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Judges step back from Unicoi County deputy case

Judges step back from Unicoi County deputy case

June 28th, 2013 9:50 pm by Brad Hicks

Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street has recused himself from hearing the case of former Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Ricky Butler and has instead ordered that the case be heard by Senior Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood.

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Update: Sullivan County jailer arrested for DUI twice in one day

Update: Sullivan County jailer arrested for DUI twice in one day

June 28th, 2013 8:40 pm by Wes Bunch— NET NEWS SERVICE

An off-duty Sullivan County corrections officer was charged with driving under the influence in Scott County Friday.

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Hawkins County detective shoots victim’s dog after alleged attack during investigation

Hawkins County detective shoots victim’s dog after alleged attack during investigation

June 28th, 2013 9:58 am by Jeff Bobo — Kingsport Times-News

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County detective investigating a home invasion complaint shot and killed the victim’s dog Wednesday after the dog reportedly attempted to attack the detective.

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Two teenagers charged with falsely reporting robbery

Two teenagers charged with falsely reporting robbery

June 28th, 2013 9:50 am by STAFF REPORT

Eric Frye, 19, 283 Moore Drive, Blountville, and Chelsea Lamber, 18, 291 Cook Hollow Road, Bristol, were each charged with filing the false report.

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Man convicted in stabbing death in poor health; new trial motion delayed

Man convicted in stabbing death in poor health; new trial motion delayed

June 28th, 2013 12:10 am by Staff Report

Poncho Delgado, 44, suffers from various health conditions that have caused him problems for many years and was part of why his case took so long to go to trial.

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Ex-healthcare worker pleads guilty to abuse

Ex-healthcare worker pleads guilty to abuse

June 27th, 2013 3:20 pm by Becky Campbell

A former home healthcare worker on trial this week for abusing his client entered a best interest guilty plea in the middle of the case instead of letting it go to the jury.

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Friend: Trayvon Martin encounter racially charged

Friend: Trayvon Martin encounter racially charged

June 27th, 2013 2:24 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER — Associated Press

SANFORD — A friend of Trayvon Martin's who was on the phone with him shortly before his fatal fight with George Zimmerman testified Thursday that she thought the encounter was racially charged.

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Suspect in Boston Marathon bombing indicted

Suspect in Boston Marathon bombing indicted

June 27th, 2013 1:39 pm by Associated Press

BOSTON — A federal grand jury has returned a 30-count indictment against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Memphis man charged with aggravated animal abuse

Memphis man charged with aggravated animal abuse

June 27th, 2013 11:22 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS — Police in Memphis say a man put a puppy into a dishwasher and ran the machine.

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Bristol pharmacist robbed of drugs

Bristol pharmacist robbed of drugs

June 27th, 2013 8:55 am by STAFF REPORT

Around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, a white man described as being of average height and build, went to Johnson Pharmacy and gave the pharmacist a note claiming he had a gun and demanding drugs.

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