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Inmate solicits murder of jailed gang member

Inmate solicits murder of jailed gang member

August 15th, 2013 10:12 pm by Staff Reports

A former inmate at Knox County Detention Center has been indicted for soliciting murder of a fellow incarcerated gang member following a August 13 Knox County grand jury decision, according to a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation news release.

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Accused man’s bag contained shotgun, knife, police say

Accused man’s bag contained shotgun, knife, police say

August 15th, 2013 9:55 pm by Tony Casey

A shotgun and a knife were among the items found in a duffle bag Wednesday that police said belonged to a Massachusetts man who was arraigned in Sessions Court on Tuesday for trying to kill his pregnant girlfriend.

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Man charged with criminal impersonation

Man charged with criminal impersonation

August 15th, 2013 9:41 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was charged Wednesday following a report of identity theft at Fairview and Watauga avenues, a police report said.

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Piney Flats man sentenced 120 months for possession of child pornography

Piney Flats man sentenced 120 months for possession of child pornography

August 15th, 2013 6:44 pm by Staff Reports

A Piney Flats man was sentenced to 120 months in prison Thursday for possession of child pornography following an unrelated arrest, according to a news release from U.S. District Court in Greeneville.

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Police release armed robbery images from West Market liquor store

Police release armed robbery images from West Market liquor store

August 15th, 2013 4:33 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police Thursday released surveillance images from the armed robbery of a West Market Street liquor store in hopes of public assistance in identifying the robber.

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Mother arrested in 'severe' abuse of 14-month-old, police seek her boyfriend

Mother arrested in 'severe' abuse of 14-month-old, police seek her boyfriend

August 15th, 2013 3:31 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The toddler reportedly suffered a fractured skull.

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West Tennessee nurse charged in death of child patient

West Tennessee nurse charged in death of child patient

August 15th, 2013 2:33 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a licensed practical nurse from Cordova has been indicted in the death of a child.

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Judges recuse from Kingsport alderman DUI case

Judges recuse from Kingsport alderman DUI case

August 15th, 2013 2:17 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Two judges assigned to the case of a Kingsport alderman arrested for driving under the influence in June have recused from hearing the case.

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Elizabethton man accused of trying to run over his brother, faces drug charges

Elizabethton man accused of trying to run over his brother, faces drug charges

August 15th, 2013 1:59 pm by John Thompson

The charges resulted from a disturbance outside the Hampton Bait Shop on Wednesday night.

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Judge halts Washington County vehicular homicide hearing to wait for DA's explanation on case differences

Judge halts Washington County vehicular homicide hearing to wait for DA's explanation on case differences

August 15th, 2013 12:16 pm by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp's directive came during a hearing for Rachel M. Proffitt, who is charged with vehicular homicide in the July 27, 2009, death of Misty M. Briggs, 22, of Jonesborough.

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