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Jury begins hearing details in double murder case

Jury begins hearing details in double murder case

October 7th, 2013 9:15 pm by John Thompson

A Washington County jury began hearing details Monday morning about the double murder of the parents of a 7-month-old baby on Jan. 31, 2012.

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Former U.S. Senate candidate charged in murder plot appointed attorney

Former U.S. Senate candidate charged in murder plot appointed attorney

October 7th, 2013 8:29 pm by Becky Campbell

A former U.S. Senate candidate charged in August with plotting to have his uncle killed was appointed an attorney Monday.

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FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

October 7th, 2013 10:56 am by Charley Blaine and Michael B. Sauter, 24/7 Wall St./USAToday

You might think that going to California, Texas or New York exposes you to a lot of crime. But in fact it was Tennessee that had the nation’s highest violent crime rate last year.

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Police: 2 Pennsylvania men passed fake $100 bills in Johnson City

Police: 2 Pennsylvania men passed fake $100 bills in Johnson City

October 7th, 2013 10:23 am by Staff Report

Two Pennsylvania men were arrested Friday on charges that they passed counterfeit bills at four Johnson City businesses, allegedly buying breakfast, liquor and donuts with the fake cash.

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Police say teen gave sister's ID, had marijuana when questioned at Johnson City convenience store

Police say teen gave sister's ID, had marijuana when questioned at Johnson City convenience store

October 7th, 2013 9:19 am by Staff Report

A shoplifting complaint at a Johnson City convenience market prompted police Sunday to arrest a woman on drug and identity theft charges.

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Carter County deputy placed on leave without pay after domestic violence arrest

Carter County deputy placed on leave without pay after domestic violence arrest

October 6th, 2013 9:37 pm by John Thompson

A deputy with the Carter County Sheriff’s Department was arrested on a domestic violence incident Sunday and has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of an investigation.

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Woman picks up drug charges after testifying in drug-case hearing

Woman picks up drug charges after testifying in drug-case hearing

October 6th, 2013 9:23 pm by John Thompson

A woman who had testified in a court hearing allegedly gave consent for deputies to search her car in the courthouse parking lot and Sgt. Harmon Duncan of the Carter County Sheriff’s Department reported finding methamphetamine, Klonopin and Xanax in the c

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Gray man charged with driving, drug violations

Gray man charged with driving, drug violations

October 6th, 2013 7:33 pm by Staff Reports

A Gray man was charged with reckless endangerment, felony evading arrest, driving on a suspended license and drug possession Saturday night, police said.

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Jonesborough man charged in child’s death admits going to mall alone

Jonesborough man charged in child’s death admits going to mall alone

October 4th, 2013 8:39 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A Jonesborough man charged with felony child abuse/neglect of an16-month-old child who was found dead at a Johnson City apartment in August made his initial court appearance Friday in Washington County Sessions Court.

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Chuckey men charged in Virginia larcenies

Chuckey men charged in Virginia larcenies

October 4th, 2013 2:14 pm by Staff report

Two men from Chuckey were charged with 20 counts of grand larceny for burglaries in Washington County, Va.

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