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Harassment of potential juror in Johnson City murder case allegedly included sexual threats

Harassment of potential juror in Johnson City murder case allegedly included sexual threats

April 21st, 2015 7:49 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man accused of threatening a woman he thought served on an acquaintances murder trial jury was arraigned on multiple charges Monday, including extortion and retaliation for past acts.

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Officials release names of victims in Kingsport arson, murder case

Officials release names of victims in Kingsport arson, murder case

April 20th, 2015 6:13 pm by Staff Report

Debra S. Morrison (also known as Debbie Jenkins), 53, and Richard J. (Ricky) Jenkins, 55, died as the result of the April 15 fire at 746 E. Sevier Ave.

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Search for silver spurs SW Va. explosives conviction

Search for silver spurs SW Va. explosives conviction

April 20th, 2015 1:05 pm by Stephen Igo

Evidence presented during the trial indicated Jimmy Scott Elkins, 43, planned to blow apart rocks in the High Knob area of the Jefferson National Forest, hoping to gain access to a lost silver mine.

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Man arrested after making up story about sick daughter to get money

Man arrested after making up story about sick daughter to get money

April 20th, 2015 10:16 am by Nick Shepherd

To fuel his drug habit, one Kingsport man made up a story about having a sick daughter and went door to door asking for donations until police arrested him on Friday, according to a press release.

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Authorities: Terrorism probe yields 6 arrests in 2 states

Authorities: Terrorism probe yields 6 arrests in 2 states

April 20th, 2015 8:25 am by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press

Six people have been arrested in two states in connection with a terrorism investigation in Minnesota, where authorities have been tracking youths who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants.

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Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout

Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout

April 19th, 2015 2:20 pm by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

Three people were shot and injured Saturday night at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities were searching for the shooter Sunday.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

April 18th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

A man was charged with setting two people on fire and killing them, the KPD and FBI are searching for a bank robber, a shoe thief and a spring cleaning drug round up are among the stories this week in crime

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Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

April 17th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Nashville police stopped Rep. Bill Beck on Friday morning and arrested him after he declined to complete a roadside sobriety or a breath alcohol test. Beck is a first-term Democrat who represents portions of downtown and eastern Nashville.

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Feds sentence three Wise County residents in synthetics distribution case

Feds sentence three Wise County residents in synthetics distribution case

April 16th, 2015 9:30 pm by Stephen Igo

Seven defendants, including three Wise County residents, have been sentenced in federal court as a result of a multi-agency investigation into the distribution of synthetic cannabinoids (synthetic pot) in Wise County and Gainesville, Fla.

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Sullivan arrestee gloats about 'thrill' of slicing man's neck

Sullivan arrestee gloats about 'thrill' of slicing man's neck

April 16th, 2015 1:48 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport resident has been arrested for allegedly slicing open a man's neck with a razor knife, then readily fessing up to the incident for police: "Yeah, I cut the (expletive) - it was a thrill."

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