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Last suspect in Unicoi burglary bound over

Last suspect in Unicoi burglary bound over

March 28th, 2014 9:44 am by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County grand jury will decide whether the only man not yet indicted for his alleged involvement in the October burglary of a Unicoi restaurant will be charged.

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Case of woman charged with hitting child at school bus stop put off

Case of woman charged with hitting child at school bus stop put off

March 28th, 2014 9:16 am by Brad Hicks

The North Carolina woman who faces charges for striking a boy and his grandmother with her vehicle at a Unicoi bus stop in March appeared in Unicoi County Sessions Court on Thursday.

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$85,000 reportedly embezzled at clinic

$85,000 reportedly embezzled at clinic

March 27th, 2014 9:30 pm by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County woman was arrested Thursday after officials with the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department said she stole more than $80,000 over a five-year period from the local veterinary clinic at which she worked.

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UPDATE: Judge won't bar prosecutor from 'Facebook murders' cases

UPDATE: Judge won't bar prosecutor from 'Facebook murders' cases

March 27th, 2014 4:46 pm by Staff Report

Criminal Court Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood denied motions by three defense attorneys in the upcoming Facebook Murders trial that would have removed Dennis Brooks as a prosecutor.

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UPDATE: Carter jury finds driver guilty of vehicular homicide in 2012 fatal crash

UPDATE: Carter jury finds driver guilty of vehicular homicide in 2012 fatal crash

March 27th, 2014 4:29 pm by John Thompson

After a two-day trial Wednesday and Thursday, a Carter County jury found Micah Cates guilty of vehicular homicide in the death of Tanner Perkins.

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Police: Indianapolis Colts owner had $29K in cash when arrested

Police: Indianapolis Colts owner had $29K in cash when arrested

March 27th, 2014 3:29 pm by AP

Colts owner Jim Irsay had $29,000 in cash and bottles of prescription drugs in his vehicle when he was arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving and other charges, according to the arrest report.

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Preliminary hearing for accused killer in downtown fatal shooting reset

Preliminary hearing for accused killer in downtown fatal shooting reset

March 27th, 2014 12:03 pm by Staff Report

The preliminary hearing for a man charged in a deadly downtown shooting was scheduled for Thursday but now will be held next week.

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Gun incident on Telford School Road leads to man's arrest

Gun incident on Telford School Road leads to man's arrest

March 27th, 2014 11:28 am by Staff Report

A landlord-tenant dispute involving a gun at a Telford mobile home led to a man's arrest on aggravated assault and burglary charges earlier this week.

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UPDATE: Man arrested after Unicoi County search to be held without bond

UPDATE: Man arrested after Unicoi County search to be held without bond

March 27th, 2014 7:41 am by Brad Hicks

Keenan Akil Shepherd was arrested after the incident on Sugar Hollow Road. Sheriff Mike Hensley said Shepherd was found with a loaded handgun and several pounds of marijuana.

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UPDATE: Driver blames unresponsive steering wheel in 2012 Elizabethton vehicular homicide case

UPDATE: Driver blames unresponsive steering wheel in 2012 Elizabethton vehicular homicide case

March 26th, 2014 9:13 pm by John Thompson

Defendant Micah Cates testified Thursday morning that the steering wheel of his 2002 BMW 325i became unresponsive as it was approaching a curve at the intersection of the Milligan Highway and Okolona Road on the morning of Aug. 14, 2012.

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