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Unicoi County, 911 is no joke in your town

Unicoi County, 911 is no joke in your town

October 22nd, 2014 10:19 am by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County's brand new emergency dispatch center is set to go live this morning but before the switch is flipped, county officials got a sneak peek of the facility on Tuesday.

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Crime Police Blotter
Drunken driving for safety, a man of few words and more from the Police Blotter

Drunken driving for safety, a man of few words and more from the Police Blotter

October 21st, 2014 9:54 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: A wanna be sports reporter, a songbird becomes a jailbird and more!

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Crime
Deputies: Blountville shoppers brawled with EMS at Dollar General, neglected child

Deputies: Blountville shoppers brawled with EMS at Dollar General, neglected child

October 21st, 2014 5:02 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The incident occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday at the Dollar General on Highway 11-W, at the intersection with Highway 394.

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Tennessee woman accused of trying to bribe cop

Tennessee woman accused of trying to bribe cop

October 21st, 2014 1:05 pm by Associated Press

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Clerk at Tennessee Papa John's pizza killed in robbery

Clerk at Tennessee Papa John's pizza killed in robbery

October 21st, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

Gordon Schaffer was the only person in the store when two masked men entered and tried to rob the business on Monday.

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Olympian Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term for girlfriend's shooting death

Olympian Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term for girlfriend's shooting death

October 21st, 2014 8:30 am by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press

Pistorius, who had cried and wretched during his trial, was unemotional as he stood to hear his sentence.

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Crime Local News
Police: Bar fight leads to arrests on assault, weapons, child neglect charges

Police: Bar fight leads to arrests on assault, weapons, child neglect charges

October 20th, 2014 10:18 pm by Max Hrenda

A man and woman were arrested on assault, weapons and child endangerment charges after a bar fight at a local restaurant.

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Crime Local News
Police: Man, boy arrested on charges of assaulting, robbing couple

Police: Man, boy arrested on charges of assaulting, robbing couple

October 20th, 2014 9:46 pm by Staff Report

A 20-year-old and a juvenile were arrested Monday after police say they entered a residence, assaulted a male and female victim and then stole $2,000 and numerous gold rings.

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Police say woman cashed checks found in stolen car

Police say woman cashed checks found in stolen car

October 20th, 2014 5:49 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city woman was arrested on charges she cashed four checks that were found inside a car she had stolen.

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Third rape reported on ETSU campus

Third rape reported on ETSU campus

October 20th, 2014 5:18 pm by Staff Report

A rape reported by a female East Tennessee State University student marks the third such incident reported this semester, prompting officials to establish a new notification system to help curb the rash of crimes.

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