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Knifepoint robbery reported at ETSU apartments

Knifepoint robbery reported at ETSU apartments

February 11th, 2015 1:51 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University Public Safety officers have issued a safety notice after a student told them she was robbed at knifepoint on Sunday morning at Buccaneer Ridge Apartments.

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Dead dogs blamed for Taser home invasion attack in Sullivan Co.

Dead dogs blamed for Taser home invasion attack in Sullivan Co.

February 11th, 2015 11:02 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Though investigators were uncertain about the validity of deceased animal claims - or the circumstances of the purported employment - the alleged intruder was arrested.

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Manager admits to taking money from Johnson City Dick's Sporting Goods

Manager admits to taking money from Johnson City Dick's Sporting Goods

February 11th, 2015 10:33 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City man admitted to taking money from the Johnson City Dick's Sporting Goods store where he was employed as a manager.

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Woman accused of stealing $1,094 in goods from J.C. Penney

Woman accused of stealing $1,094 in goods from J.C. Penney

February 11th, 2015 10:16 am by Staff Reports

Police say a woman from Louisville, Tenn., was arrested for shoplifting from J.C. Penney in the Mall at Johnson City Tuesday.

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Erwin woman accused of shoplifting at Johnson City Walmart

Erwin woman accused of shoplifting at Johnson City Walmart

February 11th, 2015 9:54 am by Staff Reports

Police say an Erwin woman was arrested for allegedly shoplifting at Walmart Tuesday.

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3 shot to death near University of North Carolina were relatives

3 shot to death near University of North Carolina were relatives

February 11th, 2015 8:39 am by Associated Press

A police statement says the victims in Tuesday's shooting were 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat and 21-year-old Yusor Mohammad, both of Chapel Hill, and 19-year-old Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, of Raleigh.

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Prosecutor: UT rape case headed to grand jury

Prosecutor: UT rape case headed to grand jury

February 10th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

With defense attorneys pushing for a decision on the fates of two University of Tennessee athletes accused of rape, Knox County prosecutors said they will take the case to a grand jury.

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Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

February 10th, 2015 9:25 pm by Matthew Lane, Net News Service

A Johnson City man has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison for his leadership role in a cocaine conspiracy centered in and around the Johnson City area.

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Dead infant's mom says 11-year-old suspect wanted sleepover

Dead infant's mom says 11-year-old suspect wanted sleepover

February 10th, 2015 9:20 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

The mother of a 2-month-old who police suspect was beaten to death over the weekend by a friend's 11-year-old daughter said Tuesday it was the girl who asked that the baby stay overnight with her and her mother.

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Police: Jonesborough woman picks up felony charge for stealing, selling guitars

Police: Jonesborough woman picks up felony charge for stealing, selling guitars

February 10th, 2015 5:21 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Jonesborough woman was arrested on charges she stole and pawned a pair of guitars in the fall of 2014.

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