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Chattanooga police say woman in body armor drove around shooting at people

Chattanooga police say woman in body armor drove around shooting at people

December 27th, 2014 5:55 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

A woman dressed in body armor fired shots at multiple people yesterday afternoon, resulting in a police chase on Hixson Pike, which ended in the woman's arrest.

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Dustin Diamond charged in stabbing at Wisconsin bar

Dustin Diamond charged in stabbing at Wisconsin bar

December 26th, 2014 3:45 pm by Associated Press

Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," has been charged with stabbing a man at a Wisconsin bar.

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Tennessee nurse charged with abusing 96-year-old patient in Alabama nursing home

Tennessee nurse charged with abusing 96-year-old patient in Alabama nursing home

December 24th, 2014 1:29 pm by Staff Report

A report says the patient had a bruise on her arm and multiple knots on her head.

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Drinking, gun buying gets Johnson City pals off on wrong foot

Drinking, gun buying gets Johnson City pals off on wrong foot

December 24th, 2014 10:34 am by Staff Report

An accidental shooting overnight sent one drinking buddy to the hospital with a foot wound and another to jail on reckless endangerment charges, Johnson City Police Department investigators said.

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Update: 2 arrested after Sullivan Co. deputies find large meth lab in Cherokee National Forest

Update: 2 arrested after Sullivan Co. deputies find large meth lab in Cherokee National Forest

December 24th, 2014 9:48 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

According to a press release from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, the discovery was made at 755 Flatwoods Road, southwest of South Holston Lake.

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Johnson City man accused of altering, cashing $1,700 check

Johnson City man accused of altering, cashing $1,700 check

December 24th, 2014 9:19 am by Staff Report

Jeremy A. Messer was arrested after the incident at the Suntrust Bank branch at 410 Roy Martin Road in Gray.

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Police: Missouri officer killed man who pulled gun

Police: Missouri officer killed man who pulled gun

December 24th, 2014 8:42 am by Associated Press

Berkeley is just a few miles from Ferguson, where a white police officer fatally shot black 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.

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Elizabethton police seek help in identification of 2 suspects

Elizabethton police seek help in identification of 2 suspects

December 23rd, 2014 7:06 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Wal-Mart filed a report with city police Dec. 2 about the theft of several items that occurred Dec. 1 at approximately 2:10 a.m.

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Sheriff: Deputy had no choice but to shoot dog during search for felon

Sheriff: Deputy had no choice but to shoot dog during search for felon

December 23rd, 2014 6:52 pm by Max Hrenda

Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said one of his deputies had "no other choice" but to shoot and kill a dog officers encountered during a search for an armed felon.

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Drive through Bluff City yard ends with alleged assault on deputies

Drive through Bluff City yard ends with alleged assault on deputies

December 23rd, 2014 2:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bluff City man is accused of performing doughnuts on a neighbor's lawn with an SUV - churning up significant sections of grass during the vandalism - then pointing a rifle at responding officers to ignite a struggle.

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