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Report: Johnson City police found man choking fiancee

Report: Johnson City police found man choking fiancee

June 27th, 2014 12:26 pm by Becky Campbell

When officers arrived, they heard a woman's voice crying out for help.

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Successful prosecutor spot in funding jeopardy

Successful prosecutor spot in funding jeopardy

June 27th, 2014 9:58 am by Becky Campbell

Funding for a special federal prosecutor designated to prosecute serious drug and weapon cases initiated in Johnson City is at risk as the City Commission faces hard budget decisions tonight.

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District Attorney: Search warrant ruling won't have huge local impact

District Attorney: Search warrant ruling won't have huge local impact

June 26th, 2014 9:02 pm by Becky Campbell

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that law enforcement can no longer search through the cell phone of someone they arrest without a search warrant shouldn't have a huge impact on local officers, according to District Attorney General Tony Clark.

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Police say woman used pick ax in assault

Police say woman used pick ax in assault

June 26th, 2014 8:55 pm by John Thompson

An 18-year-old woman was arrested by the Carter County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday on a charge she struck another woman in the knee with a pick ax.

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One man dead, two wounded in drug-fueled Knoxville home robbery

One man dead, two wounded in drug-fueled Knoxville home robbery

June 26th, 2014 2:45 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Police on Thursday were questioning four males in connection with a North Knoxville shooting that left a man dead and two others wounded.

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Man charged in several burglary cases involving firearms in Carter Co.

Man charged in several burglary cases involving firearms in Carter Co.

June 26th, 2014 2:40 pm by John Thompson

An investigation by the Carter County Sheriff's Department into the burglary of a Blue Springs gun shop has not only led to arrests of suspects in that case, but arrests in two other burglaries involving stolen firearms.

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Convicted East Tennessee sex offender accused of brutally raping 24-year-old woman

Convicted East Tennessee sex offender accused of brutally raping 24-year-old woman

June 26th, 2014 1:16 pm by David Cobb, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The man accused is behind bars with a $250,000 bond awaiting a July 1 court date that will be the latest chapter in his long history of local run-ins with the law.

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Shoplifting call leads to numerous drug charges for Chuckey woman

Shoplifting call leads to numerous drug charges for Chuckey woman

June 25th, 2014 8:49 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police arrested a Chuckey woman last week after she was caught with numerous pills, a white substance believed to be methamphetamine and all the makings of a meth lab in her car.

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Man denies beating grandmother to death

Man denies beating grandmother to death

June 25th, 2014 12:07 pm by Tyler Jett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Joshua Fowler pleaded not guilty and returned to jail, where he has been held for almost three months.

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Supreme Court to cops: 'Get a warrant' to search cellphones

Supreme Court to cops: 'Get a warrant' to search cellphones

June 25th, 2014 12:04 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The decision was unanimous.

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