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Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

September 11th, 2014 7:48 am by Associated Press

MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. (AP) — Dispatchers traced the call when they heard him talking about getting high and going to a drug dealer's house on an open line.

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Four facing federal wire fraud, conspiracy charges

Four facing federal wire fraud, conspiracy charges

September 10th, 2014 10:55 pm by Matthew Lane

The offenses allegedly took place in Johnson City, with a North Carolina couple and two others receiving millions of dollars in federal contracts for which they were not eligible.

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Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months

Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months

September 10th, 2014 8:14 pm by Associated Press

In a photo he posted on Twitter, Kwmaine Davis had a big smile on his face as he held one gun in each hand at a shooting range. His message: "Yes, I'm really bout that action." Davis didn't know one of his followers was a Boston police officer.

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Four injured, one charged in Hawkins County crash

Four injured, one charged in Hawkins County crash

September 10th, 2014 7:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Tuesday afternoon traffic collision on Highway 11-W in Church Hill sent four people to the hospital, with two remaining hospitalized on Wednesday evening.

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Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

September 10th, 2014 3:58 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man will serve three years behind bars — followed by a two-year suspended sentence that includes mental evaluations and treatment — after pleading guilty to a systematic stalking spree of local women.

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KPD seeks suspect in gas station theft

KPD seeks suspect in gas station theft

September 10th, 2014 11:31 am by Staff Report

A man who borrowed a gas can from a Kingsport Gas 'N Go is now sought by police, as he allegedly stole a pressure washer when he returned the canister.

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Charges expected against father of 5 dead children

Charges expected against father of 5 dead children

September 10th, 2014 8:28 am by JAY REEVES and BRYNN ANDERSON, Associated Press

Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led them to a secluded dirt road in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags.

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Police: Remains are those of missing Tenn. woman

Police: Remains are those of missing Tenn. woman

September 9th, 2014 8:22 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Human remains discovered in a rural Tennessee county are those of a missing nursing student Holly Bobo, who disappeared from her home in April 2011, investigators said late Monday.

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Johnson City man tries to flee Bluff City police by running across four lanes of traffic

Johnson City man tries to flee Bluff City police by running across four lanes of traffic

September 8th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Joshua James Collins, 30, 603 Spruce Street, was charged with evading arrest, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, theft of property, tampering with evidence, simple possession/casual exchange and unlawful drug paraphernalia.

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3 escape from Johnson City jail; two found in Middle Tennessee

3 escape from Johnson City jail; two found in Middle Tennessee

September 8th, 2014 5:00 pm by NET News Service

Three female inmates escaped from the Johnson City Jail's custody on Sunday night while attending a religious service at a city school, and two of them were captured early this morning in Warren County, Johnson City police said.

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