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J.C. man allegedly attempts to set home on fire with infant inside

J.C. man allegedly attempts to set home on fire with infant inside

July 2nd, 2014 7:17 am by NET News Service

A fight led a Johnson City man to pour gasoline on his neighbor's porch and into the living room where an infant was sleeping early Wednesday morning, but his father stopped him from setting the house on fire, Johnson City police said.

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Father enters plea in Scott abuse  case

Father enters plea in Scott abuse case

July 1st, 2014 9:08 pm by Wes Bunch

The charges stem from a Jan. 4, 2014, incident that left Jeremy Scott Owens' then 11-week old son with a broken leg and multiple broken ribs, police reports have shown.

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CORRECTION UPDATE: Hawkins men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

CORRECTION UPDATE: Hawkins men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

July 1st, 2014 3:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the males, Corey Aulburn Cinnamon, 19, 1900 Route 66-S, Bulls Gap, will also be added to the convicted sex offender registry.

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KPD charges woman with fraudulent spending spree

KPD charges woman with fraudulent spending spree

July 1st, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who had been staying with a Kingsport acquaintance, and allegedly handed over the individual's "lost" credit cards as if she had found them, faces more than two dozen charges related to fraud and identity theft.

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Referee punched during soccer game reportedly dies

Referee punched during soccer game reportedly dies

July 1st, 2014 11:42 am by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — A hospital and a longtime friend say a man who was punched while refereeing an adult-league soccer match has died.

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Couple nabbed with drugs during stolen cattle raid sentenced to prison

Couple nabbed with drugs during stolen cattle raid sentenced to prison

July 1st, 2014 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Only two cows were recovered during a Dec. 10, 2013 raid, but deputies did find more than an ounce of marijuana as well as a large quantity of Clonazepam, Subutex, Lortab pills, and a .25 caliber handgun.

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Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

July 1st, 2014 7:53 am by Associated Press

A federal judge has overturned the conviction of an ex-NYPD police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

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Sullivan pair sentenced in drug, inmate tax fraud cases

Sullivan pair sentenced in drug, inmate tax fraud cases

July 1st, 2014 7:32 am by Matthew Lane

A Sullivan County couple involved in a major drug trafficking ring in Northeast Tennessee and a scheme to file false tax returns with the stolen identities of Sullivan County inmates, were sentenced in federal court on Monday.

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VIDEO REPORT: Grifters pulling 'incorrect change' scam on Mount Carmel cashiers

VIDEO REPORT: Grifters pulling 'incorrect change' scam on Mount Carmel cashiers - VIDEO

June 30th, 2014 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two men who scammed the Mount Carmel "Blimpies" restaurant out of $40 by claiming incorrect change earlier this month were caught on video, which police are hoping will help get them caught for real.

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Police: Wise County fugitive nabbed with large synthetic drug stash

Police: Wise County fugitive nabbed with large synthetic drug stash

June 30th, 2014 5:30 pm by Stephen Igo

A Wise County fugitive wanted on drug charges was taken into custody in Kentucky on Sunday, the Wise County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

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