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Facebook in talks to crack down on illegal gun sales

Facebook in talks to crack down on illegal gun sales

February 25th, 2014 3:35 pm by By Jessica Guynn, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Facebook is in talks with two gun-control groups that are pressuring the giant social network to crack down on illegal gun sales and trades.

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Four killed in Glade Spring domestic shooting

Four killed in Glade Spring domestic shooting

February 25th, 2014 2:48 pm by Nick Shepherd

Four people are dead and one is hospitalized in fair condition as the result of a domestic shooting in Washington County, Va., Tuesday.

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Two drivers charged with drug possession after 'crossing center line'

Two drivers charged with drug possession after 'crossing center line'

February 24th, 2014 10:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies made two recent unrelated drug possession arrests of motorists, both of whom were stopped after allegedly "crossing the center line" five times each.

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Scott County sheriff warns of scams after man bilked out of thousands

Scott County sheriff warns of scams after man bilked out of thousands

February 24th, 2014 9:52 pm by Wes Bunch

The Scott County Sheriff's Office is warning area residents of potential scams after a Southwest Virginia man was recently bilked out of $20,000 by con artists.

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Drugged driving fatal wreck results in eight-year sentence for teen

Drugged driving fatal wreck results in eight-year sentence for teen

February 24th, 2014 2:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen was sentenced to eight years Friday in connection with a fatal 2012 "drugged driving" wreck in which a 17-year-old lost his life.

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SCSO seeking theft suspect

SCSO seeking theft suspect

February 24th, 2014 10:54 am by Nick Shepherd

According to SCSO Public Information Officer Leslie Earhart, the incident began in Decemeber when the SCSO received a report of a theft involving Miller, who is also the owner of Veteran's Fence Company.

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According to indictment, former Virginia  first lady at heart of gift scandal

According to indictment, former Virginia first lady at heart of gift scandal

February 23rd, 2014 6:11 pm by ALLEN G. BREED, Associated Press

Elaine Kubiak finds it impossible to reconcile the social-climbing, bullying and bizarre-acting former first lady of Virginia being portrayed in federal court papers and the media with the woman she's known for two decades.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

February 22nd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

This week's crime stories include the freeing of Scotty Trexler's killer and a Kingsport business owner facing felony tax evasion charges

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Clinchport pair indicted on charges from 2013 meth bust

Clinchport pair indicted on charges from 2013 meth bust

February 21st, 2014 9:21 pm by Wes Bunch

Douglas Brian Lawson, 30, and Pam Williams, 30, were arrested in July 2013 by the Scott County Sheriff's Office after they were allegedly found operating an active one-pot meth lab in a wooded area off Mustang Drive in Clinchport.

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Meth lab found near elementary school in Elizabethton

Meth lab found near elementary school in Elizabethton

February 21st, 2014 7:55 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Sgt. Harmon Duncan of the Carter County Sheriff's Department said the lab was complete and was in a plastic bag. The sheriff's department litter crew found the lab while cleaning in the area.

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