Johnson City Press Monday, April 20, 2015
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Blountville teen accused of raping child in Kingsport

Blountville teen accused of raping child in Kingsport

April 6th, 2015 3:55 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The case was presented to the Sullivan County Grand Jury last week.

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Johnson City man arrested for selling cocaine, city police say

Johnson City man arrested for selling cocaine, city police say

April 4th, 2015 10:12 pm by Staff Report

A city man was charged with selling cocaine Friday by the Johnson City Police Department after officers executed a search warrant issued as part of a ongoing investigation into the sale of cocaine, the department said in a news release.

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City police say Woman jailed after stealing $700 in clothes

City police say Woman jailed after stealing $700 in clothes

April 4th, 2015 10:09 pm by Staff Report

A Mount Carmel woman was charged Friday evening with stealing 48 items of clothing worth $784 from JCPenney in the Mall at Johnson City, city police said in a news release.

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AP Poll: Whites more likely to OK police striking people

AP Poll: Whites more likely to OK police striking people

April 4th, 2015 5:39 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American

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NE Tenn. man allegedly tries to off relative for $5K

NE Tenn. man allegedly tries to off relative for $5K

April 3rd, 2015 9:57 pm by Matthew Lane, Net News Service

A Morristown man has been charged in connection with a murder for hire scheme, after agreeing to pay someone up to $5,000 to kill a female member of his family.

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State lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years on death row

State lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years on death row

April 3rd, 2015 9:51 pm by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free Friday hours after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him couldn't prove he committed the crime.

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Two wounded in Middle Tennessee shooting, police searching for suspect

Two wounded in Middle Tennessee shooting, police searching for suspect

April 3rd, 2015 1:58 pm by Xavier Smith, Lebanon Democrat

The incident happened just after noon in a grocery store parking lot.

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YMCA director says no altercation ocurred inside prior to stabbing death

YMCA director says no altercation ocurred inside prior to stabbing death

April 3rd, 2015 1:27 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

22-year-old Huey Stanley Jr. was killed.

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Johnson City man threatened Tree Streets residents with kitchen knives, police say

Johnson City man threatened Tree Streets residents with kitchen knives, police say

April 3rd, 2015 9:42 am by Staff Report

Edward W. Cleveland was charged with aggravated assault.

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Arsonists escape down river in stolen kayak after setting fires at NE Tennessee campground

Arsonists escape down river in stolen kayak after setting fires at NE Tennessee campground

April 1st, 2015 3:47 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Three campers and a cabin were set on fire.

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