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Teen pleads guilty in murder of student at bus stop

Teen pleads guilty in murder of student at bus stop

September 6th, 2014 10:06 pm by Brian Haas, The Tennessean

A teenager who shot and killed a Pearl-Cohn student as he walked to his bus pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder.

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Police: Kingsport man threatened mass murder after argument with boyfriend

Police: Kingsport man threatened mass murder after argument with boyfriend

September 5th, 2014 5:09 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Kingsport man allegedly threatened to get his gun and "spray everybody" after getting into an argument with his boyfriend, according to police.

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Deputy fatally shoots man in East Tennessee hospital

Deputy fatally shoots man in East Tennessee hospital

September 5th, 2014 4:54 pm by Associated Press

Authorities said the man, identified as Steven Lee Howell, took a weapon from one of the two deputies escorting him. The other deputy fired the fatal shot.

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Judge hears Johnson City man's defense in bigamy trial

Judge hears Johnson City man's defense in bigamy trial

September 4th, 2014 8:54 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man charged with bigamy testified he believed he was divorced from the woman he thought was his ex-wife before he married his current wife, but a judge rejected that defense in a Washington County Sessions courtroom Thursday.

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UPDATE: Two men accused of stealing copper arrested

UPDATE: Two men accused of stealing copper arrested

September 4th, 2014 5:40 pm by Staff Report

Two men were apprehended for allegedly stealing copper from a location in Greeneville, authorities said Thursday.

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Johnson City woman accused of burglarizing acquaintance's residence

Johnson City woman accused of burglarizing acquaintance's residence

September 4th, 2014 4:41 pm by Staff Report

Jade Whitney Aukamp was charged with aggravated burglary and theft over $500.

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Drug arrests in Carter Co. keep coming in transitions between sheriffs

Drug arrests in Carter Co. keep coming in transitions between sheriffs

September 4th, 2014 4:22 pm by John Thompson

One of the last arrests made under the Chris Mathes administration was the discovery of a methamphetamine lab and arrest on Friday.

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Carter County inmate charged with assaulting another prisoner

Carter County inmate charged with assaulting another prisoner

September 4th, 2014 3:58 pm by John Thompson

A corrections officer reported finding the victim lying on his back on the floor in a pool of blood.

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Ohio man charged with killing 4 in different homes

Ohio man charged with killing 4 in different homes

September 4th, 2014 2:42 pm by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Donald Hoffman has been in custody since Tuesday, when police say he walked into the department alone and provided officers with information that led to two of the bodies. Two others had been found a day earlier.

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Father charged with murder after leaving toddler in hot car 7 hours

Father charged with murder after leaving toddler in hot car 7 hours

September 4th, 2014 11:38 am by Associated Press

Justin Ross Harris has told police he was supposed to drive his son to day care the morning of June 18 but drove to work without realizing that the child was strapped into a car seat in the back.

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