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Convicted murderer escapes from Michigan prison

Convicted murderer escapes from Michigan prison

February 3rd, 2014 2:40 pm by Associated Press

A man convicted in four murders two decades ago is at large after he escaped from a Michigan prison disguised as a prison worker and abducted a woman who fled his grips when he stopped for gas in Indiana, authorities said Monday.

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Former employee charged with vandalizing business

Former employee charged with vandalizing business

February 3rd, 2014 11:20 am by Nick Shepherd

A former employee of a Sullivan County restaurant has been charged with burglary and vandalism of the restaurant after she broke the glass in a door, according to a press release.

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Sword threat prompts Kingsport man's arrest

Sword threat prompts Kingsport man's arrest

February 3rd, 2014 9:50 am by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man was arrested on Saturday after allegedly threatening a man with a large sword, according to a police report.

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Sullivan County couple accused of stealing identities to file false tax returns

Sullivan County couple accused of stealing identities to file false tax returns

February 2nd, 2014 9:16 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A Sullivan County couple face a host of federal charges after allegedly stealing the identities of fellow jail inmates, filing false income tax returns and keeping the money for their own personal use.

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Washington County authorities say man left ID at home he was robbing

Washington County authorities say man left ID at home he was robbing

February 2nd, 2014 5:38 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Sheriff’s deputies said they arrested a man on an aggravated burglary charge early Sunday morning.

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Double stabbing in Mount Carmel attributed to dispute over meth lab proceeds

Double stabbing in Mount Carmel attributed to dispute over meth lab proceeds

February 2nd, 2014 3:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

It took meth lab suspects more than two hours to call 911 Saturday night following a double box-cutter stabbing, and only after a woman attempted, and failed, to sew up a serious cut with a needle and thread.

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Police: Man stole cars left during Atlanta storm

Police: Man stole cars left during Atlanta storm

February 1st, 2014 4:46 pm by Associated Press

A 34-year-old man is accused of using a tow truck to take cars that were abandoned in Atlanta during the winter storm and traffic jam.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

February 1st, 2014 10:08 am by Staff Report

This week's stories include an NFL player arrested, a man pleads guilty in a toddler's death, and a man facing 60 years in prison for child pornography.

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Felon flees Lee court between verdict and sentencing

Felon flees Lee court between verdict and sentencing

January 31st, 2014 9:45 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Despite going missing, Jeremy Lynn Mitchell, 37, of Big Stone Gap, was still sentenced to 21 years in state prison after a jury found him guilty in Lee County Circuit Court of malicious wounding and unlawful wounding.

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Text message allegedly prompted Fall Branch man to stick pistol in wife's mouth as kids looked on

Text message allegedly prompted Fall Branch man to stick pistol in wife's mouth as kids looked on

January 31st, 2014 7:21 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

JONESBOROUGH — Jackie Wexler, 27, 176 Highway 93, Fall Branch, was arrested on charges of aggravated domestic assault and two counts of reckless endangerment after the incident was reported about 9 p.m. Thursday.

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