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Victims in Jonesborough shootings identified

Victims in Jonesborough shootings identified

August 17th, 2013 10:39 pm by Staff Reports

A man and woman found dead in their home in the Leesburg community of west Jonesborough on Friday were identified Saturday night by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

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Attorney appointed in Carter Co. murder case

Attorney appointed in Carter Co. murder case

August 17th, 2013 8:12 am by John Thompson

Gene Scott, one of the region’s most experienced defense attorneys in murder cases, was appointed Thursday to defend Whitney Kristina Harris in her first-degree murder trial.

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Update: Double shooting deaths in Leesburg area believed to be a murder-suicide

Update: Double shooting deaths in Leesburg area believed to be a murder-suicide

August 16th, 2013 4:23 pm by Tony Casey

Washington County Sheriff's Office believes the double shooting deaths to be a murder-suicide.

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Feds say child porn found on Greeneville police computer; officer charged

Feds say child porn found on Greeneville police computer; officer charged

August 16th, 2013 2:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Thousands of pornographic photos, including more than 80 of children, were found on a Greeneville Police patrol car laptop, according to federal documents charging an officer with receiving and possession child porn.

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2nd arrest made in Roan Mountain meth probe

2nd arrest made in Roan Mountain meth probe

August 16th, 2013 12:30 pm by John Thompson

William Scott Fleenor was charged with 17 counts of promotion of methamphetamine manufacture.

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Johnson City police: Contractor bailed on $900 concrete job

Johnson City police: Contractor bailed on $900 concrete job

August 16th, 2013 11:35 am by Staff Report

Limestone man charged with fraud.

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UPDATE: Mother, boyfriend arrested in 'severe' abuse of 14-month-old

UPDATE: Mother, boyfriend arrested in 'severe' abuse of 14-month-old

August 16th, 2013 7:50 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The boy reportedly had two black eyes and was found living in deplorable conditions.

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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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