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Official says poverty at root of child crime

Official says poverty at root of child crime

October 29th, 2014 9:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

Poverty continues to be the root cause of crime committed by Tennessee children, said James Henry, the state's Department of Children's Services commissioner.

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Probable cause found to try teens for murder

Probable cause found to try teens for murder

October 29th, 2014 9:03 pm by John Thompson

After hearing several hours of testimony in a preliminary hearing Wednesday, Sessions Court Judge Keith Bowers Jr. said there was sufficient probable cause to try two teens on first-degree murder charges in the death of Danny Ray Vance, 56.

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Man arrested in connection with several auto burglaries

Man arrested in connection with several auto burglaries

October 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Tony Casey

Police say they've arrested a man possibly involved with a string of auto burglaries.

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State Supreme Court to take up death row lawsuits

State Supreme Court to take up death row lawsuits

October 29th, 2014 4:50 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court has agreed to settle a dispute over whether the state must reveal the names of the workers who carry out executions to attorneys for 11 death row inmates.

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Arrest made in Bristol, Va. shooting; pot plants found

Arrest made in Bristol, Va. shooting; pot plants found

October 29th, 2014 2:04 pm by Tony Casey

Occupants of a Bristol, Va., residence fled in fear when a drunken Michael Allen Madison showed up with a gun Saturday night to accuse his neighbors of breaking into his next-door apartment at 2131 Bradley St., police said.

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Johnson City man charged with possession of 1.47 pounds of pot

Johnson City man charged with possession of 1.47 pounds of pot

October 29th, 2014 11:53 am by Staff Report

A traffic stop for speeding resulted in a Johnson City man's overnight arrest for marijuana possession with intent to sell.

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Employee accused of stealing from Johnson City Kroger's

Employee accused of stealing from Johnson City Kroger's

October 29th, 2014 9:54 am by Staff Report

Bryan S. Davis, 25, charged with embezzlement over $1,000.

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Man accused of vandalizing extended stay room in Johnson City

Man accused of vandalizing extended stay room in Johnson City

October 29th, 2014 9:33 am by Staff Report

A Johnson City man with a criminal past was arrested again Tuesday on charges that he vandalized an extended stay motel room off West Market Street last week.

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Troopers: Drunken driver hits, kills cyclist in Bluff City

Troopers: Drunken driver hits, kills cyclist in Bluff City

October 28th, 2014 10:03 pm by Max Hrenda

A Bristol man is dead and another is facing a murder charge after a wreck that state troopers said resulted from drug and alcohol abuse.

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Unicoi County, sheriff, deputies targets of lawsuit alleging wrongful arrest

Unicoi County, sheriff, deputies targets of lawsuit alleging wrongful arrest

October 28th, 2014 9:59 pm by Brad Hicks

For the third time this year, a Knoxville-based attorney has filed complaints in both Unicoi County Circuit Court and U.S. District Court in Greeneville naming Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley, deputies in his department and the county itself as defenda

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