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Feds launch sexual violence investigation at UT

Feds launch sexual violence investigation at UT

July 16th, 2015 4:10 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

UT officials said Thursday they were "in the process of collecting and preparing the information the Office of Civil Rights has requested."

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Sex offender indicted after Amber Alert manhunt during trek with East Tennessee teen

Sex offender indicted after Amber Alert manhunt during trek with East Tennessee teen

July 16th, 2015 12:11 pm by Associated Press

A 41-year-old sex offender has been indicted for violating the Sex Offender Registry Law after authorities say the man was on the run with a 14-year-old East Tennessee girl for two weeks.

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Convicted in baby's death, Johnson City man says lawyers were incompetent

Convicted in baby's death, Johnson City man says lawyers were incompetent

July 15th, 2015 11:20 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man whose first two attempts at appealing his life sentence for his daughter's abuse and neglect death six years ago failed now says his attorneys were incompetent.

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Prostitution arrest results from undercover operation in downtown Bristol, Va.

Prostitution arrest results from undercover operation in downtown Bristol, Va.

July 15th, 2015 4:37 pm by Staff Report

Police had received numerous complaints of criminal activity in the area, so they set up surveillance.

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Federal judge sets September trial for accused bomber in Johnson City pipe bomb case

Federal judge sets September trial for accused bomber in Johnson City pipe bomb case

July 15th, 2015 4:27 pm by Becky Campbell

Christopher Alexander was charged with the July 5 bombing at Victory Orthotics & Prosthetics at 2333 Knob Creek Road.

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Sex offender charged with murder of 2 sisters in 1975 case

Sex offender charged with murder of 2 sisters in 1975 case

July 15th, 2015 3:57 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

in 1975, Sheila Lyon, 12, and Katharine Lyon, 10, had walked a few blocks from their house to the Wheaton Plaza Mall to shop for Easter decorations and eat lunch. They never came home.

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Johnson City woman accused of throwing glass during fight

Johnson City woman accused of throwing glass during fight

July 15th, 2015 9:52 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police say a woman threw a glass and hit another person in the head with it during a fight at her apartment Tuesday night.

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Update: Pipe bomb found near Johnson City elementary school week after explosion in city business

Update: Pipe bomb found near Johnson City elementary school week after explosion in city business

July 14th, 2015 9:36 pm by Staff Report

A little more than a week after a pipe bomb blasted a Johnson City business, Johnson City police responded to a call about a possible explosive at a private residence Tuesday afternoon.

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Police: Man falls asleep after burglarizing Bradley County residence

Police: Man falls asleep after burglarizing Bradley County residence

July 14th, 2015 9:24 pm by Times Free Press staff

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson said deputies didn't have to look far for a suspect when they were called to a burglary on Polk County Avenue.

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