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Dead infant's mom says 11-year-old suspect wanted sleepover

Dead infant's mom says 11-year-old suspect wanted sleepover

February 10th, 2015 9:20 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

The mother of a 2-month-old who police suspect was beaten to death over the weekend by a friend's 11-year-old daughter said Tuesday it was the girl who asked that the baby stay overnight with her and her mother.

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Police: Jonesborough woman picks up felony charge for stealing, selling guitars

Police: Jonesborough woman picks up felony charge for stealing, selling guitars

February 10th, 2015 5:21 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Jonesborough woman was arrested on charges she stole and pawned a pair of guitars in the fall of 2014.

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Johnson City cocaine seller sentenced to 18 years

Johnson City cocaine seller sentenced to 18 years

February 10th, 2015 12:45 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man will serve the next 18 years in prison for his role in a cocaine distribution ring operating from the city and surrounding communities.

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Johnson City man sentenced to 15 years for child pornography

Johnson City man sentenced to 15 years for child pornography

February 10th, 2015 10:53 am by Staff Report

A federal judge sentenced a Johnson City man to 15 years in prison Monday after the man pleaded guilty in August to child pornography charges, according to a Department of Justice press release.

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2nd arrest made in alleged Food City construction site robbery

2nd arrest made in alleged Food City construction site robbery

February 9th, 2015 9:45 pm by Staff Report

Police have made an additional arrest in connection to an alleged construction site theft of more than $30,000 worth of equipment.

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Police: 3 Johnson City men re-arrested on burglary charges

Police: 3 Johnson City men re-arrested on burglary charges

February 9th, 2015 6:17 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested three city men on burglary charges one week after they had already been arrested on the same charges.

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Search on for Sullivan Co. volunteers accused of stealing rescue squad

Search on for Sullivan Co. volunteers accused of stealing rescue squad

February 9th, 2015 4:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Video evidence is alleged to show the pair using the fuel card, purchasing gas for a personal vehicle.

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Kingsport man accused of breaking infant's bones

Kingsport man accused of breaking infant's bones

February 9th, 2015 4:27 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The abuse was discovered in May of 2012 after the child's aunt, and legal guardian at the time, took the then 6-month-old male child to the Niswonger Children's Hospital for treatment of an injury.

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Man charged with leaving scene of Elizabethton crash that injured woman

Man charged with leaving scene of Elizabethton crash that injured woman

February 9th, 2015 3:06 pm by John Thompson

Officer Eric Buck of the Elizabethton Police Department said the accident occurred around 7:45 a.m. Friday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 19E and Pete Hampton Drive.

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Bristol, Va., man accused of selling motorcycle without making payments on loan in Johnson City

Bristol, Va., man accused of selling motorcycle without making payments on loan in Johnson City

February 9th, 2015 10:52 am by Staff Report

Brian H. Almany was charged with hindering secured creditors over $1,000.

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