Johnson City Press Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Gray man accused of breaking into Johnson City apartment, assaulting resident

Gray man accused of breaking into Johnson City apartment, assaulting resident

March 11th, 2015 2:58 pm by Staff Report

James A. Boothe was charged with aggravated burglary and aggravated assault.

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3 men charged with stealing cattle from Tennessee farm

3 men charged with stealing cattle from Tennessee farm

March 11th, 2015 1:21 pm by Associated Press

Investigator Max Thomas said the high price of beef can be motivation for thieves to steal cattle.

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Teen motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph, flips cop the bird

Teen motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph, flips cop the bird

March 11th, 2015 1:11 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Citing his age, police have declined to release his identity.

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2 Unicoi Co. men charged in alleged prescription pill exchange scheme

2 Unicoi Co. men charged in alleged prescription pill exchange scheme

March 11th, 2015 9:49 am by Brad Hicks

Investigators said thousands of pills were involved.

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Appeals court upholds convictions in Knoxville slayings

Appeals court upholds convictions in Knoxville slayings

March 11th, 2015 8:05 am by Associated Press

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction and death sentence of the ringleader in the kidnapping, rape, torture and murder of a young Knoxville couple in 2007.

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THP Colonel responds to troopers' claims of DUI quota

THP Colonel responds to troopers' claims of DUI quota

March 10th, 2015 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

As sure as some state troopers are that a DUI arrest quota exists in their agency, the Tennessee Highway Patrol's leader is adamant there is no such requirement.

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Grandfather pointed gun at newborn to confront 'bully,' Kingsport police say

Grandfather pointed gun at newborn to confront 'bully,' Kingsport police say

March 10th, 2015 7:16 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A 9-day-old baby was reportedly in the crosshairs of a Monday family feud in Kingsport, as her grandfather allegedly pointed a loaded shotgun at a man who was holding her.

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Siblings, teens thwart toddler's kidnapping in Washington state

Siblings, teens thwart toddler's kidnapping in Washington state

March 10th, 2015 7:05 pm by By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press

Surveillance video from a grocery store showed the kidnapper running, child in arms.

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Gray man pleads guilty to evidence tampering to avoid murder charges in Johnson Inn shooting

Gray man pleads guilty to evidence tampering to avoid murder charges in Johnson Inn shooting

March 10th, 2015 6:26 pm by Becky Campbell

A Gray man pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence in a shooting homicide case from last year to keep from possibly being indicted for second-degree murder.

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Sullivan County stings net $80K in counterfeit goods

Sullivan County stings net $80K in counterfeit goods

March 10th, 2015 3:21 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Fake North Face jackets, Beats headphones and designer purses were included.

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