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Sheriff's deputy says Telford man allowed three children to live in filth

Sheriff's deputy says Telford man allowed three children to live in filth

August 30th, 2013 11:23 am by Becky Campbell

Trash, mounds of dirty laundry, spoiled food, dirty dishes, animal excrement and rat feces were found throughout the house, according to a court record.

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NE Tennessee woman hospitalized to remove stolen $5,000 from rectum

NE Tennessee woman hospitalized to remove stolen $5,000 from rectum

August 30th, 2013 6:53 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The woman's boyfriend told deputies he set a trap for her by placing two envelopes containing $4,000 and $1,000 in $100 bills in an old medicine bag.

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Update: TBI releases correction on June shooting suspect

Update: TBI releases correction on June shooting suspect

August 30th, 2013 6:45 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A Kingsport man who was shot earlier this year by a police officer was armed with a knife and a handgun during the incident, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation revealed Thursday.

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Men sentenced for armed robberies

Men sentenced for armed robberies

August 29th, 2013 10:09 pm by Staff Reports

Two local men were sentenced this week in U.S. District Court, both on charges of armed robbery, according to federal court news release.

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Ex-school bus driver charged in wreck finds new attorney

Ex-school bus driver charged in wreck finds new attorney

August 29th, 2013 10:08 pm by Becky Campbell

A former county school bus driver who wrecked nearly a year ago and injured 39 students has a new attorney and is slated to enter a plea later this year.

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Arrest made in 2011 shoplifting case

Arrest made in 2011 shoplifting case

August 29th, 2013 10:00 pm by Staff Reports

A Kingsport man was arrested on shoplifting charges after he and two people took items from a local store Nov. 27, 2011, police said.

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Jonesborough man faces more charges in teen-sex case

Jonesborough man faces more charges in teen-sex case

August 29th, 2013 9:55 pm by Becky Campbell

Michael Joseph Clay, arrested this week on statutory rape charges, now faces 37 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and two counts of sexual battery.

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Report: Johnson City man charged after manufacturing methamphetamine, 5-year-old child inside home with lab

Report: Johnson City man charged after manufacturing methamphetamine, 5-year-old child inside home with lab

August 29th, 2013 4:46 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

A wanted Johnson City man was arrested Wednesday night after Johnson City police responded to a home where he was reportedly cooking methamphetamine while he, two females and a 5-year-old child were inside.

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Johnson City man gets additional auto burglary charge

Johnson City man gets additional auto burglary charge

August 29th, 2013 4:38 pm by Staff report

Johnson City police originally charged Marcus Stewart Wright, 18, 412 W. 9th Ave., with two counts of auto burglary on Aug. 4.

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'Kill or be killed': Agent says Jonesborough man claimed murder-for-hire plot was self-preservation

'Kill or be killed': Agent says Jonesborough man claimed murder-for-hire plot was self-preservation

August 29th, 2013 4:06 pm by Becky Campbell

A former news reporter and one-time U.S. Senate candidate hatched a murder-for-hire plot to have his uncle killed because he believed the man was trying to kill him, according to testimony in a preliminary hearing Thursday.

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