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Teen's hanging in juvenile detention facility being probed

July 7th, 2010 4:25 am by J.J. Stambaugh

State authorities said Tuesday they are investigating the death of a 15-year-old Halls High School student who was found hanged last week in a juvenile detention facility in Chattanooga.The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is leading the probe into the d

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Police say Johnson City teen arrested for road rage with shotgun previously charged with auto vandalism

July 7th, 2010 4:20 am by Staff Report

A teenager who was previously charged with vandalism of a vehicle in June was arrested Monday morning after a separate road rage incident when he reportedly stopped his car in the middle of traffic, stood up through his sunroof and aimed a shotgun at the

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Viagra-popping seniors lead the pack for STDs

July 6th, 2010 10:10 am by Staff Report

Reuters is reporting that the Annals of Internal Medicine says the rate of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in older men taking erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra is twice as high as in their non-medicated peers.In both groups, however, the numbe

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Driver ejected, killed in wreck while running from police following domestic incident

July 6th, 2010 4:29 am by Hayes Hickman

SEVIERVILLE A Monroe County man who was killed while fleeing from police overnight Monday crashed his vehicle within a quarter-mile of being spotted by an officer, according to a Sevierville Police Department spokesman.Chad B. Merchant, 36, of Sweetwater

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Johnson City teen charged with assault after road rage on Watauga Road

July 6th, 2010 4:25 am by Staff Report

An early morning road rage incident led police to arrest a Johnson City teenager Monday, police said in a news release.Samir Nikocevic, 18, 1705 Seward Drive, was charged with three counts of aggravated assault.

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That non-emergency trip to ER will cost you $250

July 6th, 2010 4:22 am by Staff Report

Have a non-emergency and still want treatment at a Johnson City-area emergency room? That'll be $250.Few things are thought to increase cost and generally gum up the works in hospitals more than overuse or misuse of emergency departments. Now, Mountain St

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