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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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N.C. women arrested on prostitution charges in Elizabethton

N.C. women arrested on prostitution charges in Elizabethton

November 24th, 2014 4:54 pm by Staff Report

Two North Carolina women were arrested, police said, on charges they worked together to commit acts of prostitution.

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Black Friday safety: Johnson City police offer holiday shopping safety tips

Black Friday safety: Johnson City police offer holiday shopping safety tips

November 24th, 2014 3:56 pm by Contributed

One of the best philosophies to fight theft is simple: "Harden the target."

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