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Prostitution arrest results from undercover operation in downtown Bristol, Va.

Prostitution arrest results from undercover operation in downtown Bristol, Va.

July 15th, 2015 4:37 pm by Staff Report

Police had received numerous complaints of criminal activity in the area, so they set up surveillance.

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Federal judge sets September trial for accused bomber in Johnson City pipe bomb case

Federal judge sets September trial for accused bomber in Johnson City pipe bomb case

July 15th, 2015 4:27 pm by Becky Campbell

Christopher Alexander was charged with the July 5 bombing at Victory Orthotics & Prosthetics at 2333 Knob Creek Road.

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Sex offender charged with murder of 2 sisters in 1975 case

Sex offender charged with murder of 2 sisters in 1975 case

July 15th, 2015 3:57 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

in 1975, Sheila Lyon, 12, and Katharine Lyon, 10, had walked a few blocks from their house to the Wheaton Plaza Mall to shop for Easter decorations and eat lunch. They never came home.

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Johnson City woman accused of throwing glass during fight

Johnson City woman accused of throwing glass during fight

July 15th, 2015 9:52 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police say a woman threw a glass and hit another person in the head with it during a fight at her apartment Tuesday night.

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Update: Pipe bomb found near Johnson City elementary school week after explosion in city business

Update: Pipe bomb found near Johnson City elementary school week after explosion in city business

July 14th, 2015 9:36 pm by Staff Report

A little more than a week after a pipe bomb blasted a Johnson City business, Johnson City police responded to a call about a possible explosive at a private residence Tuesday afternoon.

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Police: Man falls asleep after burglarizing Bradley County residence

Police: Man falls asleep after burglarizing Bradley County residence

July 14th, 2015 9:24 pm by Times Free Press staff

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson said deputies didn't have to look far for a suspect when they were called to a burglary on Polk County Avenue.

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Obama calls for shorter sentences for nonviolent convicts

Obama calls for shorter sentences for nonviolent convicts

July 14th, 2015 9:15 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Calling it an issue America can't afford to ignore, President Barack Obama laid out an expansive vision Tuesday for fixing the criminal justice system by focusing on communities, courtrooms and cellblocks. He announced a federal review of the use of solit

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Kingsport businessman indicted in Victory Orthotics pipe bomb

Kingsport businessman indicted in Victory Orthotics pipe bomb

July 14th, 2015 5:49 pm by Becky Campbell

Christopher Alexander, of Kingsport, was arrested July 5 shortly after a pipe bomb exploded inside the office of Victory Orthotics & Prosthetics, 2333 Knob Creek Road.

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Accused Jonesborough bank robber captured in neighboring town

Accused Jonesborough bank robber captured in neighboring town

July 14th, 2015 4:47 pm by Staff Report

He was found hiding under a bridge in Tusculum, police said.

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