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Appeals court upholds sex crimes conviction of former Kingsport priest

Appeals court upholds sex crimes conviction of former Kingsport priest

January 28th, 2014 10:40 am by Nick Shepherd

William Casey was alleged to have sexually abused an alter boy shortly after becoming priest of St. Dominic's Catholic Church in the 1970s.

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States consider reviving old-fashioned executions

States consider reviving old-fashioned executions

January 28th, 2014 8:13 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are considering bringing back firing squads, electrocutions and gas chambers.

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Phone found near stolen burning SUV

Phone found near stolen burning SUV

January 27th, 2014 8:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Police are trying to determine if a stolen SUV found burning in a rural area of Hawkins County Sunday evening was arson and if a working cell phone found on the ground near the burnt car is a link to the culprits.

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Deputy says Erwin restaurant employee spit on his food to retaliate for DUI arrest

Deputy says Erwin restaurant employee spit on his food to retaliate for DUI arrest

January 27th, 2014 6:48 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

An Erwin woman was arrested last week for allegedly using her position as a local restaurant employee to express her frustration over a prior arrest by spitting in the food of Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers.

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Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom

Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom

January 27th, 2014 2:27 pm by Rain Smith

A man with a grocery bag on his head robbed a Kingsport gold buying business on Friday night, attacking the clerk with a broom before making away with cash and jewelry.

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Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors

Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors

January 27th, 2014 1:39 pm by Rain Smith

A Northeast Tennessee man has been indicted on more than six dozen counts of sex crimes against minors, stemming from the alleged discovery of child porn while he was previously living in Kingsport.

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Hawkins County man charged with indecent exposure at Pal's

Hawkins County man charged with indecent exposure at Pal's

January 27th, 2014 11:14 am by NET News Service

The arrest follows reports of a serial masturbator appearing at a Boones Creek fast food drive-thru window.

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Former postal worker gets probation for stealing medications

Former postal worker gets probation for stealing medications

January 26th, 2014 9:16 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A former Fall Branch postal worker, who broke into packages and stole prescription pain medication meant for military veterans, will not be spending any more time in jail for her crime, a federal judge ruled last week.

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Dangerous ‘Red P’ meth labs found at Rogersville motel

Dangerous ‘Red P’ meth labs found at Rogersville motel

January 26th, 2014 3:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police allegedly seized components for a highly dangerous “red phosphorus” meth lab at a Rogersville motel room last week, as well as two active labs in the motel parking lot.

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East Tennessee attorney wants school shooting charges dismissed

East Tennessee attorney wants school shooting charges dismissed

January 25th, 2014 5:51 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — The attorney for accused school shooter Kenny Bartley Jr. has filed a motion to dismiss charges after learning that key videotaped interviews with the surviving victims are missing.

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