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Police: Investigation into train collision that killed pedestrian ongoing

Police: Investigation into train collision that killed pedestrian ongoing

October 28th, 2014 9:56 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said they are in the process of identifying a man who was killed after he was struck by a train this weekend.

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News Crime Local News
No new jail time after felon pleads guilty to trying to kill Tennessee Highway patrolman

No new jail time after felon pleads guilty to trying to kill Tennessee Highway patrolman

October 28th, 2014 9:49 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County man serving a 17-year federal sentence for a weapons conviction pleaded guilty Tuesday in Criminal Court to trying to kill a state trooper.

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News Photos Local News
Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween Photo Contest

October 28th, 2014 8:55 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City Press offers $100 reward for best costume pic

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Community Photos

Tree Streets Fall Foliage

October 28th, 2014 8:28 pm by Max Hrenda

These photos - from the aptly named Tree Streets Neighborhood - provide just a few examples of some of the array of color that fills our region during the fall months.

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Crime Off the Wall News
Tennessee man claims to be Denzel Washington during arrest

Tennessee man claims to be Denzel Washington during arrest

October 28th, 2014 5:44 pm by Associated Press

Officers told 21-year-old Justin Lee Seay of Memphis he wasn't fooling anyone.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Tennessee man arrested while naked in neighbor's hot tub

Off the Wall News: Tennessee man arrested while naked in neighbor's hot tub

October 28th, 2014 5:36 pm by Associated Press

A Spring Hill man awoke over the weekend to an unwelcome surprise: Someone was sitting naked in his hot tub.

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Regional & National
Southern Baptists tell pastors to hold the line on 'sinful' gays

Southern Baptists tell pastors to hold the line on 'sinful' gays

October 28th, 2014 3:59 pm by RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer

"This is a real challenge to us on biblical authority" - the Rev. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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News Local News Business & Technology
Chamber supports Mountain States-Wellmont merger

Chamber supports Mountain States-Wellmont merger

October 28th, 2014 2:54 pm by Staff Report

The local Chamber of Commerce has unanimously voted to endorse a merger between Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System, according to a news release.

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Crime
Elizabethton man charged with theft, burglary

Elizabethton man charged with theft, burglary

October 28th, 2014 2:29 pm by Staff Report

Ryan M. Ramey was arrested Friday on burglary and theft charges in Johnson City after police remembered seeing him with items that were later reported stolen in a burglary.

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Crime
Johnson City woman accused of passing stolen check at Power Board

Johnson City woman accused of passing stolen check at Power Board

October 28th, 2014 2:16 pm by Staff Report

Mary E. Collins was arrested after the victim reported Sept. 19 that a check was stolen and passed at the Power Board.

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