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Three face criminal charges in two states after Unicoi County burglary

Three face criminal charges in two states after Unicoi County burglary

November 18th, 2014 6:01 pm by Brad Hicks

Three Knoxville residents charged in an alleged break-in in Unicoi County over the weekend and later arrested in Yancey County, N.C., have picked up additional local charges, Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said Tuesday.

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Will medical aid mean lighter sentence for Johnson City woman convicted of killing boyfriend?

Will medical aid mean lighter sentence for Johnson City woman convicted of killing boyfriend? - VIDEO

November 18th, 2014 5:13 pm by Becky Campbell

Elizabeth Ann Archer pleaded guilty Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of Jeremy Mounts.

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Sentencing in Johnson City church theft postponed

Sentencing in Johnson City church theft postponed

November 18th, 2014 5:06 pm by Becky Campbell

A Bristol woman's sentencing for stealing more than $60,000 from the Johnson City church where she once worked was rescheduled Tuesday because her hearing will likely take longer than expected.

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Police report names Vols players in rape investigation

Police report names Vols players in rape investigation

November 18th, 2014 4:37 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson and cornerback Michael Williams have been identified as subjects of a rape investigation, according to a Knoxville Police report released Tuesday.

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Drug sting results in Erwin man's arrest

Drug sting results in Erwin man's arrest

November 18th, 2014 4:30 pm by Brad Hicks

An Erwin man was arrested Monday following an investigation in which he sold Suboxone to a police informant, according to Unicoi County Sheriff's Department officials.

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House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as minority leader

House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as minority leader

November 18th, 2014 4:22 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after elections in which the party lost at least a dozen seats in the chamber.

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Yes, it's cold, but don't burn your house down

Yes, it's cold, but don't burn your house down

November 18th, 2014 4:16 pm by Contributed

The Johnson City Fire Department is asking the public to practice safe heating behaviors and check or replace smoke detectors during the peak months for home heating fires - November through March.

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Bias complaint says Knox schools discriminated against African-Americans, kids with disabilities

Bias complaint says Knox schools discriminated against African-Americans, kids with disabilities

November 18th, 2014 1:31 pm by Associated Press

Data showed that African-American students and students with disabilities are more likely to be disciplined and referred to law enforcement than their white, non-disabled peers.

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Train strikes man in Middle Tennessee

Train strikes man in Middle Tennessee

November 18th, 2014 1:26 pm by The Tennessean

Miqaaiyl Pirtle was crossing the tracks on East Main Street in Greenbrier and apparently didn't notice the train.

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Johnson City woman sentenced to 8 months for lying about rat poison in juice drinks

Johnson City woman sentenced to 8 months for lying about rat poison in juice drinks

November 18th, 2014 12:26 pm by Staff Report

Elizabeth Ann Carrier was also ordered to undergo three years probation after her release

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