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Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

March 24th, 2014 5:09 pm by Staff Report

Authorities believe that a Greeneville house fire may have been set to cover up a murder and assault.

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King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

March 24th, 2014 4:16 pm by Staff Report

"DeShaun Greer played as hard as anyone that I have coached in my eight years at King" - Head Men's Basketball Coach George Pitts.

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UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen

UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen - VIDEO

March 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police investigators said the gun used in a deadly downtown shooting Sunday was stolen during in a home burglary last year.

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UPDATE: Jonesborough man tells deputies he was robbed by four, one of them armed

UPDATE: Jonesborough man tells deputies he was robbed by four, one of them armed

March 24th, 2014 2:49 pm by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested four people this weekend after a Jonesborough man said they broke into his house and robbed him while brandishing a gun.

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Woman in court after police say she drove drunk with children in car

Woman in court after police say she drove drunk with children in car

March 24th, 2014 2:18 pm by Staff Report

A Jonesborough woman who was arrested for drunken driving - while, police said, she had children in her car - will appear in Sessions Court this week to face her charges.

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Police chief says alleged downtown Johnson City shooter could face federal charge in wake of slaying

Police chief says alleged downtown Johnson City shooter could face federal charge in wake of slaying

March 24th, 2014 7:27 am by Max Hrenda

"At this point, we haven't been able to determine (motive). What we're getting is, it started out as a verbal (argument), then a physical confrontation, and then it escalated to gunfire" - JCPD Chief Mark Sirois.

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Johnson City police: Man jailed after firing shots on West Ninth

Johnson City police: Man jailed after firing shots on West Ninth

March 23rd, 2014 9:34 am by Staff Report

A man fired shots in the air after an argument at his cousin's house on West Ninth Avenue early Saturday morning, resulting in his arrest, police said.

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Update: Police charge convicted felon with murder, attempted murder in downtown Johnson City shooting

Update: Police charge convicted felon with murder, attempted murder in downtown Johnson City shooting

March 23rd, 2014 9:04 am by Staff Report

Police charged a Johnson City man with killing one man and wounding another in a downtown parking lot early Sunday morning.

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Man arrested on 13 drug charges

Man arrested on 13 drug charges

March 22nd, 2014 8:50 pm by Staff Reports

A man was arrested after police said his residence had been under investigation for suspected drug activity.

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City man arrested after police say he assaulted girlfriend with chair, frying pan

City man arrested after police say he assaulted girlfriend with chair, frying pan

March 22nd, 2014 1:28 pm by Staff Reports

A city man was arrested after police said they were told he assaulted his girlfriend with a chair and frying pan.

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