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Police: Man admitted to lying about Johnson City hit-and-run crash

Police: Man admitted to lying about Johnson City hit-and-run crash

July 19th, 2015 11:01 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police said a man lied during an investigation into a hit-and-run crash earlier in July, leading to his arrest on Saturday.

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Woman arrested after witness catches her stealing from vehicle, police say

Woman arrested after witness catches her stealing from vehicle, police say

July 18th, 2015 9:55 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City woman has been jailed after she stole money and a pocket knife from a vehicle, police said.

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Man arrested after admitting to vandalizing vehicle, according to police

Man arrested after admitting to vandalizing vehicle, according to police

July 18th, 2015 9:49 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Police Department officers arrested a man after text messages confirmed he had vandalized a vehicle, according to a JCPD news release.

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Two arrested after attacking man for ring, JCPD officers say

Two arrested after attacking man for ring, JCPD officers say

July 18th, 2015 9:43 pm by Staff Report

A brief encounter at a roadside creek led to a robbery and arrest of two people, according to a Johnson City Police Department news release.

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Police: Employee arrested for stealing more than $500 from workplace

Police: Employee arrested for stealing more than $500 from workplace

July 18th, 2015 9:32 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a man after learning that he stole more than $500 from his place of employment, a news release from the Johnson City Police Department said.

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Westboro Baptist reportedly planning to protest funerals of slain servicemen, locals plan counter protest

Westboro Baptist reportedly planning to protest funerals of slain servicemen, locals plan counter protest

July 18th, 2015 9:12 pm by Staff Report

Messages appearing to originate from the Westboro BaptistTwitter account indicate that the small church plans to picket the funerals of slain servicemembers killed in Chattanooga.

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Tennessee pauses as other states quickly arm Guardsmen in wake of Chattanooga attacks

Tennessee pauses as other states quickly arm Guardsmen in wake of Chattanooga attacks

July 18th, 2015 9:07 pm by Andy Sher, Times Free Press staff

NASHVILLE -- While governors in four states have now ordered state National Guardsman to be armed or recruitment personnel located to more secure locations after five U.S. service members were killed in a gunman's attacks on two U.S. military facilities i

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Chattanooga Muslims mourning, anxious after shootings

Chattanooga Muslims mourning, anxious after shootings

July 18th, 2015 9:03 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press, MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press and KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Pre

As the death toll rose to five, a handful of governors ordered National Guardsmen to take up arms in response to the brazen attacks on two Tennessee military sites.

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Federal charges sought in Eric Garner's chokehold death

Federal charges sought in Eric Garner's chokehold death

July 18th, 2015 9:00 pm by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

The widow of Eric Garner and hundreds of protesters rallied outside a courthouse Saturday to call on federal prosecutors to indict the white police officer who put the black New York City man in a fatal chokehold a year ago.

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5th victim, a sailor, dies from Chattanooga military attack

5th victim, a sailor, dies from Chattanooga military attack

July 18th, 2015 9:54 am by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, JAY REEVES, KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press

The gunman had an unremarkable past.

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