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Updated with more photos: First day of trial for Marcus Gergish sees warnings from judge, family tears

Updated with more photos: First day of trial for Marcus Gergish sees warnings from judge, family tears

January 13th, 2015 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

The first-degree murder trial for a Johnson City man accused of gunning down and trying to rob Timothy Peregoy Sr. nearly two years ago began Tuesday with plenty of emotions showing inside and outside the courtroom.

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Burglars strike Kingsport armored service, take loads of cash

Burglars strike Kingsport armored service, take loads of cash

January 13th, 2015 4:46 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A shattered door and window were found at the front entrance.

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Ohio State football revelers set fires, tear down goal post

Ohio State football revelers set fires, tear down goal post

January 13th, 2015 11:59 am by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Police made a handful of arrests after using tear gas and pepper spray to disperse crowds of Ohio State students and other fans following the Buckeyes' win.

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'Crushing' - Air Force JROTC instructor calls Kingsport murder victim a leader

'Crushing' - Air Force JROTC instructor calls Kingsport murder victim a leader

January 13th, 2015 10:59 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Already accepted into a delayed entry program of the U.S. Marine Corps and set to graduate from Sullivan South in the spring, Dylan Wayne Ferguson seemed to have everything going to him.

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The Police Blotter is back with a possible ninja turtle campsite, a local art heist and more

The Police Blotter is back with a possible ninja turtle campsite, a local art heist and more

January 13th, 2015 9:01 am by Max Hrenda

A search of the car resulted in the discovery of Subutex strips, two Klonopin pills, a syringe filled with an unidentified clear substance and a crystalline substance that the driver identified as bath salts. After failing field sobriety tests, the driver

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Update: Jury finalized in 1st murder trial in April 2013 Johnson City shooting death

Update: Jury finalized in 1st murder trial in April 2013 Johnson City shooting death

January 13th, 2015 8:47 am by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish is accused of gunning down Timothy B. Peregoy Sr. outside Peregoy's son's apartment building on Nathaniel Drive shortly after 12 a.m. April 3, 2013.

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Johnson City police blew door off hotel room to reach murder suspect

Johnson City police blew door off hotel room to reach murder suspect

January 13th, 2015 8:31 am by Max Hrenda

On Monday, Kingsport police released the names of the shooting victims.

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Jury recommends 520 years in Lee County child porn case

Jury recommends 520 years in Lee County child porn case

January 12th, 2015 10:11 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Lee County man's possession of child pornography has led a jury to recommend more than five centuries in prison, with prosecutors stating the lengthy sentence intends to send a message to would-be sexual predators.

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2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in March shooting

2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in March shooting

January 12th, 2015 10:04 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

Two Albuquerque police officers were charged with murder Monday in the shooting death of a knife-wielding homeless man that led to violent protests and brought new scrutiny to the police department amid a federal investigation.

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Police: White Pine man arrested on 2013 check fraud charges

Police: White Pine man arrested on 2013 check fraud charges

January 12th, 2015 4:19 pm by Staff Report

Police said they arrested a White Pine man on theft charges more than a year and a half after he was alleged to have committed them.

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