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Pharmacist accused of attempted murder arraigned in Saturday session

Pharmacist accused of attempted murder arraigned in Saturday session

February 19th, 2014 9:30 am by Becky Campbell

Court held over the weekend to ease clogged docket caused by snow, holiday.

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Nun gets nearly 3 years in prison for nuke protest

Nun gets nearly 3 years in prison for nuke protest

February 18th, 2014 9:39 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An 84-year-old nun was sentenced Tuesday to nearly three years in prison for breaking into a nuclear weapons complex and defacing a bunker holding bomb-grade uranium, a demonstration that exposed serious security flaws at the Tennessee plant.

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After serving time in Unicoi County, man arrested on JC charges

After serving time in Unicoi County, man arrested on JC charges

February 18th, 2014 9:19 pm by Max Hrenda

An Erwin man was arrested this week on charges stemming from two incidents that took place last year.

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Local SWAT team takes part in explosives training in New Mexico

Local SWAT team takes part in explosives training in New Mexico

February 18th, 2014 9:15 pm by Max Hrenda

After sending some of its officers to an explosives training program at no cost, the Washington County Sheriffs Office might be trying to get less bang for no bucks.

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Crime
2 inmates convicted of assault from Carter jail fight

2 inmates convicted of assault from Carter jail fight

February 18th, 2014 5:47 pm by John Thompson

Two prisoners in the Carter County Jail had another day in court on Tuesday after they were charged with assaulting a third prisoner last week.

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Vandy suspends coach after drunk driving arrest

Vandy suspends coach after drunk driving arrest

February 18th, 2014 4:48 pm by Associated Press

Vavae Tata was arrested Sunday morning when police located him a few blocks away from an accident where he had crashed into two parked vehicles.

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Police: Johnson City man swallowed crack, assaulted Elizabethton policeman during traffic stop

Police: Johnson City man swallowed crack, assaulted Elizabethton policeman during traffic stop

February 18th, 2014 3:54 pm by John Thompson

The incident began a few minutes after midnight on Sunday on the Milligan Highway.

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Son-in-law pleads not guilty in package-bomb deaths of former Johnson City couple

Son-in-law pleads not guilty in package-bomb deaths of former Johnson City couple

February 18th, 2014 12:07 pm by staff and wire reports

Richard Parker is charged with two counts of felony first-degree murder, two counts of premeditated first-degree murder and unlawful possession of a prohibited weapon.

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Woman charged with theft from Dempsey's Jewelers bound over to grand jury

Woman charged with theft from Dempsey's Jewelers bound over to grand jury

February 18th, 2014 11:40 am by Becky Campbell

North Carolina woman accused of stealing three rings with total value over $90,000

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Police Blotter: Baby buggy bungle, porch crashers, less-than-grand larceny, and more

Police Blotter: Baby buggy bungle, porch crashers, less-than-grand larceny, and more

February 17th, 2014 8:43 pm by Staff Reports

Also inside: Grandma's boy gets rowdy, serial hugging, and a toy story with an unhappy ending.

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