Johnson City Press Thursday, July 2, 2015
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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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Johnson City man choked, imprisoned girlfriend over text messages to ex-boyfriend, police say

Johnson City man choked, imprisoned girlfriend over text messages to ex-boyfriend, police say

June 25th, 2015 11:48 am by Staff Report

James A. Miller was charged with aggravated domestic assault and false imprisonment.

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Accused Roan Mountain killer's teen brother shoots self in leg

Accused Roan Mountain killer's teen brother shoots self in leg

June 25th, 2015 9:16 am by John Thompson

The 13-year-old boy found the gun in his brother's bedroom, thought it was a toy and pulled the trigger.

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Federal charges: Bristol man accused of shooting photos, videos of underage girls for 5 years

Federal charges: Bristol man accused of shooting photos, videos of underage girls for 5 years

June 24th, 2015 4:30 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

David Earl Taylor was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville earlier this month.

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State helicopter, Unicoi County Sheriff's Department find large marijuana crop in national forest

State helicopter, Unicoi County Sheriff's Department find large marijuana crop in national forest

June 24th, 2015 4:22 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The sheriff's office destroyed more than 1,200 marijuana plants spotted growing in three well cultivated plots on a steep ridge in Earnestville area.

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Former Vanderbilt players in rape case released from jail

Former Vanderbilt players in rape case released from jail

June 24th, 2015 3:57 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins cleared the way for the players' release a day after declaring a mistrial because of juror misconduct and setting aside their rape convictions. He ordered them to wear GPS monitoring devices if released.

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UPDATE: Boston Marathon bomber apologizes - for first time - as formally sentenced to death

UPDATE: Boston Marathon bomber apologizes - for first time - as formally sentenced to death

June 24th, 2015 3:17 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

"I am sorry for the lives that I've taken, for the suffering that I've caused you, for the damage that I've done - irreparable damage" - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Amber alert issued for missing Surgoinsville girl

Amber alert issued for missing Surgoinsville girl

June 24th, 2015 9:06 am by Staff Report

An East Tennessee Amber Alert has been activated for the Surgionsville Police Department for a 14-year-old Hayleigh Wilson.

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