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Kidnapping in Sullivan County leads to drug arrest in Johnson City

Kidnapping in Sullivan County leads to drug arrest in Johnson City

February 26th, 2015 12:50 pm by Becky Campbell and Rain Smith, NET News Service

Johnson City police busted out a car window to arrest a Piney Flats man who ended up here after an alleged kidnapping in Sullivan County Wednesday.

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Report: Over 4 years, 70 percent uptick in reported sex assaults from University of Tennessee students

Report: Over 4 years, 70 percent uptick in reported sex assaults from University of Tennessee students

February 25th, 2015 4:18 pm by MJ Slaby, Knoxville News Sentinel

The University of Tennessee released four years' worth of data Wednesday on reported sexual assaults between students.

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Va. deputies charge Jonesborough man with stealing truck in Tennessee

Va. deputies charge Jonesborough man with stealing truck in Tennessee

February 25th, 2015 3:31 pm by Staff Report

Deputies said a Jonesborough man was arrested in Virginia less than 15 minutes after he stole a pickup truck in Tennessee.

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Johnson City police identify murder victim, still looking for suspect

Johnson City police identify murder victim, still looking for suspect

February 25th, 2015 9:37 am by Becky Campbell

Perry Folk, 38, 105 McCall Circle, Johnson City was found dead in the parking lot of the Roadrunner, 1908 E. Unaka Avenue, around 10:15 p.m. Feb. 18. Folk was identified through fingerprints, according to a JCPD press release.

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Family of pedestrian killed by garbage truck files lawsuit against Johnson City

Family of pedestrian killed by garbage truck files lawsuit against Johnson City

February 24th, 2015 8:52 pm by Becky Campbell

The son of a woman killed when a Johnson City garbage truck driver failed to stop for her in a crosswalk filed a suit against the city in Washington County Circuit Court asking for monetary compensation for his mother's death.

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A case of unwarranted advice, a fistful of dollars and more from the Police Blotter

A case of unwarranted advice, a fistful of dollars and more from the Police Blotter

February 24th, 2015 8:36 pm by Max Hrenda

No sleet or snow can stop the Police Blotter from bringing tales of the most bizarre arrests made in Johnson City.

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Johnson City man picks up 4th DUI charge after driving with teen, police say

Johnson City man picks up 4th DUI charge after driving with teen, police say

February 24th, 2015 4:54 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man picked up his fourth driving under the influence charge while he was traveling with a teenager in snowy weather.

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Deputies: Jonesborough woman found with drugs in stolen car

Deputies: Jonesborough woman found with drugs in stolen car

February 24th, 2015 4:44 pm by Staff Report

Along with being found driving a stolen vehicle, deputies said, a Jonesborough woman was also found with 5.5 grams of cocaine.

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911 tip leads Johnson City police to arrest man on 4th DUI

911 tip leads Johnson City police to arrest man on 4th DUI

February 24th, 2015 4:18 pm by Staff Report

About 4:15 a.m., police went to the area of North State of Franklin Road and Indian Ridge Road in response to a 911 call regarding a possible drunk driver.

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Justice Dept.: No federal charges in Trayvon Martin death

Justice Dept.: No federal charges in Trayvon Martin death

February 24th, 2015 4:15 pm by JENNIFER KAY and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in a 2012 confrontation with the teenager, will not face federal charges, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

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