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Jonesborough man sentenced to 15 years on federal weapons charge

Jonesborough man sentenced to 15 years on federal weapons charge

September 29th, 2014 4:45 pm by Staff Report

Lonnie Gene Greer Jr. pleaded guilty to possession of firearms by a felon.

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Kingsport police: 2 charged in ambush robbery that left victim naked

Kingsport police: 2 charged in ambush robbery that left victim naked

September 29th, 2014 4:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Under fear of being shot or otherwise assaulted, police said, the victim ran nude from the scene.

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TBI investigating West Tennessee deputy's killing of teen suspect

TBI investigating West Tennessee deputy's killing of teen suspect

September 29th, 2014 4:02 pm by Associated Press

Madison County Sheriff's deputies Sgt. Tom Knolton and Sgt. Terry Stewart were involved in the shooting death of 18-year-old Dillon McGee Friday afternoon. The TBI did not say which of the two deputies shot McGee.

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Drive-by shooting in Carter Co. results in reckless aggravated assault arrest

Drive-by shooting in Carter Co. results in reckless aggravated assault arrest

September 29th, 2014 3:47 pm by John Thompson

Five homes were struck by gunfire, two women were shot and two small children nearly hit.

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Teen fatally shoots older brother in Southwest Virginia

Teen fatally shoots older brother in Southwest Virginia

September 29th, 2014 2:07 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

A 15-year old boy was in custody on Monday after allegedly shooting his 24-year old brother to death in Pound, according to Wise County Sheriff Ronnie Oakes.

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Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge after police find emaciated puppy

Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge after police find emaciated puppy

September 29th, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police were responding to a separate, unrelated domestic disturbance when a resident alerted them to an apartment that might be on fire.

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NE Tennessee teacher arrested on drug charges at school

NE Tennessee teacher arrested on drug charges at school

September 29th, 2014 11:25 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

She was scheduled for arraignment Monday on drug possession and public intoxication charges.

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State says $21,773 stolen from Middle Tennessee town

State says $21,773 stolen from Middle Tennessee town

September 29th, 2014 10:21 am by Staff Report

Investigators uncovered two schemes and several internal control deficiencies that allowed money to be stolen from the city's water and sewer fund without detection, the report stated.

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The Grandpa Bandit' talks about easy' life of a robber

The Grandpa Bandit' talks about easy' life of a robber

September 29th, 2014 9:41 am by Matt Lakin, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The job paid better than a thousand dollars a minute.

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Ferguson officer shot; police say no protest link

Ferguson officer shot; police say no protest link

September 28th, 2014 5:39 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Authorities searched Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last month.

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