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Indictments returned in July 4 fatal shooting

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Indictments returned in July 4 fatal shooting

September 20th, 2014 8:19 am by Sue Guinn Legg

A Washington County grand jury on Thursday returned a second-degree murder indictment against a Johnson City man accused of fatally shooting another man on East Myrtle Avenue on July 4.

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"Home-made" registration stickers land Johnson City woman in jail

"Home-made" registration stickers land Johnson City woman in jail

September 20th, 2014 1:32 pm by Staff Reports

Police said a Johnson City woman was arrested Friday afternoon for altering, falsifying or forging auto titles or plates as well as her first offense of driving on a suspended license following an investigation into a hit-and-run crash.

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Johnson City Police Department wins Battle of Badges

Johnson City Police Department wins Battle of Badges

September 20th, 2014 8:11 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The American Red Cross announced this week that the eighth Battle of the Badges blood drive competition between emergency first responder agencies across the Tri-Cities area was a great success.

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Fender seized at crash scene

Fender seized at crash scene

September 19th, 2014 4:57 pm by Staff Report

A man involved in a two-vehicle crash was arrested Friday by Johnson City police after investigating officers discovered he had outstanding warrants.

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Dog has its day: JCPD opens slot for K-9 officer after 8-month absence

Dog has its day: JCPD opens slot for K-9 officer after 8-month absence

September 18th, 2014 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

After going more than eight months with an unfilled officer's position, a Johnson City police platoon is on the verge of becoming fully staffed.

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Update: Fla. sheriff says 6 children, 2 adults shot to death

Update: Fla. sheriff says 6 children, 2 adults shot to death

September 18th, 2014 7:53 pm by Staff Report

A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in a small town in North Florida.

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Man charged in Peeping Tom incident at Kingsport Old Navy

Man charged in Peeping Tom incident at Kingsport Old Navy

September 18th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

For the second time in four years, a Rogersville man has been arrested for a Peeping Tom incident at an area changing room - this time allegedly utilizing a camera attached to his foot to spy on a teenager.

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Rape report prompts security step-up at ETSU

Rape report prompts security step-up at ETSU

September 17th, 2014 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

In response to a reported rape in a residence hall on the campus of East Tennessee State University, a spokesman for the school said public safety officers would step up patrols as they search for suspects.

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Police say Mtn. City man used stolen credit card in JC

Police say Mtn. City man used stolen credit card in JC

September 17th, 2014 5:30 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Mountain City man was arrested on charges that he used a credit card he stole in Johnson County for purchases in Johnson City.

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Police: 3 arrested after thousands of pounds of metal go missing

Police: 3 arrested after thousands of pounds of metal go missing

September 17th, 2014 5:01 pm by Staff Report

Police said three city men were arrested on charges that they stole more than 6,000 pounds of metal from a recycling facility.

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Johnson County authorities seek missing woman

Johnson County authorities seek missing woman

September 17th, 2014 2:09 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in locating a woman missing since Friday.

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