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Church Hill man wanted in connection with Kingsport shooting commits suicide

Church Hill man wanted in connection with Kingsport shooting commits suicide

January 10th, 2015 2:04 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Church Hill man who killed one person at a Kingsport apartment complex and left another with life threatening injuries committed suicide as police closed in to take him into custody.

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George Zimmerman arrested on aggravated assault charge

George Zimmerman arrested on aggravated assault charge

January 10th, 2015 1:46 pm by KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press

Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend.

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1 dead, 1 arrested after 2 separate Friday morning car crashes

1 dead, 1 arrested after 2 separate Friday morning car crashes

January 9th, 2015 9:20 pm by Becky Campbell

The investigation continues into a deadly head-on collision Friday in the Nolichucky area of Washington County.

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Murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez begins with jury selection

Murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez begins with jury selection

January 9th, 2015 3:20 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Hernandez, 25, is charged with killing Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old semiprofessional football player from Boston who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee.

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Al-Qaida-linked terrorists suspected of Paris newspaper shooting killed by police

Al-Qaida-linked terrorists suspected of Paris newspaper shooting killed by police

January 9th, 2015 12:02 pm by Lori Hinnant, Elaine Ganley; Associated Press

French police stormed a printing plant north of Paris on Friday, freeing a hostage and killing two brothers linked to al-Qaida who were suspected of slaying 12 people at a Paris newspaper two days ago.

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Johnson City police charge wanted man amid Wilson Avenue disturbance

Johnson City police charge wanted man amid Wilson Avenue disturbance

January 9th, 2015 9:23 am by Staff Report

Police said Andrae Parker Tate gave them a false date of birth and Social Security number because he had a warrant out for his arrest from Washington County for failure to appear.

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Bristol police search for potential owners of allegedly stolen items

Bristol police search for potential owners of allegedly stolen items

January 8th, 2015 10:21 pm by Staff Report

After a Sullivan County couple was indicted on charges that they stole more than $50,000 worth of items, Bristol police are searching for potential victims to return some of those items.

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5 years probation for Kingsport contractor who took money, then took off

5 years probation for Kingsport contractor who took money, then took off

January 8th, 2015 9:42 pm by Becky Campbell

A local contractor with a history of DUI offenses, driving without a license and violating his habitual motor offender status now stands convicted of taking money for a home remodeling job without doing any work.

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Man accused of carjacking, assault receives 5-year sentence for drug trafficking

Man accused of carjacking, assault receives 5-year sentence for drug trafficking

January 8th, 2015 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

A Bristol man charged in early 2014 with attempting to steal vehicles in a Unicoi County community and pointing a gun at a county woman was sentenced Wednesday to serve more than five years in prison.

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Tax scammer hits speed bump after calling judge

Tax scammer hits speed bump after calling judge

January 8th, 2015 9:29 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County General Sessions Judge James Nidiffer is still waiting to be arrested after getting a phone call this week alleging that action from the Internal Revenue Service.

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