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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court

March 27th, 2015 9:24 pm by COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press and FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both sides of the Atlant

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Tennessee Supreme Court orders new child rape trial for Shelby County man

Tennessee Supreme Court orders new child rape trial for Shelby County man

March 27th, 2015 3:49 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Supreme Court has overturned the child rape conviction of a man sentenced to 25 years in prison for repeatedly abusing a child.

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Erratic driving stop lands Johnson City man fourth DUI, drug charges

Erratic driving stop lands Johnson City man fourth DUI, drug charges

March 27th, 2015 10:12 am by Staff Report

A Johnson City man received a fourth offense driving under the influence charge after police said he was driving erratically overnight Wednesday on West Market Street.

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Virginia man accused of forging checks at Johnson City bank

Virginia man accused of forging checks at Johnson City bank

March 27th, 2015 9:52 am by Staff Report

A Cedar Bluff, Virginia, man was arrested Wednesday by Johnson City Police Department investigators, charged with forgery and theft after officers said he cashed forged checks at a Johnson City bank.

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Johnson City woman charged with multiple thefts, burglaries

Johnson City woman charged with multiple thefts, burglaries

March 26th, 2015 11:40 am by Staff Report

A 49-year-old Johnson City woman was arrested Wednesday and charged with burglarizing several vehicles over the course of the past week.

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Two Elizabethton men arrested on burglary charges, meth-making charges later added

Two Elizabethton men arrested on burglary charges, meth-making charges later added

March 26th, 2015 11:30 am by Staff Report

Two men believed by police to have stolen from vehicles have been accused of burglary and methamphetamine production by the Elizabethton Police Department.

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Caught on video: Johnson City man charged with using stolen credit card at Walmart

Caught on video: Johnson City man charged with using stolen credit card at Walmart

March 25th, 2015 8:51 am by Staff Report

Steven Touchton was charged with four counts of identity theft and theft over $300.

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Johnson City man accused of cashing 'missing' check, then cashing replacement at Walmart

Johnson City man accused of cashing 'missing' check, then cashing replacement at Walmart

March 25th, 2015 8:38 am by Staff Report

Eddie Eugene Graybeal was charged with theft of property over $1,000.

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Jury convicts Memphis man of attacking woman with his cane

Jury convicts Memphis man of attacking woman with his cane

March 24th, 2015 8:57 pm by Associated Press

A Memphis man has been convicted of attacking a woman with his cane because his cigarette lighter was missing.

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Officer charged with killing unarmed driver lying facedown

Officer charged with killing unarmed driver lying facedown

March 24th, 2015 8:50 pm by MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press

A Pennsylvania police officer was charged Tuesday with criminal homicide after investigators concluded she shot an unarmed motorist in the back as he lay facedown after a traffic stop over an expired inspection sticker.

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