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Dog owner arrested after woman mauled by three pit bulls in SE Tennessee

Dog owner arrested after woman mauled by three pit bulls in SE Tennessee

May 12th, 2015 10:36 am by Ben Benton, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Catherine Ann Riddle was left with injuries to her arms, legs, shoulder and torso.

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Update: 2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

Update: 2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

May 12th, 2015 9:33 am by Becky Campbell

Barbara Mae Potter, 64, and her daughter, Jenelle Leigh Potter, 35, of Mountain City, are charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree murder.

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Update: Jury goes home, to resume deliberations Tuesday in double 'Facebook murders' trial

Update: Jury goes home, to resume deliberations Tuesday in double 'Facebook murders' trial

May 11th, 2015 4:58 pm by Becky Campbell

If jurors don't reach a verdict this afternoon, the case would resume on Tuesday.

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UPDATE: Attorney says George Zimmerman not seriously hurt after shooting

UPDATE: Attorney says George Zimmerman not seriously hurt after shooting

May 11th, 2015 2:39 pm by Associated Press

Zimmerman was sprayed with glass from his vehicle's windshield and other debris in the Orlando suburb of Lake Mary.

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New Tennessee law wisely seeks to end racial profiling

New Tennessee law wisely seeks to end racial profiling

May 11th, 2015 2:04 pm by Johnson City Press

The Racial Profiling Prevention Act was introduced in response to a number of incidents across the nation in the past year involving police officers killing unarmed black men.

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2 charged in connection with almost $10,000 loss at Wal-Mart, police say

2 charged in connection with almost $10,000 loss at Wal-Mart, police say

May 9th, 2015 9:55 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Police Department officers have placed two men under arrest after an investigation revealed they stole almost $10,000 from Wal-Mart, according to a news release.

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Prosecution wraps up case in 6th day of 'Facebook murders' trial

Prosecution wraps up case in 6th day of 'Facebook murders' trial

May 9th, 2015 9:52 pm by Becky Campbell

State prosecutors wrapped up their case in a Jonesborough courtroom Saturday - the sixth day of trial - against a mother and daughter charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

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Feds: Grandmother hid pill mill ring behind suburban facade

Feds: Grandmother hid pill mill ring behind suburban facade

May 9th, 2015 1:09 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

To neighbors, Sylvia Hofstetter was a wealthy businesswoman and grandmother who threw extravagant pool parties and went all out to decorate her upscale suburban home on Christmas and Halloween.

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UPDATED with photos: Witness of 'Facebook murders' testifies in fifth day of trial

UPDATED with photos: Witness of 'Facebook murders' testifies in fifth day of trial

May 8th, 2015 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

Jamie Curd told the court Friday he never could have imagined he'd find himself inside his cousin's Mountain City house, acting as lookout with a gun in his hand three years ago, while another man gunned down that cousin and his girlfriend.

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Jonesborough woman accused of credit card fraud

Jonesborough woman accused of credit card fraud

May 8th, 2015 11:37 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a Jonesborough woman Thursday and accused her of stealing and using another woman's credit card.

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