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Southwest Virginia  man enters no contest plea in stepfather's murder

Southwest Virginia man enters no contest plea in stepfather's murder

April 28th, 2014 9:57 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Southwest Virginia man could face up to 40 years in prison after he pleaded no contest in Lee County Circuit Court Friday to murdering his stepfather last year with a shotgun.

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Two men facing  conspiracy to commit murder, drug charges

Two men facing conspiracy to commit murder, drug charges

April 28th, 2014 6:15 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Two men were arrested by Kingsport police on Monday for allegedly conspiring to kill another man and his family over a botched drug deal.

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Sullivan County woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor

Sullivan County woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor

April 28th, 2014 3:37 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who reportedly killed her elderly, disabled Bristol neighbor three years ago to steal his cash and credit card — leaving his body to be devoured by dogs within the home — has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.

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Kingsport police make meth arrests

Kingsport police make meth arrests

April 28th, 2014 12:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two Kingsport residents were arrested after police found a methamphetamine manufacturing operation located in the backseat of their vehicle, according to a press release.

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Hawkins couple contacted by bogus DEA agent seeking money

Hawkins couple contacted by bogus DEA agent seeking money

April 27th, 2014 2:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

If someone claiming to be an agent from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) calls you at home and demands you send money or face arrest, that is a scam which authorities say is being perpetrated from Nigeria.

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Bath salts hysterics, body orifice weapon and more this week in crime

Bath salts hysterics, body orifice weapon and more this week in crime

April 26th, 2014 10:20 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of April 18 through April 25.

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Rogersville park drug surveillance nets arrest

Rogersville park drug surveillance nets arrest

April 25th, 2014 11:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

During the surveillance, officers allegedly observed a white 1999 Chevrolet van enter the park being driven by Lisa Marie Whitaker, 49, of 452 Hickory Cove Road, Apt. 4, Rogersville.

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Unicoi resident gets 20 months in ag fraud case

Unicoi resident gets 20 months in ag fraud case

April 25th, 2014 11:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Unicoi woman involved in a scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Agriculture of $178,000 through false crop insurance claims has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison.

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Suspect in beating of grandmother named in Hawkins indictment

Suspect in beating of grandmother named in Hawkins indictment

April 25th, 2014 9:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Scottie Duane Salyer, 23, 2204 Bloomingdale Road, Kingsport, is scheduled for arraignment in Hawkins County Criminal Court on Wednesday. He remains in the Hawkins County Jail on $50,000 bond, where he has been held since his arrest on Dec. 27.

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Woman to plead guilty in underage prostitution case

Woman to plead guilty in underage prostitution case

April 25th, 2014 6:45 pm by Matthew Lane

Tracy Lynn Marziani, of Bristol, Va., is scheduled to be sentenced in July. She faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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