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SW Virginia man charged with murdering former stepfather

SW Virginia man charged with murdering former stepfather

July 1st, 2013 9:20 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Richard “Fat Baby” Brooks, 45, of Rose Hill, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on a single count of first-degree murder.

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Man charged with stabbing KFC employee with boxcutter

Man charged with stabbing KFC employee with boxcutter

July 1st, 2013 2:31 pm by John Thompson

Ricardo Carmello Mayse, 25, 283 Old Railroad Grade Road, Roan Mountain, was arrested by the Elizabethton Police Department on charges of aggravated assault, aggravated criminal trespassing and simple possession of marijuana.

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Kingsport police: Parents passed out at Kingsport Aquatic Center charged with child neglect

Kingsport police: Parents passed out at Kingsport Aquatic Center charged with child neglect

July 1st, 2013 2:12 pm by Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

BRISTOL — A Bristol, Tenn., couple have been arrested at the Kingsport Aquatic Center after they were reportedly found passed out in a vehicle — one naked, the other with her breast exposed — leaving their young children unattended for at least three hour

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Police: Johnson City man tried to stab woman intervening in argument

Police: Johnson City man tried to stab woman intervening in argument

June 30th, 2013 10:35 am by Staff Report

A woman told police she was trying to calm an argument between Karl Dixon and another man when Dixon took out a knife and tried to stab her in the stomach.

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Update: Police say men threw bricks at each other

Update: Police say men threw bricks at each other

June 29th, 2013 3:17 pm by Staff report

An investigation into a fight involving two men throwing bricks at each other ended with them both going to jail.

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Assault report leads to discovery of Bloomingdale moonshine still

Assault report leads to discovery of Bloomingdale moonshine still

June 29th, 2013 2:39 pm by WES BUNCH — NET NEWS SERVICE

Sullivan County authorities responding to an assault call arrested a Kingsport man Friday for possessing a moonshine still.

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Judge wants to look up law before accepting plea in vehicular homicide case

Judge wants to look up law before accepting plea in vehicular homicide case

June 29th, 2013 9:40 am by Becky Campbell

A vehicular homicide case delayed last year after a judge said he had trouble with accepting the plea agreement was back in court Friday, but again Judge Robert Cupp reset it so he could look up case law.

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Man in child abuse case put on unsupervised release

Man in child abuse case put on unsupervised release

June 29th, 2013 9:39 am by Brad Hicks

The sentence of a former Johnson City restaurant owner who pleaded guilty to a child abuse charge in late 2010 was transferred to unsupervised release at a Friday hearing in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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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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