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20 kilos of cocaine seized on Interstate 40 in Tennessee

20 kilos of cocaine seized on Interstate 40 in Tennessee

April 9th, 2015 9:29 am by The Tennessean

The cocaine has a local street value of $720,000.

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Baseball bat attack left 1 man hospitalized, another in jail, Johnson City police say

Baseball bat attack left 1 man hospitalized, another in jail, Johnson City police say

April 9th, 2015 9:24 am by Staff Report

A Hamilton Street man was arrested early this morning on a charge that he struck another man with a baseball bat several times during a fight at a rooming house.

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Unaka Avenue Baptist Church secretary gets 8 years for stealing $420,000

Unaka Avenue Baptist Church secretary gets 8 years for stealing $420,000

April 9th, 2015 8:45 am by Becky Campbell

Testimony from a woman facing eight years in prison for stealing more than $420,000 from a local church might have been her undoing that led to a judge ordering her to serve her sentence.

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Potential 'Facebook Murders' jurors report for orientation

Potential 'Facebook Murders' jurors report for orientation

April 8th, 2015 5:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Nearly 200 Washington County residents showed up Wednesday for jury duty in preparation for an upcoming multi-defendant murder trial transferred here from Mountain City.

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The Latest: Police radio recording released in South Carolina cop's shooting of unarmed black man

The Latest: Police radio recording released in South Carolina cop's shooting of unarmed black man - VIDEO

April 8th, 2015 4:05 pm by Associated Press

North Charleston Patrolman Michael Slager has been charged with murder.

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Blountville man left Bristol crash scene after 12-year-old cyclist flipped over vehicle, police say

Blountville man left Bristol crash scene after 12-year-old cyclist flipped over vehicle, police say

April 8th, 2015 2:38 pm by Staff Report

Nathan Boothe was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries after police tracked him down.

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GUILTY: Jury to decide on death penalty in Boston Marathon bomber's conviction

GUILTY: Jury to decide on death penalty in Boston Marathon bomber's conviction

April 8th, 2015 1:58 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

The verdict is expected to beIn the next phase of the trial, the jury will hear evidence on whether Tsarnaev should get the death penalty or spend the rest of his life in prison.

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Johnson City man charged with 6th DUI

Johnson City man charged with 6th DUI

April 8th, 2015 12:15 pm by Staff Report

Joseph E. Carter was already classified as a habitual motor offender.

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Kingsport man nets second murder charge, implicated in third case

Kingsport man nets second murder charge, implicated in third case

April 8th, 2015 11:53 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Jonathan Lynn Slemp, 43, is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing of Gary Lavon Jones.

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UPDATE: TBI releases names of East Tennessee cop, man he shot

UPDATE: TBI releases names of East Tennessee cop, man he shot

April 8th, 2015 11:46 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

About 8 p.m. Tuesday a woman called E-911 dispatcher about a domestic dispute at a home in Maryville.

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