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Tennessee high court won't hear wife's appeal in lover-in-closet murder case

Tennessee high court won't hear wife's appeal in lover-in-closet murder case

September 30th, 2014 9:47 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors said the lover had been living in a bedroom closet in the couple's home, apparently without the husband's knowledge.

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Court: State must release execution information

Court: State must release execution information

September 29th, 2014 9:38 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A state appeals court has ruled that Tennessee must turn over the names of those people involved in executions to attorneys for 11 death row inmates. The inmates are suing over the state's lethal injection and electrocution procedures, claiming they are u

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Deputies say man arrested after daughter found, photographed drugs

Deputies say man arrested after daughter found, photographed drugs

September 29th, 2014 9:22 pm by Max Hrenda

A Johnson City man was arrested on drug-related and child abuse charges, deputies said, after his daughter showed officers pictures of drugs being stored inside their home.

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The Police Blotter returns with cases of caffeine addiction, blunt honesty and more

The Police Blotter returns with cases of caffeine addiction, blunt honesty and more

September 29th, 2014 9:09 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: The proof is in the pudding, keep your eyes peeled and more!

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Jonesborough man sentenced to 15 years on federal weapons charge

Jonesborough man sentenced to 15 years on federal weapons charge

September 29th, 2014 4:45 pm by Staff Report

Lonnie Gene Greer Jr. pleaded guilty to possession of firearms by a felon.

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Kingsport police: 2 charged in ambush robbery that left victim naked

Kingsport police: 2 charged in ambush robbery that left victim naked

September 29th, 2014 4:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Under fear of being shot or otherwise assaulted, police said, the victim ran nude from the scene.

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TBI investigating West Tennessee deputy's killing of teen suspect

TBI investigating West Tennessee deputy's killing of teen suspect

September 29th, 2014 4:02 pm by Associated Press

Madison County Sheriff's deputies Sgt. Tom Knolton and Sgt. Terry Stewart were involved in the shooting death of 18-year-old Dillon McGee Friday afternoon. The TBI did not say which of the two deputies shot McGee.

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Drive-by shooting in Carter Co. results in reckless aggravated assault arrest

Drive-by shooting in Carter Co. results in reckless aggravated assault arrest

September 29th, 2014 3:47 pm by John Thompson

Five homes were struck by gunfire, two women were shot and two small children nearly hit.

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Teen fatally shoots older brother in Southwest Virginia

Teen fatally shoots older brother in Southwest Virginia

September 29th, 2014 2:07 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

A 15-year old boy was in custody on Monday after allegedly shooting his 24-year old brother to death in Pound, according to Wise County Sheriff Ronnie Oakes.

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Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge after police find emaciated puppy

Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge after police find emaciated puppy

September 29th, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police were responding to a separate, unrelated domestic disturbance when a resident alerted them to an apartment that might be on fire.

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