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Mistrial for woman accused of luring young girls to have sex with construction workers

Mistrial for woman accused of luring young girls to have sex with construction workers

August 22nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Marziani, who drove the two girls to have sex with the workers, agreed to plead guilty in April to the conspiracy charge; Johnson agreed to plead guilty to the same charge in May.

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5th DUI comes after Erwin man burns rubber in Johnson City parking lot

5th DUI comes after Erwin man burns rubber in Johnson City parking lot

August 22nd, 2014 8:00 pm by NET News Service

Jesse D. Britt, 35, 303 Ninth St., Erwin, was arrested after police went to New Beginnings, 2910 Bristol Hwy., on a report that a man was spinning his tires in the parking lot just after midnight.

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CHPD offers $1,000 reward for suspect who pointed pistol at officer's face

CHPD offers $1,000 reward for suspect who pointed pistol at officer's face

August 22nd, 2014 1:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

"This was extremely close to becoming the telephone call that no police chief ever wants to get." -- CHPD Chief Mark Johnson

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Pain clinic co-owner sentenced to 39 years

Pain clinic co-owner sentenced to 39 years

August 22nd, 2014 9:32 am by Associated Press

A 63-year-old Maryville woman has been sentenced to serve more than 39 years in prison for drug and money laundering offenses connected with the Breakthrough Pain Therapy Center, which she co-owned with her husband.

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Teen accused of fleeing accident allegedly admits to huffing aerosol

Teen accused of fleeing accident allegedly admits to huffing aerosol

August 21st, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man allegedly admitted to inhaling aerosol "air cleaner" prior to a single vehicle wreck in which he struck a telephone pole with a pickup Wednesday.

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UPDATE: Third false bomb threat at Hawkins school this month forces RMS evacuation

UPDATE: Third false bomb threat at Hawkins school this month forces RMS evacuation

August 21st, 2014 1:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

According to a report filed by RPD Officer Chris Price, the message stated, "This is a bomb threat" and then a separate line read "(a juvenile student's name) is the bomb."

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Charity official charged with embezzlement of Bristol library funds

Charity official charged with embezzlement of Bristol library funds

August 21st, 2014 1:01 pm by Rain Smith

An official with a local, multi-million dollar charity has been charged with felony embezzlement, stemming from the alleged theft of $20,000 while previously employed by the Bristol Public Library.

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Man allegedly steals $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

Man allegedly steals $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

August 20th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Jonesborough man faces felony charges after allegedly stealing more than $10,000 worth of merchandise from his Kingsport employer and posting them for sale online — along with his cell phone number as a means of contact.

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Ex-museum worker allegedly takes $61K in taxpayer money

Ex-museum worker allegedly takes $61K in taxpayer money

August 20th, 2014 3:40 pm by Associated Press

At the time she was hired as an administrative services assistant in 2011, Tennessee State Museum officials were not aware the suspect was a convicted felon on parole for a theft of property of over $60,000.

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TBI launches human trafficking initiative

TBI launches human trafficking initiative

August 19th, 2014 11:00 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The campaign is called "It Has To Stop" and features a website with links for visitors to join nonprofits and other groups in the effort to curb trafficking in Tennessee and abroad.

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