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Facebook message from Tennessee juror to witness could get convicted murderer new trial

Facebook message from Tennessee juror to witness could get convicted murderer new trial

September 11th, 2013 7:34 am by Staff Report

According to court filings, the juror knew the medical examiner and sent her a message congratulating her on doing a "great job" during her testimony.

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Johnson City man faces a dozen auto burglary charges

Johnson City man faces a dozen auto burglary charges

September 10th, 2013 5:10 pm by Staff Report

Kirk A. Trent was already in the Washington County Detention Center when warrants were served.

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Low blow: Woman arrested after allegedly assaulting man's genitals

Low blow: Woman arrested after allegedly assaulting man's genitals

September 10th, 2013 4:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man reported his girlfriend — who had been "drinking all night" — came into his bedroom and started "aggravating him."

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Homes burglarized in "normally quiet" Carter County neighborhood

Homes burglarized in "normally quiet" Carter County neighborhood

September 10th, 2013 2:18 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — Three burglaries were reported on Shalom Drive in the southwestern section of Carter County on Friday.

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Teen accused in Carter Co. killing to be tried as adult

Teen accused in Carter Co. killing to be tried as adult

September 10th, 2013 12:19 pm by Staff Report

Nichlolas Willen is accused in the stabbing death of Elijah McKinney, 16, on Dec. 16, 2012 on Cash Hollow Road.

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Accused Bean Station killer indicted on new charges

Accused Bean Station killer indicted on new charges

September 10th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Jason Bryan Holt was arrested minutes after the shooting occurred on May 23 at a pharmacy on Main Street.

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Judge calls down defendants for laughing during attempted rape, aggravated assault arraignment from Johnson City home invasion case

Judge calls down defendants for laughing during attempted rape, aggravated assault arraignment from Johnson City home invasion case

September 10th, 2013 10:56 am by Becky Campbell

“Are you laughing?” Washington County Sessions Court Judge Don Arnold asked. “You better not laugh about these allegations.”

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3 ex-CNAs won’t serve jail time in elderly patient-abuse case at Johnson City nursing home

3 ex-CNAs won’t serve jail time in elderly patient-abuse case at Johnson City nursing home

September 10th, 2013 10:53 am by Becky Campbell

Three former CNAs who admitted spraying two Appalachian Christian Village nursing home patients with water to agitate them were denied judicial diversion, but won’t serve any jail time.

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Off the Wall News: New wife charged with pushing husband off cliff

Off the Wall News: New wife charged with pushing husband off cliff

September 10th, 2013 7:25 am by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press

They were newlyweds, but she was having second thoughts about the 8-day-old marriage, court documents say.

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Road rage incident leaves Kingsport police looking for answers, seeking public's help

Road rage incident leaves Kingsport police looking for answers, seeking public's help

September 9th, 2013 4:19 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Police are seeking two motorcyclists, one who punched a mirror off a car and caused both motorcycles to wreck, for a road rage incident.

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