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J.C. police officer involved in crash

J.C. police officer involved in crash

May 21st, 2015 7:19 am by Sam Watson, NET News Service

A Johnson City police cruiser was heavily damaged Wednesday night in a collision with a pickup at the intersection of West Market Street and West Watauga Avenue.

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Domestic surveillance fate unclear after lengthy Senate talk

Domestic surveillance fate unclear after lengthy Senate talk

May 21st, 2015 6:58 am by CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky dominated the Senate floor from 1:18 to 11:49 p.m. Wednesday to decry the National Security Agency's mass collection of phone data without warrants.

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Former union president sentenced on theft charge

Former union president sentenced on theft charge

May 20th, 2015 10:30 pm by Matthew Lane

A former union president charged with theft of union funds will not spend any time in prison for her crime, only pay restitution, a federal judge has ruled.

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Officer who made 'special delivery' of 99-year-old grandmother honored

Officer who made 'special delivery' of 99-year-old grandmother honored

May 20th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On the evening of Feb. 16 during a bitter winter storm, Rogersville Police Department Chief Doug Nelson was contacted by a local family who were concerned about their 99-year-old grandmother.

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'Loyalty and stupidity': Burglary suspect nabbed after friends try to save him from dragnet

'Loyalty and stupidity': Burglary suspect nabbed after friends try to save him from dragnet

May 20th, 2015 7:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

The manhunt for a knife wielding suspect in a home invasion threw the neighborhood behind Rogersville Middle School into turmoil Wednesday morning as a four police agencies joined the search with a helicopter and K-9 unit.

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Tight inventory slows region's home sales

Tight inventory slows region's home sales

May 20th, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

So far this year, 1,376 homes sales have closed, down 31 from the first four months of last year. The year-to-date average sales price is 2.7 percent higher than last year.

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Sheriff: Margaret Sliger probably knew her killer

Sheriff: Margaret Sliger probably knew her killer

May 20th, 2015 5:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

"At this time we don't think this is someone who is just randomly hunting potential victims. She may have known her attacker. The community needs to be alert and report any suspicious activity to my office." -- Sheriff Ronnie Lawson

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More gun-wielding road rage reported in Kingsport

More gun-wielding road rage reported in Kingsport

May 20th, 2015 3:27 pm by Rain Smith

Two days after a Kingsport man was arrested for allegedly pulling a gun in a fit of road rage, city police are investigating additional incidents of motorists brandishing firearms.

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Bloomingdale mechanic totals client's car

Bloomingdale mechanic totals client's car

May 20th, 2015 12:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County mechanic has been arrested after reportedly taking a customer's vehicle to Greeneville - without their permission - and crashing it into a utility pole.

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Radio show fined $1 million for fake emergency broadcast

Radio show fined $1 million for fake emergency broadcast

May 20th, 2015 10:04 am by Associated Press

Multiple news sources report the fine was handed to iHeartMedia Tuesday. The FCC says there was an EMS transmission on the Nashville-based program "The Bobby Bones Show" in October 2014

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