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'Housewives' stars shocked to be facing prison

'Housewives' stars shocked to be facing prison

October 7th, 2014 8:13 am by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

The couple had pleaded guilty in March, admitting they hid assets from bankruptcy creditors and submitted phony loan applications to get some $5 million in mortgages and construction loans.

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Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

October 6th, 2014 8:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A prosecutor told a jury that a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to the FBI during their investigation, while the friend's lawyer said he was a frightened teen whose memory was clouded by heavy marijuana use.

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Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

October 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Staff Report

Photos from an attempted catalytic converter theft at Kingsport residence have helped identify a suspect and a person of interest, with police now seeking information on their whereabouts.

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Johnson City man reportedly stabbed at least 15 times

Johnson City man reportedly stabbed at least 15 times

October 6th, 2014 12:49 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to a court document, the stabbing happened in the victim's residence at Millercrest Apartments while he was in bed asleep.

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KPD seeks info on felony shoplifter

KPD seeks info on felony shoplifter

October 6th, 2014 11:28 am by Staff Report

Kingsport police hope the public can identify a suspect in three separate shoplifting incidents at Walmart, where he allegedly made away with more than $2,000 in merchandise.

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TBI fugitive Varner captured in Nevada

TBI fugitive Varner captured in Nevada

October 5th, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

A fugitive on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top Ten Most Wanted list has been captured in Nevada.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

October 4th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a teacher arrested for drugs, a teen fatally shooting his brother, a Kingsport woman being arrested for animal cruelty, and a cashier giving away cigarettes, among other

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Medical examiner says death of Knoxville toddler a homicide

Medical examiner says death of Knoxville toddler a homicide

October 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

According to the Associated Press the autopsy report found that 17-month-old Levi Beaty of Wartburg died in June from "multiple blunt force injuries due to child abuse."

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Kingsport ambush suspect allegedly assaults police

Kingsport ambush suspect allegedly assaults police

October 3rd, 2014 10:20 am by Rain Smith

A suspect in last week's ambush robbery at a Kingsport apartment complex — where the victim was reportedly held at gunpoint and made to strip off his clothing — has been arrested after allegedly wielding a knife on police outside of a hospital.

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Indictment accuses Hawkins mother of failing to report incidents of inappropriate touching

Indictment accuses Hawkins mother of failing to report incidents of inappropriate touching

October 3rd, 2014 12:32 am by Jeff Bobo

Destiny Amber Seay, 30, 507 Prices Grove Road Lot. 1, Rogersville, is scheduled for arraignment this morning in Hawkins County Criminal Court on the failure to report child abuse charge, which is a Class A misdemeanor, as well as for public intoxication.

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