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Search on for armed robber who tied up employee in bathroom at Kingsport gold business

Search on for armed robber who tied up employee in bathroom at Kingsport gold business

January 2nd, 2015 11:13 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The incident happened Wednesday at Cash for Gold Express on Lynn Garden Drive.

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Tennessee deputy fired after DUI arrest; child was in cruiser

Tennessee deputy fired after DUI arrest; child was in cruiser

January 2nd, 2015 10:45 am by Associated Press

The deputy had his 6-year-old son with him in cruiser Wednesday when a crash with another vehicle occurred.

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Update: Johnson City police say man tried to kill friend who intervened in Walmart argument with pregnant woman

Update: Johnson City police say man tried to kill friend who intervened in Walmart argument with pregnant woman

January 2nd, 2015 10:11 am by Staff Report

Steven John Connelly was arrested after the incident that began Thursday night with a shopping trip at the Walmart on Browns Mill Road.

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Knoxville resident opens fire on home intruder from bed

Knoxville resident opens fire on home intruder from bed

January 2nd, 2015 9:31 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The incident was reported about 6 a.m. at a residence on Linden Avenue close to Alice Street, according to Knoxville Police Department Sgt. Jason Keck.

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Woman found with gun, drugs during warrant check, police say

Woman found with gun, drugs during warrant check, police say

January 1st, 2015 9:45 pm by Staff Report

After a Blountville woman was arrested on warrants out of Sullivan County, police said, she received more charges after officers found her with drugs and a gun, the Johnson City Police Department said in a news release.

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Police: Woman tried to leave store with over $500 in merchandise

Police: Woman tried to leave store with over $500 in merchandise

January 1st, 2015 9:44 pm by Staff Report

A city woman was arrested, police said, after she tried to leave the Mall of Johnson City with hundreds of dollars worth of unpaid merchandise.

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Suspects in Bobo case ask judge to drop charges

Suspects in Bobo case ask judge to drop charges

January 1st, 2015 3:53 pm by Associated Press

Attorneys for two men charged with kidnapping and murdering Holly Bobo are asking for those charges to be dismissed, citing lack of evidence.

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Police say children left alone in filthy, unsanitary NE Tennessee motel room while parents partied next door

Police say children left alone in filthy, unsanitary NE Tennessee motel room while parents partied next door

December 31st, 2014 1:35 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The police chief said the couple rented the room next door because their original room "was too dirty for them to smoke pot and have sex in."

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Ravens security head accused of groping at stadium

Ravens security head accused of groping at stadium

December 31st, 2014 1:34 pm by BRIAN WITTE and DAVID GINSBURG, Associated Press

Darren Sanders' lawyers say he denies the allegations.

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Kingsport police seek man who stole donations for sick child

Kingsport police seek man who stole donations for sick child

December 31st, 2014 10:10 am by NET News Service

A collection jar, requesting donations for a sick child, had been placed on the counter next to the cash register.

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