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Second arrest made in connection with Austin Springs Road apartment shooting

Second arrest made in connection with Austin Springs Road apartment shooting

March 7th, 2014 7:55 pm by Max Hrenda

Police say that a Jonesborough man told them he was present during a reported incident of armed robbery that had previously resulted in the arrest of a Johnson City teen.

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UPDATE: Police say breezeway shooting suspect found with gunshot wounds

UPDATE: Police say breezeway shooting suspect found with gunshot wounds

March 7th, 2014 5:10 pm by Staff Reports

Johnson City police said that a man suspected of shooting a Knoxville man in a downtown breezeway was discovered with bullet wounds of his own.

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FULL STORY: Stratton found guilty of murder

FULL STORY: Stratton found guilty of murder

March 7th, 2014 1:50 pm by Becky Campbell

There were no outbursts of emotion Friday afternoon when a jury foreman announced Justin Allen Stratton, aka Puff, was guilty of first-degree murder, but he shook his head in disbelief and looked away.

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Sisters, teacher seek funds to buy headstone for Hawkins child killed with grape soda

Sisters, teacher seek funds to buy headstone for Hawkins child killed with grape soda

March 7th, 2014 11:26 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Five-year-old Alexa Linboom's horrific 2012 death made national headlines. Now her family and friends are trying to get a proper headstone on her grave.

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US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather, rate ticks up to 6.7 percent

US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather, rate ticks up to 6.7 percent

March 7th, 2014 11:22 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.

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Kingsport man accused of shoplifting while possessing drugs

Kingsport man accused of shoplifting while possessing drugs

March 7th, 2014 10:20 am by Staff Reports

A Kingsport man was charged with shoplifting, possession of schedule I and II drugs for resale, and possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia Thursday, police said.

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Man charged with hindering creditor

Man charged with hindering creditor

March 7th, 2014 10:18 am by Staff Reports

An Erwin man was arrested Thursday on a charge of hindering a secured creditor over $1,000, police said.

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Mayor calls for Crowe to withdraw annexation bill

Mayor calls for Crowe to withdraw annexation bill

March 7th, 2014 9:02 am by Gary B. Gray

Van Brocklin hints at "de-annexation," check on services to areas outside city's Urban Growth Boundary

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Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

March 6th, 2014 9:51 pm by Nathan Baker

A Franklin legislator hopes a bill he sponsored in the General Assembly will prevent accidents like the one police say happened Thursday morning at a Unicoi County bus stop.

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In and out: Field in trustee's race shuffled

In and out: Field in trustee's race shuffled

March 6th, 2014 9:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

The extended qualifying deadline for candidates seeking Washington County's vacant trustee seat ended at noon Thursday with three on the ballot for the May 6 Republican primary.

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