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Shoe thief assaulted woman outside Kingsport mall, police say

Shoe thief assaulted woman outside Kingsport mall, police say

April 15th, 2015 11:12 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

He reportedly walked out of JC Penney with three pairs of New Balance shoes, valued at a combined $150.

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Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder

Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder

April 15th, 2015 11:05 am by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

The first-degree murder conviction carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole and automatically triggers an appeal to Massachusetts' highest court.

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Vehicular homicide trial for Telford man charged in fatal crash that killed his girlfriend delayed

Vehicular homicide trial for Telford man charged in fatal crash that killed his girlfriend delayed

April 14th, 2015 10:32 pm by Becky Campbell

The vehicular homicide trial for a Telford man charged in the fatal May 2012 crash that killed his girlfriend was scheduled to start Tuesday, but his attorney had a medical issue to address so it's been reset for May.

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5 apply for judicial seat

5 apply for judicial seat

April 14th, 2015 10:30 pm by Becky Campbell

Five attorneys in the 1st Judicial District have applied to fill an upcoming judicial vacancy created with the retirement of Circuit Court Judge Thomas Seeley Jr.

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Johnson City man arrested for stealing neighbor's electricity, police say

Johnson City man arrested for stealing neighbor's electricity, police say

April 14th, 2015 10:16 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man was jailed Sunday on theft charges after a Johnson City Power Board employee noticed he was stealing electricity from his neighbor, a Johnson City Police Department news release said.

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Police: Woman sought attention, drama with false claim of assailant

Police: Woman sought attention, drama with false claim of assailant

April 14th, 2015 10:06 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

Police believe a Hawkins County woman was seeking "attention" and "drama" last year when she allegedly lied to police about a man who confronted her at a used car lot and made her fear she might be in danger.

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College cancels Nelly concert days after his arrest in Tennessee

College cancels Nelly concert days after his arrest in Tennessee

April 14th, 2015 2:01 pm by Associated Press

The rapper was scheduled to perform in Springfield, Mo., on April 23.

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Hampton, Elizabethton men charged with Johnson City auto burglary spree

Hampton, Elizabethton men charged with Johnson City auto burglary spree

April 14th, 2015 11:32 am by Staff Report

Joshua Milsaps and Joshua Russell were arrested after the Johnson City Police Department investigated a series of auto burglaries in north Johnson City in late March.

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Kingsport man charged with taking TV from Johnson City motel room

Kingsport man charged with taking TV from Johnson City motel room

April 14th, 2015 10:50 am by Staff Report

He was already jailed in Sullivan Co. on unrelated charges.

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Wrongful death lawsuits filed against Unicoi County, sheriff's department, corrections officers

Wrongful death lawsuits filed against Unicoi County, sheriff's department, corrections officers

April 13th, 2015 10:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A woman whose father died from a drug overdose soon after being placed in the Unicoi County Jail in April 2014 has filed two lawsuits against the county, the sheriff's department and seven corrections officers for alleged negligence and civil rights viola

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