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Report: Johnson City man hit, tried to choke deputy

Report: Johnson City man hit, tried to choke deputy

July 12th, 2013 3:13 pm by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — A Johnson City man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly struck a Carter County deputy and attempted to choke him.

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Grand jury indicts 2 in Johnson City 'Tree Streets' home invasions

Grand jury indicts 2 in Johnson City 'Tree Streets' home invasions

July 12th, 2013 12:40 pm by Becky Campbell

The alleged robberies occurred May 10 at a Southwest Avenue residence and May 15 at a home on West Maple Street, according to court documents.

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Jurors start deliberating George Zimmerman case

Jurors start deliberating George Zimmerman case

July 12th, 2013 12:07 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

A jury is starting deliberations in the murder trial of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year.

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Items stolen in Johnson City skateboard shop burglaries listed on Internet; 17-year-old arrested

Items stolen in Johnson City skateboard shop burglaries listed on Internet; 17-year-old arrested

July 12th, 2013 9:42 am by Staff Report

The burglaries occurred this month at the Angry Penguin and Mojo Skate Shop.

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Nurse nearly breaks down describing injuries to 2-year-old in abuse case

Nurse nearly breaks down describing injuries to 2-year-old in abuse case

July 12th, 2013 9:01 am by Becky Campbell

A forensic services nurse who testified in two separate and unrelated child abuse cases nearly broke down at one point Thursday as she testified about the bruises on a 2-year-old boy who investigators say was abused by either his mother or her boyfriend.

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Driver charged with 4th DUI after wrong-way trip in downtown Johnson City

Driver charged with 4th DUI after wrong-way trip in downtown Johnson City

July 12th, 2013 8:20 am by Staff Report

Police said the woman was driving the wrong way at West Watauga and West Main and stopped her at West Main and Boone.

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State suspends Castle Clinic internist Robert Allen

State suspends Castle Clinic internist Robert Allen

July 11th, 2013 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City internist Robert Allen, who was practicing at the Castle Clinic until charged in Washington County Sessions Court with felony evading arrest, reckless driving, felony schedule VI drug charges, prohibited weapons violation and vandalism, has h

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Boston bombing suspect's hearing frustrates some

Boston bombing suspect's hearing frustrates some

July 11th, 2013 10:31 am by DENISE LAVOIE and JAY LINDSAY — Associated Press

BOSTON — Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings got little satisfaction from surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's first public appearance since the deadly attacks. "Not guilty," was all he said, over and over.

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Drugs found in cavities of Johnson City woman

Drugs found in cavities of Johnson City woman

July 11th, 2013 9:31 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman arrested on a driving charge following a traffic stop this week ended up hospitalized for an overdose of cocaine, Xanax and Lortab, then medical staff found other drugs hidden in two of her body cavities.

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Police: Johnson City man used family member's identity in traffic stop

Police: Johnson City man used family member's identity in traffic stop

July 11th, 2013 9:26 am by Staff report

A man who had an active warrant tried concealing his identity from police after officers noticed he was not wearing a seatbelt.

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