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Update: Authorities say Elizabethton infant had been exposed to meth, but trauma was cause of death; parents charged

Update: Authorities say Elizabethton infant had been exposed to meth, but trauma was cause of death; parents charged

January 22nd, 2014 3:48 pm by John Thompson

Jeffery McLaughlin and Stephanie Bowman were arrested Friday following an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the child on Nov. 20, 2012.

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Police: Johnson City woman hit boyfriend with kitchen chair, threatened him with knife

Police: Johnson City woman hit boyfriend with kitchen chair, threatened him with knife

January 22nd, 2014 11:52 am by Staff Report

Cynthia Brooke Spradlin was charged with aggravated domestic assault.

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Sheriff: Deputies find meth operation at Johnson County residence, 2 charged

Sheriff: Deputies find meth operation at Johnson County residence, 2 charged

January 22nd, 2014 10:34 am by Staff Report

The lab was found off Shoun Mission Lane.

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Man to get at least 10 years in prison after teen-sex plea

Man to get at least 10 years in prison after teen-sex plea

January 22nd, 2014 10:30 am by Brad Hicks

Rickie Lee Hoyle agreed to plead guilty to charges related to his attempt to solicit sex from a teenager.

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Proposed law would require jail time for meth

Proposed law would require jail time for meth

January 21st, 2014 9:41 pm by Becky Campbell

A new law proposed by a local state legislator would establish mandatory minimum sentencing for anyone convicted of possessing any amount of methamphetamine.

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Two from Tazewell hit with meth charges

Two from Tazewell hit with meth charges

January 21st, 2014 9:09 pm by Staff Reports

Police say two people from Tazewell picked up several drug charges Tuesday afternoon.

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Man accused of stealing a grandmother’s wallet

Man accused of stealing a grandmother’s wallet

January 21st, 2014 7:10 pm by Staff report

A city man was charged with aggravated burglary and theft under $500 after his recent arrest by police after an investigation into burglaries in October and December, police said in a news release.

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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife indicted on federal corruption charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife indicted on federal corruption charges

January 21st, 2014 4:01 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

A federal investigation overshadowed the final months in office for the once-rising star of the Republican Party, with authorities looking into gifts he and his family received from a political donor.

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Remaining snakes seized in Tennessee euthanized

Remaining snakes seized in Tennessee euthanized

January 20th, 2014 3:36 pm by Associated Press

The remaining 14 snakes that were seized from a Tennessee preacher who used them in his religious practices have been euthanized after officials concluded their condition was too poor to save them.

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Fired East Tennessee deputy charged with rape

Fired East Tennessee deputy charged with rape

January 20th, 2014 2:39 pm by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

“I could let you go, but you’d owe me."

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