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Board OKs subdivision of shelter land for fire station

Board OKs subdivision of shelter land for fire station

June 10th, 2014 9:13 pm by Max Hrenda

Citing a desire to construct a 10th fire station in Johnson City, City Manager Pete Peterson asked the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Control Board for a favor.

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Man accused in Johnson Inn shooting claims self defense

Man accused in Johnson Inn shooting claims self defense

June 10th, 2014 8:56 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

An attorney for an 18-year-old Johnson City man charged with the second-degree murder of a man who was fatally shot outside a West Market Street hotel on May 15 argued that evidence presented in a preliminary hearing on Tuesday clearly shows it was a case

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BPD asks for public's help in locating suspected burglars

BPD asks for public's help in locating suspected burglars

June 10th, 2014 6:02 pm by Staff Report

Bristol, Tennessee police are asking for the public's help in locating the person or people who may have been working with a man accused of burglarizing a Bristol residence.

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Cause unknown in fire that shut down Erwin mental health center

Cause unknown in fire that shut down Erwin mental health center

June 10th, 2014 3:48 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin Fire Chief James Bailey said it appeared the fire had started in the building's attic area, and smoke had traveled down.

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House votes to ensure speedier care for U.S. vets

House votes to ensure speedier care for U.S. vets

June 10th, 2014 2:54 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

The 421-0 vote was Congress' strongest response yet to the outcry over backlogs and falsified data at the beleaguered agency.

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Officials: Man killed woman; dismembered, ate body

Officials: Man killed woman; dismembered, ate body

June 10th, 2014 2:26 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A Tennessee man was charged over the weekend with dismembering the body of a woman and eating part of her corpse in a bizarre case that's perplexing to even law enforcement in a small pastoral town.

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Tennessee woman facing more animal cruelty charges after starving dogs found in barn

Tennessee woman facing more animal cruelty charges after starving dogs found in barn

June 10th, 2014 2:15 pm by Associated Press

Thirty-nine dogs were found living in a barn, and the conditions of eight led to the additional charges.

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Police identify fatal I-81 crash victim, passenger

Police identify fatal I-81 crash victim, passenger

June 10th, 2014 2:09 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The crash occurred near mile marker 64 in Kingsport about 2 p.m. Monday.

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Police respond to sinkhole next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille

Police respond to sinkhole next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille

June 10th, 2014 2:00 pm by Tony Casey

A Johnson City Police Department officer responded to a sinkhole in a driveway next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille Tuesday at around 1:30 p.m.

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Update: 5 killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan were U.S. special ops

Update: 5 killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan were U.S. special ops

June 10th, 2014 1:50 pm by RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

A military statement said all five soldiers died on Monday but did not give further details.

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