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Update: Boys, 9 and 11, charged with Kingsport elementary school bomb threat

Update: Boys, 9 and 11, charged with Kingsport elementary school bomb threat

April 24th, 2015 3:45 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Three other children had been charged with making similar threats at a city middle school.

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Woman, 72, bilked TennCare to peddle pills, Kingsport police say

Woman, 72, bilked TennCare to peddle pills, Kingsport police say

April 24th, 2015 2:21 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Mary K. Sutherland was charged with possession of schedule II drugs for resale and maintaining a dwelling where narcotics are sold, stored or used.

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UPDATE: Police say sob story at grocery store helped Johnson City man swindle elderly couple

UPDATE: Police say sob story at grocery store helped Johnson City man swindle elderly couple

April 24th, 2015 2:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

On Thursday, Johnson City police charged John C. Fenner with theft of property over $1,000, identity theft and worthless checks.

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Man accused of Carter County murders receives court-appointed attorney

Man accused of Carter County murders receives court-appointed attorney

April 24th, 2015 10:05 am by Nathan Baker

A Carter County man accused of killing a Sullivan County couple and dismembering and burning their bodies made a brief appearance in court Friday and received a court-appointed attorney.

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Updated: Convicted bank robber allegedly confessed to killing, dismembering Sullivan Co. couple

Updated: Convicted bank robber allegedly confessed to killing, dismembering Sullivan Co. couple

April 23rd, 2015 7:16 pm by John Thompson

The accused killer was on probation after being released from federal prison on convictions from a series of Johnson City robberies committed 14 years ago.

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Updated: Man accused of causing more than $1,000 in damage during east Johnson City burglary

Updated: Man accused of causing more than $1,000 in damage during east Johnson City burglary

April 23rd, 2015 5:05 pm by Staff Report

The house had been heavily damaged - a glass door and a window had been broken and numerous items had been covered with house paint.

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One dead after shooting in SE Tennessee

One dead after shooting in SE Tennessee

April 23rd, 2015 9:45 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Whitwell is just west of Chattanooga.

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Roan Mountain woman charged with 16 counts of ID theft in Johnson City

Roan Mountain woman charged with 16 counts of ID theft in Johnson City

April 23rd, 2015 9:26 am by Staff Report

Video surveillance recordings led Johnson City police to arrest a Roan Mountain woman Wednesday on numerous counts of identity theft and theft resulting from debit card transactions, police said in a news release.

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Caught on Video: Police capture 1 of 2 sought in Johnson City shoplifting case

Caught on Video: Police capture 1 of 2 sought in Johnson City shoplifting case

April 22nd, 2015 2:40 pm by Staff Report

A surveillance image helped Johnson City police identify a New York man as one of two people who stole clothing from a mall store in what police had described as an organized retail theft group, police said in a news release.

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Woman recounts alleged sexual assault by former alderman

Woman recounts alleged sexual assault by former alderman

April 21st, 2015 9:08 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

More serious charges could be in store for a former Kingsport alderman, including attempt to commit aggravated rape and kidnapping, after he appeared in a Bristol courtroom Tuesday afternoon.

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