicle with the express purpose of using it to evade capture by law enfor

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Local grocery store owners arrested on drug charges

Local grocery store owners arrested on drug charges

May 11th, 2015 11:27 am by Nick Shepherd

During the search of the grocery store, officers found narcotics, multiple weapons including a stolen gun, a large number of tools and a "significant" amount of cash, according to a press release.

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Two Mississippi officers fatally shot; three suspects arrested

Two Mississippi officers fatally shot; three suspects arrested

May 10th, 2015 5:05 pm by REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press

Two Mississippi police officers were shot to death during an evening traffic stop turned violent, a state law enforcement spokesman said Sunday. Three suspects were in custody, including two who are charged with capital murder.

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