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Police: Woman faces multiple theft, felony charges after using stolen checks

Police: Woman faces multiple theft, felony charges after using stolen checks

May 4th, 2015 4:26 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City woman has been jailed on theft and forgery charges after Johnson City Police officers say she used multiple checks out of a stolen checkbook.

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Open beer bottle at Elizabethton gas pump leads to struggle with cop

Open beer bottle at Elizabethton gas pump leads to struggle with cop

May 4th, 2015 4:09 pm by John Thompson

Police said the bottle of Hurricane beer was still cold and with quarter of the contents still inside.

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Prosecutor: 'Bored, lonely' woman caused 'Facebook murders'

Prosecutor: 'Bored, lonely' woman caused 'Facebook murders'

May 4th, 2015 12:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Senior Press Reporter Becky Campbell is Tweeting live from the "Facebook murders" trial in Jonesborough. Keep up with the proceedings by following her @CampbellinCourt.

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Police: 2 charged with felony shoplifting after they were caught stealing from Earth Fare

Police: 2 charged with felony shoplifting after they were caught stealing from Earth Fare

May 3rd, 2015 9:41 pm by Staff Report

Two city women were charged with felony shoplifting Saturday afternoon after Johnson City police officers responded to a call at Earth Fare, 1735 W. State of Franklin Road, the department said in a press release.

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Police say knife threat results in charge

Police say knife threat results in charge

May 3rd, 2015 9:32 pm by Staff Report

A city man was charged after pulling a knife on someone in a vehicle, the Johnson City Police Department said in a news release.

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Machete threat brings 2 charges, police say

Machete threat brings 2 charges, police say

May 3rd, 2015 9:23 pm by Staff Report

A city man was charged Saturday with threatening a woman and her juvenile son with a machete during an argument near the intersection of Mayfield Drive and Nunley Drive, the Johnson City Police Department said in a news release.

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Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots

Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots

May 3rd, 2015 3:19 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press and BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Six days after the death of Freddie Gray sparked riots in Baltimore, the city's mayor lifted a citywide curfew on Sunday morning, signaling an end to the extraordinary measures taken to ensure public safety amid an outcry over police practices.

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Second Facebook murder trial set to begin May 4

Second Facebook murder trial set to begin May 4

May 3rd, 2015 12:33 am by Becky Campbell

With a jury already selected, opening statements will begin at 9 a.m. Monday in the so-called Facebook murder case involving the deaths of a Mountain City couple three years ago, alllegedly because of a social media dispute.

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Experts: Convictions will be tough to win in Baltimore case

Experts: Convictions will be tough to win in Baltimore case

May 2nd, 2015 6:28 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press and BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Baltimore's top prosecutor acted swiftly, charging six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a grave spinal injury as he was arrested and put into a police transport van, handcuffed and without a seat belt.

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Investigators seek information on recent Carter Co. thefts

Investigators seek information on recent Carter Co. thefts

May 1st, 2015 10:03 pm by John Thompson

Investigators with the Carter County Sheriff's Department are seeking information on two recent thefts that took place a day apart and less than mile from each other.

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