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Judge denies diversion in murder-for-hire plot

Judge denies diversion in murder-for-hire plot

July 26th, 2013 8:55 am by Brad Hicks

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp denied granting diversion to a Unicoi County man charged nearly two years ago for his involvement in a murder-for-hire plot.

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Trial postponed in child sex case

Trial postponed in child sex case

July 26th, 2013 8:38 am by Brad Hicks

The federal trial of a Johnson City man charged in late May with attempting to solicit sex from an underage boy has been postponed until October.

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Man accused of stealing U-Haul truck

Man accused of stealing U-Haul truck

July 25th, 2013 9:31 pm by Staff Report

A city man was charged Thursday with stealing a U-Haul truck, Johnson City police said in a news release.

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Infant avoids serious injury as car hits bedroom

Infant avoids serious injury as car hits bedroom

July 25th, 2013 7:52 pm by Kayla Carter

An 8-month-old child’s life was narrowly spared when a vehicle crashed into a family’s bedroom at 510 Hamilton St. around 1:45 a.m. Thursday.

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Suicide by cop attempt thwarted by pepper spray

Suicide by cop attempt thwarted by pepper spray

July 25th, 2013 3:37 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Blountville woman called police on her son, 24, who became irate after she refused to give him money.

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Gray woman charged with helping son elude Carter Co.  deputies in chase

Gray woman charged with helping son elude Carter Co. deputies in chase

July 25th, 2013 2:30 pm by John Thompson

Bobbie Jo Axelrod was charged with accessory after the fact.

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Police say man stole checks and pawned stolen property

Police say man stole checks and pawned stolen property

July 24th, 2013 4:52 pm by Staff Report

A man was accused of pawning an acquaintance’s personal property and cashing stolen checks at a Johnson City business, according to police.

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Man charged in June burglary

Man charged in June burglary

July 24th, 2013 4:47 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested Sunday in connection with a burglary at a north Johnson City home that was reported to police in June.

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Man charged with shoplifting from Walmart

Man charged with shoplifting from Walmart

July 24th, 2013 4:43 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man who employees of the West Market Street Walmart saw pushing a shopping cart out of the store without paying for items inside of it was arrested Monday.

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Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

July 24th, 2013 4:42 pm by STEPHEN IGO- Net News Service

Big Stone Gap authorities confirmed on Wednesday that a body was recovered from the Powell River just west of the downtown area on Tuesday evening.

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