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Update: Pro football player Hernandez charged with murder

Update: Pro football player Hernandez charged with murder

June 26th, 2013 4:48 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder in the shooting death of a friend prosecutors say had angered the football player at a nightclub a few days earlier by talking to the wrong people.

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'Low Tax' Looper, candidate who killed rival Tennessee state senator, found dead in cell

'Low Tax' Looper, candidate who killed rival Tennessee state senator, found dead in cell

June 26th, 2013 4:42 pm by Associated Press

Byron Looper, a Tennessee inmate serving a life sentence for the murder of state Sen. Tommy Burks, was found dead in his cell in the Morgan County Correctional Complex on Wednesday, state officials said.

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Johnson City man accused of selling heroin to undercover agents

Johnson City man accused of selling heroin to undercover agents

June 26th, 2013 3:07 pm by Rex Barber

A Johnson City man awaiting trial on drug charges was arrested Wednesday after selling heroin to undercover drug agents, according to Johnson City police.

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Johnson City man accused in Lamont Street bomb appointed public defender

Johnson City man accused in Lamont Street bomb appointed public defender

June 26th, 2013 11:00 am by Becky Campbell

David Collins, 49, was booked into the Washington County Detention Center about 4:30 p.m Tuesday on charges stemming from the June 14 incident.

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Patriots player Hernandez taken from home in handcuffs

Patriots player Hernandez taken from home in handcuffs

June 26th, 2013 9:34 am by MICHELLE R. SMITH — Associated Press

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was taken from his home in handcuffs Wednesday morning, more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house.

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Woman who broke her arm to get out of jail ordered to pay $24k for medical bill

Woman who broke her arm to get out of jail ordered to pay $24k for medical bill

June 26th, 2013 8:56 am by Jeff Bobo — Kingsport Times-News

ROGERSVILLE — A woman who believed that jail inmates with serious injuries get released from custody was ordered last week to pay the $24,726 medical bill she ran up for the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office after she had a fellow inmate break her arm.

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Update: Federal charges possible after human trafficking complaint

Update: Federal charges possible after human trafficking complaint

June 25th, 2013 12:01 pm by Becky Campbell

A Bristol, Va. woman was arrested over the weekend after Johnson City police responded to a complaint about human trafficking at a local motel.

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2 arrested after Sullivan Co. deputies find alleged meth operation in tent

2 arrested after Sullivan Co. deputies find alleged meth operation in tent

June 25th, 2013 9:28 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The incident occurred Monday on Sweet Hollow Road, east of South Holston Lake at the Virginia border.

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Drug reaction results in child endangerment, meth charges for Stoney Creek woman

Drug reaction results in child endangerment, meth charges for Stoney Creek woman

June 24th, 2013 5:20 pm by John Thompson

The charges stem from an investigation that began Thursday when Carter County deputies responded to an apparent fight between two women at 189 Old Stoney Creek Road.

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Arrest warrant filed for man accused in Johnson City bomb incident

Arrest warrant filed for man accused in Johnson City bomb incident

June 24th, 2013 11:08 am by Staff Report

Court documents indicate the man called 911 the night of June 14 telling dispatchers he had a homemade bomb and intended to kill his ex-wife's boyfriend.

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