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Should Tennessee counties pursue regional jails?

Should Tennessee counties pursue regional jails?

March 23rd, 2015 3:58 pm by Johnson City Press

The state comptroller's office released a report in 2006 suggesting counties in Tennessee could save money by operating regional jails.

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Trial reset in Washington County vehicular homicide case

Trial reset in Washington County vehicular homicide case

March 23rd, 2015 10:43 am by Staff Report

Brandon Pickering was set to go on trial today on a vehicular homicide by intoxication charge for the May 10, 2012, crash that killed Britany Hankal.

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Johnson City police: 911 caller assaulted family member, violated protection order

Johnson City police: 911 caller assaulted family member, violated protection order

March 23rd, 2015 10:17 am by Staff Report

Teresa E. Balderas had called 911 to report that she had been assaulted by a family member.

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Police: Shoplifting leads to multiple charges for 2 Virgina women

Police: Shoplifting leads to multiple charges for 2 Virgina women

March 22nd, 2015 8:57 pm by Staff Report

Two Virginia women found themselves arrested on shoplifting and drug charges at JCPenney, 2011 N. Roan St., according to a Johnson City Police Department news release.

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News Crime Regional & National Education
Sex assault, drinking push colleges to moment of reckoning

Sex assault, drinking push colleges to moment of reckoning

March 22nd, 2015 2:16 pm by HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press

On college campuses nationwide, the intertwined problems of sexual assault and alcohol are under intense scrutiny as students increasingly speak up and the federal government cracks down. Pushed to a collective moment of reckoning, colleges and universiti

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This has been a nightmare.': Botched room addition results in criminal investigation

This has been a nightmare.': Botched room addition results in criminal investigation

March 22nd, 2015 2:11 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

Two area building contractors are now the subject of a criminal investigation after allegedly building a $30,000 room addition so poorly in Mount Carmel late last year that it literally had to be torn down before it fell down and hurt

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Sheriff: Airport attacker had machete, Molotov cocktails

Sheriff: Airport attacker had machete, Molotov cocktails

March 22nd, 2015 2:07 pm by KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press

A machete-wielding attacker who died hours after being shot by a sheriff's deputy who stopped his rampage at New Orleans' international airport had a bag loaded with Molotov cocktails, authorities say.

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Roane County sheriff: Woman shot, former officer in custody after standoff

Roane County sheriff: Woman shot, former officer in custody after standoff

March 21st, 2015 9:25 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

A former Lenoir City police officer is in custody after allegedly shooting his ex-wife and holding authorities at bay in a 4-hour standoff at his Roane County home Saturday.

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Sheriff says New Orleans airport attacker had explosives

Sheriff says New Orleans airport attacker had explosives

March 21st, 2015 4:20 pm by Associated Press

Authorities says the machete-wielding man who was shot at New Orleans' international airport after trying to attack security agents was carrying explosives at the time.

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Man claimed to be government agent after threatening to shoot woman, Johnson City police say

Man claimed to be government agent after threatening to shoot woman, Johnson City police say

March 21st, 2015 9:29 am by Staff Report

Jonathan Eubanks was arrested after the incident at his Matson Road apartment.

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