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6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

April 16th, 2014 8:04 am by Associated Press

The U.S. attorney's office in Memphis said Tuesday that the women were indicted on a total of 41 counts of conspiracy to steal government funds, stealing government funds through the filing of false income tax returns and aggravated identity theft.

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Man arrested twice in two days on alcohol-related offenses

Man arrested twice in two days on alcohol-related offenses

April 15th, 2014 11:17 pm by Staff Report

Last week, a Jonesborough man was arrested twice in two days and charged with seven offenses that, police said, resulted from alcohol abuse.

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TBI says Knoxville attorney was swapping money, pills for sex

TBI says Knoxville attorney was swapping money, pills for sex

April 15th, 2014 2:39 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Bruce Poston was arrested Tuesday morning.

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Police: 911 caller said Johnson City man was prying open window

Police: 911 caller said Johnson City man was prying open window

April 14th, 2014 4:05 pm by Staff Report

A Cherokee Road man was arrested Monday morning after he was caught leaving a residence he had just burglarized, Johnson police said in a news release.

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Sheriff: 2 pounds of pot found in I-26 traffic stop, 2 charged

Sheriff: 2 pounds of pot found in I-26 traffic stop, 2 charged

April 14th, 2014 3:58 pm by Staff Report

An Interstate 26 traffic stop led Unicoi County deputies to arrest a Rogersville man and his passenger Saturday after about two pounds of marijuana were found in the vehicle.

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Attempted murder charge: Man accused of trying to kill Kingsport cop

Attempted murder charge: Man accused of trying to kill Kingsport cop

April 14th, 2014 12:48 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The incident began with a report of a suspicious man on Glen Avenue and escalated into confrontation between the man and police involving Tasers, cinder blocks and bean bag blasts.

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Update: Police say Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

Update: Police say Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

April 14th, 2014 12:24 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

State Judge Steven Hansen set bail at $1 million for each child when Megan Huntsman appeared via video in a Utah courtroom Monday morning.

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Kingsport police say gravel drug found in motel room; four facing charges

Kingsport police say gravel drug found in motel room; four facing charges

April 14th, 2014 11:14 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Three of those arrested were the targets of an ongoing investigation by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics Unit.

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Former Klan leader charged in killings at Kansas Jewish center, retirement complex

Former Klan leader charged in killings at Kansas Jewish center, retirement complex

April 14th, 2014 10:59 am by MARIA SUDEKUM, Associated Press

"We are investigating it as a hate crime" - Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass

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Johnson City police: Early bird hot roller salesman burglarized car

Johnson City police: Early bird hot roller salesman burglarized car

April 14th, 2014 9:31 am by Staff Report

A Lamont Street resident reported to police early Monday morning that after she refused to open her door to a man trying to sell her a box of hot rollers, she found that her car had been burglarized.

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