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Carter Co. woman convicted of contributing to delinquency of minors after cell phone video alerted parent

Carter Co. woman convicted of contributing to delinquency of minors after cell phone video alerted parent

December 12th, 2013 4:03 pm by John Thompson

Rose Marie Morris was convicted on four counts.

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Sheriff says Washington Co. deputy stopped rape in progress after victim called 911 from cell phone

Sheriff says Washington Co. deputy stopped rape in progress after victim called 911 from cell phone

December 12th, 2013 2:30 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County deputy stopped a rape in progress Thursday after the victim called 911 from a cell phone and left the line open, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said. A Johnson City man was arrested and charged with the rape.

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Criminal complaint says former Alexander aide bought, tried to distribute child porn

Criminal complaint says former Alexander aide bought, tried to distribute child porn

December 12th, 2013 1:48 pm by Michael Cass

Loskarn allegedly purchased DVDs from a movie production company whose films typically 'feature nude young boys.'

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Cops: Man steals art from dead man, then calls 911

Cops: Man steals art from dead man, then calls 911

December 12th, 2013 12:46 pm by AP

Much of the artwork stolen is still missing from residence of onetime Andy Warhol assistant.

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Raid on alleged NE Tennessee cattle rustler yields drugs, missing cows

Raid on alleged NE Tennessee cattle rustler yields drugs, missing cows

December 12th, 2013 10:13 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

One thing owners can do to help investigators solve these crimes is get back to the old-fashioned method of iron branding cattle for identification purposes.

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ATF agent: Johnson City man orchestrated Rhode Island arson

ATF agent: Johnson City man orchestrated Rhode Island arson

December 11th, 2013 9:32 pm by Tony Casey

Special agents from the ATF pieced together the details of an attempted apartment building fire in Providence, R.I., and linked it back to a Johnson City man.

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Johnson City man charged with stealing car from business lot

Johnson City man charged with stealing car from business lot

December 11th, 2013 6:03 pm by Staff Report

The vehicle was parked in a lot for a discount grocery/tobacco store and a laundry mat.

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Would-be robbers remain at large after Unicoi home invasion

Would-be robbers remain at large after Unicoi home invasion

December 11th, 2013 6:00 pm by Brad Hicks

A woman reported that two men forced her into her home, where they taped her to a chair. The men then demanded the combination to a safe in the home, threatening to kill the woman's husband upon his return if she did not provide the combination.

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Johnson City man charged with auto burglary

Johnson City man charged with auto burglary

December 11th, 2013 5:49 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police charged a 22-year-old Johnson Avenue man Tuesday with stealing a purse, cell phone and wallet from a woman's car.

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Inside job: Police say employee helped burglar get into Johnson City mall store

Inside job: Police say employee helped burglar get into Johnson City mall store

December 11th, 2013 5:32 pm by Staff Report

Store managers reported the burglary on Monday. Entry was made without force, and money was taken from the safe.

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