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Deadline passes to find expert for murder trial

Deadline passes to find expert for murder trial

September 3rd, 2014 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

A deadline passed Tuesday for state prosecutors to produce a forensic expert who could testify that a Johnson City woman was murdered when she drowned in her bathtub nearly 11 years ago, but it appears the case has completely collapsed.

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Police say gun pulled in road rage incident on I-26

Police say gun pulled in road rage incident on I-26

September 3rd, 2014 4:25 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Two Hawkins County men were arrested.

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Johnson City police: Runaway teen charged with theft

Johnson City police: Runaway teen charged with theft

September 3rd, 2014 9:27 am by Staff Report

Police said Johnson City school resource officers found the 17-year-old boy after an attachment had been filed in Johnson City Juvenile Court when his parents reported him as a runaway.

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Johnson City man charged with robbery

Johnson City man charged with robbery

September 3rd, 2014 7:08 am by Staff Report

Police found a man hiding behind a washing machine in his apartment Tuesday after he beat another man to steal his money, police said in a news release.

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Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

September 2nd, 2014 9:12 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A father and step mother accused of killing a 5-year-old girl by forcing her to drink an excessive amount of grape soda and water in 2012 were served Friday with sealed Hawkins County Grand Jury indictment warrants Friday.

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Doctor injured in stabbing at Memphis VA hospital

Doctor injured in stabbing at Memphis VA hospital

September 2nd, 2014 9:04 pm by Associated Press

Authorities in Memphis are searching for a suspect in the stabbing of a doctor at the Memphis VA Medical Center.

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Sheriff: Unicoi Co. High School student made death threats with social media app

Sheriff: Unicoi Co. High School student made death threats with social media app

September 2nd, 2014 5:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Rafael Diaz Saldana was arrested Monday evening and charged with false reporting, making death threats to a school employee and harassment.

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Man wanted for Kingsport murder arrested in North Carolina

Man wanted for Kingsport murder arrested in North Carolina

September 2nd, 2014 5:12 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Lucky Anthony "Ant" Ross, 37, 5059 Lake Forest Drive, was found in Charlotte, N.C.

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Updated: Two North Carolina men sought for alleged baseball bat, knife attack in Gray

Updated: Two North Carolina men sought for alleged baseball bat, knife attack in Gray

September 2nd, 2014 4:48 pm by Becky Campbell

Deputies were looking for two North Carolina men accused of assaulting three Gray residents with a baseball bat and a knife, Sheriff Ed Graybeal reported today in a news release.

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Underwear clad man arrested in front of Kingsport elementary school

Underwear clad man arrested in front of Kingsport elementary school

September 2nd, 2014 4:42 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

An apparent road rage incident prompted the arrest of a Kingsport man.

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