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Unicoi Co. Jail placed on probation but preserves certification

Unicoi Co. Jail placed on probation but preserves certification

December 5th, 2014 9:27 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Jail avoided decertification this week but has been placed on a Plan of Action.

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Johnson City man charged with attacking victim, man attempting to intervene

Johnson City man charged with attacking victim, man attempting to intervene

December 5th, 2014 7:35 pm by Staff Report

Police charged a Johnson City man with aggravated domestic assault Thursday, accusing him of attacking one victim, then rushing the person attempting to report the alleged incident to authorities.

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Fourth sexual assault reported on ETSU campus

Fourth sexual assault reported on ETSU campus

December 5th, 2014 7:11 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University's Public Safety Office is currently investigating a sexual assault report according to a campus alert notice sent Friday.

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Police say city man arrested on charges he choked sister

Police say city man arrested on charges he choked sister

December 5th, 2014 6:49 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man has been arrested on charges of choking his juvenile sister last week, police said.

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Police: Man robbed home twice after performing repair work

Police: Man robbed home twice after performing repair work

December 5th, 2014 6:40 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested for burglarizing a local residence twice within a two-week time period.

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Run for the border? Gun, coke, and pistol seized from car in Kingsport Taco Bell parking lot

Run for the border? Gun, coke, and pistol seized from car in Kingsport Taco Bell parking lot

December 5th, 2014 3:46 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Kingsport couple were arrested early Thursday morning in the Allandale Taco Bell parking lot after police allegedly seized a large number of pills, a handgun, and an unspecified amount cocaine.

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Virginia brewery taps 300-year-old beer recipe

Virginia brewery taps 300-year-old beer recipe

December 5th, 2014 3:40 pm by Michael Felberbaum, Associated Press

Ardent Craft Ales in Richmond recently brewed "Jane's Percimon Beer" unearthed from the book in the Virginia Historical Society's collections from the 1700s that contains food, medicinal remedies and beer recipes.

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Haslam says Medicaid expansion deal close

Haslam says Medicaid expansion deal close

December 5th, 2014 1:46 pm by Lucas L. Johnson II, Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says he's talked with nine other Republican governors who have expanded Medicaid for low-income people in their states and plans to announce this month what he will do.

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IRS reports telephone scam targeting area

IRS reports telephone scam targeting area

December 5th, 2014 12:59 pm by Staff Report

Telephone scammers claiming to be representatives of the federal Internal Revenue Service have recently been targeting Johnson City residents, the agency reported this week.

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FBI probes teen's death as a possible hate crime

FBI probes teen's death as a possible hate crime

December 5th, 2014 11:55 am by Associated Press

The FBI is investigating the death of a Kansas City teenager who died when he was intentionally struck by an SUV outside a Somali community center as a potential hate crime.

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