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Elizabethton man gets 12 years in prison of killing Unicoi woman in crash

Elizabethton man gets 12 years in prison of killing Unicoi woman in crash

March 25th, 2014 3:32 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi resident Tabetha Grindstaff was killed in a March 27, 2012, collision and her three passengers - her two children, then ages 5 and 9, and an adult male - were injured in the crash.

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Kingsport police seek man, boy suspected in auto burglary

Kingsport police seek man, boy suspected in auto burglary

March 25th, 2014 12:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Investigators were contacted about the incident on March 10. It occurred at J&J Auto Sales on North John B. Dennis Highway.

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Ex-TV Judge Joe Brown arrested in Tennessee

Ex-TV Judge Joe Brown arrested in Tennessee

March 24th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Brown is running in the Democratic primary for Shelby County district attorney general.

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Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

March 24th, 2014 5:09 pm by Staff Report

Authorities believe that a Greeneville house fire may have been set to cover up a murder and assault.

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King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

March 24th, 2014 4:16 pm by Staff Report

"DeShaun Greer played as hard as anyone that I have coached in my eight years at King" - Head Men's Basketball Coach George Pitts.

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UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen

UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen - VIDEO

March 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police investigators said the gun used in a deadly downtown shooting Sunday was stolen during in a home burglary last year.

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UPDATE: Jonesborough man tells deputies he was robbed by four, one of them armed

UPDATE: Jonesborough man tells deputies he was robbed by four, one of them armed

March 24th, 2014 2:49 pm by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested four people this weekend after a Jonesborough man said they broke into his house and robbed him while brandishing a gun.

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Woman in court after police say she drove drunk with children in car

Woman in court after police say she drove drunk with children in car

March 24th, 2014 2:18 pm by Staff Report

A Jonesborough woman who was arrested for drunken driving - while, police said, she had children in her car - will appear in Sessions Court this week to face her charges.

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Police chief says alleged downtown Johnson City shooter could face federal charge in wake of slaying

Police chief says alleged downtown Johnson City shooter could face federal charge in wake of slaying

March 24th, 2014 7:27 am by Max Hrenda

"At this point, we haven't been able to determine (motive). What we're getting is, it started out as a verbal (argument), then a physical confrontation, and then it escalated to gunfire" - JCPD Chief Mark Sirois.

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Johnson City police: Man jailed after firing shots on West Ninth

Johnson City police: Man jailed after firing shots on West Ninth

March 23rd, 2014 9:34 am by Staff Report

A man fired shots in the air after an argument at his cousin's house on West Ninth Avenue early Saturday morning, resulting in his arrest, police said.

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