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Elizabethton High plays host to regional competition allowing students to join CSI team

Elizabethton High plays host to regional competition allowing students to join CSI team

November 21st, 2014 10:15 pm by John Thompson

Investigators scoured some bloody cell rooms of the spooky and dark former Carter County jail Friday.

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Calls may show couple in abuse case incriminated each other

Calls may show couple in abuse case incriminated each other

November 21st, 2014 9:57 pm by Becky Campbell

Attorneys in an aggravated child abuse case are still going through hundreds of phone calls their clients made that could implicate one or the other, but the case is now set for trial next year.

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Man to serve 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to 2 rapes

Man to serve 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to 2 rapes

November 21st, 2014 9:43 pm by Becky Campbell

A Kingsport man will serve 12 years in prison with no possibility for early release after pleading guilty Friday in Washington County Criminal Court to two rapes that happened in and around downtown Johnson City the same night in 2013.

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Tractor Supply theft suspect flees police

Tractor Supply theft suspect flees police

November 21st, 2014 9:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The man suspected of stealing a mini-bike and small engines from a Kingsport store has been arrested, netting additional charges for allegedly fleeing police through a crowded parking lot and nearly striking another motorist.

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More signs of Florida shooter's troubled life

More signs of Florida shooter's troubled life

November 21st, 2014 9:14 pm by BRENDAN FARRINGTON and JUAN CARLOS LLORCA, Associated Press

A man who shot three people at a Florida State University library complained to police and property managers in New Mexico that cameras were watching him in his apartment and that he heard voices talking about and laughing at him, according to police repo

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Judge orders DNA samples in UT rape investigation

Judge orders DNA samples in UT rape investigation

November 21st, 2014 5:47 pm by By Matt Slovin and Anita Wadhwani

Knoxville police have obtained DNA samples from two University of Tennessee football players in connection with their investigation into the alleged rape and sexual assault of two 19-year-old women early Sunday morning.

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Police say man arrested on theft charges while already in custody

Police say man arrested on theft charges while already in custody

November 21st, 2014 5:01 pm by Staff Report

A city man was arrested while he was already in custody, police said, on theft-related charges from 11 days prior.

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'Let me show you something': Gunplay in Kingsport campground results in felony arrest

'Let me show you something': Gunplay in Kingsport campground results in felony arrest

November 21st, 2014 12:54 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A report of a drunk man wandering into a campsite at a Kingsport KOA facility - then grabbing sunglasses off a stranger's head and firing a gun into the air - has prompted a felony arrest for reckless endangerment.

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Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

November 21st, 2014 10:00 am by Becky Campbell

A city couple accused of treating their child's severe burn with expired antibiotic cream and the wound with dirty toilet paper was indicted by a Washington County grand jury on a neglect charge this week.

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