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Update: Former U.S. Senate candidate and reporter charged in murder-for-hire scheme

Update: Former U.S. Senate candidate and reporter charged in murder-for-hire scheme

August 23rd, 2013 10:09 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former U.S. Senate candidate and local television reporter has been charged with trying to have a Carter County Sheriff's Office deputy killed.

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Man shot in Sullivan County, suspect in custody

Man shot in Sullivan County, suspect in custody

August 23rd, 2013 10:04 am by Rain Smith

Police are still collecting evidence and investigating the incident, which occurred on Jackson Hollow Road, with one person they interviewed saying it may center around accusations of theft.

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KPD: Crying child leads to intoxicated father's arrest

KPD: Crying child leads to intoxicated father's arrest

August 22nd, 2013 5:09 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A three-year-old’s cries outside a Kingsport apartment complex at 4 a.m., upset because she couldn’t wake her father, have led to charges of child abuse and neglect.

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Former Coeburn town manager indicted

Former Coeburn town manager indicted

August 22nd, 2013 4:05 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — In two separate indictments handed down by a Wise County grand Jury on Thursday, former Coeburn Town Manager Loretta Mays faces a total of 135 counts accusing her of stealing funds from a Coeburn recreational facility.

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Slain police officer's son convicted in death

Slain police officer's son convicted in death

August 22nd, 2013 3:54 pm by Associated Press

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his police officer father.

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Tenn. burglar allegedly stripped after breaking into homes

Tenn. burglar allegedly stripped after breaking into homes

August 22nd, 2013 10:23 am by Associated Press

Police in West Tennessee have caught a man charged with breaking into two houses where women were home and taking off his clothes.

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Lee man gets 12 1/2 years for assault on new wife at reception

Lee man gets 12 1/2 years for assault on new wife at reception

August 21st, 2013 11:27 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Lee County man who left his newlywed wife with several broken bones after assaulting her and spitting in her face at their wedding reception was sentenced to over a decade in prison Tuesday during an appearance in court.

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Kingsport man faces child porn charges

Kingsport man faces child porn charges

August 21st, 2013 12:32 pm by Rain Smith

Joshua D. Johnson, 27, turned himself in Tuesday night at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office in Blountville. A warrant for his arrest was obtained following indictments last week by a Sullivan County grand jury.

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Man arrested after drugs found inside child's toy

Man arrested after drugs found inside child's toy

August 21st, 2013 10:30 am by Nick Shepherd

Drugs found inside a child's toy car led to multiple drug charges for one Kingsport man, according to a police report.

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Scott teen pleads not guilty to murder in father's death

Scott teen pleads not guilty to murder in father's death

August 20th, 2013 10:21 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Savannah Ellen Napier, 15, was arraigned on a single count of first-degree murder stemming from accusations she participated in the March 2012 shooting death of her 74-year-old father, Billy Ray Napier.

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