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Tenn. man charged with defrauding donors to Newtown school charity

Tenn. man charged with defrauding donors to Newtown school charity

February 17th, 2015 9:18 pm by Associated Press

A man who created a charity to benefit those affected by the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested on allegations that he took most of it for himself, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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Off the Wall News: Pickle vs. tree

Off the Wall News: Pickle vs. tree

February 17th, 2015 3:14 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A bizarre incident involving a Kingsport woman, orange spray paint, a vandalized tree and a broken window resulted in aggravated burglary and felony vandalism charges.

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Deputies track down man accused of chasing wife through Kingsport

Deputies track down man accused of chasing wife through Kingsport

February 17th, 2015 2:51 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Shawn L. Botkin had been wanted for two months.

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Tenn. lawmaker operated hog farm without proper permits

Tenn. lawmaker operated hog farm without proper permits

February 17th, 2015 1:16 pm by Associated Press

A Republican lawmaker from northwestern Tennessee operated his hog farm without proper state permits, and an inspector said he was discouraged by upper management from enforcing violations.

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Downtown argument leads Johnson City police to wanted Elizabethton woman

Downtown argument leads Johnson City police to wanted Elizabethton woman

February 17th, 2015 8:59 am by Staff Report

Brittney M. Stines was charged with two counts of credit card fraud and forgery.

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Crime Police Blotter
The Police Blotter returns with tales of checking out, a Lebowski moment and more

The Police Blotter returns with tales of checking out, a Lebowski moment and more

February 16th, 2015 9:06 pm by Max Hrenda

Also inside: Over the river and through the wood, caught in the crossfire and more!

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Church Hill teen facing additional charges following crash, Kingsport police say

Church Hill teen facing additional charges following crash, Kingsport police say

February 15th, 2015 9:11 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

As if Nicholas Dempsey didn't have enough trouble, the Church Hill teen allegedly wrecked another vehicle last week while driving recklessly and earned himself another slew of charges including one more felony.

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2 men arrested  after fleeing scene of crash, 1 attempted to steal delivery vehicle, city police say

2 men arrested after fleeing scene of crash, 1 attempted to steal delivery vehicle, city police say

February 15th, 2015 8:59 pm by Jessica Fuller

Two men are now in custody after city police said they fled the scene of a four-vehicle crash and one of the men tried to steal a pizza delivery vehicle afterward, a news release from the Johnson City Police Department said.

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City woman jailed after threatening host with knife, JCPD officers say

City woman jailed after threatening host with knife, JCPD officers say

February 15th, 2015 5:09 pm by Staff Report

A city woman has been jailed on assault charges after she threatened a man with whom she was staying for two nights, according to a press release sent from the Johnson City Police Department.

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Man sentenced for Tennessee cross burning

Man sentenced for Tennessee cross burning

February 14th, 2015 9:36 pm by Associated Press

Federal officials say a 33-year-old man has been sentenced to nine months in prison for his role in a cross burning in front of an interracial family's home in Minor Hill.

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