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Update: 2 arrested after Sullivan Co. deputies find large meth lab in Cherokee National Forest

Update: 2 arrested after Sullivan Co. deputies find large meth lab in Cherokee National Forest

December 24th, 2014 9:48 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

According to a press release from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, the discovery was made at 755 Flatwoods Road, southwest of South Holston Lake.

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Johnson City man accused of altering, cashing $1,700 check

Johnson City man accused of altering, cashing $1,700 check

December 24th, 2014 9:19 am by Staff Report

Jeremy A. Messer was arrested after the incident at the Suntrust Bank branch at 410 Roy Martin Road in Gray.

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Police: Missouri officer killed man who pulled gun

Police: Missouri officer killed man who pulled gun

December 24th, 2014 8:42 am by Associated Press

Berkeley is just a few miles from Ferguson, where a white police officer fatally shot black 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.

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Elizabethton police seek help in identification of 2 suspects

Elizabethton police seek help in identification of 2 suspects

December 23rd, 2014 7:06 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Wal-Mart filed a report with city police Dec. 2 about the theft of several items that occurred Dec. 1 at approximately 2:10 a.m.

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Sheriff: Deputy had no choice but to shoot dog during search for felon

Sheriff: Deputy had no choice but to shoot dog during search for felon

December 23rd, 2014 6:52 pm by Max Hrenda

Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said one of his deputies had "no other choice" but to shoot and kill a dog officers encountered during a search for an armed felon.

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Drive through Bluff City yard ends with alleged assault on deputies

Drive through Bluff City yard ends with alleged assault on deputies

December 23rd, 2014 2:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bluff City man is accused of performing doughnuts on a neighbor's lawn with an SUV - churning up significant sections of grass during the vandalism - then pointing a rifle at responding officers to ignite a struggle.

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'Infestation': Kingsport baby teeming with bugs, parents charged

'Infestation': Kingsport baby teeming with bugs, parents charged

December 23rd, 2014 2:44 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Two Kingsport parents have been arrested after allegedly not knowing who was caring for their infant daughter, leading to an hours-long search for the 8-month-old and discovery that she was infested with bed bugs.

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Police: Man pulls gun after wrong McDonald's order

Police: Man pulls gun after wrong McDonald's order

December 23rd, 2014 1:51 pm by Holly Meyer, The Tennessean

A Nashville man became so upset about a missing McDouble cheeseburger from his drive-thru McDonald's order he returned to the restaurant with a pistol, police said.

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Police look for 2 men after 5 vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

Police look for 2 men after 5 vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

December 23rd, 2014 10:22 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Though the goods have since been recovered, police are searching for a pair of men suspected of cutting a chain link fence at a Kingsport auto dealer, then driving five vehicles off the lot.

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Elizabethton man accused of vandalizing vehicle in Johnson City

Elizabethton man accused of vandalizing vehicle in Johnson City

December 23rd, 2014 8:46 am by Staff Report

Police said he caused more than $500 in damage.

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