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Watered-down meth bill advancing in Tennessee House

Watered-down meth bill advancing in Tennessee House

March 26th, 2014 2:21 pm by Associated Press

Several members of the committee said they worry about enacting legislation that could hurt the ability of law-abiding citizens to obtain the medications they need without going through a doctor.

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Third arrest made in middle school fight caught on video

Third arrest made in middle school fight caught on video

March 26th, 2014 11:03 am by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Sheriff's Department has arrested a third adult officials say was present at a recorded fight between two Unicoi County Middle School students.

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Ex-cop kills himself on Interstate in Tennessee

Ex-cop kills himself on Interstate in Tennessee

March 26th, 2014 8:04 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Charles Keith Murphree, 44, committed suicide between the towns of Jasper and Kimball on the westbound side of the interstate, bringing traffic to a halt Tuesday afternoon.

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Judge Joe Brown challenging Tennessee contempt of court charges

Judge Joe Brown challenging Tennessee contempt of court charges

March 26th, 2014 7:41 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Brown, whose nationally syndicated TV show was canceled last year, is running in the Democratic primary for district attorney general in Shelby County.

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Vehicular homicide trial in woman's 2012 death delayed

Vehicular homicide trial in woman's 2012 death delayed

March 25th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

A vehicular homicide trial scheduled to begin Wednesday will now only be a hearing on state motions to prevent the defense from presenting evidence about the defendant's lack of criminal history or the victim's alcohol use.

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Police say woman arrested after trying to steal over $500 in jewelry

Police say woman arrested after trying to steal over $500 in jewelry

March 25th, 2014 6:42 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City woman was arrested after police said she tried to steal more than $500 worth of jewelry from a store.

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Man charged with murder in death of college student from Tennessee

Man charged with murder in death of college student from Tennessee

March 25th, 2014 4:50 pm by Associated Press

Authorities have not said what spurred the killing.

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5 indicted in Unicoi home invasion/restaurant burglary cases

5 indicted in Unicoi home invasion/restaurant burglary cases

March 25th, 2014 4:19 pm by Brad Hicks

Five of the six men allegedly involved in either the December invasion of a Unicoi home or the October burglary of a Unicoi restaurant, or both cases, were indicted by a Unicoi County grand jury on Tuesday.

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Investigation into suspected murder/arson incident continues

Investigation into suspected murder/arson incident continues

March 25th, 2014 3:45 pm by Max Hrenda

Greeneville authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that they believe was set to cover up a murder and assault.

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Elizabethton man gets 12 years in prison of killing Unicoi woman in crash

Elizabethton man gets 12 years in prison of killing Unicoi woman in crash

March 25th, 2014 3:32 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi resident Tabetha Grindstaff was killed in a March 27, 2012, collision and her three passengers - her two children, then ages 5 and 9, and an adult male - were injured in the crash.

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