Johnson City Press Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Parking lot knife threat results in arrest, Johnson City police say

Parking lot knife threat results in arrest, Johnson City police say

June 29th, 2015 10:30 am by Staff Report

Joseph A. Black, 21, 3211 Mayfield Drive, Lot 14, was charged with aggravated assault.

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Bad tag light results in Johnson City crack arrest

Bad tag light results in Johnson City crack arrest

June 29th, 2015 10:21 am by Staff Report

In a chase, the man allegedly tried to hit a cop with a wooden bench.

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2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured near Canadian border

2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured near Canadian border

June 28th, 2015 5:42 pm by MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press

The second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison in northern New York was shot and captured near the Canadian border on Sunday, two days after his fellow inmate was killed in a confrontation w

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Judge in theater shooting possesses cool head, strong will

Judge in theater shooting possesses cool head, strong will

June 27th, 2015 2:42 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Should prosecutors be allowed to show a paralyzed mother a photo of her slain 6-year-old daughter while she testified in the Colorado theater shooting trial? Or would the image make her break down in tears and unfairly bias jurors against the gunman, Jame

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Carter County man sentenced to 106 years

Carter County man sentenced to 106 years

June 26th, 2015 11:28 pm by John Thompson

One of the longest sentences handed down in Carter County went to James A. Perry on Friday afternoon.

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1 of 2 escaped NY prisoners shot and killed

1 of 2 escaped NY prisoners shot and killed

June 26th, 2015 5:01 pm by Associated Press

One of two convicted killers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate New York maximum-security prison and had been hunted for three weeks has been shot and killed.

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Man struck woman with glass bottle at downtown Johnson City apartment, fled out window, police say

Man struck woman with glass bottle at downtown Johnson City apartment, fled out window, police say

June 26th, 2015 2:22 pm by Staff Report

Police caught up with Richard D. Hodge, 32, about a block away from his West Main Street apartment.

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Johnson City man chased girlfriend with knife, held it to her throat, police say

Johnson City man chased girlfriend with knife, held it to her throat, police say

June 25th, 2015 3:44 pm by Staff Report

Bernard Johnson was arrested Wednesday after the incident that began with an argument at his apartment at 403 Ketron Lane.

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More charges filed against alleged Tree Streets teen burglar

More charges filed against alleged Tree Streets teen burglar

June 25th, 2015 12:31 pm by Staff Report

Burglary charges keep mounting for an 18-year-old Johnson City man who was originally arrested this month after he allegedly was caught burglarizing a neighbor's home in the Tree Streets.

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Ride home from mall turns into car theft in Johnson City, police say

Ride home from mall turns into car theft in Johnson City, police say

June 25th, 2015 12:07 pm by Staff Report

A Piney Flats man was arrested Wednesday on a charge that he stole a vehicle after a man gave him a ride from the Mall at Johnson City earlier this month.

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