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Man gets 20 years in musician's murder

Man gets 20 years in musician's murder

April 25th, 2015 10:12 pm by Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean

Nashville Criminal Court Judge Steve Dozier did not buy Chris Ferrell's claims that Ferrell shot and killed his friend, country musician Wayne Mills, in self-defense.

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Man arrested on charges placed in 2009

Man arrested on charges placed in 2009

April 25th, 2015 10:07 pm by Staff Report

A man wanted in the 2009 theft of two flat-screen televisions was arrested Saturday, a news release from the Johnson City Police Department said.

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KPD: UT receiver Pearson suspect in alleged rape, suspended

KPD: UT receiver Pearson suspect in alleged rape, suspended

April 24th, 2015 9:46 pm by News Sentinel Staff

University of Tennessee senior wide receiver Von Pearson has been identified as a suspect in an alleged rape that was reported about 6 a.m. Friday, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

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School bus driver accused of spanking child had been previously suspended

School bus driver accused of spanking child had been previously suspended

April 24th, 2015 9:43 pm by Megan Boehnke, News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County school bus driver removed from her route this week previously served a yearlong suspension after failing to intervene on behalf of students who were being bullied, according to personnel records.

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Update: Boys, 9 and 11, charged with Kingsport elementary school bomb threat

Update: Boys, 9 and 11, charged with Kingsport elementary school bomb threat

April 24th, 2015 3:45 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Three other children had been charged with making similar threats at a city middle school.

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Woman, 72, bilked TennCare to peddle pills, Kingsport police say

Woman, 72, bilked TennCare to peddle pills, Kingsport police say

April 24th, 2015 2:21 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Mary K. Sutherland was charged with possession of schedule II drugs for resale and maintaining a dwelling where narcotics are sold, stored or used.

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UPDATE: Police say sob story at grocery store helped Johnson City man swindle elderly couple

UPDATE: Police say sob story at grocery store helped Johnson City man swindle elderly couple

April 24th, 2015 2:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

On Thursday, Johnson City police charged John C. Fenner with theft of property over $1,000, identity theft and worthless checks.

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Man accused of Carter County murders receives court-appointed attorney

Man accused of Carter County murders receives court-appointed attorney

April 24th, 2015 10:05 am by Nathan Baker

A Carter County man accused of killing a Sullivan County couple and dismembering and burning their bodies made a brief appearance in court Friday and received a court-appointed attorney.

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Updated: Convicted bank robber allegedly confessed to killing, dismembering Sullivan Co. couple

Updated: Convicted bank robber allegedly confessed to killing, dismembering Sullivan Co. couple

April 23rd, 2015 7:16 pm by John Thompson

The accused killer was on probation after being released from federal prison on convictions from a series of Johnson City robberies committed 14 years ago.

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Updated: Man accused of causing more than $1,000 in damage during east Johnson City burglary

Updated: Man accused of causing more than $1,000 in damage during east Johnson City burglary

April 23rd, 2015 5:05 pm by Staff Report

The house had been heavily damaged - a glass door and a window had been broken and numerous items had been covered with house paint.

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