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Hawkins deputies say woman claimed she had been shot to get faster police response

Hawkins deputies say woman claimed she had been shot to get faster police response

June 10th, 2013 9:43 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Several Hawkins County deputies converged on 570 Stoney Point Road in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning ready to face a potential gunman and hostage situation.

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Knoxville police chief shows video of officers assaulting homeless; trio to be sentenced Aug. 8 after plea

Knoxville police chief shows video of officers assaulting homeless; trio to be sentenced Aug. 8 after plea

June 10th, 2013 5:19 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel

In-car video and audio show three now-former Knoxville officers beating a homeless man in February after they were called to the scene for help by two female officers.

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Update: South Carolina man second person charged in Tree Street robbery

Update: South Carolina man second person charged in Tree Street robbery

June 10th, 2013 3:45 pm by Staff report

A South Carolina man was charged Tuesday with a Johnson City home invasion robbery from back in March.

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Kingsport police charge Snap-On contractor with embezzlement

Kingsport police charge Snap-On contractor with embezzlement

June 10th, 2013 3:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man contracted to sell Snap-On equipment has been arrested after allegedly failing to compensate the company for nearly $100,000 in merchandise.

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Courtroom reporter charged with lying to feds, perjury

Courtroom reporter charged with lying to feds, perjury

June 10th, 2013 2:53 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A Wise County courtroom reporter was taken into custody by federal authorities last Friday over allegations that he helped a recently convicted attorney make false statements in his attempt to avoid drug charges.

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Update: 2 get prison time in attempted robbery, Washington Co. deputy rundown case

Update: 2 get prison time in attempted robbery, Washington Co. deputy rundown case

June 10th, 2013 2:01 pm by Rex Barber

Two men convicted of running down a Washington County deputy while fleeing a robbery were sentenced to prison time on Monday, while their female accomplice was allowed to enter an alternative corrections program.

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Johnson City police: Underwear-clad doctor emerged after high-speed chase marching with American flag and honking horn

Johnson City police: Underwear-clad doctor emerged after high-speed chase marching with American flag and honking horn

June 10th, 2013 1:45 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City doctor was wearing nothing but a bathrobe and underwear when he led police on a high-speed chase through the east side of town with a loaded gun, a machete and marijuana in his vehicle Sunday morning, according to a police report.

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Update: Johnson City doctor gets 2 years in federal prison, $10,000 fine in cancer drugs case

Update: Johnson City doctor gets 2 years in federal prison, $10,000 fine in cancer drugs case - VIDEO

June 10th, 2013 1:08 pm by Becky Campbell

A federal judge sentenced a Johnson City doctor who pleaded guilty to receiving misbranded cancer drugs to two years in prison Monday and fined him $10,000.

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Update: TBI involved as Johnson County investigators seek man after 2 shot in Mountain City

Update: TBI involved as Johnson County investigators seek man after 2 shot in Mountain City

June 10th, 2013 11:18 am by John Thompson

Johnson County Sheriff Office investigators were looking for a man suspected in a shooting that left two people hospitalized in Johnson City early Monday morning.

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Call about gunshots at Johnson City apartment leads to prescription pills charges

Call about gunshots at Johnson City apartment leads to prescription pills charges

June 10th, 2013 7:19 am by Staff Report

After investigating a report about shots fired at a Johnson City apartment, police arrested a 31-year-old man on drug possession charges Sunday.

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