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Judge denies motion for new murder trial

Judge denies motion for new murder trial

February 19th, 2014 8:55 pm by Becky Campbell

Even though a local judge wasn't totally pleased with how a murder investigation interrogation was conducted, he said it wasn't enough to warrant a new trial for the defendant.

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Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

February 19th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Bluff City parents have been arrested after their two toddlers were allegedly found wandering unattended near a highway.

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Two men charged with stealing rugs from local business

Two men charged with stealing rugs from local business

February 19th, 2014 5:50 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they arrested two men Tuesday for breaking into a local business and stealing several rugs.

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Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

February 19th, 2014 3:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport paint and body shop owner is held in the Sullivan County Jail on 34 counts of tax evasion.

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Accused jewel thief bound over to grand jury

Accused jewel thief bound over to grand jury

February 19th, 2014 9:41 am by Becky Campbell

Dempsey's sales associate testifies Kingsley Perkins ran out of the store with three rings valued at a total of $93,800.

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Pharmacist accused of attempted murder arraigned in Saturday session

Pharmacist accused of attempted murder arraigned in Saturday session

February 19th, 2014 9:30 am by Becky Campbell

Court held over the weekend to ease clogged docket caused by snow, holiday.

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Nun gets nearly 3 years in prison for nuke protest

Nun gets nearly 3 years in prison for nuke protest

February 18th, 2014 9:39 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An 84-year-old nun was sentenced Tuesday to nearly three years in prison for breaking into a nuclear weapons complex and defacing a bunker holding bomb-grade uranium, a demonstration that exposed serious security flaws at the Tennessee plant.

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After serving time in Unicoi County, man arrested on JC charges

After serving time in Unicoi County, man arrested on JC charges

February 18th, 2014 9:19 pm by Max Hrenda

An Erwin man was arrested this week on charges stemming from two incidents that took place last year.

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Local SWAT team takes part in explosives training in New Mexico

Local SWAT team takes part in explosives training in New Mexico

February 18th, 2014 9:15 pm by Max Hrenda

After sending some of its officers to an explosives training program at no cost, the Washington County Sheriffs Office might be trying to get less bang for no bucks.

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2 inmates convicted of assault from Carter jail fight

2 inmates convicted of assault from Carter jail fight

February 18th, 2014 5:47 pm by John Thompson

Two prisoners in the Carter County Jail had another day in court on Tuesday after they were charged with assaulting a third prisoner last week.

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