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Bristol man gets 10-year sentence for child porn

Bristol man gets 10-year sentence for child porn

April 27th, 2015 1:31 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Joshua Allen Nunn was was indicted by a federal grand jury in August 2010 on three charges - receipt, possession and distribution of child pornography.

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4 awaiting sentencing in coal mine Ponzi scam

4 awaiting sentencing in coal mine Ponzi scam

April 26th, 2015 9:19 pm by Becky Campbell

Four people involved in a $15 million coal mine Ponzi scam based in Johnson City - including the Kentucky-born ringleader - have pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court and now await sentencing.

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2 jailed after motel investigation reveals $800 in stolen property, JCPD officers say

2 jailed after motel investigation reveals $800 in stolen property, JCPD officers say

April 26th, 2015 8:01 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police have arrested two men on charges related to theft after an investigation revealed they had $800 in items stolen from a Sullivan County Residents, a news release said.

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Erwin woman charged with obtaining drugs falsely

Erwin woman charged with obtaining drugs falsely

April 25th, 2015 10:38 pm by Staff Report

An Erwin woman was charged Friday with picking up someone's prescription without authorization from that person, Johnson City police said in a news release.

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3 charged with vandalism of vacated business

3 charged with vandalism of vacated business

April 25th, 2015 10:24 pm by Staff Report

Three people were charged by Johnson City Police Department officers Friday evening after a call to respond to 1416 S. Roan St. on a report of several individuals inside a vacated business, the department said in a news release.

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Man gets 20 years in musician's murder

Man gets 20 years in musician's murder

April 25th, 2015 10:12 pm by Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean

Nashville Criminal Court Judge Steve Dozier did not buy Chris Ferrell's claims that Ferrell shot and killed his friend, country musician Wayne Mills, in self-defense.

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Man arrested on charges placed in 2009

Man arrested on charges placed in 2009

April 25th, 2015 10:07 pm by Staff Report

A man wanted in the 2009 theft of two flat-screen televisions was arrested Saturday, a news release from the Johnson City Police Department said.

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KPD: UT receiver Pearson suspect in alleged rape, suspended

KPD: UT receiver Pearson suspect in alleged rape, suspended

April 24th, 2015 9:46 pm by News Sentinel Staff

University of Tennessee senior wide receiver Von Pearson has been identified as a suspect in an alleged rape that was reported about 6 a.m. Friday, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

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School bus driver accused of spanking child had been previously suspended

School bus driver accused of spanking child had been previously suspended

April 24th, 2015 9:43 pm by Megan Boehnke, News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County school bus driver removed from her route this week previously served a yearlong suspension after failing to intervene on behalf of students who were being bullied, according to personnel records.

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Update: Boys, 9 and 11, charged with Kingsport elementary school bomb threat

Update: Boys, 9 and 11, charged with Kingsport elementary school bomb threat

April 24th, 2015 3:45 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Three other children had been charged with making similar threats at a city middle school.

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