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Elizabethton police want help identifying alleged cigarette thief

Elizabethton police want help identifying alleged cigarette thief

September 11th, 2014 2:26 pm by John Thompson

Capt. Joy Markland, chief of the Elizabethton Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division, said the man has been going into convenience stores and requesting several cartons of cigarettes.

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Erwin man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

Erwin man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

September 11th, 2014 1:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Joshua D. Johnson was indicted in August 2013, just weeks after the allegations were brought to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.

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UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

September 11th, 2014 7:26 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Four sexual assaults on the Knoxville campus have been reported by local media since fall semester classes began last month. UT Police Department officials have said they do not know if the assaults are connected.

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Carter County Trustee's Office warns of possible mail scam

Carter County Trustee's Office warns of possible mail scam

September 10th, 2014 8:54 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Trustee's Office is warning citizens of a potential mail scam that may be occurring this week.

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Prosecutor: Multimillionaire mom forced fatal toxic cocktail down autistic son's throat

Prosecutor: Multimillionaire mom forced fatal toxic cocktail down autistic son's throat

September 10th, 2014 8:35 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors portray Gigi Jordan as a calm and calculating killer who poisoned her only child and then balanced her checkbook and transferred money out of his trust fund as he lay dead.

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Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

September 10th, 2014 7:57 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man will serve three years behind bars - followed by a two-year suspended sentence that includes mental evaluations and treatment - after pleading guilty to a systematic stalking spree of local women.

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Johnson City police: Kingsport man stole 2-ton HVAC unit

Johnson City police: Kingsport man stole 2-ton HVAC unit

September 10th, 2014 5:30 pm by Staff Report

Ahmed A. Usso was charged with theft over $500.

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Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

September 10th, 2014 12:34 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

A South Carolina man killed his five children, ages 1 to 8, then dumped their bodies wrapped in trash bags in a secluded clearing along a rural road in Alabama, authorities said Wednesday.

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2 charged in Elizabethton apartments drug probe

2 charged in Elizabethton apartments drug probe

September 10th, 2014 9:50 am by John Thompson

Officers of the Vice Unit executed a search warrant at Apartment D, 930 Pine Ridge Circle.

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Johnson City man charged with forging stolen checks

Johnson City man charged with forging stolen checks

September 9th, 2014 11:49 am by Staff Report

Kenneth Wade Cole was charged with six counts of check forgery, two counts of theft of property over $500 and five counts of theft of property under $500.

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