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Amanda Berry's captor found hanged in jail

Amanda Berry's captor found hanged in jail

September 4th, 2013 6:27 am by Associated Press

Initial findings indicate Ariel Castro committed suicide. Among his victims was Berry, who has family in Elizabethton.

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Police say DUI suspect leaves trail of damage in Elizabethton

Police say DUI suspect leaves trail of damage in Elizabethton

September 3rd, 2013 9:49 pm by John Thompson

Officer Sarah Ellison of the Elizabethton Police Department did not have much trouble making an arrest in a case of leaving the scene of an accident shortly after midnight on Sunday. She said all she had to do was follow the fluid trail laid down by the v

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Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash

Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash

September 3rd, 2013 8:42 pm by Staff Report

About 5:15 p.m., police were called to the 300 block of Old Thomas Bridge Road, where a pedestrian had been struck in the eastbound lane.

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Johnson City man charged with choking family member

Johnson City man charged with choking family member

September 3rd, 2013 4:13 pm by Staff Report

The victim had red marks on her throat consistent with her account, police said.

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Elizabethton church burglarized, vandalized

Elizabethton church burglarized, vandalized

September 3rd, 2013 3:53 pm by Staff Report

Someone turned the thermostat to 99 degrees and turned on all the water faucets.

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Registered sex offender charged with indecent exposure at Kingsport Walmart

Registered sex offender charged with indecent exposure at Kingsport Walmart

September 3rd, 2013 3:25 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A registered sex offender has been charged with indecent exposure by Kingsport police, after a woman and her daughter allegedly observed him fondling himself in a parking lot.

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Johnson City man charged with threatening live-in girlfriend with knife

Johnson City man charged with threatening live-in girlfriend with knife

September 3rd, 2013 2:02 pm by Staff Report

A Cash Hollow man was arrested early Saturday morning on accusations that he threatened his live-in girlfriend with a knife and used it to flatten a vehicle's tire.

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Who's a victim of human sex trafficking?

Who's a victim of human sex trafficking?

September 3rd, 2013 7:12 am by MARTHA IRVINE, AP National Writer

Is homegrown sex trade different than abductions and coerced prostitution? Increasingly, the label "human trafficking" is applied across the board.

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2 charged with robbing Johnson City convenience market

2 charged with robbing Johnson City convenience market

September 2nd, 2013 9:37 pm by Staff Report

The robbery occurred at Scotchman, 149 S. Broadway St., just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

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Man injured in Johnson City motorcycle crash charged with 5th DUI

Man injured in Johnson City motorcycle crash charged with 5th DUI

September 2nd, 2013 7:53 am by Staff Report

The two-vehicle crash happened on Bristol Highway near Wayfield Drive about 3 p.m. Saturday.

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