Johnson City Press Thursday, November 27, 2014
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4 charged in Elizabethton convenience store burglary

4 charged in Elizabethton convenience store burglary

August 15th, 2014 4:26 pm by John Thompson

The business had ben closed for repairs and renovations.

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Carter Co. jailer fired, inmate assault case to go to grand jury

Carter Co. jailer fired, inmate assault case to go to grand jury

August 15th, 2014 4:11 pm by John Thompson

Sheriff Chris Mathes said Chancelor Presnell was dismissed from employment on Friday, following an investigation into the alleged assault.

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Update: Police now say shooter cop did not know teen was suspected in robbery

Update: Police now say shooter cop did not know teen was suspected in robbery

August 15th, 2014 2:43 pm by DAVID A. LIEB and ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Michael Brown's death ignited four days of clashes with furious protesters.

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Cops: Amish girls kidnapped by more than 1 person

Cops: Amish girls kidnapped by more than 1 person

August 15th, 2014 2:23 pm by GEORGE M. WALSH, Associated Press

A New York sheriff says two young Amish sisters now safe at home were kidnapped from their family farm stand and police are seeking more than one person responsible.

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Wrong-way I-26 crash nets woman 2nd DUI charge

Wrong-way I-26 crash nets woman 2nd DUI charge

August 15th, 2014 11:59 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A woman traveling east in the westbound lanes of Interstate 26 in Kingsport on Wednesday night - and in turn igniting a head-on collision with another vehicle - has been charged with multiple offenses including assault and DUI.

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Man charged with stealing more than $10K in items in Bristol Pirates burglary

Man charged with stealing more than $10K in items in Bristol Pirates burglary

August 15th, 2014 11:48 am by Staff Report

Police have made an arrest in the burglary of the Bristol Pirates minor league baseball clubhouse where more than $10,000 in computers and other electronics.

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Tennessee medics who left dying patient under investigation

Tennessee medics who left dying patient under investigation

August 15th, 2014 10:24 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Eight firefighters and paramedics who responded were placed on leave while the Nashville Fire Department investigates.

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Police reveal name of Missouri cop who killed teen

Police reveal name of Missouri cop who killed teen

August 15th, 2014 10:18 am by DAVID A. LIEB and ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson made the announcement after initially declining to the release the officer's name, saying he had received numerous death threats.

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Bemberg Station project for Tweetsie Trail pitched to council

Bemberg Station project for Tweetsie Trail pitched to council

August 15th, 2014 9:48 am by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University's Dr. Fred Alsop stood before the Elizabethton City Council on Thursday night with an idea on how the area's rich railroad history could be showcased.

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Local piano prodigy giving senior recital before packing up for Ivy League university

Local piano prodigy giving senior recital before packing up for Ivy League university

August 15th, 2014 9:45 am by Tony Casey

The possibilities for pianist Ming Wilson are endless. And that's why the Johnson City student is keeping his options open.

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