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Kingsport police cleared of excessive force in June shooting, wounded man indicted

Kingsport police cleared of excessive force in June shooting, wounded man indicted

August 27th, 2013 7:15 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A grand jury decided Tuesday that the Kingsport Police Department did not use excessive force in a June shooting.

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Carnival worker charged with raping runaway 17-year-old girl at Appalachian Fairground

Carnival worker charged with raping runaway 17-year-old girl at Appalachian Fairground

August 27th, 2013 5:00 pm by Tony Casey

A carnival worker at the Appalachian Fair was arrested Monday on charges that he had sex with an underage girl on the fairground in Gray, helped her run away from home and supplied her with drugs.

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Man says he has bomb, robs University Center credit union, leaves package; area evacuated

Man says he has bomb, robs University Center credit union, leaves package; area evacuated

August 27th, 2013 12:04 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The Knoxville Police Department bomb squad responded Tuesday to the University of Tennessee Carolyn P. Brown University Center after a man threatened he had a bomb and robbed a credit union inside the building.

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Husband of East Tennessee woman missing 4 years arrested in Georgia

Husband of East Tennessee woman missing 4 years arrested in Georgia

August 27th, 2013 9:39 am by Associated Press

The husband of a missing Bradley County woman has been arrested and charged with her killing.

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East Tennessee couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage to bilk donations

East Tennessee couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage to bilk donations

August 27th, 2013 7:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The husband reportedly went so far as to show photos of dead babies to his employer, and the wife reportedly showed her victim prenatal ultrasounds of twins she later stated she’d “lost.”

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Motorcycle rider killed in head-on crash on Kingsport Hwy. crash near Washington/Sullivan Co. line

Motorcycle rider killed in head-on crash on Kingsport Hwy. crash near Washington/Sullivan Co. line

August 26th, 2013 11:47 am by Staff Report

According to preliminary information released by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, criminal charges were pending in the fatal crash.

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Elizabethton police: Video images helped identify laptop thief

Elizabethton police: Video images helped identify laptop thief

August 26th, 2013 10:44 am by Staff Report

Police have charged a 20-year-old Elizabethton man with stealing a laptop computer from a local fast-food restaurant.

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Johnson City police: Kingsport man hid behind restaurant after crashing on I-26 exit ramp

Johnson City police: Kingsport man hid behind restaurant after crashing on I-26 exit ramp

August 26th, 2013 7:46 am by Staff Report

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday on a ramp to North Roan Street.

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Police roundup: Nap while car running results in multiple charges

Police roundup: Nap while car running results in multiple charges

August 23rd, 2013 8:39 pm by Staff Reports — NET NEWS SERVICE

An Elk Park, N.C., man was arrested Friday after he fell asleep behind the wheel, did not have his vehicle in gear and his car rolled into a police cruiser, according to a Johnson City police report.

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2 charged with sexually assaulting woman, beating boyfriend in Johnson City; 2 more on loose

2 charged with sexually assaulting woman, beating boyfriend in Johnson City; 2 more on loose

August 23rd, 2013 4:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Two Johnson City men accused of sexually assaulting a woman and beating up her and her boyfriend were arraigned on burglary, assault and attempted rape charges Friday in Washington County General Sessions Court.

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