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Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner at Tennessee prison

Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner at Tennessee prison

August 1st, 2014 11:16 am by Staff Report

The TBI called the incident gang-related.

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SW Virginia woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

SW Virginia woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

August 1st, 2014 9:22 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Abuse and neglect of a child with reckless disregard for life is considered a Class 6 felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and a $2,000 fine.

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Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

August 1st, 2014 9:09 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The charge carries a possible penalty of one to two years in prison.

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Diversion granted in crash death after Suboxone debate

Diversion granted in crash death after Suboxone debate

July 31st, 2014 9:27 pm by Becky Campbell

Thursday's sentencing hearing for a Washington County woman who pleaded guilty to felony reckless endangerment in a 2009 traffic crash death nearly turned into a trial about Suboxone for medication-assisted therapy to get people off opiates.

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Police: Johnson City man, 57, admitted to sex act with girl, 16

Police: Johnson City man, 57, admitted to sex act with girl, 16

July 31st, 2014 8:02 pm by Staff Report

Text messages on an underage girl's cellphone discovered by her mother led Johnson City police to arrest a 57-year-old man Thursday on an aggravated statutory rape charge.

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Elizabethton man charged with stealing trailer from Sullivan Co.

Elizabethton man charged with stealing trailer from Sullivan Co.

July 31st, 2014 4:29 pm by Staff Report

He was arrested Thursday on an accusation that he sold the stolen trailer to a Johnson City metal recycling business.

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Police: Pot found after pickup rolls over on Broad Street in Elizabethton

Police: Pot found after pickup rolls over on Broad Street in Elizabethton

July 31st, 2014 3:42 pm by John Thompson

The two-vehicle collision happened near North East Street.

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Johnson City police: Man bought nearly $20K in gold using worthless checks

Johnson City police: Man bought nearly $20K in gold using worthless checks

July 31st, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Report

Kelly M. Gage, 41, was charged with passing worthless checks and theft over $10,000.

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Elizabethton teen charged with raping woman

Elizabethton teen charged with raping woman

July 31st, 2014 1:33 pm by John Thompson

A 19 year-old man was arrested by the Elizabethton Police Department on Wednesday on a charge of rape following his indictment by a Carter County grand jury.

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Pair arrested after puppy found locked in hot car at Kingsport mall

Pair arrested after puppy found locked in hot car at Kingsport mall

July 31st, 2014 10:27 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The vehicle was locked, while the dog was reportedly unconscious.

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