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County woman charged in dog’s death

County woman charged in dog’s death

June 17th, 2013 9:39 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County woman was charged Monday with animal cruelty for the death of her Pomeranian after she left the dog in an unshaded pen with no water on a 90-degree day last month.

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Stepfather charged with choking stepson

Stepfather charged with choking stepson

June 17th, 2013 9:21 pm by Staff Report

A stepfather was charged Saturday with domestic aggravated assault after police said visible red marks consistent with choking with two hands were found on his stepson’s neck.

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Juvenile court construction on track for January opening

Juvenile court construction on track for January opening

June 17th, 2013 9:21 pm by Gary B. Gray

The transformation of Johnson City’s former Seniors Center into its new and comparatively expansive Juvenile Court is now about 50 percent complete, and construction and renovations are keeping pace with the estimated completion date near the first of the

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Man accused of pulling gun in confrontation near downtown Johnson City restaurant

Man accused of pulling gun in confrontation near downtown Johnson City restaurant

June 17th, 2013 8:54 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman who in return pulled a knife on him while he was walking back to a Johnson City bar around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, according to court documents.

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Liquid substance found on JC man was meth, according to court documents

Liquid substance found on JC man was meth, according to court documents

June 17th, 2013 4:34 pm by STAFF REPORT

Ronald J. Collins, 37, 130 Wichita St., was charged Friday with a schedule II drug violation.

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Citizen tip results in two arrested on cocaine charges

Citizen tip results in two arrested on cocaine charges

June 17th, 2013 4:25 pm by Kayla Carter

Two men were arrested on crack cocaine charges after a citizen tipped off police about a drug deal taking place in the parking lot of a Johnson City discount store Friday, according to court documents.

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NSA leaker Snowden won't return voluntarily to US

NSA leaker Snowden won't return voluntarily to US

June 17th, 2013 4:02 pm by KIMBERLY DOZIER, AP Intelligence Writer

NSA leaker Edward Snowden defended his disclosure of top-secret U.S. spying programs in an online chat Monday with The Guardian and attacked U.S. officials for calling him a traitor.

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Police: Pickup's driver had revoked license when crashed on East Oakland

Police: Pickup's driver had revoked license when crashed on East Oakland

June 17th, 2013 2:23 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man was driving on a revoked license Sunday when he ran a red light in east Johnson City and struck a minivan, injuring him and the other driver and forcing road closings, police said in a report.

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Johnson City doctor accused in high-speed police chase reportedly hospitalized; hearing rescheduled

Johnson City doctor accused in high-speed police chase reportedly hospitalized; hearing rescheduled

June 17th, 2013 12:15 pm by Becky Campbell

A preliminary hearing for a local doctor charged with reckless driving, drug possession, a weapons violation and vandalism was rescheduled Monday because of several conflicts in the case.

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Completion of Kingsport's I-26 Tennessee Welcome Center project pushed back

Completion of Kingsport's I-26 Tennessee Welcome Center project pushed back

June 17th, 2013 12:08 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

KINGSPORT — The timeline for the welcome center project has changed again and will likely mean construction of the actual building will not take place until later this summer, pushing the completion date into early 2014.

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