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Police say woman arrested after trying to steal over $500 in jewelry

Police say woman arrested after trying to steal over $500 in jewelry

March 25th, 2014 6:42 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City woman was arrested after police said she tried to steal more than $500 worth of jewelry from a store.

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Man charged with murder in death of college student from Tennessee

Man charged with murder in death of college student from Tennessee

March 25th, 2014 4:50 pm by Associated Press

Authorities have not said what spurred the killing.

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5 indicted in Unicoi home invasion/restaurant burglary cases

5 indicted in Unicoi home invasion/restaurant burglary cases

March 25th, 2014 4:19 pm by Brad Hicks

Five of the six men allegedly involved in either the December invasion of a Unicoi home or the October burglary of a Unicoi restaurant, or both cases, were indicted by a Unicoi County grand jury on Tuesday.

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Investigation into suspected murder/arson incident continues

Investigation into suspected murder/arson incident continues

March 25th, 2014 3:45 pm by Max Hrenda

Greeneville authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that they believe was set to cover up a murder and assault.

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Elizabethton man gets 12 years in prison of killing Unicoi woman in crash

Elizabethton man gets 12 years in prison of killing Unicoi woman in crash

March 25th, 2014 3:32 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi resident Tabetha Grindstaff was killed in a March 27, 2012, collision and her three passengers - her two children, then ages 5 and 9, and an adult male - were injured in the crash.

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Kingsport police seek man, boy suspected in auto burglary

Kingsport police seek man, boy suspected in auto burglary

March 25th, 2014 12:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Investigators were contacted about the incident on March 10. It occurred at J&J Auto Sales on North John B. Dennis Highway.

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Ex-TV Judge Joe Brown arrested in Tennessee

Ex-TV Judge Joe Brown arrested in Tennessee

March 24th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Brown is running in the Democratic primary for Shelby County district attorney general.

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Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

March 24th, 2014 5:09 pm by Staff Report

Authorities believe that a Greeneville house fire may have been set to cover up a murder and assault.

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King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

March 24th, 2014 4:16 pm by Staff Report

"DeShaun Greer played as hard as anyone that I have coached in my eight years at King" - Head Men's Basketball Coach George Pitts.

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UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen

UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen - VIDEO

March 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police investigators said the gun used in a deadly downtown shooting Sunday was stolen during in a home burglary last year.

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