Johnson City Press Friday, November 21, 2014
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1 arrested in trick-or-treaters' hit-and-run deaths

1 arrested in trick-or-treaters' hit-and-run deaths

November 3rd, 2014 2:52 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

The girls were struck as they crossed a street in a marked crosswalk. The vehicle that hit them made no attempt to stop.

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Roan Mountain house struck by arsonists twice in days

Roan Mountain house struck by arsonists twice in days

November 3rd, 2014 11:23 am by John Thompson

The beds had been burned in all three bedrooms. A chair in the living room and a table in the dining room were also burned.

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Killer of 'Hee Haw' comic 'Stringbean' being released

Killer of 'Hee Haw' comic 'Stringbean' being released

November 3rd, 2014 10:23 am by Associated Press

The killer of Grand Ole Opry and "Hee Haw" comic David "Stringbean" Akeman and his wife, Estelle, is being released from prison after spending 40 years behind bars.

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TBI, Greene County authorities arrest woman in connection to shooting death of Tusculum man

TBI, Greene County authorities arrest woman in connection to shooting death of Tusculum man

November 2nd, 2014 4:36 pm by Staff Report

State and local authorities arrested a Mosheim woman on charges she murdered a Tusculum man at his home last week.

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Tennessee couple charged with killing newborn

Tennessee couple charged with killing newborn

November 2nd, 2014 11:26 am by Associated Press

The baby's remains were found in a fire pit.

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TBI handling inquiry into Greene County shooting

TBI handling inquiry into Greene County shooting

November 1st, 2014 8:13 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors in eastern Tennessee have asked the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to handle the inquiry into a body found in Greene County.

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Convicted child porn collector's assault trial set for 2015

Convicted child porn collector's assault trial set for 2015

October 31st, 2014 10:41 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man serving a 17-year federal sentence for possessing child pornography will stand trial next year on an assault charge related to the search that uncovered the illegal images.

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Man arrested on charges he assaulted deputy during Musket Bowl Brawl

Man arrested on charges he assaulted deputy during Musket Bowl Brawl

October 31st, 2014 2:49 pm by Staff Report

A Jonesborough man was arrested on assault charges, sheriff's deputies said, after he shoved a reserve deputy who was escorting him off a football field during a brawl between players and fans.

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Bench trial set for Johnson City neglect case that followed toddler's death

Bench trial set for Johnson City neglect case that followed toddler's death

October 31st, 2014 1:17 pm by Becky Campbell

A man accused of leaving his former girlfriend's toddler alone last year while he went to have a pair of glasses repaired asked a judge for a bench trial in the child neglect case against him.

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Halloween party raid: 3 arrested as Elizabethton police find drugs, sawed-off shotgun

Halloween party raid: 3 arrested as Elizabethton police find drugs, sawed-off shotgun

October 31st, 2014 12:10 pm by Staff Report

Police raided a Halloween party at an apartment here late Thursday night, finding drugs, cash and a sawed-off shot gun and arresting three people, police said.

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