Johnson City Press Thursday, November 27, 2014
Crime
Black Friday safety: Johnson City police offer holiday shopping safety tips

Black Friday safety: Johnson City police offer holiday shopping safety tips

November 24th, 2014 3:56 pm by Contributed

One of the best philosophies to fight theft is simple: "Harden the target."

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Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

November 24th, 2014 3:45 pm by Brad Hicks

Deputies initiated an investigation after monitoring a phone call between an inmate and an alleged co-conspirator.

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News Regional & National
Heading toward the coast for Thanksgiving? Leave early

Heading toward the coast for Thanksgiving? Leave early

November 24th, 2014 3:40 pm by Associated Press

A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations.

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Michael Brown family attorney says Ferguson grand jury announcement coming Monday evening

Michael Brown family attorney says Ferguson grand jury announcement coming Monday evening

November 24th, 2014 3:32 pm by Associated Press

A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, media outlets reported Monday, citing unidentified sources.

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Update: TVA still trying to find cause of Boone Dam seepage

Update: TVA still trying to find cause of Boone Dam seepage

November 24th, 2014 2:30 pm by Contributed

The TVA is aiming to hold the water level of Boone Reservoir at approximately 12 feet below normal winter elevation.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

No injuries were reported in an early Sunday morning shooting at a Bluff City youth home, where at least one round fired from outside entered the building.

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Police: Video of officer shooting boy holding fake gun is 'clear'

Police: Video of officer shooting boy holding fake gun is 'clear'

November 24th, 2014 1:54 pm by JOHN P. COYNE and KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

The president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association has said the officers weren't told the caller thought the gun might be fake.

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Off the Wall News
Off Wall the News: City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

Off Wall the News: City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

November 24th, 2014 1:26 pm by Associated Press

A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly.

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Judge seals documents in rape case involving 2 UT football players

Judge seals documents in rape case involving 2 UT football players

November 24th, 2014 12:27 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Knox County Criminal Court Judge Bob McGee on Monday said he sealed the sworn affidavits presented by police on Nov. 18 seeking DNA from A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams.

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Charges pending in Sullivan County crash that seriously injured passenger

Charges pending in Sullivan County crash that seriously injured passenger

November 24th, 2014 12:21 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A weekend crash on South Holston Dam Road has injured four people, one of whom suffered life-threatening injuries.

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