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Bristol sex trafficker sentenced

Bristol sex trafficker sentenced

March 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say Jerry Johnson drove the teens to the Motel 6, introducing them to the construction workers, who in turn provided the girls with alcohol and marijuana.

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Authorities search for link between slain family, jailed man

Authorities search for link between slain family, jailed man

March 13th, 2015 8:00 pm by KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press

An Idaho sheriff has appealed for the public's help to determine what might connect a slain former AZ power company executive, his wife and their adult son to a 22-year-old man who prosecutors say was arrested with credit cards belonging to the victims.

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KPD charges teens with additional business burglaries

KPD charges teens with additional business burglaries

March 13th, 2015 10:03 am by Rain Smith

Though they netted only smokes, snacks, batteries and $75 in liquor, an alleged string of Kingsport burglaries has felonious consequences for a pair of teens, whom police continue to link to recent smash-and-grab incidents.

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Johnson City police, DA tight-lipped on murder case

Johnson City police, DA tight-lipped on murder case

March 13th, 2015 7:49 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

On Feb. 18, Johnson City police found the body of 38-year-old Perry Folk in the parking lot of the Roadrunner Market at 1908 E. Unaka Ave.

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Head of 'massive' NE Tenn. drug ring gets 20 years

Head of 'massive' NE Tenn. drug ring gets 20 years

March 12th, 2015 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A 35-year-old Atlanta, Ga., man has been sentenced to 240 months in federal prison for heading up a year-long crack cocaine operation in the Johnson City area.

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Sullivan County man sentenced for murder of wife

Sullivan County man sentenced for murder of wife

March 12th, 2015 3:17 pm by Nick Shepherd

In June 2013, police received a call from Franklin Delph saying his wife had committed suicide. When officers arrived on the scene, the woman was found on the floor of their apartment with a gunshot wound to the head.

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Syringe dump in Hawkins store results in felony charge

Syringe dump in Hawkins store results in felony charge

March 12th, 2015 2:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Video surveillance allegedly shows the suspect place needles in a Dr. Enuf drink container he brought with him, then leave them at the rear of the store. One of the syringes had the cap off and the needle exposed.

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Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

March 12th, 2015 1:35 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

More than 3,000 people have fallen for the ruse since 2013, Timothy Camus, a Treasury deputy inspector general for tax administration, said Thursday.

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Citizen's tip thwarts Gate City church burglary

Citizen's tip thwarts Gate City church burglary

March 12th, 2015 1:09 pm by Marci Gore

A Southwest Virginia man is facing several charges for allegedly attempting to break into the First Presbyterian Church in Gate City, including resisting arrest and assault on a police officer.

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Wise police seize synthetic drugs, cash in traffic stop

Wise police seize synthetic drugs, cash in traffic stop

March 12th, 2015 9:58 am by Staff report

Deputies also located a handgun, several packets of synthetic marijuana and $4,991 in cash. All the items were seized and further charges are pending

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