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Police chief says alleged downtown Johnson City shooter could face federal charge in wake of slaying

Police chief says alleged downtown Johnson City shooter could face federal charge in wake of slaying

March 24th, 2014 7:27 am by Max Hrenda

"At this point, we haven't been able to determine (motive). What we're getting is, it started out as a verbal (argument), then a physical confrontation, and then it escalated to gunfire" - JCPD Chief Mark Sirois.

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Johnson City police: Man jailed after firing shots on West Ninth

Johnson City police: Man jailed after firing shots on West Ninth

March 23rd, 2014 9:34 am by Staff Report

A man fired shots in the air after an argument at his cousin's house on West Ninth Avenue early Saturday morning, resulting in his arrest, police said.

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Update: Police charge convicted felon with murder, attempted murder in downtown Johnson City shooting

Update: Police charge convicted felon with murder, attempted murder in downtown Johnson City shooting

March 23rd, 2014 9:04 am by Staff Report

Police charged a Johnson City man with killing one man and wounding another in a downtown parking lot early Sunday morning.

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Man arrested on 13 drug charges

Man arrested on 13 drug charges

March 22nd, 2014 8:50 pm by Staff Reports

A man was arrested after police said his residence had been under investigation for suspected drug activity.

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City man arrested after police say he assaulted girlfriend with chair, frying pan

City man arrested after police say he assaulted girlfriend with chair, frying pan

March 22nd, 2014 1:28 pm by Staff Reports

A city man was arrested after police said they were told he assaulted his girlfriend with a chair and frying pan.

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Unicoi Co. sheriff warns of annual visit by paving, painting scammers

Unicoi Co. sheriff warns of annual visit by paving, painting scammers

March 21st, 2014 4:36 pm by Brad Hicks

"I just want to make the public aware that if anyone shows up wanting to do paving, barn painting, house painting, etc., they need to make sure they are a licensed contractor from a reputable company" - Sheriff Mike Hensley.

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2nd adult arrested in Unicoi Co. girl fight that was captured on video

2nd adult arrested in Unicoi Co. girl fight that was captured on video

March 21st, 2014 4:34 pm by Brad Hicks

A North Carolina man was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and criminal trespassing.

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Titans defensive end Ojomo charged with soliciting prostitute in sting

Titans defensive end Ojomo charged with soliciting prostitute in sting

March 21st, 2014 4:16 pm by Associated Press

A Miami police report stated the 25-year-old South Florida native was booked into jail Friday morning on a charge of soliciting a prostitute. He was being held on $500 bail.

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Sullivan man allegedly leads pursuits after threatening to kill family, cops

Sullivan man allegedly leads pursuits after threatening to kill family, cops

March 21st, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man allegedly in the midst of a sleepless, eight-day gravel binge faces multiple charges. He's accused of threatening to kill family members and cops with a shotgun, holding his wife against her will and fleeing deputies on two occasions.

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Meth habit: Deputies say Kingsport couple arrested again for cooking up illegal drug

Meth habit: Deputies say Kingsport couple arrested again for cooking up illegal drug

March 21st, 2014 11:31 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

For the second time in 18 months, a Kingsport couple have been arrested for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine.

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