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Crime
Appeals court upholds Washington Co. woman's conviction in landlord beating

Appeals court upholds Washington Co. woman's conviction in landlord beating

July 16th, 2014 2:28 pm by Becky Campbell

Christina Lee Jones, formerly Christina Thomas, is serving two 18-year sentences for convictions of especially aggravated robbery and especially aggravated kidnapping.

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Gray woman arraigned on 1st-degree murder charge for Johnson City woman's death in SW Virginia

Gray woman arraigned on 1st-degree murder charge for Johnson City woman's death in SW Virginia

July 16th, 2014 12:06 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The charges stem from the 2010 slaying of Natasha Gross Collins of Johnson City.

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Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop on Tennessee-Kentucky line

Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop on Tennessee-Kentucky line

July 16th, 2014 11:53 am by Associated Press

Trooper Jonathan Biven said a man walked up to a parked car Tuesday at about 9:25 p.m. and shot the driver before turning the gun on himself.

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East Tennessee woman who was pregnant while making, taking meth gets 151 months in prison

East Tennessee woman who was pregnant while making, taking meth gets 151 months in prison

July 16th, 2014 9:21 am by Megan Boehnke, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A federal judge Tuesday handed down a harsher sentence to a member of a methamphetamine manufacturing ring because she was eight-months pregnant at the time she helped cook and sample the drugs.

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Shot fired in downtown Johnson City leads to felon's arrest

Shot fired in downtown Johnson City leads to felon's arrest

July 16th, 2014 8:49 am by Staff Report

About 1:30 a.m., police were sent to the downtown area after a 911 caller reported seeing two men checking door handles for unlocked vehicles in the area around Numan's Bar on East Main Street.

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Woman accused in multiple car crashes indicted Tuesday

Woman accused in multiple car crashes indicted Tuesday

July 15th, 2014 9:48 pm by Becky Campbell

A Bristol woman arrested in April after witnesses said she had five separate wrecks in less than 10 minutes was indicted this week by a Washington County grand jury on charges related to the crashes.

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The Police Blotter is back with tales of passing the buck, granting wishes and more

The Police Blotter is back with tales of passing the buck, granting wishes and more

July 15th, 2014 8:50 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: Every man for himself, bad math and more!

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Sex offender nabbed on ice cream truck in Nashville

Sex offender nabbed on ice cream truck in Nashville

July 15th, 2014 3:41 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Larry Lawrence Frierson registered as a violent sex offender in 2006 after he was convicted of two counts of attempted aggravated sexual battery of a 4-year-old boy.

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Police: Man forged letter to get wife's paycheck

Police: Man forged letter to get wife's paycheck

July 15th, 2014 2:42 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested after using a forged letter to obtain his wife's paycheck.

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Motorcyclist flees Kingsport police with children on bike

Motorcyclist flees Kingsport police with children on bike

July 15th, 2014 2:02 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Shaun C. Hite faces multiple felony charges

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