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Fired Tennessee deputy takes early retirement

Fired Tennessee deputy takes early retirement

May 9th, 2014 10:37 am by AP

A Tennessee deputy who was fired after the publication of a photo that appears to show him choking a suspect has decided to take early retirement.

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Traffic stop leads to synthetic marijuana seizure

Traffic stop leads to synthetic marijuana seizure

May 9th, 2014 10:28 am by AP

Authorities say a West Tennessee traffic stop led to the largest synthetic marijuana laboratory seizure in the state this year.

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Man charged with theft while providing detailing service

Man charged with theft while providing detailing service

May 8th, 2014 9:08 pm by Staff Reports

Police say a Gray man was arrested Thursday and charged with aggravated burglary and theft under $500.

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Elizabethton man arrested on meth charges

Elizabethton man arrested on meth charges

May 8th, 2014 2:16 pm by Staff Report

Police: Wednesday night incident marks the third time in two years officers have connected a meth lab to the man.

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Woman allegedly uses someone else's identity to be treated at ER, also tries to get narcotics

Woman allegedly uses someone else's identity to be treated at ER, also tries to get narcotics

May 8th, 2014 9:59 am by Staff Report

The victim later received a bill for $1,100 for treatment she did not receive at the hospital.

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FBI takes lead in possible abduction of Knoxville housekeeper

FBI takes lead in possible abduction of Knoxville housekeeper

May 8th, 2014 9:33 am by Knoxville News Sentinel

Tamra Beam may have been taken by her ex-husband

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Felony vandalism charge lands city woman behind bars

Felony vandalism charge lands city woman behind bars

May 8th, 2014 9:05 am by Staff Report

Woman reportedly admitted to police that she committed the vandalism because she believed the vehicle owner was sleeping with her boyfriend.

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Judge bares heart in sentencing in case of vehicular homicide

Judge bares heart in sentencing in case of vehicular homicide

May 7th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

The sentencing hearing for Micah Cates on Monday provided a rare glimpse into the heart and mind of Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood, who is familiar in the region because of the many high-profile cases he has tried but is the least-known judge in the area becau

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Johnson City man gets 121-month sentence in sex case

Johnson City man gets 121-month sentence in sex case

May 7th, 2014 9:06 pm by Brad Hicks

As he spoke at his at his Wednesday sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court, Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr. admitted to Judge J. Ronnie Greer that he did send inappropriate text messages to a boy last year, but he never touched or attempted to touch the boy and d

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Pair arrested on gun, drug charges after traffic stop

Pair arrested on gun, drug charges after traffic stop

May 7th, 2014 7:29 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they've arrested two people from Kingsport after a car was pulled over Tuesday evening.

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