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Man accused of asking undercover agent for paid sex at a Unicoi Co. waste disposal center

Man accused of asking undercover agent for paid sex at a Unicoi Co. waste disposal center

August 23rd, 2013 4:21 pm by Staff Report

The arrest resulted from a joint operation between the Unicoi Co. and Carter Co. sheriff's office.

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Update: Further charges in Jonesborough shooting will be up to grand jury

Update: Further charges in Jonesborough shooting will be up to grand jury

August 23rd, 2013 4:20 pm by Becky Campbell

One person is in custody this morning following an overnight shooting on Berry Ridge Road in Jonesborough, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said.

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Soldier guilty of murder for Fort Hood shootings

Soldier guilty of murder for Fort Hood shootings

August 23rd, 2013 4:04 pm by PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT — Associated Press

FORT HOOD, Texas — Maj. Nidal Hasan was convicted Friday for the deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, a shocking assault against American troops at home by one of their own who said he opened fire on fellow soldiers to protect Muslim insurgents abro

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Update: Former U.S. Senate candidate accused of trying to have Carter Co. deputy killed

Update: Former U.S. Senate candidate accused of trying to have Carter Co. deputy killed

August 23rd, 2013 3:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Thomas Ken "T.K." Owens, Leach Drive, Jonesborough, was charged with solicitation to commit first degree murder.

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East Tennessee lawyer charged with raping, exploiting minor

East Tennessee lawyer charged with raping, exploiting minor

August 23rd, 2013 2:03 pm by Tyler Jett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Loudon County Sheriff's Office arrested Kent Lowery Booher last week.

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Kentucky fugitive arrested in Johnson City

Kentucky fugitive arrested in Johnson City

August 23rd, 2013 8:49 am by Staff Report

The arrest was made at the intersection of East Maple and South Roan streets.

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Gang rape of young photojournalist shocks India

Gang rape of young photojournalist shocks India

August 23rd, 2013 7:28 am by MUNEEZA NAQVI, Associated Press

A young photojournalist was gang raped while her male colleague was tied up and beaten in an isolated, overgrown corner of India's business hub of Mumbai, police said Friday.

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Jonesborough woman facing tampering charge for allegedly wiping blood, fingerprints from knife used in stabbing

August 22nd, 2013 9:22 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Jonesborough woman Tuesday who they say wiped blood and fingerprints from a knife her boyfriend used to stab his uncle — over who would take a shower first — earlier this month.

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Update: Police release images from armed robbery of Boones Creek Pharmacy

Update: Police release images from armed robbery of Boones Creek Pharmacy

August 22nd, 2013 2:20 pm by Staff report

Johnson City Police Lt. Steve Sherfey said a man went in to Boones Creek Pharmacy, 4729 North Roan St., Suite 2, with a gun.

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Student's 'revenge' on tobacco snitch prompts charges

Student's 'revenge' on tobacco snitch prompts charges

August 22nd, 2013 2:13 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police were called to Sullivan Central High School, where a student was punched in the head in shop class.

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