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Crime
I-81 U-turn ignites Kingsport crash, Piney Flats woman's arrest

I-81 U-turn ignites Kingsport crash, Piney Flats woman's arrest

March 4th, 2015 5:04 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Shortly after the 8 p.m. crash, the allegedly intoxicated driver told police that in making the maneuver, she "didn't realize she was on Interstate."

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Police: Johnson City man found with meth-making materials inside apartment

Police: Johnson City man found with meth-making materials inside apartment

March 4th, 2015 2:32 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested on drug charges after officers found him holding a possible methamphetamine lab inside his apartment.

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In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

March 4th, 2015 10:17 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty as walking down the middle of street.

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Crime
Johnson City police say 2 fled after ride in stolen car

Johnson City police say 2 fled after ride in stolen car

March 4th, 2015 9:24 am by Staff Report

Scotty Shelton and Nikki Hoilman were arrested after the incident at Aspen Ridge Apartments on King Springs Road.

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Man previously facing life in prison sentenced to less than year

Man previously facing life in prison sentenced to less than year

March 4th, 2015 9:12 am by John Thompson

A man who earlier this year had been facing the possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison was sentenced Monday to serve 75 percent of a sentence of 11 months and 29 days in the Carter County Jail.

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Crime Police Blotter
The Police Blotter returns with cleaning up TV, a Hanna-Barbera mystery solved and more

The Police Blotter returns with cleaning up TV, a Hanna-Barbera mystery solved and more

March 3rd, 2015 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

Also inside: The calming effect of a loaded gun, an overly concerned citizen and more!

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Motorist facing hit and run, possible DUI charges after Monday crash

Motorist facing hit and run, possible DUI charges after Monday crash

March 3rd, 2015 9:28 pm by John Thompson

A man accused of leaving the scene of an accident on G Street is facing several charges from local and state law enforcement agencies.

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Judge: Statement suppressed in sexual battery case because investigator 'went too far'

Judge: Statement suppressed in sexual battery case because investigator 'went too far'

March 3rd, 2015 9:15 pm by Becky Campbell

A former Washington County Sheriff's investigator wanted a suspect to "confess his sins to somebody, particularly me," in order to get the statement needed to prosecute the man, according to the officer's testimony at a suppression hearing in November.

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Washington County jailer fired after Anderson County domestic assault charges

Washington County jailer fired after Anderson County domestic assault charges

March 3rd, 2015 6:54 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County detention officer was fired Monday after an internal investigation into criminal charges placed against him in Clinton, Tennessee.

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Reported knifepoint robbery was fake, ETSU Public Safety says

Reported knifepoint robbery was fake, ETSU Public Safety says

March 3rd, 2015 4:18 pm by Staff Report

A robbery at knifepoint reported last month at Buccaneer Ridge Apartments was untrue, East Tennessee State University Public Safety said Tuesday in an update to staff and students.

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