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'Let me show you something': Gunplay in Kingsport campground results in felony arrest

'Let me show you something': Gunplay in Kingsport campground results in felony arrest

November 21st, 2014 12:54 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A report of a drunk man wandering into a campsite at a Kingsport KOA facility - then grabbing sunglasses off a stranger's head and firing a gun into the air - has prompted a felony arrest for reckless endangerment.

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Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

November 21st, 2014 10:00 am by Becky Campbell

A city couple accused of treating their child's severe burn with expired antibiotic cream and the wound with dirty toilet paper was indicted by a Washington County grand jury on a neglect charge this week.

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Johnson City man accused of choking girlfriend

Johnson City man accused of choking girlfriend

November 21st, 2014 9:38 am by Staff Report

Phillip Cummings was charged with aggravated domestic assault.

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Johnson City woman's murder to be featured on 'Motives and Murders'

Johnson City woman's murder to be featured on 'Motives and Murders'

November 20th, 2014 9:03 pm by Becky Campbell

One encounter was all it took for a Johnson City woman to lose her life 10 years ago.

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2 Virginia women charged with felony shoplifting at Johnson City mall

2 Virginia women charged with felony shoplifting at Johnson City mall

November 20th, 2014 2:02 pm by Staff Report

Two Southwest Virginia women were arrested in Johnson City on Tuesday after J.C. Penney employees accused them of hiding more than $1,200 worth of merchandise in their purses.

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Update: Official says FSU gunman was alumnus, attorney

Update: Official says FSU gunman was alumnus, attorney

November 20th, 2014 12:01 pm by GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

Three students were wounded before police killed the gunman in a shootout, authorities said.

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Nashville cops seize 425 pounds of pot in undercover operation

Nashville cops seize 425 pounds of pot in undercover operation

November 20th, 2014 11:11 am by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Police said three people also had more than $250,000 between them when they were arrested around 12:51 a.m. Thursday.

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Greene probation officer living in Jonesborough accused of sexual misconduct

Greene probation officer living in Jonesborough accused of sexual misconduct

November 20th, 2014 9:45 am by Staff Report

A Jonesborough man was indicted Monday on charges that he used his former position as a Greene County probation officer to mistreat probationers assigned to him and had sexual contact with one of them.

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Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

November 20th, 2014 8:42 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

"I just placed a bomb at the Rogersville Walmart. You got one hour."

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