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Bill banning racial profiling introduced in Tennessee General Assembly

Bill banning racial profiling introduced in Tennessee General Assembly

December 11th, 2014 1:26 pm by Associated Press

All of Tennessee's law enforcement agencies would have to adopt written policies to ban racial profiling, under legislation introduced in the General Assembly.

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Woman accused of shoplifting at Johnson City mall

Woman accused of shoplifting at Johnson City mall

December 11th, 2014 10:12 am by Staff Report

A woman took more than $600 in merchandise from a Johnson City mall retailer, resulting in her arrest Wednesday, police said.

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Johnson City woman scratched vehicle after man wouldn't let her in house, police say

Johnson City woman scratched vehicle after man wouldn't let her in house, police say

December 11th, 2014 9:34 am by Staff Report

Angela Campbell was arrested after the incident at 508 Hart Ave. about 1:50 a.m. Thursday.

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Spider bite suspends sentencing hearing for woman convicted of church theft

Spider bite suspends sentencing hearing for woman convicted of church theft

December 10th, 2014 9:10 pm by Becky Campbell

Time specifically set aside for what a judge expects to be a lengthy sentencing hearing was for naught Wednesday after prosecutors announced their main witness was recovering from a severe spider bite.

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Man accused of pistol-whipping girlfriend indicted on attempted murder charge

Man accused of pistol-whipping girlfriend indicted on attempted murder charge

December 10th, 2014 8:57 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Kingsport man accused of pistol-whipping his girlfriend, shooting at her, and then leading police on a high speed chase was indicted Monday on numerous charges, including attempted second-degree murder.

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Wal-Mart worker charged with stealing $10,000 from store

Wal-Mart worker charged with stealing $10,000 from store

December 10th, 2014 8:49 pm by Jordan Buie, The Tennessean

Court records, which cite a surveillance video, said the 19-year-old Walmart employee stole about $10,000 in cash and gift cards, some worth as much as $950, in a matter of about five and a half hours.

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Teacher accused of having sex with 2 students

Teacher accused of having sex with 2 students

December 10th, 2014 5:03 pm by Staff Report

Police said an investigation into one allegation of sexual misconduct resulted in two charges for a high school teacher.

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Police say Erwin woman sold drugs to informant

Police say Erwin woman sold drugs to informant

December 10th, 2014 8:58 am by Staff Report

A Unicoi County woman serving probation for a 2012 arrest on methamphetamine-related charges was arrested last week on new drug charges, according to the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department.

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Man accused of firing shots at estranged wife's boyfriend

Man accused of firing shots at estranged wife's boyfriend

December 10th, 2014 8:54 am by John Thompson

A county man was arrested over the weekend after he was accused of firing two shots at the man he described as his estranged wife's boyfriend.

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Jurors to have additional option in new vehicular homicide trial

Jurors to have additional option in new vehicular homicide trial

December 10th, 2014 8:43 am by Becky Campbell

There won't be many differences in the evidence for a Kingsport man's vehicular homicide trial next year than there was in his first one earlier this year, but a jury will be able to consider an additional charge.

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