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Updated with more detail: Mother, daughter get life sentences for roles in double Johnson County murder

Updated with more detail: Mother, daughter get life sentences for roles in double Johnson County murder

May 12th, 2015 3:33 pm by Becky Campbell

Barbara Mae Potter, 64, and her daughter, Jenelle Leigh Potter, 35, of Mountain City, were given two life sentences, but have a hearing in June to determine if they will be consecutive or concurrent.

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Attorney says Unicoi Co. jail had no medical staff on duty when inmate died

Attorney says Unicoi Co. jail had no medical staff on duty when inmate died

May 12th, 2015 3:17 pm by Associated Press

Nathan Silvers was arrested by Erwin police in April 2014 after he was found passed out in his vehicle.

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Police seize gun from George Zimmerman, 2 from alleged shooter

Police seize gun from George Zimmerman, 2 from alleged shooter

May 12th, 2015 12:25 pm by Associated Press

No charges had been filed.

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Dog owner arrested after woman mauled by three pit bulls in SE Tennessee

Dog owner arrested after woman mauled by three pit bulls in SE Tennessee

May 12th, 2015 10:36 am by Ben Benton, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Catherine Ann Riddle was left with injuries to her arms, legs, shoulder and torso.

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Update: 2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

Update: 2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

May 12th, 2015 9:33 am by Becky Campbell

Barbara Mae Potter, 64, and her daughter, Jenelle Leigh Potter, 35, of Mountain City, are charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree murder.

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Update: Jury goes home, to resume deliberations Tuesday in double 'Facebook murders' trial

Update: Jury goes home, to resume deliberations Tuesday in double 'Facebook murders' trial

May 11th, 2015 4:58 pm by Becky Campbell

If jurors don't reach a verdict this afternoon, the case would resume on Tuesday.

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UPDATE: Attorney says George Zimmerman not seriously hurt after shooting

UPDATE: Attorney says George Zimmerman not seriously hurt after shooting

May 11th, 2015 2:39 pm by Associated Press

Zimmerman was sprayed with glass from his vehicle's windshield and other debris in the Orlando suburb of Lake Mary.

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New Tennessee law wisely seeks to end racial profiling

New Tennessee law wisely seeks to end racial profiling

May 11th, 2015 2:04 pm by Johnson City Press

The Racial Profiling Prevention Act was introduced in response to a number of incidents across the nation in the past year involving police officers killing unarmed black men.

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2 charged in connection with almost $10,000 loss at Wal-Mart, police say

2 charged in connection with almost $10,000 loss at Wal-Mart, police say

May 9th, 2015 9:55 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Police Department officers have placed two men under arrest after an investigation revealed they stole almost $10,000 from Wal-Mart, according to a news release.

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Prosecution wraps up case in 6th day of 'Facebook murders' trial

Prosecution wraps up case in 6th day of 'Facebook murders' trial

May 9th, 2015 9:52 pm by Becky Campbell

State prosecutors wrapped up their case in a Jonesborough courtroom Saturday - the sixth day of trial - against a mother and daughter charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

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