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Johnson City police: Woman recanted claim that boyfriend snatched purse

Johnson City police: Woman recanted claim that boyfriend snatched purse

October 28th, 2014 10:45 am by Staff Report

Jamie L. Horton told court officials she is a paranoid schizophrenic.

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Bristol police charge 1 of 2 sought in attempted armed robbery

Bristol police charge 1 of 2 sought in attempted armed robbery

October 28th, 2014 9:55 am by Staff Report

Police on Monday arrested a 26-year-old man on an attempted armed robbery charge that resulted from a incident involving a gun in a city parking lot last week.

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Child molester offers research suggesting boys want sex with men

Child molester offers research suggesting boys want sex with men

October 27th, 2014 6:06 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

William John Jordan concluded in a research paper there was a difference between a pedophile - someone who is attracted to prepubescent children - and a pederast - a man who has sex with boys between the ages of 8 and 16.

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Former Nashville teacher jailed on child porn charges

Former Nashville teacher jailed on child porn charges

October 27th, 2014 5:40 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A former Metro elementary school teacher has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of downloading images of child pornography on a school-issued laptop.

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Update: Police say 2 arrested after meth lab mishap results in car fire

Update: Police say 2 arrested after meth lab mishap results in car fire - VIDEO

October 27th, 2014 3:31 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said a city couple was arrested on felony drug charges after they caught their car on fire while trying to make methamphetamine.

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Horses, houses, cars sought in Johnson City-based coal company Ponzi

Horses, houses, cars sought in Johnson City-based coal company Ponzi

October 25th, 2014 10:00 pm by Becky Campbell

Brian Rose lived in the fast lane with race horses and cars.

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Police: $12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

Police: $12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

October 24th, 2014 9:06 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Vice officers and a SWAT team raided a Kingsport home on Thursday night, netting a large amount of crack cocaine and two arrests.

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DA wants to charge Papa John's murder suspect as adult

DA wants to charge Papa John's murder suspect as adult

October 24th, 2014 8:52 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

The Columbia teenager charged in Monday night's Papa John's murder will be tried as an adult if the local district attorney general has his way.

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Update: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack north of Seattle

Update: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack north of Seattle

October 24th, 2014 4:20 pm by DOUG ESSER, Associated Press

Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said Friday that police are continuing to search Marysville Pilchuck High School.

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Johnson City police: Boy, 15, stabbed Science Hill classmate twice with pencil

Johnson City police: Boy, 15, stabbed Science Hill classmate twice with pencil

October 24th, 2014 2:59 pm by Staff Report

The girl had bruising in the area where she was struck and did not require medical attention.

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