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TBI report: Crime down at ETSU, Northeast State

TBI report: Crime down at ETSU, Northeast State

April 7th, 2014 7:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

East Tennessee State University and Northeast State Community College experienced an overall drop in crime from 2012 to 2013, which followed a trend of overall crime on campuses across the state being down.

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Crime Local News
Police say woman escapes ex-boyfriend in North Carolina after abduction from Boones Creek

Police say woman escapes ex-boyfriend in North Carolina after abduction from Boones Creek

April 7th, 2014 5:46 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City man abducted his ex-girlfriend in Boones Creek on Sunday and drove her into North Carolina before she was able to escape at a rest stop, police said in a news release.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Broadway stars lend talent to 'Sensational' show

Broadway stars lend talent to 'Sensational' show

April 7th, 2014 5:38 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Broadway and musical professionals from New York to California will converge on Greeneville in April to present the third "{One} Singular Sensational Evening," a fundraiser for Niswonger Children's Hospital.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Logano makes last-lap pass, takes Texas Cup win

Logano makes last-lap pass, takes Texas Cup win

April 7th, 2014 5:38 pm by STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer

Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps Monday after a late caution in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh different winner in as many Sprint Cup races this season.

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Community Local News
Local Contact-Concern volunteers honored for their hours, years of service

Local Contact-Concern volunteers honored for their hours, years of service

April 7th, 2014 5:26 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

As a teenager, Patty Fletcher called Contact-Concern of Northeast Tennessee, the local crisis helpline founded in 1976. She has never forgotten the help she received from the volunteer who took her call.

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News Crime Local News
Son allegedly chased down parents in vehicle because he wanted more money

Son allegedly chased down parents in vehicle because he wanted more money

April 7th, 2014 4:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

A man who allegedly chased down his parents and cut their vehicle off in the middle of the road Sunday in Bulls Gap because he wanted more money has been charged with felony reckless endangerment and vandalism.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Woman allegedly beats daughter for not attending church

Woman allegedly beats daughter for not attending church

April 7th, 2014 3:34 pm by Rain Smith

The teenage victim — who had a cut to the head and was bleeding from the nose — told police that her mother had retrieved a belt when she refused to get up and go to church.

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News Regional & National
Rescues needed as storms drench the Southeast

Rescues needed as storms drench the Southeast

April 7th, 2014 3:17 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

The storms walloped Mississippi on Sunday and spread overnight into Alabama and Georgia. Strong winds downed trees, power lines and snarled rush hour commutes.

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News Crime Regional & National
4 Tenn. teens expected to appear in court in SC

4 Tenn. teens expected to appear in court in SC

April 7th, 2014 3:10 pm by Associated Press

Police have said a 16-year-old boy, a 16-year-old girl and two 15-year-old boys fled Greene County, Tenn., after the 16-year-old killed his 36-year-old father.

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Kingsport man suffers severe burns in explosion of suspected meth lab

Kingsport man suffers severe burns in explosion of suspected meth lab

April 7th, 2014 10:27 am by Rain Smith

An early Saturday morning fire in Kingsport is suspected to have been triggered by a meth lab explosion, resulting in hospitalization of a man with burns over 40 percent of his body.

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