Johnson City Press Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Woman found shot in wrecked car in East Tennessee; police seek clues about shooting

Woman found shot in wrecked car in East Tennessee; police seek clues about shooting

December 18th, 2014 1:36 pm by Staff Report

Authorities are working to determine how a woman found in a wrecked car early Thursday morning in Sevierville was shot.

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Sheriff: 3-hour standoff near Johnson City ends with arrest; family escaped man with gun

Sheriff: 3-hour standoff near Johnson City ends with arrest; family escaped man with gun

December 18th, 2014 1:29 pm by Staff Report

A three-hour standoff with deputies at a residence near the Watauga River ended Wednesday with a man's arrest on charges that he assaulted his family at gunpoint, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said.

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Kingsport man accused of shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

Kingsport man accused of shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

December 18th, 2014 11:02 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Police said the man is one of three potential men who may have fathered the child, depending on the outcome of paternity tests.

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Police: Johnson City women used boyfriend's vehicle to evade traffic stop

Police: Johnson City women used boyfriend's vehicle to evade traffic stop

December 18th, 2014 9:59 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City woman was charged with felony evading arrest, reckless driving, driving on a suspended license, stop sign violations and violation of a vehicle registration law after avoiding a traffic stop on Tuesday.

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Emotions run high during testimony at child abuse trial

Emotions run high during testimony at child abuse trial

December 17th, 2014 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Several jurors in an aggravated child abuse case wiped tears from their eyes as a forensic nurse - who also had moments of emotion show through - testified Wednesday about injuries she documented on a 2-year-old Washington County boy last year.

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Man arrested again while awaiting trial in Johnson City neglect case that followed toddler's death

Man arrested again while awaiting trial in Johnson City neglect case that followed toddler's death

December 17th, 2014 5:25 pm by Staff Report

Jonathan Lee Cravens about 11 a.m. Tuesday when police went to Rolling Hills Drive on a report of a possible burglary.

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Boy caught with skateboard stolen in Johnson City auto burglary, police say

Boy caught with skateboard stolen in Johnson City auto burglary, police say

December 17th, 2014 4:48 pm by Staff Report

The victim's wallet also was stolen.

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Police: 3 girls went on shoplifting spree in Johnson City mall

Police: 3 girls went on shoplifting spree in Johnson City mall

December 17th, 2014 4:32 pm by Staff Report

Three girls were arrested Tuesday on charges that they shoplifted from two stores in the Johnson City mall. Four other mall stores also were hit in the spree, police said, but their managers declined to prosecute.

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Bluff City man sentenced to 46 months for involvement in fight that included pipe bomb

Bluff City man sentenced to 46 months for involvement in fight that included pipe bomb

December 17th, 2014 4:17 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Lesley Aaron Cole was arrested by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office in January 2013 and charged with attempted murder, five counts of aggravated assault and possession of a pipe bomb.

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Judge orders attorneys to move Holly Bobo murder case forward

Judge orders attorneys to move Holly Bobo murder case forward

December 17th, 2014 4:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Months after two men were charged with kidnapping and murdering a 20-year-old Tennessee nursing student, their attorneys say they have not seen any evidence linking their clients to the crime.

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