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Off the Wall News: THP says drunken NE Tennessee man crashed car that wife used to run over him

Off the Wall News: THP says drunken NE Tennessee man crashed car that wife used to run over him

February 4th, 2015 4:33 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper was dispatched Saturday afternoon to a single-vehicle crash in Church Hill.

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SW Virginia man pleads guilty in Johnson City child porn case

SW Virginia man pleads guilty in Johnson City child porn case

February 4th, 2015 2:25 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Ten days after being released from state prison, a Big Stone Gap, Va., man did not inform law enforcement of his plans to move to Johnson City, but he did manage to start taking sexually explicit photographs of a three-year-old girl, federal prosecutors c

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Jonesborough woman tried to sell back $2,100 in books just off the shelves, Johnson City police say

Jonesborough woman tried to sell back $2,100 in books just off the shelves, Johnson City police say

February 4th, 2015 9:41 am by Staff Report

Sara N. Poole was charged with felony shoplifting.

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2 charged after Johnson City motel stabbing

2 charged after Johnson City motel stabbing

February 4th, 2015 8:56 am by Staff Report

A stabbing at a Johnson City motel led police to arrest two people on Tuesday - one for doing it and the other for lying about it, police said in a news release.

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Scammers target Washington County residents with fake warrant, demand payment over phone

Scammers target Washington County residents with fake warrant, demand payment over phone

February 3rd, 2015 5:27 pm by Becky Campbell

Caller threatens people for unpaid court costs, unanswered jury duty summons

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NE Tennessee cemetery operator indicted on theft, forgery and money laundering charges

NE Tennessee cemetery operator indicted on theft, forgery and money laundering charges

February 3rd, 2015 2:24 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The theft and money laundering charges are Class B felonies punishable by 8-12 years.

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Updated: Johnson City nurse arrested on 12 counts of drug fraud, identity theft

Updated: Johnson City nurse arrested on 12 counts of drug fraud, identity theft

February 3rd, 2015 1:52 pm by Becky Campbell

Police said a Jonesborough woman was arrested on 26 charges after an investigation into alleged prescription fraud at a local clinic.

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2 arrested after Carter Co. deputies find meth lab, marijuana plants

2 arrested after Carter Co. deputies find meth lab, marijuana plants

February 3rd, 2015 10:35 am by John Thompson

More charges were pending the results of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation laboratory report.

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Judge orders man convicted of abusing corpse in Johnson City strangling case to serve prison time

Judge orders man convicted of abusing corpse in Johnson City strangling case to serve prison time

February 3rd, 2015 9:45 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Judge Lisa Rice revoked Christopher Johnson's probation following a hearing in which she found Johnson had "snubbed his nose" at the probation term he received in a 2012 plea bargain agreement in which a murder charge initially filed against him was dismi

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Friday bomb discovery was Navy ordnance

Friday bomb discovery was Navy ordnance

February 2nd, 2015 9:40 pm by John Thompson

It was a busy time for emergency responders in Elizabethton on Friday afternoon when a bomb threat was called in to Carter County Bank in downtown, and in an unrelated matter about an hour later, some military ordnance was discovered at the nearby OmniSou

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