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Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

April 24th, 2014 10:58 am by By Judy L. Thomas and Laura Bauer, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

Authorities and many who monitor hate groups didn't foresee that Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. would erupt, as prosecutors say he did this month, killing three people outside local Jewish centers.

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Man convicted in murder of 'Stringbean' asks for parole

Man convicted in murder of 'Stringbean' asks for parole

April 23rd, 2014 8:48 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessean reports John A. Brown told the Tennessee Board of Parole that he is a changed man after 40 years in prison. "I'm truly sorry," said Brown, who is now 63. "I've committed the last 40 years to changing my life."

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Former Grainger jail employee pleads guilty to sexual conduct with inmate

Former Grainger jail employee pleads guilty to sexual conduct with inmate

April 23rd, 2014 12:34 pm by Associated Press

Jessie Cummings, 24, was one of five former jail employees indicted by a Grainger County grand jury on various charges stemming from an investigation after three inmates escaped from the facility.

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Washington County traffic stop nets 500 Xanax

Washington County traffic stop nets 500 Xanax

April 23rd, 2014 12:29 pm by NET News Service

A man suspected of driving under the influence is now facing even more trouble after a bottle containing nearly 500 Xanax pills allegedly fell out of his pants leg during a traffic stop.

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21 car batteries stolen from Blountville towing lot

21 car batteries stolen from Blountville towing lot

April 23rd, 2014 11:37 am by Rain Smith

Police are seeking information on an individual who apparently cut through the fence at a Blountville towing company's storage lot, disabled the surveillance system, and stole batteries from 21 vehicles.

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Kingsport man charged with burglary, aggravated  assault

Kingsport man charged with burglary, aggravated assault

April 23rd, 2014 12:24 am by Rain Smith

An altercation involving several Kingsport neighbors prompted multiple charges after a man allegedly armed himself with a steak knife and threatened to kill a woman, then kicked in her apartment door when she retreated inside.

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Kingsport man pleads guilty  to counterfeiting

Kingsport man pleads guilty to counterfeiting

April 22nd, 2014 10:27 pm by Matthew Lane

Jordan Johnson, 20, of Kingsport, appeared in U.S. District Court in Greeneville Tuesday morning for a change of plea hearing. Judge Leon Jordan accepted the guilty plea and scheduled a sentencing hearing for Aug. 19.

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Hawkins men indicted in $28K insurance fraud, arson scheme

Hawkins men indicted in $28K insurance fraud, arson scheme

April 22nd, 2014 3:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

Michael S. Caldwell and Brandon Eugene Frost are accused of taking part in a plot to "get rid" of a 2007 Chevy Tahoe, which later resulted in a $28,054 insurance settlement.

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KPD: Loaded, stolen gun found in woman's body

KPD: Loaded, stolen gun found in woman's body

April 22nd, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

A woman arrested on driver's license offenses now faces felony charges, with Kingsport police saying she introduced into jail some atypical contraband: a stolen — and loaded — .22-caliber revolver, via a body orifice.

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Tenn. high court to hear faith-healing case

Tenn. high court to hear faith-healing case

April 22nd, 2014 12:45 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a woman who tried to heal her daughter's cancer through prayer. Court records state the cancer caused a grapefruit-sized tumor on the girl's shoulder that appeared to cause her severe pain.

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