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Hearing delayed for Johnson City pharmacist accused of injecting wife

Hearing delayed for Johnson City pharmacist accused of injecting wife

May 15th, 2014 7:48 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The preliminary hearing for a pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife was delayed Wednesday after two state's witnesses didn't show up.

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Jonesville man charged in armed robbery of Pennington Gap business

Jonesville man charged in armed robbery of Pennington Gap business

May 14th, 2014 11:28 pm by Wes Bunch

According to Lee County Commonwealth's Attorney Shawn Hines, James Lawrence Jones wore a mask as he entered Cash Today and presented a note to the clerk demanding money. Jones also allegedly pointed a handgun at the employee.

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Rat feces, used needles reportedly found in house in child neglect case

Rat feces, used needles reportedly found in house in child neglect case

May 14th, 2014 10:52 pm by Staff Report

April Dawn Garland, 28, and Daniel Ray Jennings, 24, both of 884 Dry Creek Road, Jonesborough, are charged with child neglect for allegedly exposing a child to a harmful environment. They were both arraigned on the charge in Sessions Court on Wednesday.

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Ex-employee gets plea deal after stealing phones from JC cellular company

Ex-employee gets plea deal after stealing phones from JC cellular company

May 14th, 2014 8:57 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Jill Rogers, 46, was originally charged with theft over $60,000 but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of theft over $10,000 during a hearing Monday in Washington County Criminal Court.

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Roan Mountain man charged with attempted murder after shotgun dispute over safe

Roan Mountain man charged with attempted murder after shotgun dispute over safe

May 13th, 2014 7:04 pm by Staff Report

A dispute over a home burglary and the theft of a safe led to a charge of attempted second-degree murder for David Thompson, 58, 794 Buck Mountain Road.

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Rash of battery thefts reported in Blountville

Rash of battery thefts reported in Blountville

May 13th, 2014 3:46 pm by Rain Smith

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office says nine cases have been reported over the last month, with automotive businesses typically the target. At one location, batteries were swiped from 21 separate vehicles.

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Kingsport DUI suspect reportedly threatens to kill police

Kingsport DUI suspect reportedly threatens to kill police

May 13th, 2014 3:21 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly crashing into trees while intoxicated, accosting motorists who stopped to offer aid, then issuing "several detailed threats" to kill arresting officers.

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Man found on floor of store accused of attacking police after being awakened

Man found on floor of store accused of attacking police after being awakened

May 13th, 2014 1:29 pm by Rain Smith

A man reportedly found intoxicated and "passed out" in the infants aisle of a Kingsport Walmart faces charges of assault on police, as he allegedly kicked, headbutted and attempted to bite responding officers.

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Wife convicted in plot to murder husband

Wife convicted in plot to murder husband

May 12th, 2014 2:50 pm by Associated Press

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Larry Walls was found dead Aug. 8, 2012 inside his Unionville home. A medical examiner said he died from a head injury and 49 stab wounds.

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Police seek info on Blountville auto burglary

Police seek info on Blountville auto burglary

May 12th, 2014 1:02 pm by Staff Report

Police have released a surveillance image of a man suspected in a Blountville auto burglary, saying he then attempted to use the victim's stolen debit card in Bristol.

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