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Ex-healthcare worker pleads guilty to abuse

Ex-healthcare worker pleads guilty to abuse

June 27th, 2013 3:20 pm by Becky Campbell

A former home healthcare worker on trial this week for abusing his client entered a best interest guilty plea in the middle of the case instead of letting it go to the jury.

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Friend: Trayvon Martin encounter racially charged

Friend: Trayvon Martin encounter racially charged

June 27th, 2013 2:24 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER — Associated Press

SANFORD — A friend of Trayvon Martin's who was on the phone with him shortly before his fatal fight with George Zimmerman testified Thursday that she thought the encounter was racially charged.

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Suspect in Boston Marathon bombing indicted

Suspect in Boston Marathon bombing indicted

June 27th, 2013 1:39 pm by Associated Press

BOSTON — A federal grand jury has returned a 30-count indictment against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Memphis man charged with aggravated animal abuse

Memphis man charged with aggravated animal abuse

June 27th, 2013 11:22 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS — Police in Memphis say a man put a puppy into a dishwasher and ran the machine.

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Bristol pharmacist robbed of drugs

Bristol pharmacist robbed of drugs

June 27th, 2013 8:55 am by STAFF REPORT

Around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, a white man described as being of average height and build, went to Johnson Pharmacy and gave the pharmacist a note claiming he had a gun and demanding drugs.

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Police: Johnson City woman took drugs into jail

Police: Johnson City woman took drugs into jail

June 26th, 2013 5:53 pm by Staff Report

A woman accused of public intoxication picked up a felony charge Tuesday when drugs were found on her as she was booked into jail, Johnson City police said in a news release.

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Johnson City woman charged with burglary

Johnson City woman charged with burglary

June 26th, 2013 5:36 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City woman was charged Wednesday with burglarizing a McKinley Road mobile home, police said Wednesday.

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Update: Pro football player Hernandez charged with murder

Update: Pro football player Hernandez charged with murder

June 26th, 2013 4:48 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder in the shooting death of a friend prosecutors say had angered the football player at a nightclub a few days earlier by talking to the wrong people.

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'Low Tax' Looper, candidate who killed rival Tennessee state senator, found dead in cell

'Low Tax' Looper, candidate who killed rival Tennessee state senator, found dead in cell

June 26th, 2013 4:42 pm by Associated Press

Byron Looper, a Tennessee inmate serving a life sentence for the murder of state Sen. Tommy Burks, was found dead in his cell in the Morgan County Correctional Complex on Wednesday, state officials said.

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Johnson City man accused of selling heroin to undercover agents

Johnson City man accused of selling heroin to undercover agents

June 26th, 2013 3:07 pm by Rex Barber

A Johnson City man awaiting trial on drug charges was arrested Wednesday after selling heroin to undercover drug agents, according to Johnson City police.

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