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Feds indict Knox County man for sex trafficking, drugs

Feds indict Knox County man for sex trafficking, drugs

April 7th, 2015 9:22 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Farragut man arrested during a prostitution sting at a West Knox County motel in 2013 now is indicted on federal charges of sex trafficking by force, as well as felony drug possession.

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White South Carolina cop charged with murder for shooting black man

White South Carolina cop charged with murder for shooting black man - VIDEO

April 7th, 2015 7:59 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

A white South Carolina police officer was charged with murder Tuesday in the weekend shooting death of a black motorist after a traffic stop.

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Johnson City man arrested on 2nd try at fraudulent loan, police say

Johnson City man arrested on 2nd try at fraudulent loan, police say

April 7th, 2015 5:44 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man tried twice to take out a loan using someone else's identity, resulting in his arrest on the second try last week, police said.

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Elizabethton man charged with marijuana violations

Elizabethton man charged with marijuana violations

April 7th, 2015 1:40 pm by Staff Report

An Elizabethton man was charged Monday after police reported finding three pounds of marijuana and equipment used to portion the drug for resale during a search of his apartment.

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Kingsport police charge stabbing victim with filing false report

Kingsport police charge stabbing victim with filing false report

April 7th, 2015 11:35 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Nearly two weeks after a man sought treatment for multiple stab wounds at a Kingsport hospital, police have charged the victim with lying about how and where the incident occurred.

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Ex-East Tennessee schoolteacher charged with rape of 14-year-old Cocke Co. girl

Ex-East Tennessee schoolteacher charged with rape of 14-year-old Cocke Co. girl

April 7th, 2015 11:13 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

He was a family friend of the girl and allegedly began messaging her on Facebook.

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Kingsport man caught stealing from Johnson City construction site, police say

Kingsport man caught stealing from Johnson City construction site, police say

April 7th, 2015 10:14 am by Staff Report

Kenneth Hodge was charged with theft of property over $500.

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'One day I will see her again' - Family cries for justice as man sentenced in drunken crash death

'One day I will see her again' - Family cries for justice as man sentenced in drunken crash death

April 7th, 2015 9:09 am by Becky Campbell

Updated with more photos: Judge Stacy Street sentenced Cody Dingus to one year in jail and three years on supervised probation.

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Woman pleads guilty to striking child, grandmother at school bus stop

Woman pleads guilty to striking child, grandmother at school bus stop

April 6th, 2015 10:37 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A woman charged with striking a 6-year-old child and his grandmother with her vehicle at Unicoi County school bus stop in March 2014 pleaded guilty to two counts of reckless aggravated assault Monday in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

April 6th, 2015 10:13 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Kingsport woman readily admitted to police that she hit her husband in the head with a hammer to protect her cats and to prevent him from picking on her, according to a police report.

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