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Fugitive arrested in Johnson City

Fugitive arrested in Johnson City

August 20th, 2014 11:24 am by Staff Report

A man wanted on a theft charge in Kentucky was arrested Tuesday in Johnson City after police went to his residence to check a domestic situation.

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'Pineapple Divine' arrested in downtown Johnson City

'Pineapple Divine' arrested in downtown Johnson City

August 20th, 2014 8:35 am by Staff Report

That's the name police say 18-year-old Christian P. McKay kept giving them when he was arrested Sunday.

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Johnson City police: Elizabethton woman struck 2 with vehicle

Johnson City police: Elizabethton woman struck 2 with vehicle

August 20th, 2014 8:06 am by Staff Report

Christina L. Thomas was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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The Police Blotter returns with a crime of necessity, a really hot dog stand and more

The Police Blotter returns with a crime of necessity, a really hot dog stand and more

August 19th, 2014 9:18 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: A breach of contract, a family assault and more!

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Stoney Creek man arrested after high speed police chase in Johnson City

Stoney Creek man arrested after high speed police chase in Johnson City

August 19th, 2014 2:44 pm by Staff Report

Police said Ricky C. Oliver ran three stop signs during the chase.

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Family of East Tennessee man killed by deputy sues sheriff's office

Family of East Tennessee man killed by deputy sues sheriff's office

August 19th, 2014 1:56 pm by Matt Lakin, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The family of a Blount County man shot by a deputy during a property check last year has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in federal court.

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Alleged road rage towards detective prompts Kingsport arrest

Alleged road rage towards detective prompts Kingsport arrest

August 19th, 2014 1:48 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A man has been arrested in Kingsport after allegedly cursing, tailgating and swerving his vehicle at a Hawkins County police officer - reportedly angry because she had investigated past cases against him.

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Tennessee man found not guilty by insanity in dad's killing

Tennessee man found not guilty by insanity in dad's killing

August 19th, 2014 9:21 am by Associated Press

A psychologist said the son suffered from a major psychotic disorder at the time.

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NE Tennessee grandmother accused of beating girl for coming home an hour late

NE Tennessee grandmother accused of beating girl for coming home an hour late

August 19th, 2014 7:35 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County grandmother was charged with aggravated assault Friday for allegedly beating her 15-year-old granddaughter with a belt for coming home an hour late.

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Man convicted of murder claims trial unfair, attorney incompetent

Man convicted of murder claims trial unfair, attorney incompetent

August 18th, 2014 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man serving a 23-year prison sentence for murder, and who already lost one appeal of his case, now says his trial attorney failed him.

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