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Carter Co. school smashed in hit-and-run crash

Carter Co. school smashed in hit-and-run crash

August 25th, 2014 11:00 am by John Thompson

The crash caused damage to an electrical line going into the school, as well as a fence. Three women were seen fleeing in a truck.

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Fugitive from Virginia picked up in Johnson City

Fugitive from Virginia picked up in Johnson City

August 23rd, 2014 1:43 pm by Staff Reports

A man wanted on two warrants of manufacturing methamphetamine and one for possession of precursors to manufacture methamphetamine in Lee County, Virginia, was picked up by police in Johnson City Saturday.

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Tennessee inmates sue over electric chair

Tennessee inmates sue over electric chair

August 22nd, 2014 4:56 pm by Associated Press

Ten death row inmates in Tennessee are suing to prevent the state from using the electric chair as a backup execution device should it be unable to obtain drugs needed to give lethal injections.

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Manhunt: Church Hill police offer $1,000 reward for man accused of pointing pistol at cop's face

Manhunt: Church Hill police offer $1,000 reward for man accused of pointing pistol at cop's face

August 22nd, 2014 4:32 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Chief Mark Johnson said it was later determined that the man was attempting to break in to a bakery.

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5th DUI comes after Erwin man burns rubber in Johnson City parking lot

5th DUI comes after Erwin man burns rubber in Johnson City parking lot

August 22nd, 2014 9:39 am by Staff Report

Jesse D. Britt was arrested after the incident at New Beginnings.

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D.C. police sting leads to child porn charges for Tennessee woman

D.C. police sting leads to child porn charges for Tennessee woman

August 21st, 2014 9:11 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The investigation that led federal and state authorities to arrest a Seymour woman on child pornography charges started when an undercover Washington, D.C., police officer arrested a man earlier this month who had images the woman allegedly had taken of h

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Police: Man confessed to taking cellphone

Police: Man confessed to taking cellphone

August 21st, 2014 6:39 pm by Staff Report

A Jonesborough man was arrested on a theft charge, police said, after he admitted to stealing a cellphone from a co-worker's car.

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2 fires bring suspicions in Carter Co.

2 fires bring suspicions in Carter Co.

August 21st, 2014 11:31 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department is investigating two early Monday morning house fires that happened a short distance and a few hours apart.

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Jonesborough man accused of stealing $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

Jonesborough man accused of stealing $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

August 21st, 2014 7:32 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The goods from Leisure Products Inc. were allegedly placed online for sale.

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Man arrested on 2-month-old theft charge

Man arrested on 2-month-old theft charge

August 20th, 2014 3:07 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a city man on theft-related charges that were filed in June.

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