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Execution date set for another Tennessee inmate

Execution date set for another Tennessee inmate

August 13th, 2014 12:28 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court has set an execution date for Lee Hall, who was convicted in the 1991 death of his ex-girlfriend.

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After an overdue vacation, the Police Blotter returns bigger than ever with tales of a dapper defalcator, the cup defense and more

After an overdue vacation, the Police Blotter returns bigger than ever with tales of a dapper defalcator, the cup defense and more

August 12th, 2014 8:41 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: A half-ruined evening, a twist on the ending and more!

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Police: Woman broke into, stole from neighbor's home twice

Police: Woman broke into, stole from neighbor's home twice

August 12th, 2014 7:25 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a city woman on charges that she broke into her neighbor's residence and stole items on two occasions.

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Police: Kingsport man shoved child into bushes, broke intervening neighbor's jaw

Police: Kingsport man shoved child into bushes, broke intervening neighbor's jaw

August 12th, 2014 2:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Cedric Shepherd, 32, of 933 Larry Neil Way, Apartment 1, was arrested early Tuesday morning.

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Police offer reward for leads in tire slashing spree

Police offer reward for leads in tire slashing spree

August 12th, 2014 2:09 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police are offering a monetary reward for information regarding numerous tires that were slashed in a south Johnson City neighborhood over the weekend.

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Man gets life in prison for Tennessee post office killings

Man gets life in prison for Tennessee post office killings

August 12th, 2014 1:31 pm by Associated Press

Chastain Montgomery had faced the death penalty at trial but entered a plea.

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Florida couple killed in apparent murder/suicide in Sevier rental cabin

Florida couple killed in apparent murder/suicide in Sevier rental cabin

August 12th, 2014 12:10 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Authorities were alerted at 11:50 a.m. by a woman who said two people had been shot in the cabin at 2560 Treehouse Lane, according to a news release from the Sevier County Sheriff's Office.

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Johnson City traffic stops result in South Carolina man's arrest

Johnson City traffic stops result in South Carolina man's arrest

August 12th, 2014 7:24 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a South Carolina man Sunday after he used another man's driver's license in two traffic stops, police said.

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Police: Johnson City man choked girlfriend, assaulted her son before evading arrest

Police: Johnson City man choked girlfriend, assaulted her son before evading arrest

August 12th, 2014 7:03 am by Staff Report

A 25-year-old Johnson City man choked his girlfriend, assaulted her son and broke down a bedroom door as she called 911 before leading police on a brief chase Monday night, police said.

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22 people, 25 vehicles, 32 slashed tires

22 people, 25 vehicles, 32 slashed tires

August 11th, 2014 11:02 pm by Becky Campbell

When Tammy Roberts returned home early Sunday morning from picking up her daughter at a friend's house, she was startled to see a knife lying on the sidewalk leading to her Beechwood subdivision home.

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