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Johnson City man with long criminal record accused of stealing TV

Johnson City man with long criminal record accused of stealing TV

April 25th, 2014 9:41 am by Staff Report

Jason Lee Avery was arrested late Thursday night on West Market Street after an incident on North Barton Street.

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Police: Child stole nearly $10,000 from Johnson City home safe

Police: Child stole nearly $10,000 from Johnson City home safe

April 25th, 2014 8:59 am by Staff Report

Police did not list the age or gender of the alleged offender or the exact location of the incident. The accused's name was withheld because of age.

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Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

April 24th, 2014 3:00 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bluff City woman called police to report that her cat had accidentally been let out of her home, at which point a neighbor shot it in the head, "in front of her children."

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Both dead: 7-year-old child calls 911 after finding parents shot

Both dead: 7-year-old child calls 911 after finding parents shot

April 24th, 2014 1:28 pm by Associated Press

Memphis police say a child called 911 after waking up to find her parents had been shot.

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Craigslist slaying: Teens charged as adults in Tennessee murder/robbery case

Craigslist slaying: Teens charged as adults in Tennessee murder/robbery case

April 24th, 2014 11:46 am by Associated Press

Police say they killed 37-year-old Larry Wilkins, who was trying to sell his 2006 Ford Mustang on Craigslist.

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4 arrested in Greene Co. bath salts case

4 arrested in Greene Co. bath salts case

April 24th, 2014 9:18 am by Staff Report

Greene County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested four people on accusations that they were marketing the synthetic drug known as "bath salts."

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Man accused of Valentine's Day shooting dismisses second attorney, will represent self

Man accused of Valentine's Day shooting dismisses second attorney, will represent self

April 23rd, 2014 8:50 pm by Becky Campbell

A man charged with attempted first-degree murder in the Valentine's Day 2012 shooting of a Johnson City woman got what he asked for from a judge Wednesday morning, but it came with a twist.

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Video gives Elizabethton police lead to alleged burglar

Video gives Elizabethton police lead to alleged burglar

April 23rd, 2014 4:51 pm by Staff Report

Michael Sims had already been charged with another burglary from the same night.

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Man convicted in 'Hee Haw' comic's murder has parole hearing

Man convicted in 'Hee Haw' comic's murder has parole hearing

April 23rd, 2014 4:03 pm by Associated Press

The man sentenced to 198 years in prison for the 1973 killing of country comic David "Stringbean" Akeman and his wife, Estelle, is being considered for parole.

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Off the Wall News: Friend's shout-out results in arrest

Off the Wall News: Friend's shout-out results in arrest

April 23rd, 2014 12:40 pm by Staff Report

"Sherman!" That may have been the last thing Sherman Love wanted to hear Tuesday afternoon when his van was pulled over by police at the corner of East Myrtle Avenue and North Broadway Street.

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