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Fugitive treasure hunter says in court he is very sick

Fugitive treasure hunter says in court he is very sick

January 29th, 2015 1:48 pm by MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press

A treasure hunter who vanished two years ago while he was in a dispute over one of the greatest deep-sea hauls in American history was in court Thursday, appearing ready to defend himself and saying he was in an "extreme medical situation."

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Boy Scouts settle California suit over sex abuse in secret deal

Boy Scouts settle California suit over sex abuse in secret deal

January 29th, 2015 1:17 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

It's a decision that will keep years' worth of "perversion" files detailing sex abuse allegations secret from the public.

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UPDATE: No explosives found at Sullivan North

UPDATE: No explosives found at Sullivan North

January 29th, 2015 1:00 pm by Staff Report

UPDATE: No explosives found at Sullivan North

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UPDATE: Threat, suspicious package force Sullivan North to close

UPDATE: Threat, suspicious package force Sullivan North to close

January 29th, 2015 11:59 am by NET News Service

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office reports that a note had been found inside the facility, claiming explosives were present.

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Ex-Sullivan Co. jailer charged with assaulting prisoner

Ex-Sullivan Co. jailer charged with assaulting prisoner

January 29th, 2015 11:27 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Leslie Harrell, 55, of Kingsport, was indicted earlier this month by a Sullivan County grand jury.

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Woman accused of taking 107 items over seven hours

Woman accused of taking 107 items over seven hours

January 29th, 2015 9:25 am by John Thompson

What police first thought was an early-bird shoplifting arrest on Wednesday now appears to be a persistent night owl.

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Update: Erwin man arrested in connection to J.C. roommate stabbing in October

Update: Erwin man arrested in connection to J.C. roommate stabbing in October

January 28th, 2015 11:42 pm by Becky Campbell

Police said an Erwin man was arrested in connection to a stabbing that occurred more than three months ago in Johnson City.

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Caught on video: Johnson City man charged with vandalizing vending machines

Caught on video: Johnson City man charged with vandalizing vending machines

January 28th, 2015 5:18 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man already jailed received new charges Wednesday, this time on accusations that he vandalized two soda vending machines last year.

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Johnson City woman accused of attacking sister, sister's boyfriend

Johnson City woman accused of attacking sister, sister's boyfriend

January 28th, 2015 4:59 pm by Staff Report

Hope Elizabeth Close was charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

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