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Johnson City police: 911 caller assaulted family member, violated protection order

Johnson City police: 911 caller assaulted family member, violated protection order

March 23rd, 2015 10:17 am by Staff Report

Teresa E. Balderas had called 911 to report that she had been assaulted by a family member.

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Police: Shoplifting leads to multiple charges for 2 Virgina women

Police: Shoplifting leads to multiple charges for 2 Virgina women

March 22nd, 2015 8:57 pm by Staff Report

Two Virginia women found themselves arrested on shoplifting and drug charges at JCPenney, 2011 N. Roan St., according to a Johnson City Police Department news release.

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Sex assault, drinking push colleges to moment of reckoning

Sex assault, drinking push colleges to moment of reckoning

March 22nd, 2015 2:16 pm by HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press

On college campuses nationwide, the intertwined problems of sexual assault and alcohol are under intense scrutiny as students increasingly speak up and the federal government cracks down. Pushed to a collective moment of reckoning, colleges and universiti

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This has been a nightmare.': Botched room addition results in criminal investigation

This has been a nightmare.': Botched room addition results in criminal investigation

March 22nd, 2015 2:11 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

Two area building contractors are now the subject of a criminal investigation after allegedly building a $30,000 room addition so poorly in Mount Carmel late last year that it literally had to be torn down before it fell down and hurt

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Sheriff: Airport attacker had machete, Molotov cocktails

Sheriff: Airport attacker had machete, Molotov cocktails

March 22nd, 2015 2:07 pm by KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press

A machete-wielding attacker who died hours after being shot by a sheriff's deputy who stopped his rampage at New Orleans' international airport had a bag loaded with Molotov cocktails, authorities say.

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Roane County sheriff: Woman shot, former officer in custody after standoff

Roane County sheriff: Woman shot, former officer in custody after standoff

March 21st, 2015 9:25 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

A former Lenoir City police officer is in custody after allegedly shooting his ex-wife and holding authorities at bay in a 4-hour standoff at his Roane County home Saturday.

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Sheriff says New Orleans airport attacker had explosives

Sheriff says New Orleans airport attacker had explosives

March 21st, 2015 4:20 pm by Associated Press

Authorities says the machete-wielding man who was shot at New Orleans' international airport after trying to attack security agents was carrying explosives at the time.

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Man claimed to be government agent after threatening to shoot woman, Johnson City police say

Man claimed to be government agent after threatening to shoot woman, Johnson City police say

March 21st, 2015 9:29 am by Staff Report

Jonathan Eubanks was arrested after the incident at his Matson Road apartment.

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Police: DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing wreck

Police: DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing wreck

March 20th, 2015 8:50 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County DUI defendant told police Monday that her boyfriend, who fled from a wreck March 10 which resulted in her arrest, had also taken her purse and wallet containing $16,700 which was still unaccounted for.

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Mom of 5-year-old who died after being forced to eat cigarette butts sentenced

Mom of 5-year-old who died after being forced to eat cigarette butts sentenced

March 20th, 2015 8:45 pm by Ben Benton, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The mother of the 5-year-old Rhea County boy who died in 2013 from injuries sustained at his home near Spring City netted a 60-year prison sentence in a guilty plea this week.

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