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AP sources: Military sex assault reports up 8 percent

AP sources: Military sex assault reports up 8 percent

December 4th, 2014 12:35 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Details set for release Thursday and a new anonymous survey suggests victims are becoming far more willing to file complaints than in years past.

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ETSU Rugby Club cleared of wrongdoing after rape allegation at off-campus party

ETSU Rugby Club cleared of wrongdoing after rape allegation at off-campus party

December 4th, 2014 10:14 am by Nathan Baker

The East Tennessee State University Rugby Club, put on suspension after a reported rape at a party where club members were present, has been cleared of wrongdoing and reinstated after a university investigation showed the organization not at fault.

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Hunger gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store, police say

Hunger gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store, police say

December 3rd, 2014 9:22 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole more than $500 in seafood, chicken and red meat from Walmart, including eight to 10 cuts of steak priced at $30 a piece.

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Off the Wall News: Dispute over Thanksgiving leftovers lands NE Tennessee man, ex-wife in jail

Off the Wall News: Dispute over Thanksgiving leftovers lands NE Tennessee man, ex-wife in jail

December 3rd, 2014 4:25 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Cold turkey and fisticuffs.

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Shoplifting charges lead to contraband charge

Shoplifting charges lead to contraband charge

December 3rd, 2014 2:58 pm by Becky Campbell

Edward Alan Aills, 36, 1201 Division St., Apt. 1, was arrested Tuesday on three shoplifting cases, and after Johnson City police got him to the Washington County Detention Center, jailers found cigarettes and marijuana on him.

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Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

December 3rd, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

A lawyer says a grand jury in New York City has declined to indict a white police officer on criminal charges in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in July.

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Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

December 2nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A wanted man faces new charges after allegedly threatening suicide by cop and running from police, leaving behind an illegal, handcrafted explosive in his Bloomingdale home.

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The Police Blotter is back with tales of making assumptions, scooter tricks and more

The Police Blotter is back with tales of making assumptions, scooter tricks and more

December 2nd, 2014 8:55 pm by Max Hrenda

Also inside: A rude awakening, a waffling and more!

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Johnson City, Kingsport police investigate 'cloned' credit card cases

Johnson City, Kingsport police investigate 'cloned' credit card cases

December 2nd, 2014 4:31 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Detectives are seeking information on a woman who allegedly racked up more than $2,000 in purchases with a 'cloned' credit card at stores in Kingsport and Johnson City.

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Update: Two kids, one adult killed and 20 hurt in crash between two school buses

Update: Two kids, one adult killed and 20 hurt in crash between two school buses

December 2nd, 2014 4:03 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Officials say two children and one adult were killed in a crash between two buses Tuesday afternoon in East Knoxville. Twenty others were injured.

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