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Four parents appear before NE Tennessee judge on child neglect charges

Four parents appear before NE Tennessee judge on child neglect charges

July 31st, 2013 9:23 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The four included a man found in a park with his son and a large amount of drugs earlier this month.

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Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

July 31st, 2013 7:21 am by Staff Report

A stolen backhoe, three separate vehicle pursuits and a pair of foot chases have landed two Kingsport brothers in jail.

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Numerous domestic assault calls keep city, county officers busy

Numerous domestic assault calls keep city, county officers busy

July 30th, 2013 9:42 pm by Staff Reports

Local law enforcement agencies in Johnson City and Washington County have responded in the last week to numerous domestic assaults, which have included quarrels between family members and boyfriend and girlfriend disputes.

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Vandals strike Milligan College picnic tables

Vandals strike Milligan College picnic tables

July 30th, 2013 2:15 pm by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — Vandals threw picnic tables from the second level of the tennis court facility at Milligan College during the past weekend.

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Police cruisers rammed in high-speed chase through Carter Co.; man faces numerous charges

Police cruisers rammed in high-speed chase through Carter Co.; man faces numerous charges

July 30th, 2013 11:29 am by John Thompson

The driver's charges include 3 counts of aggravated assault, 4 counts of reckless endangerment and felony evading arrest.

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Hearing set for Aug. 6 for 2 accused in robbery; more sought

Hearing set for Aug. 6 for 2 accused in robbery; more sought

July 30th, 2013 10:41 am by Staff report

Two Unicoi County residents were arraigned Monday in Jonesborough on an aggravated robbery charge involving a woman’s morphine prescription, but Washington County investigators are looking for two others also involved, according to court documents.

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Attorneys try to plant doubt in testimony during Johnson City robbery case proceedings

Attorneys try to plant doubt in testimony during Johnson City robbery case proceedings

July 30th, 2013 9:04 am by Becky Campbell

A woman testified that two men robbed her of $35 and threatened to “slice my throat” when they approached her car July 15 after she pulled over to pick up a lighter she’d dropped in her floorboard.

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Tennessee man, 21, accused of photographing boys in mall bathroom

Tennessee man, 21, accused of photographing boys in mall bathroom

July 29th, 2013 5:12 pm by The Tennessean

A father was in the restroom near the food court with his 10-year-old son Sunday when he saw Gerrit Greiert reach over the stall wall and begin taking pictures with his cell phone, according to court records.

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Man charged with kidnapping Kingsport children

Man charged with kidnapping Kingsport children

July 29th, 2013 4:35 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An affidavit filed in Kingsport court says Christpher Shawn Wilson was arrested late Sunday night.

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Kingsport police: Man wrecks while fleeing police with child in car

Kingsport police: Man wrecks while fleeing police with child in car

July 29th, 2013 4:05 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man faces felony charges after allegedly crashing his car into a culvert while fleeing police — partially submerging his vehicle underwater and tossing a young child from its car seat onto the floorboard.

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