Johnson City Press Monday, January 26, 2015
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Bartender charged with threatening to kill Speaker Boehner

Bartender charged with threatening to kill Speaker Boehner

January 14th, 2015 5:51 pm by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner returned to the Capitol on Wednesday without commenting to reporters after disclosures that a bartender at a country club near his Ohio home is charged with threatening to kill him, either with a gun or by poisoning his drink.

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Administrator convicted of not reporting sex case at Sullivan Co. children's home

Administrator convicted of not reporting sex case at Sullivan Co. children's home

January 14th, 2015 2:05 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The action stemmed from an investigation launched in May 2013 at Tri-State Baptist Children's Home.

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Kingsport police keeping quiet on shooting motives despite death of offender

Kingsport police keeping quiet on shooting motives despite death of offender

January 14th, 2015 12:24 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Though their suspect has committed suicide, Kingsport police are handling the fatal shooting of a city teen like an ongoing investigation to present to a jury, meaning the release of specifics to the public is not imminent.

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Re-order in the court: Carter County General Sessions reopens after renovation

Re-order in the court: Carter County General Sessions reopens after renovation

January 14th, 2015 9:39 am by John Thompson

After being closed for several weeks for extensive cleaning and renovation, the Carter County General Sessions Courtroom has reopened.

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Johnson City man accused of selling daughters to sex ring found incompetent for trial

Johnson City man accused of selling daughters to sex ring found incompetent for trial

January 14th, 2015 9:23 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Ronnie McCall and his wife, Connie, were indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in October 2013.

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Updated with more photos: First day of trial for Marcus Gergish sees warnings from judge, family tears

Updated with more photos: First day of trial for Marcus Gergish sees warnings from judge, family tears

January 13th, 2015 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

The first-degree murder trial for a Johnson City man accused of gunning down and trying to rob Timothy Peregoy Sr. nearly two years ago began Tuesday with plenty of emotions showing inside and outside the courtroom.

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Burglars strike Kingsport armored service, take loads of cash

Burglars strike Kingsport armored service, take loads of cash

January 13th, 2015 4:46 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A shattered door and window were found at the front entrance.

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Ohio State football revelers set fires, tear down goal post

Ohio State football revelers set fires, tear down goal post

January 13th, 2015 11:59 am by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Police made a handful of arrests after using tear gas and pepper spray to disperse crowds of Ohio State students and other fans following the Buckeyes' win.

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'Crushing' - Air Force JROTC instructor calls Kingsport murder victim a leader

'Crushing' - Air Force JROTC instructor calls Kingsport murder victim a leader

January 13th, 2015 10:59 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Already accepted into a delayed entry program of the U.S. Marine Corps and set to graduate from Sullivan South in the spring, Dylan Wayne Ferguson seemed to have everything going to him.

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