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No one injured as shots fired toward Kingsport residence

No one injured as shots fired toward Kingsport residence

July 14th, 2015 3:56 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police were investigating a Monday evening incident in which a man allegedly fired "several" shots towards a residence while people were standing outside of the home.

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Crime Education
UPDATE: Washington Co. school board member charged with assaulting wife

UPDATE: Washington Co. school board member charged with assaulting wife

July 14th, 2015 11:07 am by Staff Report

He was booked into the Washington County Detention Center and released on $1,000 bond.

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Grandmother killer gets 15 years for Johnson City stabbing death

Grandmother killer gets 15 years for Johnson City stabbing death

July 14th, 2015 10:30 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man who killed his grandmother and assaulted his grandfather in a synthetic drug-fueled rage 3 1/2 years ago pleaded guilty this morning, resulting in a 15-year prison sentence.

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City kids build relationships with police at PATROL summer camp

City kids build relationships with police at PATROL summer camp - VIDEO

July 13th, 2015 10:21 pm by Becky Campbell

Two dozen kids are building relationships with police officers and learning life lessons this week with the Johnson City Police Department's first PATROL summer camp.

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Tennessee's new anti-DUI campaign called sexist

Tennessee's new anti-DUI campaign called sexist

July 13th, 2015 10:06 pm by Jordan Buie and Natalie Neysa Alund, The Tennessean

A new advertising campaign put out by the Governor's Highway Safety Office has stirred up controversy, as some have said the campaign takes a sexist approach to encouraging young men not to drive under the influence.

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Crime Off the Wall News
Thanks Obama: President blamed for Kingsport counterfeiting

Thanks Obama: President blamed for Kingsport counterfeiting

July 13th, 2015 9:19 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The bill had been printed on regular computer paper. Each side had been glued together, but the bill was falling apart.

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5 Johnson City cops treated for exposure after raiding meth lab; 6 people arrested

5 Johnson City cops treated for exposure after raiding meth lab; 6 people arrested

July 13th, 2015 6:15 pm by Sam Watson

Just after midnight, police raided 7 Trivette Concourse, Apt. 2, having received a complaint about a possible meth lab there.

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Michigan doctor gets 45 years in prison for hurting patients

Michigan doctor gets 45 years in prison for hurting patients

July 11th, 2015 2:40 pm by ED WHITE, Associated Press

Calling the scheme "horrific," a judge sentenced a Detroit-area cancer doctor to 45 years in prison Friday for collecting millions from insurance companies while poisoning more than 500 patients through needless treatments that wrecked their health.

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FBI: Church gunman shouldn't have been able to get gun

FBI: Church gunman shouldn't have been able to get gun

July 10th, 2015 9:31 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The gunman charged in the Charleston, South Carolina, church massacre should not have been allowed to purchase the weapon used in the attack, FBI Director James Comey said Friday as he outlined a series of "heartbreaking" missed opportunities and backgrou

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UPDATE: Jonesborough police identify man they say robbed bank with knife

UPDATE: Jonesborough police identify man they say robbed bank with knife

July 10th, 2015 9:16 pm by Staff Report

The Jonesborough Police Department has identified the man police say robbed a Jonesborough bank Friday afternoon.

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