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ETSU student reports sexual assault on campus

ETSU student reports sexual assault on campus

January 30th, 2015 7:32 pm by Staff Report

A female student reported she was sexually assaulted Wednesday night on East Tennessee State University's campus, according to a safety notice sent out by the school.

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Johnson City woman found guilty of vehicular homicide in Piney Flats crash

Johnson City woman found guilty of vehicular homicide in Piney Flats crash

January 30th, 2015 4:38 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Johnson City woman has been convicted of vehicular homicide by intoxication, stemming from a Piney Flats crash where she slammed into the side of another motorist just a block from his home.

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Murder trial begins 35 years after 6-year-old vanished in New York

Murder trial begins 35 years after 6-year-old vanished in New York

January 30th, 2015 4:23 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

Etan Patz was a "tiny man with a big heart" whose life was snuffed out by a worker in the corner candy store on the first day he was allowed to walk alone to catch his bus to school, a prosecutor said.

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Murder trial jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned, says judge

Murder trial jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned, says judge

January 30th, 2015 2:22 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Hernandez caught quarterback Tom Brady's last Super Bowl touchdown pass in the Patriots' 2012 loss to the New York Giants.

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Woman charged with hitting boy, grandmother with car waives hearing

Woman charged with hitting boy, grandmother with car waives hearing

January 30th, 2015 1:37 pm by Brad Hicks

The Tennessee Highway Patrol previously reported the collision that injured then-6-year-old Austin Smith and his grandmother, Katherine Bryant, occurred at around 6:30 a.m. March 6 at a bus stop in the 5200 block of Unicoi Drive.

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George Zimmerman assault case drops after ex-girlfriend recants story

George Zimmerman assault case drops after ex-girlfriend recants story

January 30th, 2015 10:44 am by Mike Schneider, Associated Press

An aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman opened when his ex-girlfriend said he threw a wine bottle at her has been dropped because she recanted her story and stopped cooperating with investigators, a prosecutor said Friday.

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Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

January 30th, 2015 10:07 am by RAQUEL MARIA DILLON, Associated Press

He was held on $2 million bail and could face a murder charge.

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Johnson City police to step up DUI enforcement for Super Bowl

Johnson City police to step up DUI enforcement for Super Bowl

January 30th, 2015 9:40 am by Contributed to the Press

The Johnson City Police Department will be placing additional officers on the streets this upcoming Super Bowl Sunday weekend on the lookout for impaired drivers.

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DA to seek death penalty for teen accused of Roan Mountain murder

DA to seek death penalty for teen accused of Roan Mountain murder

January 29th, 2015 9:56 pm by John Thompson

District Attorney General Tony Clark filed notice this week in Carter County Criminal Court that the state will seek the death penalty against one of the two teens charged with first-degree murder in the death of Danny Ray Vance.

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Woman arrested on charges of assaulting teen

Woman arrested on charges of assaulting teen

January 29th, 2015 5:56 pm by Staff Report

A city woman was arrested, police said, after a grand jury returned an indictment charging her with assaulting a teenage girl.

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