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Tenn. man arrested in toddler death

Tenn. man arrested in toddler death

June 26th, 2014 8:17 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee man wanted in the death of a 3-year-old girl has been captured, while the child's mother has been charged with aggravated child neglect.

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Scott prosecutor: 33 arrested in  'Shamrock' drug roundup have been convicted  —  so far

Scott prosecutor: 33 arrested in 'Shamrock' drug roundup have been convicted — so far

June 26th, 2014 12:13 am by Staff Report

"It was our goal that every person convicted received an active jail sentence," Marcus McClung said. "We want the message to be that you go to jail if you sell drugs in Scott County."

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Memphis woman charged with starving dogs

Memphis woman charged with starving dogs

June 25th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say a Memphis woman has been charged with leaving two dogs without food and water for several weeks, causing one to starve to death.

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Johnson City men charged in national Ponzi scheme

Johnson City men charged in national Ponzi scheme

June 25th, 2014 2:51 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

An intricate Ponzi scheme that involved three men from Johnson City and a fake coal-mining business located here bilked $15 million from 160 investors all over the country, according to federal court documents.

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Tennessee Supreme Court refuses to hear former priest's appeal

Tennessee Supreme Court refuses to hear former priest's appeal

June 24th, 2014 10:45 pm by Wes Bunch

William Casey, previously of Greeneville, is currently serving a 35-year sentence as a result of his 2011 conviction in Sullivan County Criminal Court on charges of first-degree sexual misconduct and two counts of aggravated rape.

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Woman charged after six pot plants found during apartment fire

Woman charged after six pot plants found during apartment fire

June 24th, 2014 6:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

The plants, which ranged in size from a couple of inches to about a foot in height, were recovered by police after the fire was extinguished.

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Update: Suspect in hit-and-run death of Kingsport businessman charged with DUI days prior

Update: Suspect in hit-and-run death of Kingsport businessman charged with DUI days prior

June 24th, 2014 1:04 pm by Rain Smith

The death of Michael K. Locke, 61, has left many grieving in the Model City. Locke founded the Hot Dog Hut, a local favorite, and briefly represented the 2nd House District in Nashville following the death of Rep. Keith Westmoreland.

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Three indicted  in Scott County murder

Three indicted in Scott County murder

June 23rd, 2014 10:29 pm by Wes Bunch

Three people were indicted in Scott County Monday on multiple felony charges, including first-degree murder and defiling a dead body, for their alleged roles in the 2010 slaying of a Tennessee woman.

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Man who drove to court for VHMO plea gets sentence doubled

Man who drove to court for VHMO plea gets sentence doubled

June 23rd, 2014 4:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was arrested on June 2 while driving to Criminal Court to plead guilty for being a habitual motor offender earned himself an additional charge and another two years on his sentence.

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Man allegedly bites wife on nose during brutal assault

Man allegedly bites wife on nose during brutal assault

June 23rd, 2014 2:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police reportedly found bite marks on the nose of a woman who was allegedly beaten and choked by her husband Friday night for coming home late.

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