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Missing witnesses delay hearing for Johnson City pharmacist accused of injecting wife

Missing witnesses delay hearing for Johnson City pharmacist accused of injecting wife

May 14th, 2014 5:20 pm by Becky Campbell

Scott Renfro is charged with attempted first-degree murder in an alleged attack on his wife, Martha Renfro, by injecting her with the diabetes drug Victoza.

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Ex-employee gets plea deal after stealing phones from Johnson City cellular company

Ex-employee gets plea deal after stealing phones from Johnson City cellular company

May 14th, 2014 4:03 pm by Becky Campbell

Jill Rogers, 46, was originally charged with theft over $60,000 but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of theft over $10,000.

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Cigarette butt leads to arrest in Bristol Taco Bell robbery

Cigarette butt leads to arrest in Bristol Taco Bell robbery

May 14th, 2014 1:15 pm by Staff Report

A Bluff City man was charged with aggravated robbery.

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Johnson City police look for man who cashed forged check

Johnson City police look for man who cashed forged check

May 13th, 2014 5:15 pm by Staff Report

Police said the identification the man used during the transaction also was fake.

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Kingsport man charged with DUI, retaliating against police

Kingsport man charged with DUI, retaliating against police

May 13th, 2014 3:34 pm by Rain Smith, Net News Service

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly crashing into trees while intoxicated, accosting motorists who stopped to offer aid, then issuing "several detailed threats" to kill arresting officers.

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Roan Mountain man charged with attempted murder after shotgun dispute over safe

Roan Mountain man charged with attempted murder after shotgun dispute over safe

May 13th, 2014 3:34 pm by John Thompson

The incident began with a burglary report and ended with a shotgun blast on Buck Mountain Road.

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Police: Man arrested after grandmother makes assault claim

Police: Man arrested after grandmother makes assault claim

May 13th, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Report

A city man was arrested after police said he physically assaulted his grandmother during an argument.

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Judge denies diversion for man convicted of stabbing pregnant girlfriend at Johnson City bus stop

Judge denies diversion for man convicted of stabbing pregnant girlfriend at Johnson City bus stop

May 13th, 2014 1:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Sanders L. Dixon had already pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault but had asked Judge Stacy Street for judicial diversion.

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Caught on video: Mattress dumper in Bristol

Caught on video: Mattress dumper in Bristol - VIDEO

May 13th, 2014 11:12 am by Staff Report

Bristol police were seeking public assistance to identify the person who dumped a mattress from a pickup truck into a city trash bin.

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Attorneys dismissed, plea quashed in Bennett murder case

Attorneys dismissed, plea quashed in Bennett murder case

May 13th, 2014 9:52 am by Becky Campbell

Steven Odell Bennett also faced a new charge in the death of Vonda Donaldson - tampering with evidence.

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