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Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

November 24th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

In an hour-long plea hearing in Washington County Criminal Court on Monday, a Johnson City man was convicted of 40 charges related to a string of auto and residential burglaries two years ago.

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N.C. women arrested on prostitution charges in Elizabethton

N.C. women arrested on prostitution charges in Elizabethton

November 24th, 2014 4:54 pm by Staff Report

Two North Carolina women were arrested, police said, on charges they worked together to commit acts of prostitution.

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Black Friday safety: Johnson City police offer holiday shopping safety tips

Black Friday safety: Johnson City police offer holiday shopping safety tips

November 24th, 2014 3:56 pm by Contributed

One of the best philosophies to fight theft is simple: "Harden the target."

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Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

November 24th, 2014 3:45 pm by Brad Hicks

Deputies initiated an investigation after monitoring a phone call between an inmate and an alleged co-conspirator.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

No injuries were reported in an early Sunday morning shooting at a Bluff City youth home, where at least one round fired from outside entered the building.

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Judge seals documents in rape case involving 2 UT football players

Judge seals documents in rape case involving 2 UT football players

November 24th, 2014 12:27 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Knox County Criminal Court Judge Bob McGee on Monday said he sealed the sworn affidavits presented by police on Nov. 18 seeking DNA from A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams.

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Lunceford: Smooth transition to Carter County sheriff's seat

Lunceford: Smooth transition to Carter County sheriff's seat

November 23rd, 2014 9:07 pm by John Thompson

Despite changes brought about with a change in leadership, newly elected Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford said things have gone smoothly.

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KCSO: Man charged in Powell crash that killed child, injured another

KCSO: Man charged in Powell crash that killed child, injured another

November 23rd, 2014 8:32 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County man has been charged with vehicular homicide and third-offense drunken driving in connection with a crash that killed one child and injured a second juvenile in Powell on Sunday, authorities said.

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Police: Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

Police: Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

November 23rd, 2014 2:03 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

Road rage on Interstate 26 in Kingsport escalated to attempted murder, according to police, as a man wielded a machete to attack the occupant of another vehicle at an exit ramp.

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Sullivan deputies arrest Kingsport man on rape charge

Sullivan deputies arrest Kingsport man on rape charge

November 22nd, 2014 3:36 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

A Kingsport area man was arrested Friday night for the alleged rape of a woman visiting his Colonial Heights residence, as well as for resisting arrest.

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