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Building materials, tools stolen in Carter Co. burglary

Building materials, tools stolen in Carter Co. burglary

November 4th, 2013 10:46 am by John Thompson

Roof shingles, copper wire and pipe, a wood stove, a table saw and a chainsaw were among the missing items.

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Stopping the chaos: Men say probation alternative is working for them

Stopping the chaos: Men say probation alternative is working for them

November 4th, 2013 10:36 am by Becky Campbell

“With our past, there’s no in between. There’s zero or 200 miles an hour. This may be the time you hit a brick wall and it may be the end" — Chris Casey.

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Two men drive into empty swimming pool, arrests made for drugs, DUI

Two men drive into empty swimming pool, arrests made for drugs, DUI

November 2nd, 2013 2:56 pm by Staff Reports

Washington County deputies arrived at a Johnson City residence to find a vehicle had driven into an empty swimming pool.

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Man pleads guilty by reason of insanity to rape, arson charges

Man pleads guilty by reason of insanity to rape, arson charges

November 1st, 2013 9:51 pm by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County man arrested more than five years ago and charged with attempting to assault a woman jogging in the town of Unicoi has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges related to this case and others.

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Butler man accused of using expired prescription to get pills

Butler man accused of using expired prescription to get pills

November 1st, 2013 4:43 pm by Staff Report

The incidents allegedly took place from June to August.

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Halloween safety education effort leads to drug raid at Kingsport apartment complex

Halloween safety education effort leads to drug raid at Kingsport apartment complex

November 1st, 2013 10:56 am by NET News Service

Police reported smelling marijuana and eventually finding the new street variant of Ecstasy known as 'Molly' or 'Gravel,' as well as LSD.

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Update: Manhunt for second shooting suspect ends

Update: Manhunt for second shooting suspect ends

November 1st, 2013 9:25 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff’s Department has arrested the second suspect in Monday’s drive-by shootings in the Dry Creek community.

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Johnson City Juvenile Court judge says new DCS policy will endanger kids

Johnson City Juvenile Court judge says new DCS policy will endanger kids

November 1st, 2013 8:57 am by Becky Campbell

The new policy came as a result of two U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals opinions that say caseworkers have to follow the Constitution regarding a person’s right against searches and seizures without a warrant.

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Search still on for shooting suspect; sheriff says aiding could be felony

Search still on for shooting suspect; sheriff says aiding could be felony

October 31st, 2013 6:54 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff’s Department continues to search for the second suspect in Monday’s drive-by shooting in the Dry Creek Road section of the county.

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2nd Confederate flag stolen from historic Johnson City cemetery

2nd Confederate flag stolen from historic Johnson City cemetery

October 31st, 2013 11:38 am by Becky Campbell

Thieves struck Oak Hill Cemetery in downtown Johnson City for the 2nd time this month.

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