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Co-defendant in beating, stabbing death of disabled veteran sentenced to life without parole

Co-defendant in beating, stabbing death of disabled veteran sentenced to life without parole

March 7th, 2014 5:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

Austin Price, 19, admitted to police that he and co-defendant Samuel "Wade" Hirsch, 23, wanted money to buy drugs when they attacked 52-year-old Roger Hawkins.

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Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Michigan house

Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Michigan house

March 7th, 2014 2:26 pm by By John Wisely, Christina Hall and Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

For at least five years, the woman's body lay clothed in a winter jacket in the backseat of her Jeep in the garage of a home where she lived alone.

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Shoplifters return swiped goods overnight

Shoplifters return swiped goods overnight

March 7th, 2014 11:19 am by Rain Smith

A shop on Bloomingdale Road reported the theft of an air compressor from a sidewalk during business hours. When she arrived at work the next morning the stolen compressor had been returned, and was sitting outside.

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Escaped inmate captured in Johnson City

Escaped inmate captured in Johnson City

March 7th, 2014 9:54 am by Nick Shepherd

Joshua Baber, 24, walked away from a minimum custody work detail in Mountain City on Thursday. He was captured in Johnson City on Friday.

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UPDATE: Lee County authorities conduct roundup of drug suspects

UPDATE: Lee County authorities conduct roundup of drug suspects

March 7th, 2014 8:49 am by Wes Bunch

The Lee County Sheriff's Office and Commonwealth's Attorney Office confirmed that the operation began at 7 a.m.

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N.C. motorist arrested after hitting two pedestrians at  Unicoi school bus stop

N.C. motorist arrested after hitting two pedestrians at Unicoi school bus stop

March 6th, 2014 9:44 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

A 6-year-old boy and his grandmother were injured Thursday morning when they were struck by an SUV at a bus stop on Unicoi Drive.

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Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

March 6th, 2014 6:08 pm by Rain Smith

Blood tests revealed Xanax and Lortab were in her system at the time of the crash, while prescription medications, drug paraphernalia and marijuana were located in her purse.

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Prisoner escapes from Northeast Correctional Complex

Prisoner escapes from Northeast Correctional Complex

March 6th, 2014 4:08 pm by NET News Service

Officers from the Tennessee Department of Corrections and the Johnson County Sheriff's Department officials were searching for Joshua M. Baber Thursday afternoon.

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Kingsport man sentenced in chase that severely injured VSP trooper

Kingsport man sentenced in chase that severely injured VSP trooper

March 6th, 2014 3:10 pm by Wes Bunch

Jason T. Byrns, of Kingsport, was ordered to serve an active sentence of 59 years and 12 months in prison for his role in an April 2013 police pursuit and wreck that left VSP Trooper Jamie Lawson with a severe injuries.

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Two more arrested in Sullivan County attempted murder

Two more arrested in Sullivan County attempted murder

March 6th, 2014 10:22 am by Rain Smith

The final two of four suspects have been arrested in Sunday's alleged beating and attempted murder of a Sullivan County man.

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