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Bluff City traffic stop escalates into chase, Elizabethton crash

Bluff City traffic stop escalates into chase, Elizabethton crash

March 28th, 2014 1:22 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The driver, after initially stopping for the officer, reportedly sped away from the scene. A police pursuit ensued with the driver of the Corolla reportedly reaching speeds of more than 90 mph during the chase.

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Police: Sullivan County woman arrested after staging rape

Police: Sullivan County woman arrested after staging rape

March 28th, 2014 10:34 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's alleged attempt to win her ex-boyfriend back has landed her in jail, as police say she took extraordinary measures to stage being raped during a fabricated home invasion.

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Authorities hunt for rich couple who collected welfare

Authorities hunt for rich couple who collected welfare

March 28th, 2014 9:01 am by By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

The couple owned a $1.2 million yacht, lived in waterfront homes in Minnesota and Florida, and had $3 million tucked away in various bank accounts — all while collecting food stamps, Medicaid and welfare for about a decade.

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Police: Colts owner had $29K in cash when arrested

Police: Colts owner had $29K in cash when arrested

March 27th, 2014 4:27 pm by CHARLES D. WILSON, Associated Press

The cash was in Irsay's wallet, metal briefcase and two laundry bags. The briefcase and bags also contained bottles of pills of various colors, including orange, green and white ones, the police report states.

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Police seek info on Sullivan County arsons

Police seek info on Sullivan County arsons

March 27th, 2014 3:54 pm by Staff Report

Officials are attributing a pair of fires that occurred two days apart in southwest Sullivan County to arson, with two automobiles and three ATVs destroyed in one of the incidents.

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Bristol man allegedly pulls gun in attempt to steal woman's car

Bristol man allegedly pulls gun in attempt to steal woman's car

March 27th, 2014 11:50 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

A Bristol man was taken into police custody Wednesday and now faces several felony charges after police said he pointed a gun at a woman and attempted to steal cars in a Unicoi County community.

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More suspects arrested in Scott County drug cases

More suspects arrested in Scott County drug cases

March 27th, 2014 10:50 am by Wes Bunch

Three more people were arrested this week as part of Scott County's ongoing "Shamrock Shakedown" drug roundup. The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office said the roundup was the second largest law enforcement has carried out in the county.

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Video:  Woman swipes wallets from Kingsport store employees

Video: Woman swipes wallets from Kingsport store employees

March 27th, 2014 9:27 am by Staff Report

Police are searching for a woman who is believed to have entered the break room of a Kingsport Dollar General and stolen wallets from a pair of employees.

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Wise  County drug roundup  targets 50  suspects

Wise County drug roundup targets 50 suspects

March 26th, 2014 10:01 pm by Staff report

One of those facing new drug charges was not hard to find. Brandi Baldwin, who is facing charges associated with the 2013 death of her toddler daughter, Emma, had been out on bond awaiting trial but earlier this year was put back in jail on drug charges.

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Report: Global executions up 15 percent in 2013

Report: Global executions up 15 percent in 2013

March 26th, 2014 9:18 pm by Associated Press

The Amnesty International report released Wednesday comes shortly after a stunning decision this week by an Egyptian court to sentence to death 529 alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood after a two-session trial.

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