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Virginia deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

Virginia deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

August 27th, 2014 7:35 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Southwest Virginia sheriff's deputy has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a fatal May shooting in Sullivan County, Tenn., after the victim led authorities on a lengthy high-speed pursuit and rammed multiple law enforcement vehicles.

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NE Tennessee man indicted for attempted murder after ex-girlfriend's shooting

NE Tennessee man indicted for attempted murder after ex-girlfriend's shooting

August 26th, 2014 4:12 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The woman was shot in the torso.

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Crime Police Blotter
Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

August 26th, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

When asked where he had parked his vehicle, the man replied "yesterday."

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Mother's boyfriend charged in death of Tennessee infant

Mother's boyfriend charged in death of Tennessee infant

August 26th, 2014 12:24 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has charged a Benton County man with murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of his girlfriend's baby.

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Erwin man stabbed to death in Colorado

Erwin man stabbed to death in Colorado

August 26th, 2014 12:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The victim was identified as Patrick Hampton, 31, of Erwin. According to police officials, Hampton was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

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Johnson City crime reduction program receives national honor

Johnson City crime reduction program receives national honor

August 26th, 2014 8:56 am by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Targeted Community Crime Reduction Project has garnered regional recognition for its success.

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Former EHS coach accused of indecent exposure

Former EHS coach accused of indecent exposure

August 25th, 2014 9:05 pm by Becky Campbell

Elizabethton High School's swim coach resigned from his job last week, just two days before his arrest on indecent exposure charges in Johnson City, although he apparently talked to his athletic director in July about leaving the school system.

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Johnson City cop charged with assault, reassigned pending court action

Johnson City cop charged with assault, reassigned pending court action

August 25th, 2014 2:57 pm by Becky Campbell

"We take this situation very seriously" - Police Chief Mark Sirois.

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Crime Elizabethton
Carter Co. inmate accused of vandalizing jail cells

Carter Co. inmate accused of vandalizing jail cells

August 25th, 2014 2:42 pm by John Thompson

David Lynn Blevins was charged with one count of vandalism under $500 and one count of vandalism over $500.

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Man allegedly pulls gun in Kingsport restaurant, threatens to shoot

Man allegedly pulls gun in Kingsport restaurant, threatens to shoot

August 25th, 2014 11:18 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police say two Dairy Queen employees were by the counter when the incident occurred, while a review of surveillance footage corroborated everyone's account.

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