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Police descend on small town in search for 2 escaped killers

Police descend on small town in search for 2 escaped killers

June 9th, 2015 9:29 pm by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press and MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

With police helicopters hovering overhead, hundreds of law officers in body armor poured into this small town in the Adirondack foothills Tuesday in a search for two killers who used power tools to break out of a maximum-security prison 30 miles away.

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Update: ETSU police say victim's friend set up campus home invasion; 3 arrested

Update: ETSU police say victim's friend set up campus home invasion; 3 arrested

June 9th, 2015 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell

In a written statement, ETSU administrators did not say how the men were identified but emphasized that they were not enrolled at ETSU.

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UPDATE: Court document says accused killer lured Johnson City man to death via drugs

UPDATE: Court document says accused killer lured Johnson City man to death via drugs

June 9th, 2015 2:20 pm by Becky Campbell

A Massachusetts man, who was accused of gunning down a man outside a Johnson City convenience store in February, saw his bond double Tuesday during his first court appearance on a felony murder charge.

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ETSU reports sexual assaults at campus dorm, off-campus fraternity house

ETSU reports sexual assaults at campus dorm, off-campus fraternity house

June 9th, 2015 1:40 pm by Dylan Chesser

No arrest had been made in either case.

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UPDATE: Limestone man charged in fatal Greene County shooting

UPDATE: Limestone man charged in fatal Greene County shooting

June 9th, 2015 11:10 am by Tony Casey

The Greene County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at 1075 Old Milburnton Rd. in Limestone Monday night.

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Accused killer from Johnson City Roadrunner shooting to appear in court today

Accused killer from Johnson City Roadrunner shooting to appear in court today

June 9th, 2015 10:12 am by Becky Campbell

Nearly four months after a man was shot to death outside an east Johnson City convenience market, local police have formally arrested a Massachusetts man on a felony murder charge in the case.

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'I'm going to run you over' - Woman accused of hitting Johnson City cop with car arraigned on attempted murder charge

'I'm going to run you over' - Woman accused of hitting Johnson City cop with car arraigned on attempted murder charge

June 8th, 2015 9:53 pm by Becky Campbell

The woman accused of running over a Johnson City police officer after she backed up into his cruiser Friday was arraigned Monday afternoon in Washington County Sessions Court on attempted second-degree murder, DUI and numerous other charges.

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Trading ride to the pharmacy for prescription narcotics results in arrests

Trading ride to the pharmacy for prescription narcotics results in arrests

June 8th, 2015 9:37 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County woman who allegedly admitted she'd traded narcotic medication for a ride to get her prescription filled last week was charged Thursday with delivery of a controlled substance.

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Video of officer who drew gun on black teens raises tension

Video of officer who drew gun on black teens raises tension

June 8th, 2015 9:33 pm by DAVID WARREN, Associated Press

A black teenager in a swimsuit repeatedly cried out, "Call my momma!" as a white police officer pinned her to the ground, only moments after drawing his handgun on other black teens.

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Deputies found pot, pills, coke, mushrooms in Gray residence, sheriff says

Deputies found pot, pills, coke, mushrooms in Gray residence, sheriff says

June 8th, 2015 12:35 pm by Staff Report

Curtis Lee Neece was arrested after the search at his Jax Drive residence.

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