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East Tennessee woman trapped in bathroom by abusive boyfriend started fire to escape, police say

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East Tennessee woman trapped in bathroom by abusive boyfriend started fire to escape, police say

November 26th, 2014 2:08 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It all went down Friday night in Rogersville.

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A not-entirely thankless job: Emergency workers make plans for Thanksgiving holiday

A not-entirely thankless job: Emergency workers make plans for Thanksgiving holiday

November 27th, 2014 8:00 am by Becky Campbell

While you're bellying up to the Thanksgiving Day table and spending time with friends or family, you can rest easy knowing that all emergency services will continue as usual.

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Western North Carolina man gets 10 years for Johnson City cocaine ring

Western North Carolina man gets 10 years for Johnson City cocaine ring

November 26th, 2014 12:46 pm by Staff Report

Esteban Delgado Camacho was arrested in February.

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Domestic violence: Grant aids Johnson City center in coping with cases

Domestic violence: Grant aids Johnson City center in coping with cases

November 26th, 2014 9:57 am by Becky Campbell

Domestic violence victims in Johnson City and Washington County will soon have access to a host of services to help them deal with their situation, and it will be located in one place to make the process easier.

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Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

November 25th, 2014 7:05 pm by Associated Press

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death.

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Watauga sting results in crack arrest

Watauga sting results in crack arrest

November 25th, 2014 4:03 pm by John Thompson

An undercover drug purchase led to the arrest in a raid on a man's house and his arrest on several charges, including the sale of crack cocaine on Tuesday morning.

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Washington County Detention Center lieutenant fired after shoplifting charge

Washington County Detention Center lieutenant fired after shoplifting charge

November 25th, 2014 3:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Lt. Rick Edens is accused of concealing $254 worth of merchandise inside puppy training pad box

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Blackmail: Online boyfriend allegedly threatens to post Northeast Tennessee widow's nude photos

Blackmail: Online boyfriend allegedly threatens to post Northeast Tennessee widow's nude photos

November 25th, 2014 10:26 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

She had sent the pictures in text messages.

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East Tennessee detective sentenced for drugs, stolen property

East Tennessee detective sentenced for drugs, stolen property

November 25th, 2014 9:43 am by Associated Press

A former Newport police detective captain has been sentenced to 90 months in prison for buying and selling stolen property and drugs.

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A town torn apart: Fires, shootings in Ferguson after officer not indicted

A town torn apart: Fires, shootings in Ferguson after officer not indicted

November 25th, 2014 5:45 am by Andale Gross, Associated Press

Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early Tuesday and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael Brown's death turned violent, despite pleas for peace from Brown's family

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Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

November 24th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

In an hour-long plea hearing in Washington County Criminal Court on Monday, a Johnson City man was convicted of 40 charges related to a string of auto and residential burglaries two years ago.

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