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Police arrest fugitive who sparked manhunt following I-81 crash

Police arrest fugitive who sparked manhunt following I-81 crash

February 19th, 2014 6:36 pm by Wes Bunch

Michael Widneer, of Bristol, Va., was taken into custody by the Kingsport Police Department after being spotted at a construction site on Lebanon Road in Colonial Heights.

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Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

February 19th, 2014 4:39 pm by Rain Smith

Police say the children, each age two, had been left alone with a man who had fallen asleep, with officers being at the scene for approximately two hours before their parents returned home. The third individual also has charges pending in the incident.

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Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

February 19th, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport paint and body shop owner has been jailed on 34 counts of felony tax evasion, marking his second arrest on revenue related violations.

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Police can't verify Pa. wife's killing claims

Police can't verify Pa. wife's killing claims

February 19th, 2014 7:06 am by PETER JACKSON, Associated Press

Police have yet to substantiate a 19-year-old woman's claim that she killed more than 20 people in four states before the Pennsylvania murder she is now charged with committing.

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Scotty Trexler's killer freed after serving more than 26 years

Scotty Trexler's killer freed after serving more than 26 years

February 18th, 2014 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County police and prosecutors involved in the 1987 murder case of 2-year-old Scotty Trexler didn't feel the killer's punishment fit the crime, but the case did ignite a crusade to change sentencing laws.

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Driver who ignited Monday search still not found

Driver who ignited Monday search still not found

February 18th, 2014 5:03 pm by Rain Smith

State police have released a few new details on Monday's manhunt in the area of Tri-Cities Crossing - where a helicopter was in the air, multiple local agencies were called to assist, and a deputy was stationed at a nearby school as a precaution.

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UPDATE: Clintwood man charged with murder after allegedly ramming vehicle

UPDATE: Clintwood man charged with murder after allegedly ramming vehicle

February 18th, 2014 2:00 pm by Stephen Igo

A 38-year-old Dickenson County man faces a first-degree murder charge following an incident along the Dismal Creek section of the county early Sunday.

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Suspect pleads not guilty in Tenn. package-bomb deaths

Suspect pleads not guilty in Tenn. package-bomb deaths

February 18th, 2014 1:25 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

A Tennessee man accused of killing his in-laws with a package bomb that exploded in their rural home was at his mother-in-law's bedside before she died from the blast, a pastor said.

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Peace activists to be sentenced for nuclear protest at Oak Ridge

Peace activists to be sentenced for nuclear protest at Oak Ridge

February 18th, 2014 9:04 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The activists, including an 84-year-old nun, cut through fences at a nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge, Tenn., reaching a $548 million storage bunker that holds the nation's primary supply of bomb-grade uranium.

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Pennington Gap woman, children sentenced in attempt to burn own home

Pennington Gap woman, children sentenced in attempt to burn own home

February 17th, 2014 8:59 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia mother, her two children and her daughter's boyfriend were all sentenced to prison last week in Lee County for their roles in a failed plot to burn down their mobile home and collect the insurance payout.

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