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UPDATE: Judge says mistrial necessary after juror misconduct in Johnson City vehicular homicide case

UPDATE: Judge says mistrial necessary after juror misconduct in Johnson City vehicular homicide case

July 24th, 2014 4:40 pm by Becky Campbell

A juror apparently drove the route of the crash last night and told other jurors during deliberations today he made curve at high speed

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U.S. Army's 3rd most wanted fugitive arrested in Tennessee on more than 100 counts of sexual abuse of a minor

U.S. Army's 3rd most wanted fugitive arrested in Tennessee on more than 100 counts of sexual abuse of a minor

July 24th, 2014 4:13 pm by Maranda Faris, The Tennessean

James Johnson, 31, was arrested June 20, 2012, on charges of sexual abuse of a minor in Christian County, Ky., but was released on bond the same day.

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Early Christmas Box Campaign Down to Wire

Early Christmas Box Campaign Down to Wire

July 24th, 2014 3:10 pm by Staff Report

Help needed to make up last year's shortfall and meet the continued rise in the cost of food.

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2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

July 24th, 2014 2:38 pm by Associated Press

Those hurt were taken to hospitals with most of the injuries ranging from cuts to broken bones. At least one person was in critical condition.a

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Campaign Ad Spending Ramps Up In State Justices Vote

Campaign Ad Spending Ramps Up In State Justices Vote

July 24th, 2014 2:35 pm by Tom Humphrey/Knoxville News Sentinel

The executive director of Justice at Stake said the continued flood of money into judicial elections from all sides is a threat to impartial justice and could transform judicial politics nationwide.

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Precision Shoplifters Carry Out $6,000 Heist at Kingsport Best Buy

Precision Shoplifters Carry Out $6,000 Heist at Kingsport Best Buy

July 24th, 2014 1:30 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police seeking group of five suspects

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Rotten hay with feces: Woman charged with 12 counts of animal cruelty in Jonesborough case

Rotten hay with feces: Woman charged with 12 counts of animal cruelty in Jonesborough case

July 24th, 2014 12:45 pm by Staff Report

Horses were fed from rotten hay containing feces at property in Jonesborough where a dozen dogs were also kept in extremely filthy conditions, according to a criminal animal cruelty complaint filed Wednesday against the owner.

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Unicoi County 911 move to jail annex behind schedule

Unicoi County 911 move to jail annex behind schedule

July 24th, 2014 11:52 am by Brad Hicks

Officials had hoped to have new equipment installed and training started by Aug. 4, but that's unlikely

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Tractor trailer rolls over on I-26 in Kingsport

Tractor trailer rolls over on I-26 in Kingsport

July 24th, 2014 11:33 am by NET News Service

The driver sustained minor injuries, and the load was spilled onto the roadside.

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Israeli shells hit UN compound in Gaza, killing 15

Israeli shells hit UN compound in Gaza, killing 15

July 24th, 2014 10:15 am by IBRAHIM BARZAK and PETER ENAV, Associated Press

Pools of blood soiled the school courtyard, amid scattered books and belongings. There was a large scorch mark in the courtyard marking the place where one of the tank shells hit.

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