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Crash injures passing motorist in road rage incident, Kingsport police say

Crash injures passing motorist in road rage incident, Kingsport police say

April 28th, 2015 5:55 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

It all started with a horn.

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Crime rates drop throughout Tenn. despite 10 percent rise in murders

Crime rates drop throughout Tenn. despite 10 percent rise in murders

April 27th, 2015 11:02 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's annual crime report for 2014 shows overall crime rates have decreased for much of the region.

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Police: Armed man on drugs thought people were drilling under his floor

Police: Armed man on drugs thought people were drilling under his floor

April 27th, 2015 10:28 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County man arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly brandishing two handguns in public while under the influence of drugs reportedly told police four men were under his home trying to drill through his floor.

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Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

April 27th, 2015 10:19 pm by TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press and AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.

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Johnson City man charged with stealing fire department's thermal imaging camera

Johnson City man charged with stealing fire department's thermal imaging camera

April 27th, 2015 4:35 pm by Staff Report

Police said Monday Scott M. Stockton tried to sell the camera, resulting in his arrest.

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TBI: Tennessee murders up by nearly 10 percent last year

TBI: Tennessee murders up by nearly 10 percent last year

April 27th, 2015 1:38 pm by Associated Press

The TBI says there were 375 murders reported in Tennessee in 2014.

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Bristol man gets 10-year sentence for child porn

Bristol man gets 10-year sentence for child porn

April 27th, 2015 1:31 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Joshua Allen Nunn was was indicted by a federal grand jury in August 2010 on three charges - receipt, possession and distribution of child pornography.

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4 awaiting sentencing in coal mine Ponzi scam

4 awaiting sentencing in coal mine Ponzi scam

April 26th, 2015 9:19 pm by Becky Campbell

Four people involved in a $15 million coal mine Ponzi scam based in Johnson City - including the Kentucky-born ringleader - have pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court and now await sentencing.

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2 jailed after motel investigation reveals $800 in stolen property, JCPD officers say

2 jailed after motel investigation reveals $800 in stolen property, JCPD officers say

April 26th, 2015 8:01 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police have arrested two men on charges related to theft after an investigation revealed they had $800 in items stolen from a Sullivan County Residents, a news release said.

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Erwin woman charged with obtaining drugs falsely

Erwin woman charged with obtaining drugs falsely

April 25th, 2015 10:38 pm by Staff Report

An Erwin woman was charged Friday with picking up someone's prescription without authorization from that person, Johnson City police said in a news release.

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