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Johnson City police say Kingsport man struck wife with pickup truck

Johnson City police say Kingsport man struck wife with pickup truck

October 29th, 2013 5:37 pm by Staff Report

The incident allegedly occurred during an argument over the truck's ownership.

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Police: Man intentionally struck road crew flaggers with vehicle in Johnson City

Police: Man intentionally struck road crew flaggers with vehicle in Johnson City

October 29th, 2013 5:04 pm by Staff Report

Robert Kevin Hurst Jr. was charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon, and driving on a suspended license.

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Two women hit in Carter County drive-by shootings Tuesday night; one suspect in custody, one on the loose

Two women hit in Carter County drive-by shootings Tuesday night; one suspect in custody, one on the loose

October 29th, 2013 11:33 am by Becky Campbell

Carter County sheriff’s investigators arrested one man Monday night they say was involved in a drive-by shooting into multiple homes and are still looking for another person involved, Sheriff Chris Mathes said Tuesday.

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Update: Potter gets 2 consecutive life sentences in 'Facebook murders'

Update: Potter gets 2 consecutive life sentences in 'Facebook murders'

October 29th, 2013 11:30 am by John Thompson

Marvin Potter, 61, was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences on Tuesday in the shooting deaths of Billy Payne Jr. 36, and Billie Jean Hayworth, 23, in their home on Jan. 31, 2012. The shootings have been called the Facebook Murders because of the In

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Authorities probe possible link between fatal fire, car arson cases in NE Tennessee

Authorities probe possible link between fatal fire, car arson cases in NE Tennessee

October 29th, 2013 10:47 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A suspicious fire took the life of a man and his grandson early Saturday.

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Johnson City police: Woman took drugs into jail after crash

Johnson City police: Woman took drugs into jail after crash

October 29th, 2013 10:20 am by Staff Report

The two-vehicle crash was reported about 11:15 a.m. at East Watauga Avenue and Baxter Street.

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Police: Crack found in Johnson City apartment complex laundry room; 2 charged

Police: Crack found in Johnson City apartment complex laundry room; 2 charged

October 29th, 2013 9:38 am by Staff Report

Police also reported finding more crack in a vehicle parked outside the laundry room.

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Pair of Tennessee College of Applied Technology teachers arrested

Pair of Tennessee College of Applied Technology teachers arrested

October 28th, 2013 9:01 pm by John Thompson

Two teachers of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology — Elizabethton were arrested Monday as a part of the ongoing investigation of some faculty and staff members by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department.

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Police: 5 sold underage customer alcohol in Elizabethton sting operation

Police: 5 sold underage customer alcohol in Elizabethton sting operation

October 28th, 2013 5:20 pm by Staff Report

Police sent a "confidential operative" younger than 21 but older than 18 into businesses to attempt to buy alcohol as part of a check for state law compliance.

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Police: Man threw bricks through Kingsport church building windows

Police: Man threw bricks through Kingsport church building windows

October 28th, 2013 2:44 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police have arrested a man for allegedly throwing bricks through the glass windows of a former downtown church.

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