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Vehicular homicide trial in woman's 2012 death delayed

Vehicular homicide trial in woman's 2012 death delayed

March 25th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

A vehicular homicide trial scheduled to begin Wednesday will now only be a hearing on state motions to prevent the defense from presenting evidence about the defendant's lack of criminal history or the victim's alcohol use.

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Police say woman arrested after trying to steal over $500 in jewelry

Police say woman arrested after trying to steal over $500 in jewelry

March 25th, 2014 6:42 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City woman was arrested after police said she tried to steal more than $500 worth of jewelry from a store.

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Man charged with murder in death of college student from Tennessee

Man charged with murder in death of college student from Tennessee

March 25th, 2014 4:50 pm by Associated Press

Authorities have not said what spurred the killing.

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5 indicted in Unicoi home invasion/restaurant burglary cases

5 indicted in Unicoi home invasion/restaurant burglary cases

March 25th, 2014 4:19 pm by Brad Hicks

Five of the six men allegedly involved in either the December invasion of a Unicoi home or the October burglary of a Unicoi restaurant, or both cases, were indicted by a Unicoi County grand jury on Tuesday.

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Smoke detectors available for Johnson City residents

Smoke detectors available for Johnson City residents

March 25th, 2014 4:05 pm by Contributed

City residents who do not have smoke detectors are encouraged to call the Johnson City Fire Department Administration Office at 975-2840 to request installation.

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Investigation into suspected murder/arson incident continues

Investigation into suspected murder/arson incident continues

March 25th, 2014 3:45 pm by Max Hrenda

Greeneville authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that they believe was set to cover up a murder and assault.

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Navy: Base shooting suspect didn't have own weapon

Navy: Base shooting suspect didn't have own weapon

March 25th, 2014 3:33 pm by BROCK VERGAKIS, Associated Press

A civilian boarded a Navy destroyer at the world's largest naval base late at night, took a weapon from a sailor who was standing watch and used it to shoot and kill another sailor who was trying to help his embattled colleague, Navy officials said Tuesda

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Elizabethton man gets 12 years in prison of killing Unicoi woman in crash

Elizabethton man gets 12 years in prison of killing Unicoi woman in crash

March 25th, 2014 3:32 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi resident Tabetha Grindstaff was killed in a March 27, 2012, collision and her three passengers - her two children, then ages 5 and 9, and an adult male - were injured in the crash.

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Lazy Day

March 25th, 2014 3:20 pm by Photo by Eddie Penland

Brandon and Hershey enjoy a lazy day.

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Off the Wall News: McConnell campaign ad mistakes Duke basketball for Kentucky

Off the Wall News: McConnell campaign ad mistakes Duke basketball for Kentucky

March 25th, 2014 2:23 pm by Associated Press

The campaign was scrambling Tuesday morning to remove an online video that features a split-second clip of Duke basketball players celebrating their 2010 national championship.

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