Johnson City Press Saturday, May 30, 2015
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Split vote amends Johnson City red light camera contract, adds speed cameras

Split vote amends Johnson City red light camera contract, adds speed cameras

May 8th, 2015 9:37 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City and Redflex Traffic Systems now equally share revenues generated from red light violations caught on video by watchful digital eyes installed by the company at six intersections.

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Doughnuts and drugs: 2 charged with having 'gravel' in car at Johnson City doughnut shop

Doughnuts and drugs: 2 charged with having 'gravel' in car at Johnson City doughnut shop

May 7th, 2015 4:09 pm by Staff Report

A disturbance at a Johnson City doughnut shop Thursday led police to arrest a Church Hill woman and a Kingsport man on drug charges as a search yielded a large amount of the synthetic drug known as gravel, police said.

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Ex-Carter Co. deputy found guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend, neighbor

Ex-Carter Co. deputy found guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend, neighbor

May 7th, 2015 2:56 pm by John Thompson

Matthew Ward Ainsworth was found guilty of two counts of aggravated assault.

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'Facebook murders' trial: Defense attorney brings up prosecutor's wife in cross examination

'Facebook murders' trial: Defense attorney brings up prosecutor's wife in cross examination

May 7th, 2015 10:29 am by Becky Campbell

"I need to approach right now" - Assistant DA Dennis Brooks as he voiced objection to Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood.

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Johnson City Police Department seeking information after Thursday morning armed robbery

Johnson City Police Department seeking information after Thursday morning armed robbery

May 7th, 2015 9:24 am by Staff Reports

The Johnson City Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division is seeking information about a Thursday morning armed robbery that occurred at Scotchman convenience store at 2300 S. Greenwood Dr.

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Redflex agreement increases city's take if speed-enforcement cameras installed at school zones

Redflex agreement increases city's take if speed-enforcement cameras installed at school zones

May 7th, 2015 9:13 am by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners will consider an amended agreement tonight with Redflex Traffic Systems that would reduce the amount paid to the company, but also requires Johnson City to install speed enforcement cameras at school zones to keep that price stable.

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3rd man charged in Mid-City Grill delivery driver's robbery

3rd man charged in Mid-City Grill delivery driver's robbery

May 6th, 2015 5:01 pm by Sam Watson

Dakota Austin Davis was arrested Wednesday and charged with especially aggravated robbery and theft under $500.

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Woman charged with abuse after children found covered in urine, feces at Kingsport convenience market

Woman charged with abuse after children found covered in urine, feces at Kingsport convenience market

May 6th, 2015 4:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Deputies say she was going car to car, trying to find a ride.

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Brothers charged with aggravated assault after Kingsport stabbing; 1 charged with attempted murder

Brothers charged with aggravated assault after Kingsport stabbing; 1 charged with attempted murder

May 6th, 2015 4:10 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

They blamed the blood in their car on a fight at Walmart.

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Witness for the prosecution: Woman testifies against mother, sister in 'Facebook murders' trial

Witness for the prosecution: Woman testifies against mother, sister in 'Facebook murders' trial

May 6th, 2015 2:39 pm by Becky Campbell

"I love my mother, and this is very difficult for me to sit here and do this. I miss my mother, but I can't help what they have or have not done" - Christie Groover.

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