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Two from Tazewell hit with meth charges

Two from Tazewell hit with meth charges

January 21st, 2014 9:09 pm by Staff Reports

Police say two people from Tazewell picked up several drug charges Tuesday afternoon.

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Man accused of stealing a grandmother’s wallet

Man accused of stealing a grandmother’s wallet

January 21st, 2014 7:10 pm by Staff report

A city man was charged with aggravated burglary and theft under $500 after his recent arrest by police after an investigation into burglaries in October and December, police said in a news release.

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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife indicted on federal corruption charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife indicted on federal corruption charges

January 21st, 2014 4:01 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

A federal investigation overshadowed the final months in office for the once-rising star of the Republican Party, with authorities looking into gifts he and his family received from a political donor.

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Remaining snakes seized in Tennessee euthanized

Remaining snakes seized in Tennessee euthanized

January 20th, 2014 3:36 pm by Associated Press

The remaining 14 snakes that were seized from a Tennessee preacher who used them in his religious practices have been euthanized after officials concluded their condition was too poor to save them.

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Fired East Tennessee deputy charged with rape

Fired East Tennessee deputy charged with rape

January 20th, 2014 2:39 pm by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

“I could let you go, but you’d owe me."

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Supreme Court to decide on child porn victim restitution

Supreme Court to decide on child porn victim restitution

January 20th, 2014 10:55 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The case being argued at the Supreme Court on Wednesday involves a Texas man who pleaded guilty to having images of children engaged in sex acts on his computer.

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Police: Drunken teen goes three-wheeling through Johnson City in stolen vehicle

Police: Drunken teen goes three-wheeling through Johnson City in stolen vehicle

January 20th, 2014 10:19 am by Staff Report

Police spotted Michael E. Martin driving a stolen car with just three wheels and no headlights.

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Johnson City man accused of wounding roommate with knife

Johnson City man accused of wounding roommate with knife

January 20th, 2014 9:54 am by Staff Report

Michael A. Jones was charged with two counts of aggravated assault – domestic related.

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Proposal seeks to increase time for fleeing felons

Proposal seeks to increase time for fleeing felons

January 18th, 2014 9:03 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County government committee put its stamp of approval on a resolution that would name a new law after a local sheriff’s deputy nearly killed two years ago by fleeing felons.

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Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praises governor's methamphetamine bill

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praises governor's methamphetamine bill

January 18th, 2014 6:40 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praised Gov. Bill Haslam’s methamphetamine bill that was filed in the General Assembly this week.

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