Johnson City Press Monday, May 25, 2015
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TBI warns of fake painkillers 50 times stronger than heroin

TBI warns of fake painkillers 50 times stronger than heroin

May 15th, 2015 10:12 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning about illicit pills that appear to be oxycodone but instead are a drug 50 times more potent than heroin.

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Sevier County deputy indicted for on-duty sex

Sevier County deputy indicted for on-duty sex

May 15th, 2015 10:03 am by Knoxville News Sentinel

A fired Sevier County Sheriff's Office deputy has been indicted for allegedly having sex on the job with woman he met earlier the same day while answering an E-911 call, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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Father gets 8-year prison sentence in infant abuse case

Father gets 8-year prison sentence in infant abuse case

May 15th, 2015 9:22 am by Becky Campbell

The 18-day-old child suffered nine fractured ribs and internal hemorrhaging to her kidney.

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Teen passed fake $100 bill, caught in foot chase, Johnson City police say

Teen passed fake $100 bill, caught in foot chase, Johnson City police say

May 15th, 2015 9:10 am by Staff Report

The 17-year-old boy from Hazelton, Pennsylvania, was charged with criminal simulation and evading arrest.

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Sheriff warns of jury duty scam in Washington County

Sheriff warns of jury duty scam in Washington County

May 14th, 2015 2:52 pm by Staff Report

Don't send the $1,490.

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Needles in grocery fruit? Report results in Kingsport police investigation

Needles in grocery fruit? Report results in Kingsport police investigation

May 14th, 2015 1:32 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police are investigating a claim that sewing needles were found in fruit bought at a local grocery store, while social media postings on the alleged discovery have spurred speculation of another incident at a second city business.

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Parents knew toddler had been eating wooden splinters from crib, Johnson City police say

Parents knew toddler had been eating wooden splinters from crib, Johnson City police say

May 14th, 2015 11:02 am by Sam Watson

Splinters were lodged in the 2-year-old boy's stomach, intestine and colon. Doctor also had to remove the child's appendix.

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Grand jury indicts Jonesborough man on police dog's injury from fountain drink thrown from vehicle

Grand jury indicts Jonesborough man on police dog's injury from fountain drink thrown from vehicle

May 14th, 2015 10:35 am by Becky Campbell

Indictments also were returned on a Johnson City shooting death, a stabbing and a delivery driver's robbery.

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Johnson City parents arrested after toddler needs surgeries to remove foreign objects from digestive system

Johnson City parents arrested after toddler needs surgeries to remove foreign objects from digestive system

May 13th, 2015 4:55 pm by Staff Report

The 2-year-old boy needed several surgeries, police said, and the parents admitted they were aware of the hazards.

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Man gets 10 days in jail in wreck that killed pregnant woman

Man gets 10 days in jail in wreck that killed pregnant woman

May 13th, 2015 1:35 pm by Associated Press

She was driving a Jeep Liberty that had been recalled because of the placement of the gas tank.

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