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Woman faces 28 counts of animal cruelty

Woman faces 28 counts of animal cruelty

December 31st, 2013 9:48 am by Rain Smith- NET News Service

A Bluff City woman has been arrested after police say they found dozens of dogs and cats in "unsuitable living conditions."

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Police: burglar caught on video

Police: burglar caught on video

December 30th, 2013 1:28 pm by Staff Report

A sophisticated surveillance system caught a burglar at work last week at a Johnson City business, and the man was scheduled for a court appearance today, according to information from the city police department.

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Fake door-to-door salesman charged with assault

Fake door-to-door salesman charged with assault

December 30th, 2013 12:29 pm by by RAIN SMITH, NET News Service

A Kingsport man charged with aggravated assault after allegedly hitting his girlfriend on the head with an iron on Christmas Eve may also have scammed people by presenting himself as a door-to-door salesman, according to police.

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Update: Wisconsin man arrested on child rape charge, fondled 12-year-old girl

Update: Wisconsin man arrested on child rape charge, fondled 12-year-old girl

December 30th, 2013 9:01 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a Wisconsin man Sunday on rape of a child and incest, according to a police department press release.

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Region hit by several violent crimes in 2013

Region hit by several violent crimes in 2013

December 29th, 2013 8:59 pm by Becky Campbell

Crime across Northeast Tennessee in 2013 proved to be just as deadly as in years past, including murders, murder/suicides, shootings, stabbings, neglected children and more.

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Elizabethton official warns of deed-fee scam

Elizabethton official warns of deed-fee scam

December 28th, 2013 8:55 pm by John Thompson

Although the companies are not breaking the law, Carter County Register of Deeds Jody Bristol is warning new property owners not to pay any attention to official-looking letters that ask for a “document fee” of $83 for a copy of their deed.

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Woman arrested in undercover drug buy near school zone

Woman arrested in undercover drug buy near school zone

December 27th, 2013 7:56 pm by Staff Reports

A woman was charged Dec. 19 with sale of a schedule II drug, violation of the drug-free school zone act, possession of schedule II drugs and possession of legend drugs after a undercover investigation, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office said in a news re

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Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

December 27th, 2013 4:52 pm by John Christoffersen, Associated Press

The most detailed picture yet of the rampage and the 20-year-old gunman's chilling fascination with guns and violence.

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Sheriff: Johnson City man found with quarter-pound of pot on Christmas Day

Sheriff: Johnson City man found with quarter-pound of pot on Christmas Day

December 27th, 2013 11:39 am by Staff Report

Nearly $800 in cash was seized.

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ISlap at IHOP, punched while petting a cat, a crash on the tracks, and more from the Police Blotter

ISlap at IHOP, punched while petting a cat, a crash on the tracks, and more from the Police Blotter

December 27th, 2013 10:39 am by Staff Report

While bending down to touch a cat in a church parking lot, a woman reported being punched and cut by a knife.

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