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Man charged with attempted murder from Kingsport stabbing

Man charged with attempted murder from Kingsport stabbing

November 19th, 2013 5:13 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Anthony J. Coffey is accused of stabbing his girlfriend's brother in the stomach.

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Off the Wall News: NE Tennessee town's ex-vice mayor accused of crashing car for insurance fraud

Off the Wall News: NE Tennessee town's ex-vice mayor accused of crashing car for insurance fraud

November 19th, 2013 5:01 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The crash occurred during one of the current mayor's concerts.

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Did George Zimmerman spin his 911 call?

Did George Zimmerman spin his 911 call?

November 19th, 2013 4:52 pm by ALLEN G. BREED, AP National Writer

In the age of Twitter and the 24-hour news cycle, experts say a call to central dispatch can quickly become public, and is often manipulated to spin a story or even lay the groundwork for a criminal defense.

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Treasurer accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from Carter Co. church

Treasurer accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from Carter Co. church

November 19th, 2013 4:41 pm by John Thompson

Sheriff Chris Mathes said an investigation began after church leaders came to the sheriff's department seeking help.

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Former Virginia candidate for governor Deeds hospitalized after assault at home

Former Virginia candidate for governor Deeds hospitalized after assault at home

November 19th, 2013 11:20 am by Associated Press

Virginia State Police said in a news release Tuesday that Democratic Sen. Creigh Deeds, who unsuccessfully ran for governor four years ago, had suffered serious injuries.

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Traffic stop leads to habitual motor offender arrest

November 19th, 2013 7:41 am by Staff Report

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After chase, struggle with Johnson City police, teen faces aggravated assault charge, more

After chase, struggle with Johnson City police, teen faces aggravated assault charge, more

November 19th, 2013 7:34 am by Staff Report

Police did not release the boy's name because of his age and did not say where the incident took place.

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Phone scam: NE Tennessee residents lose $36,000 in phony sweepstakes

Phone scam: NE Tennessee residents lose $36,000 in phony sweepstakes

November 19th, 2013 7:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

They lost their entire life savings.

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Mental evaluation not complete for man accused of shooting woman found in Lion's Park

Mental evaluation not complete for man accused of shooting woman found in Lion's Park

November 18th, 2013 11:56 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man’s attempted murder trial in an alleged beating that left a woman severely injured will not go forward today because a mental health treatment facility has not completed his evaluation.

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Local man indicted in 2010 traffic death

Local man indicted in 2010 traffic death

November 18th, 2013 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County man was arrested last month on a vehicular homicide charge related to a 2010 head-on crash that killed a former Sullivan County commissioner.

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