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Hawkins woman allegedly fires at seven people, including children, for turning around in driveway

Hawkins woman allegedly fires at seven people, including children, for turning around in driveway

July 22nd, 2013 9:39 pm by Jeff Bobo — NET News Service

A Virginia couple who took their five children on an outing at Bays Mountain Park Sunday afternoon were greeted with gunfire shortly after crossing the Hawkins County line in an attempt to take a scenic route home.

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Body of Jonesborough man found in creek near Cherokee casino

Body of Jonesborough man found in creek near Cherokee casino

July 22nd, 2013 9:01 pm by Associated Press

Authorities are investigating the discovery of a man's body in a creek near Harrah's Cherokee Hotel and Casino in western North Carolina.

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Two robbery suspects wanted by Kingsport Police Department, police ask for public's assistance

Two robbery suspects wanted by Kingsport Police Department, police ask for public's assistance

July 22nd, 2013 2:14 pm by Staff Reports

Kingsport Police Department personnel are currently looking for two suspects who robbed a local convenience store late Sunday night, early Monday morning, according to a KPD news release.

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Jonesborough man arrested after welfare check revealed charge from another state

Jonesborough man arrested after welfare check revealed charge from another state

July 22nd, 2013 9:05 am by Staff Reports

A Jonesborough man was arrested on a full extradition warrant from another state after officers were dispatched for a welfare check.

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Virginia man arrested on charges from out-of-state following report of suspicious activity in Johnson City

Virginia man arrested on charges from out-of-state following report of suspicious activity in Johnson City

July 22nd, 2013 8:59 am by Staff Reports

A Saltville, Va. man was arrested Sunday following an investigation into a suspicious person on West Market Street, which led to the discovery of charges from another state.

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Johnson City woman killed in S.C. golf cart wreck

Johnson City woman killed in S.C. golf cart wreck

July 21st, 2013 8:10 pm by Staff Report

South Carolina police say they have charged a 36-year-old man with hit-and-run in a wreck in Fountain Inn that killed a 75-year-old woman riding on a golf cart.

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The Week in Review: Local stories that made headlines

The Week in Review: Local stories that made headlines

July 21st, 2013 6:04 pm by Staff Report

A glance at the week's top local stories on JohnsonCityPress.com:

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Local police not part of U.S. license plate database trend

Local police not part of U.S. license plate database trend

July 20th, 2013 8:45 pm by Becky Campbell

While a study released by the American Civil Liberties Union last week revealed a growing number of law enforcement agencies are gathering data from license plates by using automatic reader technology, departments in Upper Northeast Tennessee have chosen

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Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

July 19th, 2013 9:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County woman charged nearly two years ago with attempting to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband was sentenced to spend the next year in jail at a Friday hearing in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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Update: Johnson City murder defendant's brother charged with witness coercion, robbing city tobacco outlet

Update: Johnson City murder defendant's brother charged with witness coercion, robbing city tobacco outlet

July 19th, 2013 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell

Joshua Gergish was arrested Thursday and charged on a warrant for coercion of a witness in the murder case against his brother, Marcus.

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