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Man charged after car runs down embankment

Man charged after car runs down embankment

August 3rd, 2013 8:23 pm by Staff Reports

An Elizabethton man escaped injury but faces several charges after his car ran off U.S. Highway 19E and went down an embankment early Saturday afternoon, police said.

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City man charged with July auto theft

City man charged with July auto theft

August 3rd, 2013 8:11 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was charged with auto theft Friday after a member of the victim’s family saw him driving the stolen vehicle, police said.

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Tennessee mom: Voices told me to stab 2 young sons to death

Tennessee mom: Voices told me to stab 2 young sons to death

August 2nd, 2013 4:33 pm by Associated Press

A mother charged with fatally stabbing her two young sons told police she is schizophrenic and that voices told her to do it, court records show.

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Carter Co. man charged with assaulting woman, threatening sheriff's deputy

Carter Co. man charged with assaulting woman, threatening sheriff's deputy

August 2nd, 2013 3:58 pm by John Thompson

A deputy found the woman lying in a street and being treated by Carter County Rescue Squad personnel.

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Kingsport police say Facebook post advertising stolen goods led to arrest

Kingsport police say Facebook post advertising stolen goods led to arrest

August 2nd, 2013 1:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A loss prevention officer at a Kingsport Walmart reported $545 in camping equipment had been stolen.

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Law enforcement to increase presence as local schools open

Law enforcement to increase presence as local schools open

August 1st, 2013 8:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Parents and schoolchildren won’t be the only additions to the morning and afternoon traffic flow next week, because there will also be plenty of law enforcement on hand to make sure everyone is safe.

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Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

August 1st, 2013 3:16 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A pair of Stone Drive neighbors called police on the residents of a third home, concerned about their coupling habits. One complainant said that her friends were driving past when they saw the neighbors having sex, adding that she was worried her child wo

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Homeless sex offender arrested on rape, kidnapping charges in Knoxville

Homeless sex offender arrested on rape, kidnapping charges in Knoxville

August 1st, 2013 12:20 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The victim told police the man strangled her, raped her and struck her head against a wall, knocking her unconscious.

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Johnson Co. Sheriff: Fugitive wanted on local meth charges caught in Colorado

Johnson Co. Sheriff: Fugitive wanted on local meth charges caught in Colorado

August 1st, 2013 12:19 pm by Staff Report

The man was among several people targeted in Operation Dixie Crystal, a joint task force investigation aimed at meth trafficking in Johnson County and several western North Carolina counties.

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Blountville man wanted after pointing shotgun at children

Blountville man wanted after pointing shotgun at children

August 1st, 2013 11:32 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police are attempting to locate a Blountville man accused of pulling a shotgun on children playing near his home, then striking an adult in the face with the weapon's barrel when confronted about the incident.

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