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Police: Seeing video camera, man admits to faking stolen car report after hit-and-run crash on I-26

Police: Seeing video camera, man admits to faking stolen car report after hit-and-run crash on I-26

May 13th, 2014 9:14 am by Staff Report

Jason Vela was charged with filing a false report.

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Defense attorneys ask judge for removal from murder case

Defense attorneys ask judge for removal from murder case

May 12th, 2014 11:20 pm by Becky Campbell

A vague motion filed in a 2012 first-degree murder case set for trial today asks a judge to release the court-appointed attorneys because of a conflict, but the basis for the conflict was not revealed in the document.

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Shoplifting suspect receives slew of charges

Shoplifting suspect receives slew of charges

May 12th, 2014 11:02 pm by Staff Report

Elizabethton police said charges quickly escalated for a man who was initially suspected of shoplifting in Walmart on Friday.

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Bloodied, bruised Carter County couple arrested on assault charges

Bloodied, bruised Carter County couple arrested on assault charges

May 12th, 2014 10:59 pm by John Thompson

A man and woman were arrested early Saturday morning on domestic violence charges after the woman was found with bruises on her throat and the man was covered in blood and had a large stab wound to his left bicep.

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Police want help to ID man from 4 Johnson City burglaries

Police want help to ID man from 4 Johnson City burglaries

May 12th, 2014 2:26 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police released surveillance images in hopes of garnering the public's help in identifying a man who burglarized a church and three businesses earlier this month.

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Woman charged in East Tennessee child's pain patch death

Woman charged in East Tennessee child's pain patch death

May 12th, 2014 10:10 am by Associated Press

Jaquelne Escareno was booked on Saturday in the death of Demarcus Bryant, who died of an overdose of fentanyl.

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Police: Man douses Nashville business, man with gas before igniting

Police: Man douses Nashville business, man with gas before igniting

May 11th, 2014 7:29 pm by David Yunker, The Tennessean

A Nashville man faces attempted murder and aggravated arson charges after Nashville police say he doused a South Nashville business and one of its employees with gasoline before setting both on fire.

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Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

May 11th, 2014 7:13 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Police negotiator Andres Wells was doing all he could to keep a suspect from committing suicide after a gas station robbery and 100 mph chase. But the man kept cutting phone calls short and pointing his handgun to his head.

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Police say delivery drivers arrested for selling stolen goods

Police say delivery drivers arrested for selling stolen goods

May 11th, 2014 3:57 pm by Staff Report

Police say two delivery truck drivers were arrested for selling furniture they had stolen from their employer.

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Child placed in state custody after mother accused of 'shooting morphine' in liquor store parking lot

Child placed in state custody after mother accused of 'shooting morphine' in liquor store parking lot

May 9th, 2014 9:40 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A woman who allegedly admitted to "shooting morphine" in a liquor store parking lot with her 8-month-old child present Thursday afternoon was charged with DUI.

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