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Driver accused of trying to kill Sullivan co. deputies

Driver accused of trying to kill Sullivan co. deputies

January 12th, 2015 2:07 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office says Thomas Stringer had been wanted since Sunday evening when he attacked the two deputies and got away.

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Kingsport police identify victims in Friday shooting

Kingsport police identify victims in Friday shooting

January 12th, 2015 11:49 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An 18-year-old Kingsport man has been identified as the deceased victim of Friday night's shooting at a city apartment complex, with police saying his 23-year-old step-sister remains hospitalized in critical condition.

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17-year-old charged with trying to kill 19-year-old

17-year-old charged with trying to kill 19-year-old

January 12th, 2015 11:03 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The older teen was shot in the leg.

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Third time not a charm for Johnson City man

Third time not a charm for Johnson City man

January 12th, 2015 10:17 am by Staff Reports

Herbert Shasteen is not having a good couple of weeks.

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Nashville police obtain vehicular homicide warrant for woman in fatal wrong-way crash

Nashville police obtain vehicular homicide warrant for woman in fatal wrong-way crash

January 12th, 2015 8:57 am by Associated Press

Police say Delois Beasley, who sustained serious injuries, told investigators that she had consumed "way too much" alcohol.

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Despite uptick in incidents, JCPD says downtown still a safe place

Despite uptick in incidents, JCPD says downtown still a safe place

January 10th, 2015 10:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Incidents and arrests in downtown Johnson City rose by nearly 100 offenses in 2014, but a police department official said part of the reason was more enforcement focused on that area.

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Church Hill man wanted in connection with Kingsport shooting commits suicide

Church Hill man wanted in connection with Kingsport shooting commits suicide

January 10th, 2015 2:04 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Church Hill man who killed one person at a Kingsport apartment complex and left another with life threatening injuries committed suicide as police closed in to take him into custody.

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George Zimmerman arrested on aggravated assault charge

George Zimmerman arrested on aggravated assault charge

January 10th, 2015 1:46 pm by KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press

Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend.

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1 dead, 1 arrested after 2 separate Friday morning car crashes

1 dead, 1 arrested after 2 separate Friday morning car crashes

January 9th, 2015 9:20 pm by Becky Campbell

The investigation continues into a deadly head-on collision Friday in the Nolichucky area of Washington County.

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Murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez begins with jury selection

Murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez begins with jury selection

January 9th, 2015 3:20 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Hernandez, 25, is charged with killing Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old semiprofessional football player from Boston who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee.

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