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Supreme Court to decide on child porn victim restitution

Supreme Court to decide on child porn victim restitution

January 20th, 2014 10:55 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The case being argued at the Supreme Court on Wednesday involves a Texas man who pleaded guilty to having images of children engaged in sex acts on his computer.

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Police: Drunken teen goes three-wheeling through Johnson City in stolen vehicle

Police: Drunken teen goes three-wheeling through Johnson City in stolen vehicle

January 20th, 2014 10:19 am by Staff Report

Police spotted Michael E. Martin driving a stolen car with just three wheels and no headlights.

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Johnson City man accused of wounding roommate with knife

Johnson City man accused of wounding roommate with knife

January 20th, 2014 9:54 am by Staff Report

Michael A. Jones was charged with two counts of aggravated assault – domestic related.

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Proposal seeks to increase time for fleeing felons

Proposal seeks to increase time for fleeing felons

January 18th, 2014 9:03 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County government committee put its stamp of approval on a resolution that would name a new law after a local sheriff’s deputy nearly killed two years ago by fleeing felons.

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Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praises governor's methamphetamine bill

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praises governor's methamphetamine bill

January 18th, 2014 6:40 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praised Gov. Bill Haslam’s methamphetamine bill that was filed in the General Assembly this week.

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Redi-Mart store in Elizabethton burglarized

Redi-Mart store in Elizabethton burglarized

January 18th, 2014 6:29 pm by Staff Reports

A burglary to the Redi Mart convenience store at 725 W. G St., Elizabethton, occurred a few minutes after midnight Friday, police said.

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Several pills found after traffic stop

Several pills found after traffic stop

January 17th, 2014 9:42 pm by Staff Reports

A response to a complaint about a man in the left lane of traffic on Broad Street led to an arrest on drug charges Tuesday.

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Combatting meth: Four-year operation ends

Combatting meth: Four-year operation ends

January 17th, 2014 5:24 pm by Becky Campbell

A methamphetamine-production ring investigation started more than four years ago by local authorities, then later taken over by federal officials, closed out last week with the final sentencing in U.S. District Court.

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Johnson City police: Man tried to leave Walmart with shopping cart filled with $1,000 in merchandise

Johnson City police: Man tried to leave Walmart with shopping cart filled with $1,000 in merchandise

January 17th, 2014 5:12 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested an Erwin man Thursday on a charge that he shoplifted more than $1,000 in merchandise from a Walmart.

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Off the Wall News: Carter Co. woman charged with stealing antique 'pelvic massager'

Off the Wall News: Carter Co. woman charged with stealing antique 'pelvic massager'

January 17th, 2014 4:49 pm by John Thompson

Tamatha R. Blevins, 45, 156 Jackson Ave., was charged with aggravated burglary and theft over $500.

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