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Crime
Guilty plea: Man to serve prison term for stealing from Johnson City deli

Guilty plea: Man to serve prison term for stealing from Johnson City deli

June 14th, 2013 4:24 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man already convicted of stealing more than $60,000 from an employer in 2010 pleaded guilty in Washington County Criminal Court this week to a similar crime at another job.

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One car held for ransom, another stuck on railroad ties

One car held for ransom, another stuck on railroad ties

June 14th, 2013 2:31 pm by Staff Report

'I’m not drunk! Breathalyze me now!'

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Judge refuses plea deal after defendant talks of self-defense in attempted murder case

Judge refuses plea deal after defendant talks of self-defense in attempted murder case

June 14th, 2013 1:41 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County judge rejected a Jonesborough man’s attempted first-degree murder plea agreement with prosecutors Wednesday after the man’s account of the shooting indicated it was in self-defense.

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Women fight in parking lot 'over a monkey . . . a real monkey'

Women fight in parking lot 'over a monkey . . . a real monkey'

June 14th, 2013 9:34 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police were alerted to women fighting in the parking lot of a Kingsport business "over a monkey...a real monkey." Dispatchers then learned one suspect had fled in a car with the animal: "It has been monkeyknapped."

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Pregnant Johnson City woman reports strong-arm robbery at Bulls Gap video rental kiosk

Pregnant Johnson City woman reports strong-arm robbery at Bulls Gap video rental kiosk

June 14th, 2013 7:31 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A pregnant Johnson City woman told police a man punched her in the head and stole her purse at a Red Box movie rental kiosk in Bulls Gap early Tuesday morning.

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2nd Johnson City cancer doctor, wife charged with using unapproved cancer drugs

2nd Johnson City cancer doctor, wife charged with using unapproved cancer drugs

June 13th, 2013 9:52 pm by Becky Campbell

Federal indictments have been placed against a doctor with practices in Johnson City and Greeneville and his wife charging them with purchasing unapproved drugs and providing them to patients.

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Police: 4 dead in shooting in St. Louis

Police: 4 dead in shooting in St. Louis

June 13th, 2013 4:18 pm by Associated Press

St. Louis police say four people are dead in a shooting south of downtown.

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Kingsport woman accused of pointing gun at children, threatening to shoot

Kingsport woman accused of pointing gun at children, threatening to shoot

June 13th, 2013 3:52 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Children chasing a loose dog on a Kingsport street encountered a surly neighbor Monday night, as she reportedly exited her home and pointed a firearm while threatening to shoot.

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Elizabethton woman accused of burglarizing trailer

Elizabethton woman accused of burglarizing trailer

June 13th, 2013 1:53 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A woman was charged this week on accusations that she broke into a neighbor's residence and stole boxes containing personal items.

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Update: Accused Johnson County gunman wounded in shootout, captured

Update: Accused Johnson County gunman wounded in shootout, captured

June 13th, 2013 1:30 pm by Staff Report

MOUNTAIN CITY — A fugitive accused of shooting two people here was captured today after a brief police chase, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reported in a news release.

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