Johnson City Press Thursday, July 31, 2014
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New York jury awards shoplifter $500,000 for broken ankle suffered during arrest

New York jury awards shoplifter $500,000 for broken ankle suffered during arrest

July 17th, 2014 4:02 pm by Associated Press

50-year-old Kevin Jarman had filed the suit after pleading guilty to shoplifting at a Queens Pathmark in 2011.

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Johnson City home invasion: 2 indicted from Austin Springs incident that ended in shooting

Johnson City home invasion: 2 indicted from Austin Springs incident that ended in shooting

July 17th, 2014 11:34 am by Becky Campbell

Also, an 18-year-old man was transferred to adult court for a crime allegedly committed when he was 17 at Campus Ridge Apartments.

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Unicoi Co. man arrested on U.S. Nitrogen property

Unicoi Co. man arrested on U.S. Nitrogen property

July 17th, 2014 9:05 am by Brad Hicks

Greene Co. deputies went to the property at the request of U.S. Nitrogen officials.

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Police: Increased patrols paying off in downtown Johnson City

Police: Increased patrols paying off in downtown Johnson City

July 17th, 2014 8:39 am by Becky Campbell

When 911 received a call about two men walking through the Downtown Square parking lot checking door handles for unlocked vehicles early Wednesday morning, Johnson City Police Officer Mark Williams was already nearby.

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Tennessee News: Man shot, killed by police in park

Tennessee News: Man shot, killed by police in park

July 16th, 2014 7:39 pm by Associated Press

Police said three officers fired their weapons after a man armed with a rifle "escalated" the situation.

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Virginia man charged in April traffic death in Johnson City

Virginia man charged in April traffic death in Johnson City

July 16th, 2014 7:01 pm by Becky Campbell

J.C. police: Driver had blood alcohol nearly twice the legal limit

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Appeals court upholds Washington Co. woman's conviction in landlord beating

Appeals court upholds Washington Co. woman's conviction in landlord beating

July 16th, 2014 2:28 pm by Becky Campbell

Christina Lee Jones, formerly Christina Thomas, is serving two 18-year sentences for convictions of especially aggravated robbery and especially aggravated kidnapping.

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Gray woman arraigned on 1st-degree murder charge for Johnson City woman's death in SW Virginia

Gray woman arraigned on 1st-degree murder charge for Johnson City woman's death in SW Virginia

July 16th, 2014 12:06 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The charges stem from the 2010 slaying of Natasha Gross Collins of Johnson City.

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Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop on Tennessee-Kentucky line

Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop on Tennessee-Kentucky line

July 16th, 2014 11:53 am by Associated Press

Trooper Jonathan Biven said a man walked up to a parked car Tuesday at about 9:25 p.m. and shot the driver before turning the gun on himself.

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