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Report: Johnson City man charged with attempted murder tried to escape from jail

Report: Johnson City man charged with attempted murder tried to escape from jail

June 5th, 2013 10:35 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man arrested last week on an attempted murder charge for shooting a man in the leg climbed into a jail cell ceiling in an attempt to escape, according to court documents filed Monday.

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Police: Johnson City man dealt stolen infant formula at local consignment shops

Police: Johnson City man dealt stolen infant formula at local consignment shops

June 5th, 2013 7:57 am by Becky Campbell

Police say a man shoplifted the formula from Johnson City grocery stores.

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Judge's order ensures George Thomas will die in prison for 2007 torture-slayings

Judge's order ensures George Thomas will die in prison for 2007 torture-slayings

June 4th, 2013 9:13 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

A judge today ensured 2007 torture-slaying defendant George Thomas will die in prison for his crimes.

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Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discovered

Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discovered

June 4th, 2013 9:00 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A methamphetamine waste dump site described by law enforcement as Sullivan County's largest ever was discovered Tuesday afternoon in a vacant home near Bluff City.

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Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

June 4th, 2013 5:44 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Legendary Late Model dirt racer Scott Bloomquist is under investigation by the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly threatening to shoot or drown an employee of his Mooresburg race shop last month.

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Woman charged in Roan Mountain azalea theft

Woman charged in Roan Mountain azalea theft

June 4th, 2013 2:56 pm by Staff report

ROAN MOUNTAIN — A woman was charged with stealing an azalea bush by the Carter County Sheriff's Department after the owner of the plant said he found it outside her apartment.

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Jury selection begins for 2-year-old girl homicide case

Jury selection begins for 2-year-old girl homicide case

June 4th, 2013 2:05 pm by Todd South - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Jury selection began this morning in the criminally negligent homicide trial of the parents of a 2-year-old girl shot accidentally in 2010.

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Judge accepts insanity plea in Colo. shooting case

Judge accepts insanity plea in Colo. shooting case

June 4th, 2013 1:23 pm by DAN ELLIOTT— Associated Press

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A judge on Tuesday accepted James Holmes' plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, setting the stage for a lengthy mental evaluation of the Colorado theater shooting suspect.

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Jonesborough man charged with Johnson City burglary

Jonesborough man charged with Johnson City burglary

June 4th, 2013 10:08 am by Staff Report

A Jonesborough man recently was charged with a west Johnson City residential burglary.

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Elizabethton man charged with kicking pregnant girlfriend in stomach; girlfriend charged with assault

Elizabethton man charged with kicking pregnant girlfriend in stomach; girlfriend charged with assault

June 4th, 2013 9:54 am by John Thompson

A disturbance at 151 Crestview Drive ended with the arrest of a man and his pregnant girlfriend Sunday night.

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