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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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Driver accused of trying to kill Sullivan co. deputies

Driver accused of trying to kill Sullivan co. deputies

January 12th, 2015 2:07 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office says Thomas Stringer had been wanted since Sunday evening when he attacked the two deputies and got away.

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Kingsport police identify victims in Friday shooting

Kingsport police identify victims in Friday shooting

January 12th, 2015 11:49 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An 18-year-old Kingsport man has been identified as the deceased victim of Friday night's shooting at a city apartment complex, with police saying his 23-year-old step-sister remains hospitalized in critical condition.

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17-year-old charged with trying to kill 19-year-old

17-year-old charged with trying to kill 19-year-old

January 12th, 2015 11:03 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The older teen was shot in the leg.

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Third time not a charm for Johnson City man

Third time not a charm for Johnson City man

January 12th, 2015 10:17 am by Staff Reports

Herbert Shasteen is not having a good couple of weeks.

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Nashville police obtain vehicular homicide warrant for woman in fatal wrong-way crash

Nashville police obtain vehicular homicide warrant for woman in fatal wrong-way crash

January 12th, 2015 8:57 am by Associated Press

Police say Delois Beasley, who sustained serious injuries, told investigators that she had consumed "way too much" alcohol.

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Despite uptick in incidents, JCPD says downtown still a safe place

Despite uptick in incidents, JCPD says downtown still a safe place

January 10th, 2015 10:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Incidents and arrests in downtown Johnson City rose by nearly 100 offenses in 2014, but a police department official said part of the reason was more enforcement focused on that area.

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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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