Kingsport Times News Friday, July 31, 2015
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Felon arrested after reporting his guns stolen

Felon arrested after reporting his guns stolen

July 16th, 2015 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who reported his guns stolen last week so he could collect the insurance was arrested after it was discovered he is a convicted felon.

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Official: Four Marines killed in military attacks in Tenn.

Official: Four Marines killed in military attacks in Tenn.

July 16th, 2015 12:54 pm by Associated Press

U.S. Attorney Bill Killian said officials were investigating the possibility it was "domestic terrorism." FBI agent Ed Reinhold said authorities were still trying to establish a motive.

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Convicted in baby's death, Johnson City man says lawyers were incompetent

Convicted in baby's death, Johnson City man says lawyers were incompetent

July 16th, 2015 11:48 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man whose first two attempts at appealing his life sentence for his daughter's abuse and neglect death six years ago failed now says his attorneys were incompetent.

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Man charged in 25-year-old shooting death in Memphis

Man charged in 25-year-old shooting death in Memphis

July 16th, 2015 10:06 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors say a 59-year-old man has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a liquor store owner during a holdup 25 years ago.

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Judge sets September trial for man charged in Johnson City pipe bomb case

Judge sets September trial for man charged in Johnson City pipe bomb case

July 15th, 2015 9:53 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Kingsport businessman Christopher Alexander appeared with his attorney in federal court for arraignment on arson and three counts of possession of a pipe bomb Wednesday afternoon.

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Tenn. attorney general trying to stop executioner testimony

Tenn. attorney general trying to stop executioner testimony

July 15th, 2015 7:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Tennessee's attorney general wants an emergency order to prevent the state's executioner from testifying in a trial over the constitutionality of lethal injection.

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Hearing set for 'loud sex' couple who allegedly beat, stabbed neighbor

Hearing set for 'loud sex' couple who allegedly beat, stabbed neighbor

July 15th, 2015 3:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who hit her boyfriend over the head with a board last month after police responded to their home on a noise complaint that turned out to be "loud sex" was sentenced to 60 days Monday for domestic assault.

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Obama calls on Congress to overhaul mandatory minimum sentences

Obama calls on Congress to overhaul mandatory minimum sentences

July 15th, 2015 8:10 am by By Justin Sink, Bloomberg News (TNS)

The president is seeking to lend momentum to bipartisan legislation that would reduce sentences and encourage probation over prison for nonviolent federal crime.

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Duffield woman sentenced for child neglect, DUI

Duffield woman sentenced for child neglect, DUI

July 15th, 2015 12:06 am by Marci Gore

A Duffield woman who wrecked her vehicle with her two children inside while she was under the influence of drugs received a three-year sentence on Monday in Scott County Circuit Court.

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Grandmother killer gets 15 years for J.C. stabbing death

Grandmother killer gets 15 years for J.C. stabbing death

July 14th, 2015 8:00 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City man who killed his grandmother and assaulted his grandfather in a synthetic drug-fueled rage 3 1/2 years ago pleaded guilty this morning, resulting in a 15-year prison sentence.

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