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Update: Johnson City standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

Update: Johnson City standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

April 8th, 2014 10:34 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The victim and her 6-year-old son, who had remained in the house throughout the 13-hour standoff, have been escorted to a "secure location," according to JCPD Chief Mark Sirois.

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Alleged glue huffer's lawn care prompts Kingsport arrest

Alleged glue huffer's lawn care prompts Kingsport arrest

April 8th, 2014 9:58 am by Rain Smith

A man who reportedly swiped his Kingsport neighbor's lawnmower to cut his grass — and initially avoided arrest when the neighbor declined to pursue charges — was taken into custody after allegedly stealing it again before police even left the neighborhood

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Scott County man indicted in beating  of infant

Scott County man indicted in beating of infant

April 7th, 2014 9:40 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man accused by authorities of severely beating his infant son was indicted last week in Scott County on felony abuse charges.

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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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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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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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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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Jonesville man accused of DUI, aggravated assault, sexual battery

Jonesville man accused of DUI, aggravated assault, sexual battery

April 6th, 2014 10:35 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — A Virginia man was arrested after police said he tried to hit people with his car after sexually assaulting a woman.

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Lee County woman pleads guilty to over $48,000 in welfare fraud

Lee County woman pleads guilty to over $48,000 in welfare fraud

April 6th, 2014 1:52 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman who fraudulently collected nearly $50,000 in welfare money over a four-year period pleaded guilty to 10 felony counts this week in Lee County Circuit Court.

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