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Police: Man arrested on DUI charge tried to bribe his way out of arrest

Police: Man arrested on DUI charge tried to bribe his way out of arrest

April 6th, 2015 5:37 pm by Staff Report

A Jonesborough man tried to bribe his way out of an arrest after Johnson City Police Department officers charged him with with driving under the influence, among other charges, a JCPD news release said.

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Man charged with killing 3 Muslims can face death penalty

Man charged with killing 3 Muslims can face death penalty

April 6th, 2015 4:36 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

A man charged with first-degree murder in the killing of three Muslim college students can face a death penalty trial, a judge ruled Monday.

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1 charged with attempted murder, 2nd at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

1 charged with attempted murder, 2nd at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

April 6th, 2015 4:02 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The pair was allegedly trying to throw a woman over a balcony when the assault victim intervened.

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Blountville teen accused of raping child in Kingsport

Blountville teen accused of raping child in Kingsport

April 6th, 2015 3:55 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The case was presented to the Sullivan County Grand Jury last week.

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Johnson City man arrested for selling cocaine, city police say

Johnson City man arrested for selling cocaine, city police say

April 4th, 2015 10:12 pm by Staff Report

A city man was charged with selling cocaine Friday by the Johnson City Police Department after officers executed a search warrant issued as part of a ongoing investigation into the sale of cocaine, the department said in a news release.

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City police say Woman jailed after stealing $700 in clothes

City police say Woman jailed after stealing $700 in clothes

April 4th, 2015 10:09 pm by Staff Report

A Mount Carmel woman was charged Friday evening with stealing 48 items of clothing worth $784 from JCPenney in the Mall at Johnson City, city police said in a news release.

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AP Poll: Whites more likely to OK police striking people

AP Poll: Whites more likely to OK police striking people

April 4th, 2015 5:39 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American

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NE Tenn. man allegedly tries to off relative for $5K

NE Tenn. man allegedly tries to off relative for $5K

April 3rd, 2015 9:57 pm by Matthew Lane, Net News Service

A Morristown man has been charged in connection with a murder for hire scheme, after agreeing to pay someone up to $5,000 to kill a female member of his family.

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State lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years on death row

State lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years on death row

April 3rd, 2015 9:51 pm by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free Friday hours after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him couldn't prove he committed the crime.

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Two wounded in Middle Tennessee shooting, police searching for suspect

Two wounded in Middle Tennessee shooting, police searching for suspect

April 3rd, 2015 1:58 pm by Xavier Smith, Lebanon Democrat

The incident happened just after noon in a grocery store parking lot.

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