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Commissioners vote for new medical examiner, agreement

Commissioners vote for new medical examiner, agreement

September 22nd, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Dr. Karen Cline became the new Washington County medical examiner Monday, and a new agreement between the county and East Tennessee State University's William L. Jenkins Forensic Center has the center set to begin its run as an accredited regional death i

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Lockdown rundown: School system investigating SHHS threat response

Lockdown rundown: School system investigating SHHS threat response

September 22nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

A lockdown triggered by perceived threats against a student at Science High School made for 90 tense minutes Friday, both for students secured in classrooms and their parents, growing more anxious with each passing minute on the outside.

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DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

September 22nd, 2014 8:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bristol, Va., man has been identified as the inmate who passed away over the weekend in the Kingsport city jail, with court records stating he had been arrested on a charge of DUI.

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Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

September 22nd, 2014 8:48 pm by PETE YOST and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Ob

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Alaska TV reporter -- formerly of WJHL -- quits on air to promote pot

Alaska TV reporter -- formerly of WJHL -- quits on air to promote pot

September 22nd, 2014 8:38 pm by MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press

A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska.

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Crime Police Blotter
The Police Blotter returns with tales of a klepto custodian, the great chicken salad robbery and more

The Police Blotter returns with tales of a klepto custodian, the great chicken salad robbery and more

September 22nd, 2014 8:28 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: a targeted arrested, cracking and burning and more!

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Woman says Rob Bironas tried to run her off the road

Woman says Rob Bironas tried to run her off the road

September 22nd, 2014 8:04 pm by Jim Wyatt, The Tennessean

A woman at the scene of the fatal one-vehicle accident involving Rob Bironas alleges in a 911 call that the former Titans kicker tried to run her car off the road moments before crashing.

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Police: Man arrested on child sex abuse charges

Police: Man arrested on child sex abuse charges

September 22nd, 2014 6:14 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested an Elizabethton man on child sex abuse charges after an investigation that lasted more than a month.

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Data reveals problems at youth detention center

Data reveals problems at youth detention center

September 22nd, 2014 12:16 pm by Associated Press

A troubled youth development center in Middle Tennessee was having problems in the months leading up to 32 teens escaping from the facility, according to recent data.

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Defendant in Johnson Inn shooting death in May not indicted by grand jury

Defendant in Johnson Inn shooting death in May not indicted by grand jury

September 22nd, 2014 12:10 pm by Becky Campbell

Coty Bishop was charged with second-degree murder of Casey Bishop in alleged drug deal turned robbery.

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