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JCPD chief says using force ‘traumatic’ for officers

JCPD chief says using force ‘traumatic’ for officers

October 26th, 2013 9:14 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — When Johnson City police officers responded to a domestic call at a local motel, they didn’t know what they’d find.

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Handful of claims remain in lawsuit against Sullivan County, sheriff

Handful of claims remain in lawsuit against Sullivan County, sheriff

October 26th, 2013 8:01 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A federal judge has dismissed a majority of the claims made in a lawsuit filed by two Sullivan County women whose trailer was destroyed following a standoff with law enforcement officials in April 2011.

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Police: Tennessee man had loaded rifles in bag at JFK

Police: Tennessee man had loaded rifles in bag at JFK

October 26th, 2013 2:18 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man checked luggage containing loaded, defaced rifles at New York's Kennedy International Airport, police said Saturday.

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Daughter's blindness leads Kingsport woman to urge blindness awareness

Daughter's blindness leads Kingsport woman to urge blindness awareness

October 26th, 2013 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

It took Tiffany Brickey a few months to realize that her newborn daughter Leah Renee Grace wasn’t paying attention to the television, focusing on objects or reaching to pick up items.

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South Side assistant credited with saving woman from moving car

South Side assistant credited with saving woman from moving car

October 26th, 2013 12:13 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

On Oct. 17, Sherry Scott was able to put her helper mentality into action, as she saved a school volunteer from being run over by her own vehicle.

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Another month of fixes for health care website

Another month of fixes for health care website

October 26th, 2013 10:00 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

It should be working well by the end of November. That's the Obama administration's rough timetable for completing a long list of fixes to HealthCare.gov, the new, trouble-plagued website for uninsured Americans to get coverage.

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Dobyns-Bennett vandalism, an accidental shooting and more this week in crime

Dobyns-Bennett vandalism, an accidental shooting and more this week in crime

October 26th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Oct. 18 through Oct. 25.

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FBI to investigate shooting of Calif. 13-year-old

FBI to investigate shooting of Calif. 13-year-old

October 26th, 2013 9:18 am by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting an independent investigation of the fatal shooting of a popular 13-year-old boy by a sheriff's deputy in Northern California.

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For Obama, health care woes may have staying power

For Obama, health care woes may have staying power

October 26th, 2013 9:17 am by JULIE PACE, Associated Press; NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

For nearly five years, Republicans have struggled to make a scandal stick to President Barack Obama's White House. One by one, the controversies — with shorthand names such as Solyndra, Benghazi, and Fast and Furious — hit a fever pitch, then faded away.

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Hawkins sheriff hopes expanding GED program leads to fewer repeat offenders

Hawkins sheriff hopes expanding GED program leads to fewer repeat offenders - VIDEO

October 26th, 2013 9:16 am by Jeff Bobo

Amber Bombailey’s criminal record will make it tough for her to get a job and get her life back on track when she eventually is released from the Hawkins County jail.

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