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Morristown man agrees to plead guilty in murder-for-hire plot

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Morristown man agrees to plead guilty in murder-for-hire plot

September 14th, 2015 7:30 am by Matthew Lane

According to the plea agreement, Smith contacted a confidential informant in January 2015 and talked about his frustration with his current familial and financial circumstances and how the death of the female victim would eliminate these concerns.

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Hawkins man pleads guilty in child porn case

Hawkins man pleads guilty in child porn case

September 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Hawkins County man found with 750 images of child pornography on his laptop computer has agreed to plead guilty to the charge in federal court.

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Spate of violence rattles D.C.'s Union Station

Spate of violence rattles D.C.'s Union Station

September 12th, 2015 12:30 pm by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

An apparent domestic dispute halted trains at Washington's Union Station and led to momentary fears of a terrorist attack on the anniversary of Sept. 11.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

September 12th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include a Kingsport man assaulting his grandmother, a cheating wife being caught again, a rebel flag incident on the interstate and an ex-boyfriend sending more than 481 texts, among others

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Vickie Ringley's ex-husband arrested for blocking access to her forfeited home

Vickie Ringley's ex-husband arrested for blocking access to her forfeited home

September 10th, 2015 3:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Marvin Edward Ringley Jr., 52, was not charged along with Vickie Ringley, who was named earlier this year in a 12 count Hawkins County Grand Jury indictment accusing her of theft and fraud during her operation of the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens.

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Blountville man accused of having sexual relations with two children under 10

Blountville man accused of having sexual relations with two children under 10

September 10th, 2015 2:06 pm by Nick Shepherd

According to the presentment made to the grand jury, he is alleged to have knowingly, intentionally and feloniously had sexual contact with a child under the age of seven.

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Arrest made in 100 mph chase that ended in crash, meth discovery

Arrest made in 100 mph chase that ended in crash, meth discovery

September 10th, 2015 12:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who had been wanted for two weeks after allegedly leading police on a 100 mph chase that ended in a crash was arrested Tuesday on multiple outstanding traffic and drug warrants.

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Man charged after allegedly claiming to be police officer

Man charged after allegedly claiming to be police officer

September 10th, 2015 12:08 am by Staff report

Police say Mark Orbin Sloan, 55, claimed to be both a KPD officer and a Tennessee highway patrolman in text messages.

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Kingsport man allegedly assaults grandmother, police

Kingsport man allegedly assaults grandmother, police

September 9th, 2015 8:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

When officers approached Salyer, he allegedly became violent toward SCSO officers. While attempting to place him under arrest, he began hitting and pushing the officers and attempted to take both of their firearms.

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Two charged in Johnson City murder

Two charged in Johnson City murder

September 9th, 2015 4:04 pm by NET News Service

On Aug. 18, Johnson City police went to 1740 Nathaniel Drive, Apt. 24, on a death investigation, finding Karen K. Parker, 59, dead inside.

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Accused Bristol killer makes first court appearance

Accused Bristol killer makes first court appearance

September 9th, 2015 2:54 pm by Nick Shepherd

During the court appearance, Denton's court-appointed attorney, E. Lynn Dougherty, withdrew as counsel. Dougherty, based in Bristol, cited a conflict of interest

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