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House guest accused of stealing from Johnson City residence

House guest accused of stealing from Johnson City residence

October 9th, 2013 4:47 pm by Staff Report

The 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on a charge that he stole from a friend's residence in Johnson City while staying there last year.

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Police charge man with robbing Johnson City convenience store at knifepoint

Police charge man with robbing Johnson City convenience store at knifepoint

October 9th, 2013 4:27 pm by Staff Report

The arrest resulted from an investigation into the Sept. 21 robbery of the Roadrunner Market at 2607 S. Roan St.

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Bristol woman faces child sex charges related to job at local children's center

Bristol woman faces child sex charges related to job at local children's center

October 9th, 2013 9:39 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Sheriff's Department spokeswoman confirmed the accused was employed by a local children's center at the time of the alleged incidents but declined to identify the facility.

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Jury hears testimony on second day of double murder trial

Jury hears testimony on second day of double murder trial

October 8th, 2013 8:38 pm by John Thompson

Jurors began the second day of the first-degree murder trial of Marvin Enoch “Buddy” Potter Jr. on Tuesday by hearing testimony about the shooting deaths of Billy Clay Payne, 36, and Billie Jean Hayworth, 23, inside their home at 128 James Davis Lane in M

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NET man sentenced in laptop child porn case

NET man sentenced in laptop child porn case

October 8th, 2013 8:24 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

A Bean Station man who pawned his laptop computer with thousands of pictures of child pornography on it will spend nearly seven years in federal prison for his crime.

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5 arrested as deputies raid 2 meth labs in SW Virginia

5 arrested as deputies raid 2 meth labs in SW Virginia

October 8th, 2013 5:25 pm by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies served search warrants at Dennison Drive, Bordwine Road and Calla Drive, and found active labs at two locations.

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SW Virginia man facing multiple charges after allegedly pulling loaded gun on high school senior

SW Virginia man facing multiple charges after allegedly pulling loaded gun on high school senior

October 8th, 2013 8:25 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The man faces charges of attempted kidnapping, attempted grand larceny of a vehicle and using a firearm in commission of a felony.

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Jury begins hearing details in double murder case

Jury begins hearing details in double murder case

October 7th, 2013 9:15 pm by John Thompson

A Washington County jury began hearing details Monday morning about the double murder of the parents of a 7-month-old baby on Jan. 31, 2012.

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Former U.S. Senate candidate charged in murder plot appointed attorney

Former U.S. Senate candidate charged in murder plot appointed attorney

October 7th, 2013 8:29 pm by Becky Campbell

A former U.S. Senate candidate charged in August with plotting to have his uncle killed was appointed an attorney Monday.

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FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

October 7th, 2013 10:56 am by Charley Blaine and Michael B. Sauter, 24/7 Wall St./USAToday

You might think that going to California, Texas or New York exposes you to a lot of crime. But in fact it was Tennessee that had the nation’s highest violent crime rate last year.

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