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Elizabethton man arraigned on 63 charges of child sex abuse

Elizabethton man arraigned on 63 charges of child sex abuse

December 16th, 2014 9:38 pm by John Thompson

A man who had been indicted twice by a Carter County grand jury on sexual exploitation charges of minors had his initial appearance in Carter County Criminal Court last week on 63 of the charges.

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EPD: Shoplifting claim led to drug investigation, 4 felony arrests

EPD: Shoplifting claim led to drug investigation, 4 felony arrests

December 16th, 2014 9:10 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said an investigation that resulted in an escape from a parking lot and four felony arrests began with an allegation of shoplifting last week.

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Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in Mountain City

Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in Mountain City

December 16th, 2014 6:22 pm by Staff Report

A Northeast Correctional Complex prisoner has been charged of killing another inmate and tampering with evidence, according to state agents.

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2 Boone, N.C., teens charged with Johnson City shoplifting

2 Boone, N.C., teens charged with Johnson City shoplifting

December 16th, 2014 2:04 pm by Staff Report

Police said the pair took 19 cosmetics items with a total of $597 from JCPenney.

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NE Tennessee dentist facing TennCare fraud, unlawful prescription charges

NE Tennessee dentist facing TennCare fraud, unlawful prescription charges

December 16th, 2014 11:45 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

He's known for a massive array of Christmas lights in front of his home every holiday season.

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Gunman robs liquor store in SW Virginia

Gunman robs liquor store in SW Virginia

December 16th, 2014 10:23 am by NET News Service

The robber was last seen headed toward Kingsport.

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NE Tennessee mom accused of abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

NE Tennessee mom accused of abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

December 16th, 2014 10:07 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Ashley Brooke Mabe is accused of leaving the scene of a single-car wreck Dec. 5.

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Knoxville police charge man in stabbing death

Knoxville police charge man in stabbing death

December 16th, 2014 10:03 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Lawrence Dewayne Coats has been charged with second-degree murder.

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24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

December 15th, 2014 9:54 pm by Max Hrenda

Although it took more than a day and the combined efforts of three law enforcement agencies, officials said two Elizabethton residents were arrested on multiple felony charges that stemmed from an investigation into suspected methamphetamine-related activ

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Ex-THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

Ex-THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

December 15th, 2014 4:15 pm by Becky Campbell

Russel D. Holtsclaw was arrested by Johnson City police Aug. 10 after an alleged assault on his wife at their home during an argument on his birthday.

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