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Accused Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

December 18th, 2014 5:14 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he received a shout of encouragement from the mother-in-law of a man who was shot and killed while being questioned by

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More charges for Bristol, Virginia, teacher accused of sex with students at school

More charges for Bristol, Virginia, teacher accused of sex with students at school

December 18th, 2014 4:57 pm by Staff Report

On Thursday, Sheriff Ed Newman announced that the investigation revealed accusations that Mullins had one or more sexual encounters with the victims at John Battle in the fall of 2014.

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Sheriff: Facebook messages with 15-year-old led deputies to Abingdon man's child porn on phone

Sheriff: Facebook messages with 15-year-old led deputies to Abingdon man's child porn on phone

December 18th, 2014 4:40 pm by Staff Report

Christopher Chad Thompson, Abingdon, was charged with possession of child pornography and solicitation of a minor by electronic means.

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Update: TBI resumes involvement in 24th Judicial District

Update: TBI resumes involvement in 24th Judicial District

December 18th, 2014 4:14 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation resumed investigations Thursday in the five-county judicial district where the high-profile death of a 20-year-old nursing student is being prosecuted, a day after saying it was suspending activities there.

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Update: Woman with gun at Gray School allegedly said she could 'take care of it' if intruder showed up

Update: Woman with gun at Gray School allegedly said she could 'take care of it' if intruder showed up

December 18th, 2014 1:50 pm by Staff Report

A Gray woman was arrested on a weapons charge, deputies said, after she showed a gun to a school receptionist and asked if it was legal to bring it there.

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Woman found shot in wrecked car in East Tennessee; police seek clues about shooting

Woman found shot in wrecked car in East Tennessee; police seek clues about shooting

December 18th, 2014 1:36 pm by Staff Report

Authorities are working to determine how a woman found in a wrecked car early Thursday morning in Sevierville was shot.

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Sheriff: 3-hour standoff near Johnson City ends with arrest; family escaped man with gun

Sheriff: 3-hour standoff near Johnson City ends with arrest; family escaped man with gun

December 18th, 2014 1:29 pm by Staff Report

A three-hour standoff with deputies at a residence near the Watauga River ended Wednesday with a man's arrest on charges that he assaulted his family at gunpoint, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said.

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Kingsport man accused of shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

Kingsport man accused of shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

December 18th, 2014 11:02 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Police said the man is one of three potential men who may have fathered the child, depending on the outcome of paternity tests.

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Police: Johnson City women used boyfriend's vehicle to evade traffic stop

Police: Johnson City women used boyfriend's vehicle to evade traffic stop

December 18th, 2014 9:59 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City woman was charged with felony evading arrest, reckless driving, driving on a suspended license, stop sign violations and violation of a vehicle registration law after avoiding a traffic stop on Tuesday.

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Emotions run high during testimony at child abuse trial

Emotions run high during testimony at child abuse trial

December 17th, 2014 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Several jurors in an aggravated child abuse case wiped tears from their eyes as a forensic nurse - who also had moments of emotion show through - testified Wednesday about injuries she documented on a 2-year-old Washington County boy last year.

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