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Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

April 6th, 2015 10:13 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Kingsport woman readily admitted to police that she hit her husband in the head with a hammer to protect her cats and to prevent him from picking on her, according to a police report.

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Fraternity announces 'legal action' against Rolling Stone

Fraternity announces 'legal action' against Rolling Stone

April 6th, 2015 10:00 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press and DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

A fraternity at the University of Virginia announced Monday that it will "pursue all available legal action" against Rolling Stone, saying a Columbia Journalism School review shows the magazine acted recklessly and defamed its members by publishing an art

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Man receives fourth DUI charge, JCPD officers say

Man receives fourth DUI charge, JCPD officers say

April 6th, 2015 5:40 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man received his fourth DUI offense after Johnson City police officers caught him speeding, a release sent by the Johnson City Police Department said.

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Police: Man arrested on DUI charge tried to bribe his way out of arrest

Police: Man arrested on DUI charge tried to bribe his way out of arrest

April 6th, 2015 5:37 pm by Staff Report

A Jonesborough man tried to bribe his way out of an arrest after Johnson City Police Department officers charged him with with driving under the influence, among other charges, a JCPD news release said.

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Man charged with killing 3 Muslims can face death penalty

Man charged with killing 3 Muslims can face death penalty

April 6th, 2015 4:36 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

A man charged with first-degree murder in the killing of three Muslim college students can face a death penalty trial, a judge ruled Monday.

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1 charged with attempted murder, 2nd at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

1 charged with attempted murder, 2nd at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

April 6th, 2015 4:02 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The pair was allegedly trying to throw a woman over a balcony when the assault victim intervened.

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Blountville teen accused of raping child in Kingsport

Blountville teen accused of raping child in Kingsport

April 6th, 2015 3:55 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The case was presented to the Sullivan County Grand Jury last week.

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Johnson City man arrested for selling cocaine, city police say

Johnson City man arrested for selling cocaine, city police say

April 4th, 2015 10:12 pm by Staff Report

A city man was charged with selling cocaine Friday by the Johnson City Police Department after officers executed a search warrant issued as part of a ongoing investigation into the sale of cocaine, the department said in a news release.

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City police say Woman jailed after stealing $700 in clothes

City police say Woman jailed after stealing $700 in clothes

April 4th, 2015 10:09 pm by Staff Report

A Mount Carmel woman was charged Friday evening with stealing 48 items of clothing worth $784 from JCPenney in the Mall at Johnson City, city police said in a news release.

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AP Poll: Whites more likely to OK police striking people

AP Poll: Whites more likely to OK police striking people

April 4th, 2015 5:39 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American

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