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Prosecutor: UT rape case headed to grand jury

Prosecutor: UT rape case headed to grand jury

February 10th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

With defense attorneys pushing for a decision on the fates of two University of Tennessee athletes accused of rape, Knox County prosecutors said they will take the case to a grand jury.

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Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

February 10th, 2015 9:25 pm by Matthew Lane, Net News Service

A Johnson City man has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison for his leadership role in a cocaine conspiracy centered in and around the Johnson City area.

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Dead infant's mom says 11-year-old suspect wanted sleepover

Dead infant's mom says 11-year-old suspect wanted sleepover

February 10th, 2015 9:20 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

The mother of a 2-month-old who police suspect was beaten to death over the weekend by a friend's 11-year-old daughter said Tuesday it was the girl who asked that the baby stay overnight with her and her mother.

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Police: Jonesborough woman picks up felony charge for stealing, selling guitars

Police: Jonesborough woman picks up felony charge for stealing, selling guitars

February 10th, 2015 5:21 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Jonesborough woman was arrested on charges she stole and pawned a pair of guitars in the fall of 2014.

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Johnson City cocaine seller sentenced to 18 years

Johnson City cocaine seller sentenced to 18 years

February 10th, 2015 12:45 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man will serve the next 18 years in prison for his role in a cocaine distribution ring operating from the city and surrounding communities.

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Johnson City man sentenced to 15 years for child pornography

Johnson City man sentenced to 15 years for child pornography

February 10th, 2015 10:53 am by Staff Report

A federal judge sentenced a Johnson City man to 15 years in prison Monday after the man pleaded guilty in August to child pornography charges, according to a Department of Justice press release.

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2nd arrest made in alleged Food City construction site robbery

2nd arrest made in alleged Food City construction site robbery

February 9th, 2015 9:45 pm by Staff Report

Police have made an additional arrest in connection to an alleged construction site theft of more than $30,000 worth of equipment.

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Police: 3 Johnson City men re-arrested on burglary charges

Police: 3 Johnson City men re-arrested on burglary charges

February 9th, 2015 6:17 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested three city men on burglary charges one week after they had already been arrested on the same charges.

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Search on for Sullivan Co. volunteers accused of stealing rescue squad

Search on for Sullivan Co. volunteers accused of stealing rescue squad

February 9th, 2015 4:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Video evidence is alleged to show the pair using the fuel card, purchasing gas for a personal vehicle.

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Kingsport man accused of breaking infant's bones

Kingsport man accused of breaking infant's bones

February 9th, 2015 4:27 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The abuse was discovered in May of 2012 after the child's aunt, and legal guardian at the time, took the then 6-month-old male child to the Niswonger Children's Hospital for treatment of an injury.

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