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Woman allegedly stabbed by boyfriend at JC bus stop says he followed her here from Mass.

Woman allegedly stabbed by boyfriend at JC bus stop says he followed her here from Mass.

August 22nd, 2013 8:29 am by Becky Campbell

A woman who moved to Johnson City from Massachusetts to get away from the father of her unborn child testified at a preliminary hearing this week that he stabbed her in the back as she tried to board a city transit bus.

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Crime Local News
Accused killer’s brother bound over on charge of threatening 12-year-old witness

Accused killer’s brother bound over on charge of threatening 12-year-old witness

August 22nd, 2013 8:28 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man accused of threatening a 12-year-old girl who reportedly witnessed a murder his brother is charged with committing was bound over to a grand jury on coercion charges and an unrelated robbery of a tobacco outlet.

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Crime Photos
Elizabethton police want help solving recycling center burglary

Elizabethton police want help solving recycling center burglary

August 21st, 2013 3:59 pm by John Thompson

The security video shows two men getting out of what appears to be a Ford Econoline van driven by a third man.

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Crime
Man sentenced to federal prison in crack case resulting from Johnson City police traffic stop

Man sentenced to federal prison in crack case resulting from Johnson City police traffic stop

August 21st, 2013 3:41 pm by Staff Report

Calvin Carter was found with more than 27 grams of crack cocaine and a loaded Smith & Wesson .44 magnum revolver.

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Crime
Kingsport man faces child porn charges

Kingsport man faces child porn charges

August 21st, 2013 1:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man has been arrested following the alleged discovery of child porn on his computer.

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Crime
Police say Kingsport man arrested after drugs found inside child's toy

Police say Kingsport man arrested after drugs found inside child's toy

August 21st, 2013 11:37 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Pills were found inside a toy car, according to the report.

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News Crime Regional & National
Is it OK to walk through a Tennessee city in a bullet proof vest and carrying a rifle?

Is it OK to walk through a Tennessee city in a bullet proof vest and carrying a rifle?

August 21st, 2013 7:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Nashville judge rejected claims that police had no right to arrest a man who walked around downtown last month wearing a bullet-proof vest and carrying an assault rifle.

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Crime Local News
Local students try out new crime prevention program

Local students try out new crime prevention program

August 20th, 2013 9:15 pm by Becky Campbell

Students at one local high school are learning the benefits of positive actions through a new curriculum, and school leaders hope it will improve the overall atmosphere in classrooms and hallways.

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Crime Police Blotter
Assault rifle? Check. Ballistic vest? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Knee pads? Check.

Assault rifle? Check. Ballistic vest? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Knee pads? Check.

August 20th, 2013 4:43 pm by Staff Report

The case of the well-armed man prepared for anything and more in the Police Blotter.

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News Crime Regional & National
Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

August 20th, 2013 3:22 pm by KRISTI EATON — Associated Press

DUNCAN, Okla. — With the simplest of motives — breaking up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer — three teenagers followed an Australian collegiate baseball player who was attending school in the U.S. and killed him with a shot to the back for "the fun of it

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