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Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop on Tennessee-Kentucky line

Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop on Tennessee-Kentucky line

July 16th, 2014 11:53 am by Associated Press

Trooper Jonathan Biven said a man walked up to a parked car Tuesday at about 9:25 p.m. and shot the driver before turning the gun on himself.

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East Tennessee woman who was pregnant while making, taking meth gets 151 months in prison

East Tennessee woman who was pregnant while making, taking meth gets 151 months in prison

July 16th, 2014 9:21 am by Megan Boehnke, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A federal judge Tuesday handed down a harsher sentence to a member of a methamphetamine manufacturing ring because she was eight-months pregnant at the time she helped cook and sample the drugs.

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Shot fired in downtown Johnson City leads to felon's arrest

Shot fired in downtown Johnson City leads to felon's arrest

July 16th, 2014 8:49 am by Staff Report

About 1:30 a.m., police were sent to the downtown area after a 911 caller reported seeing two men checking door handles for unlocked vehicles in the area around Numan's Bar on East Main Street.

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Woman accused in multiple car crashes indicted Tuesday

Woman accused in multiple car crashes indicted Tuesday

July 15th, 2014 9:48 pm by Becky Campbell

A Bristol woman arrested in April after witnesses said she had five separate wrecks in less than 10 minutes was indicted this week by a Washington County grand jury on charges related to the crashes.

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The Police Blotter is back with tales of passing the buck, granting wishes and more

The Police Blotter is back with tales of passing the buck, granting wishes and more

July 15th, 2014 8:50 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: Every man for himself, bad math and more!

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Sex offender nabbed on ice cream truck in Nashville

Sex offender nabbed on ice cream truck in Nashville

July 15th, 2014 3:41 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Larry Lawrence Frierson registered as a violent sex offender in 2006 after he was convicted of two counts of attempted aggravated sexual battery of a 4-year-old boy.

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Police: Man forged letter to get wife's paycheck

Police: Man forged letter to get wife's paycheck

July 15th, 2014 2:42 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested after using a forged letter to obtain his wife's paycheck.

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Motorcyclist flees Kingsport police with children on bike

Motorcyclist flees Kingsport police with children on bike

July 15th, 2014 2:02 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Shaun C. Hite faces multiple felony charges

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Woman who left pregnant friend to die is still at large, police say

Woman who left pregnant friend to die is still at large, police say

July 15th, 2014 9:27 am by Tyler Jett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Francis Leming was believed to be in Ohio, a month after her pregnant friend was found dead in Georgia.

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Officer from EPD breaks wrist while making arrest

Officer from EPD breaks wrist while making arrest

July 15th, 2014 9:14 am by John Thompson

An officer with the Elizabethton Police Department suffered a broken left wrist late Saturday night while arresting a man who was wanted on an outstanding warrant.

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