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Johnson City man accused of impersonating doctor, phoning in false prescriptions

August 27th, 2010 4:54 am by NET Staff report

After twice telephoning area pharmacies and impersonating a doctor, a city man was charged with attempting to obtain narcotics by fraud, police said in a news release.Police arrested Daniel Lee Marshall, 1602 Kensington Pl., on Thursday when he arrived at

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Elizabethton man charged in alleged murder-for-hire scheme

August 27th, 2010 4:53 am by Becky Campbell

A Carter County man arrested in an alleged intricate murder-for-hire scheme had the equipment and means to go into hiding but investigators from two area sheriff's departments said Thursday they thwarted his plans.Benjamin Thomas Barrick, 40, 517 E. Elk S

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Three teens on Facebook hit list killed in past 10 days

August 26th, 2010 5:50 am by Staff Report

According to a report by CNN three teens who were on a 69-name hit list posted on Facebook have been killed in the past 10 days in a southwestern Colombian town, officials say.Police say they do not know who posted the list or why the names are on it.

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Hackers invade iTunes accounts, buy gift card codes

August 26th, 2010 5:07 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report cybercriminals are stepping up the hijacking of Apple iTunes accounts, often leaving consumers distraught.Hijackers buy iTunes logons from e-mail phishers expert at tricking you into typing your credentials at spoofed websi

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SW Va. neo-Nazi now target of civil suit

August 26th, 2010 5:06 am by Staff Report

Neo-Nazi leader William A. White, already serving prison time for making racially motivated threats, now faces the possibility of financial punishment.In a civil trial that began Wednesday, a group of black tenants from a Virginia Beach apartment complex

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Ex-deputy expected to plead guilty to weapons smuggling

August 26th, 2010 5:00 am by Todd South

The Marines told Matthew Pickett that it was wrong to smuggle machine guns and hand grenades from Iraq back home to Tennessee.After he returned to Bradley County, federal agents explained laws regarding explosives and firearms to him during police trainin

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Immigrants jailed after fishing without a license

August 26th, 2010 4:58 am by Staff Report

For most who fish in Nashville's lakes and streams, getting caught without a license means a ticket, up to a $50 fine and forfeiting the catch.But for immigrants nabbed by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers, it can mean a trip to jail and possib

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