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F-bomb dropped in court: Man's foul language draws contempt charge in Carter Co.

F-bomb dropped in court: Man's foul language draws contempt charge in Carter Co.

April 30th, 2015 10:54 am by Staff Report

Sessions Court Judge Keith Bowers Jr. did not hand down a single contempt of court charge during his first eight months on the bench. That streak was broken.

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Convicted Johnson City killer's brother sentenced to 8 years on robbery, witness coercion convictions

Convicted Johnson City killer's brother sentenced to 8 years on robbery, witness coercion convictions

April 30th, 2015 10:32 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Joshua Gergish withdrew his request for probation.

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Man accused of embezzling from Johnson City furniture repair shop

Man accused of embezzling from Johnson City furniture repair shop

April 30th, 2015 10:13 am by Staff Report

Mark A. Stout was charged with theft of property (embezzlement) over $500.

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Police: Man seen burglarizing vacant Model Mill building in Johnson City

Police: Man seen burglarizing vacant Model Mill building in Johnson City

April 30th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Police say they found him a short distance away as he tried to sell the stolen property at another business.

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Jury chosen for 2nd "Facebook murders" trial

Jury chosen for 2nd "Facebook murders" trial

April 29th, 2015 4:19 pm by Becky Campbell

Jamie Curd, Barbara Potter and Jenelle Potter have been each charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

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Driver charged with DUI after crash closes Kingsport street, knocks out power

Driver charged with DUI after crash closes Kingsport street, knocks out power

April 29th, 2015 1:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The driver reportedly admitted to drinking Jack Daniels whiskey prior to the crash

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Fall Branch man fined for killing birds with pesticide

Fall Branch man fined for killing birds with pesticide

April 29th, 2015 1:21 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The case began as an investigation into the cause of death of numerous animals found near Rickie Cloyd's farm in Washington County.

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Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in Knox County

Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in Knox County

April 29th, 2015 1:02 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Eleven Knox County sheriff's cruisers are situated on the road and in the driveway of the ranch-style home.

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Accused in double Pinecrest murders pleads not guilty

Accused in double Pinecrest murders pleads not guilty

April 29th, 2015 12:28 pm by John Thompson

Eric James Azotea allegedly confessed to killing Arthur Gibson Jr. and Amber Terrell and later dismembering and burning their bodies.

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Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters

Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters

April 28th, 2015 9:37 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

Urging Americans to "do some soul-searching," President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only "feign concern" without add

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