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Second Kingsport man pleads guilty in counterfeiting scheme

Second Kingsport man pleads guilty in counterfeiting scheme

July 16th, 2014 10:30 pm by Matthew Lane

A Kingsport man who posted pictures of himself on Facebook with a stack of counterfeit money, has agreed to plead guilty for his involvement in a five-person counterfeiting scheme.

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Virginia man charged in April traffic death in Johnson City

Virginia man charged in April traffic death in Johnson City

July 16th, 2014 7:36 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

In a press release, police said Nathan G. Fullen had a blood alcohol content of .14 at the time of the crash. The legal limit for driving drunk is .08. He is charged with DUI and vehicular homicide.

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Off-duty Hawkins deputy nabs Walmart purse snatcher

Off-duty Hawkins deputy nabs Walmart purse snatcher

July 16th, 2014 3:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail in connection with a Walmart purse snatching which was foiled by an off-duty Hawkins County sheriff's deputy.

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Attorney to appeal 12-year sentence in case of Tennessee woman who used meth while pregnant

Attorney to appeal 12-year sentence in case of Tennessee woman who used meth while pregnant

July 16th, 2014 1:27 pm by Associated Press

A federal judge sentenced a woman to 12 years and seven months in prison — more than the time recommended — because she was eight-months pregnant while helping cook and sample methamphetamine.

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Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill exec

Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill exec

July 16th, 2014 1:24 pm by MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer

A high-priced prostitute accused of giving a Google executive a fatal dose of heroin aboard his yacht had no reason to kill the man given how much money she was getting from him, a defense attorney said Wednesday.

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Lawyer: Mother of boy left in hot car devastated

Lawyer: Mother of boy left in hot car devastated

July 16th, 2014 7:30 am by PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press

The woman's husband, Justin Ross Harris, was arrested on charges of murder and child cruelty after the boy's death June 18. He told police he left his son in the backseat of his SUV for about seven hours after forgetting to drop him off at day care.

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Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop

Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop

July 16th, 2014 7:26 am by Associated Press

Two people are dead after a murder-suicide at a rest stop on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Franklin. A Trooper says it appears to have been random with no apparent connection between the victim and the shooter.

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Johnson City man accused of multiple scams pleads guilty

Johnson City man accused of multiple scams pleads guilty

July 15th, 2014 10:50 pm by Wes Bunch

Frank Edward Small, 52, of Johnson City, was indicted by a Scott County grand jury June 23 on a single count of violating Virginia business regulations for the third time in 36 months.

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Police: Tenn. sex offender rode in ice cream truck

Police: Tenn. sex offender rode in ice cream truck

July 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Larry Lawrence Frierson was convicted of two counts of attempted aggravated sexual battery of a 4-year-old boy, then allegedly spotted in a green and blue van selling ice cream.

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One charged, one sought in connection with two Hawkins meth labs

One charged, one sought in connection with two Hawkins meth labs

July 15th, 2014 4:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

On June 5 the HCSO Narcotics Unit responded to 227 Payne Ridge Road, Lot 16, in reference to report of a meth lab being located at the residence by the home owner.

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