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County woman charged in dog’s death

County woman charged in dog’s death

June 17th, 2013 9:39 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County woman was charged Monday with animal cruelty for the death of her Pomeranian after she left the dog in an unshaded pen with no water on a 90-degree day last month.

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Stepfather charged with choking stepson

Stepfather charged with choking stepson

June 17th, 2013 9:21 pm by Staff Report

A stepfather was charged Saturday with domestic aggravated assault after police said visible red marks consistent with choking with two hands were found on his stepson’s neck.

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Gun charge placed after hotel standoff

Gun charge placed after hotel standoff

June 17th, 2013 9:19 pm by Staff Report

A Florida man was charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun after a 25-minute standoff at a local hotel, police said.

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Man accused of pulling gun in confrontation near downtown Johnson City restaurant

Man accused of pulling gun in confrontation near downtown Johnson City restaurant

June 17th, 2013 8:54 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman who in return pulled a knife on him while he was walking back to a Johnson City bar around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, according to court documents.

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Chaos as gunfire erupts at Utah Father's day Mass

Chaos as gunfire erupts at Utah Father's day Mass

June 17th, 2013 8:17 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

It was a quiet part of the Father's Day Mass as about 300 people stood up in preparation for communion. A parishioner, known by many at the church as Ricky Jennings, entered through the glass doors in back, holding his wife Cheryl's hand.

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Hit-and-run crash leads to child abuse, meth charges for Carter Co. pair

Hit-and-run crash leads to child abuse, meth charges for Carter Co. pair

June 17th, 2013 5:12 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — An apparent hit and run accident on Friday afternoon led to the arrests of a man and woman on child abuse charges and several drug charges.

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Liquid substance found on JC man was meth, according to court documents

Liquid substance found on JC man was meth, according to court documents

June 17th, 2013 4:34 pm by STAFF REPORT

Ronald J. Collins, 37, 130 Wichita St., was charged Friday with a schedule II drug violation.

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Citizen tip results in two arrested on cocaine charges

Citizen tip results in two arrested on cocaine charges

June 17th, 2013 4:25 pm by Kayla Carter

Two men were arrested on crack cocaine charges after a citizen tipped off police about a drug deal taking place in the parking lot of a Johnson City discount store Friday, according to court documents.

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Man arrested after handing out candy at Kingsport park

Man arrested after handing out candy at Kingsport park

June 17th, 2013 2:24 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The man was told several times to watch his language and calm down, according to a police report, but continued screaming, "burn in hell." He also reached into a pocket several times, telling police he had a bomb.

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Johnson City doctor accused in high-speed police chase reportedly hospitalized; hearing rescheduled

Johnson City doctor accused in high-speed police chase reportedly hospitalized; hearing rescheduled

June 17th, 2013 12:15 pm by Becky Campbell

A preliminary hearing for a local doctor charged with reckless driving, drug possession, a weapons violation and vandalism was rescheduled Monday because of several conflicts in the case.

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