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Man released from death row charged in Tenn. shooting

Man released from death row charged in Tenn. shooting

January 30th, 2014 1:27 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say a man who served 15 years in prison, including time on death row, in the killing of a Memphis police officer has been charged with shooting a girl.

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Johnson City meth lab leads to child abuse charge

Johnson City meth lab leads to child abuse charge

January 30th, 2014 12:39 pm by NET News Service

Daniel Hylmon, 23, 201 S. North St., was arrested after police found a large number of “one pot” labs, along with a quantity of finished methamphetamine, police said.

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Former nursing home director pleads guilty

Former nursing home director pleads guilty

January 29th, 2014 11:01 pm by Wes Bunch

BIG STONE GAP — The former nursing director of a defunct Scott County nursing home pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Big Stone Gap to a single felony count connected to wrongdoing at the facility.

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Death penalty decision imminent in Boston bombing

Death penalty decision imminent in Boston bombing

January 29th, 2014 7:50 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a court-ordered deadline of Friday, Attorney General Eric Holder must decide whether to seek capital punishment in the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the defendant in the Boston Marathon bombing.

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KPD seeks help in locating suspect in credit card theft

KPD seeks help in locating suspect in credit card theft

January 29th, 2014 7:21 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Police are seeking the public's help in locating a female who used a stolen Lowe's credit card. The woman made four separate purchases between January 2 and January 10 at the Lowe's on East Stone Drive.

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Police seek woman accused of taking $90K worth of rings from JC jewelry store

Police seek woman accused of taking $90K worth of rings from JC jewelry store

January 29th, 2014 7:07 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — The incident occurred after the woman — described as a white female with long, dark brown hair and approximately 5’4” tall — went into Dempsey’s Jewelers, 3018 Peoples Street.

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Sentencing delayed for man who caused wreck that severely injured Va. trooper

Sentencing delayed for man who caused wreck that severely injured Va. trooper

January 29th, 2014 6:52 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Jason T. Byrns pleaded guilty Nov. 20, 2013 to more than a dozen charges that stem from an April 2013 chase and wreck that left Virginia State Police Trooper Jamie Lawson with a severe spinal injury and struggling to walk.

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Kingsport man allegedly threatens neighbors with gun

Kingsport man allegedly threatens neighbors with gun

January 29th, 2014 3:05 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Adam H. Roberts, 35, of 892½ Lynn Garden Drive, is charged with four counts of aggravated assault in the early Wednesday incident after he allegedly threatened to "blow someone's head off."

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Southwest Va. man faces 60 years for child porn

Southwest Va. man faces 60 years for child porn

January 29th, 2014 1:58 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Gary Joshua Garrison, 26, Pennington Gap, entered guilty pleas to 11 counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of reproduction of child pornography.

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Johnson City man charged with raping child

Johnson City man charged with raping child

January 28th, 2014 1:32 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The suspect faces eight counts of rape of a child, three counts of aggravated sexual battery and two counts of sexual battery by an authority figure.

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