Johnson City Press Thursday, December 18, 2014
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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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Body of East Tennessee Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

Body of East Tennessee Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

August 18th, 2014 4:40 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

Alaskan authorities have arrested her alleged lover on suspicion of homicide.

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NE Tennessee parents charged with neglect over 'nasty' living conditions

NE Tennessee parents charged with neglect over 'nasty' living conditions

August 18th, 2014 4:23 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Deputies reported finding the baby lying on the floor between the couch and the coffee table while the mother slept.

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THP trooper placed on leave in wake of domestic assault arrest

THP trooper placed on leave in wake of domestic assault arrest

August 18th, 2014 2:09 pm by Becky Campbell

Russel "Rusty" D. Holtsclaw, 28, was arrested Aug. 10 - his birthday - after the argument and physical assault on Laura Holtsclaw at the couple's Johnson City home.

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Johnson City police: Crying girl flagged down cop after assault

Johnson City police: Crying girl flagged down cop after assault

August 18th, 2014 10:08 am by Staff Report

She was able to identify the girl who took her cell phone and assaulted her.

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Johnson City man charged with assaulting wife

Johnson City man charged with assaulting wife

August 18th, 2014 8:46 am by Staff Report

A Johnson City man was arrested early Monday morning on a charge that he assaulted his wife during her argument, leading to her hospitalization, police said.

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