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Johnson County authorities seek missing woman

Johnson County authorities seek missing woman

September 17th, 2014 2:09 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in locating a woman missing since Friday.

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Tennessee death row inmate asks high court to postpone execution

Tennessee death row inmate asks high court to postpone execution

September 17th, 2014 1:46 pm by Travis Loller, Associated Press

Death row inmate Billy Ray Irick is asking the Tennessee Supreme Court to postpone his Oct. 7 execution pending the outcome of a challenge to Tennessee's execution protocol.

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Police make arrest in Johnson City pharmacy robbery

Police make arrest in Johnson City pharmacy robbery

September 17th, 2014 8:37 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police Tuesday arrested a city man on charges that he robbed a North Roan Street pharmacy at gunpoint in March.

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EPD: 2 pick up drug, drunken driving charges after alleged accident

EPD: 2 pick up drug, drunken driving charges after alleged accident

September 16th, 2014 10:32 pm by John Thompson

Two men were arrested Monday afternoon following an alleged hit and run accident at 141 Hudson Drive.

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ETSU investigating report of alleged rape on campus

ETSU investigating report of alleged rape on campus

September 16th, 2014 10:21 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University's Department of Public Safety is investigating a report from a student affairs staff member that alleges a female student was raped in early September.

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Appeals court upholds Knoxville torture-slayings sentence

Appeals court upholds Knoxville torture-slayings sentence

September 16th, 2014 4:00 pm by Associated Press

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction and sentence of one of the men who participated in the kidnapping, torture and killing of a young Knoxville couple in 2007.

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Tennessee recidivism among key topics during criminal justice hearings

Tennessee recidivism among key topics during criminal justice hearings

September 16th, 2014 2:45 pm by Associated Press

Many of the presenters during the hearings said the state's sentencing structure, which has been in place for more than 20 years, needs to be reviewed.

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NE Tennessee man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

NE Tennessee man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

September 16th, 2014 11:19 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

An 89-year-old Church Hill woman told police Friday night that her son frequently assaults her, refuses to feed her, locks her out of the home, and takes her pain medication.

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Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

September 16th, 2014 10:54 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

A 30-year-old Kingsport man who printed thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills to pay for his drug habit has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his crimes.

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Bristol man makes plea deal in vehicle theft case

Bristol man makes plea deal in vehicle theft case

September 16th, 2014 9:10 am by Brad Hicks

The Bristol man arrested earlier this year after being charged with attempting to steal vehicles in a Unicoi County community and pointing a gun at a Unicoi woman has agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Greeneville.

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