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Woman recounts alleged sexual assault by former alderman

Woman recounts alleged sexual assault by former alderman

April 21st, 2015 9:08 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

More serious charges could be in store for a former Kingsport alderman, including attempt to commit aggravated rape and kidnapping, after he appeared in a Bristol courtroom Tuesday afternoon.

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Johnson City woman charged with shoplifting from area clothing store

Johnson City woman charged with shoplifting from area clothing store

April 21st, 2015 4:36 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City woman already incarcerated at the Washington County Detention Center received new shoplifting charges after investigators accused her of taking merchandise from a local clothing store.

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DNA links woman to pharmacy burglary, Kingsport police say

DNA links woman to pharmacy burglary, Kingsport police say

April 21st, 2015 1:30 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Tiffany H. Phillips, AKA Tiffany Davenport, turned herself in at the Kingsport Police Department on Monday.

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Police seek information on 2 shoplifters possibly involved in organized retail crime

Police seek information on 2 shoplifters possibly involved in organized retail crime

April 20th, 2015 10:09 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Police Department is looking for two people believed to be part of an organized retail theft group, a news release said.

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Proposal requiring racial profiling ban headed to governor.

Proposal requiring racial profiling ban headed to governor.

April 20th, 2015 9:16 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would require all of Tennessee's law enforcement agencies to adopt written policies to ban racial profiling is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Man's harassment of potential juror in Johnson City murder case included sexual threats, warrant says

Man's harassment of potential juror in Johnson City murder case included sexual threats, warrant says

April 20th, 2015 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell

Wayne A. Morris Jr. was arraigned Monday.

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Kingsport man accused of making up story about sick daughter to get drug money

Kingsport man accused of making up story about sick daughter to get drug money

April 20th, 2015 10:48 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Deputies say Marty Dean Catron Jr. claimed he was raising money for his daughter's surgery at St. Jude's.

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Caught on video: Johnson City man charged with burglarizing vehicle

Caught on video: Johnson City man charged with burglarizing vehicle

April 20th, 2015 9:51 am by Staff Report

Nicholas Christopher Veatch was charged with theft from a motor vehicle and theft under $500.

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On reserve: The focus is on training

On reserve: The focus is on training

April 18th, 2015 10:15 pm by Becky Campbell

The fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect by a Tulsa County Sheriff's Office reserve deputy was a tragedy local law enforcement agencies want to avoid at all costs.

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Prosecutors argue controversial law helps drug-addicted moms

Prosecutors argue controversial law helps drug-addicted moms

April 18th, 2015 11:51 am by Dave Boucher and Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

No one wants a new mother to go to jail. But no one wants a woman to abuse drugs while she's pregnant, either.

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