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Drive through Bluff City yard ends with alleged assault on deputies

Drive through Bluff City yard ends with alleged assault on deputies

December 23rd, 2014 2:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bluff City man is accused of performing doughnuts on a neighbor's lawn with an SUV - churning up significant sections of grass during the vandalism - then pointing a rifle at responding officers to ignite a struggle.

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'Infestation': Kingsport baby teeming with bugs, parents charged

'Infestation': Kingsport baby teeming with bugs, parents charged

December 23rd, 2014 2:44 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Two Kingsport parents have been arrested after allegedly not knowing who was caring for their infant daughter, leading to an hours-long search for the 8-month-old and discovery that she was infested with bed bugs.

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Police: Man pulls gun after wrong McDonald's order

Police: Man pulls gun after wrong McDonald's order

December 23rd, 2014 1:51 pm by Holly Meyer, The Tennessean

A Nashville man became so upset about a missing McDouble cheeseburger from his drive-thru McDonald's order he returned to the restaurant with a pistol, police said.

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Police look for 2 men after 5 vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

Police look for 2 men after 5 vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

December 23rd, 2014 10:22 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Though the goods have since been recovered, police are searching for a pair of men suspected of cutting a chain link fence at a Kingsport auto dealer, then driving five vehicles off the lot.

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Elizabethton man accused of vandalizing vehicle in Johnson City

Elizabethton man accused of vandalizing vehicle in Johnson City

December 23rd, 2014 8:46 am by Staff Report

Police said he caused more than $500 in damage.

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Police: Woman, juvenile arrested after stealing multiple items from Wal-Mart

Police: Woman, juvenile arrested after stealing multiple items from Wal-Mart

December 22nd, 2014 6:26 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Police arrested a Johnson City woman and a juvenile Monday after officers said they shoplifted almost $1000 worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart.

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Johnson City woman accused of three-year-old burglary

Johnson City woman accused of three-year-old burglary

December 22nd, 2014 2:25 pm by Staff Report

The woman was recently charged with burglarizing a Johnson City residence and taking a gun nearly three years ago.

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Tennessee joins multi-state lawsuit against Obama's executive orders

Tennessee joins multi-state lawsuit against Obama's executive orders

December 22nd, 2014 1:06 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee is joining a multi-state lawsuit seeking to halt President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.

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Man charged with taking customer hostage and robbing Knoxville McDonald's

Man charged with taking customer hostage and robbing Knoxville McDonald's

December 22nd, 2014 1:00 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The alleged robber entered the business in a full camouflage Ghillie suit associated with snipers who blend in with the brush, records state, and brandished a black BB gun presented as a real firearm.

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Killer of 2 NYC officers had long criminal history

Killer of 2 NYC officers had long criminal history

December 21st, 2014 7:05 pm by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said S

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