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Johnson City man, 18, charged in shooting at student apartment complex

Johnson City man, 18, charged in shooting at student apartment complex

October 23rd, 2013 11:23 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Johnson City police arrested a man Wednesday on charges that he was involved in the robbery and shooting of a man in an apartment complex near East Tennessee State University last month.

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Johnson City mother pleads not guilty to selling daughter into child porn

Johnson City mother pleads not guilty to selling daughter into child porn

October 23rd, 2013 3:02 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City mother accused with her husband of selling their children into pornography pleaded not guilty to multiple charges this morning in federal court.

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KPD release video, pictures from theft

KPD release video, pictures from theft

October 23rd, 2013 10:50 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police hope the public can help identify the suspects in a recent theft, releasing video and photos taken by an individual at a neighboring property.

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Suspect charged in felony theft from elderly woman

Suspect charged in felony theft from elderly woman

October 23rd, 2013 9:59 am by Rain Smith

Police have charged a Kingsport woman with stealing more than $10,000 in jewelry, saying she took the items while visiting an elderly woman's home.

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Walmart shoplifter wanted in three states sentenced to three years in Hawkins

Walmart shoplifter wanted in three states sentenced to three years in Hawkins

October 22nd, 2013 10:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A North Carolina man wanted in three other states for alleged massive shoplifting expeditions through Walmart stores was sentenced to three years last week for attempting to steal $2,300 in merchandise from a Rogersville Walmart in July.

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Teens nabbed allegedly trading pills in pharmacy parking lot moments after filling prescription

Teens nabbed allegedly trading pills in pharmacy parking lot moments after filling prescription

October 22nd, 2013 2:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Less than 10 minutes after launching a new pharmacy parking lot surveillance program Monday night Hawkins County narcotics detectives observed their first alleged illegal drug transaction.

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Police: Kingsport man accidentally shoots girlfriend, both charged

Police: Kingsport man accidentally shoots girlfriend, both charged

October 22nd, 2013 10:39 am by Rain Smith

Claims of a shooting during a robbery attempt have backfired on a Kingsport couple, according to police, as the woman was actually shot in the buttocks while her boyfriend was "playing" with a gun.

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Rock bottom: Police battle new illicit drug dubbed ‘gravel’

Rock bottom: Police battle new illicit drug dubbed ‘gravel’

October 22nd, 2013 8:26 am by Rain Smith

Local law enforcement are in the early stages of their battle against a new, potent street drug, saying it’s highly addictive and leaves many users with extreme paranoia.

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Men who stole cattle in Hawkins County receive prison sentences

Men who stole cattle in Hawkins County receive prison sentences

October 21st, 2013 9:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Two men who were arrested in May after the cattle they had stolen got loose and attracted the attention of police pleaded guilty last week to theft charges in Hawkins County Criminal Court.

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McPheeters Bend school burglar ransacked office

McPheeters Bend school burglar ransacked office

October 21st, 2013 9:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Someone broke into McPheeters Bend Elementary School last week and ransacked the main office, reportedly getting away with a small amount of cash, radios and power cords.

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