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Update: Police say man held knife to wife's throat before setting her on fire

Update: Police say man held knife to wife's throat before setting her on fire

June 29th, 2014 5:49 pm by Max Hrenda

Johnson City police arrested a man accused of setting his wife on fire during an argument that occurred this weekend.

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Alleged Johnson City-based Ponzi scheme not first for ex-NASCAR driver

Alleged Johnson City-based Ponzi scheme not first for ex-NASCAR driver

June 29th, 2014 9:46 am by Becky Campbell

The lead man behind an alleged $15 million Ponzi scheme that promised big returns to investors in a coal exploration company was once a NASCAR driver for the late Bobby Hamilton, and the alleged scam wasn't the first time he's been involved in questionabl

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Attorneys want to unseal filing in Vandy rape case

Attorneys want to unseal filing in Vandy rape case

June 27th, 2014 10:08 pm by Brian Haas, The Tennessean

Attorneys for a former football player accused in the rape of an unconscious student want to unseal evidence filed earlier this week.

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KPD looking for witnesses to alleged collision that left former state rep. dead

KPD looking for witnesses to alleged collision that left former state rep. dead

June 27th, 2014 3:30 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport Police are asking for the public's help in finding witnesses to a collision that left one pedestrian dead earlier this week.

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Report: Johnson City police found man choking fiancee

Report: Johnson City police found man choking fiancee

June 27th, 2014 12:26 pm by Becky Campbell

When officers arrived, they heard a woman's voice crying out for help.

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Successful prosecutor spot in funding jeopardy

Successful prosecutor spot in funding jeopardy

June 27th, 2014 9:58 am by Becky Campbell

Funding for a special federal prosecutor designated to prosecute serious drug and weapon cases initiated in Johnson City is at risk as the City Commission faces hard budget decisions tonight.

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District Attorney: Search warrant ruling won't have huge local impact

District Attorney: Search warrant ruling won't have huge local impact

June 26th, 2014 9:02 pm by Becky Campbell

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that law enforcement can no longer search through the cell phone of someone they arrest without a search warrant shouldn't have a huge impact on local officers, according to District Attorney General Tony Clark.

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Police say woman used pick ax in assault

Police say woman used pick ax in assault

June 26th, 2014 8:55 pm by John Thompson

An 18-year-old woman was arrested by the Carter County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday on a charge she struck another woman in the knee with a pick ax.

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One man dead, two wounded in drug-fueled Knoxville home robbery

One man dead, two wounded in drug-fueled Knoxville home robbery

June 26th, 2014 2:45 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Police on Thursday were questioning four males in connection with a North Knoxville shooting that left a man dead and two others wounded.

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Man charged in several burglary cases involving firearms in Carter Co.

Man charged in several burglary cases involving firearms in Carter Co.

June 26th, 2014 2:40 pm by John Thompson

An investigation by the Carter County Sheriff's Department into the burglary of a Blue Springs gun shop has not only led to arrests of suspects in that case, but arrests in two other burglaries involving stolen firearms.

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