Johnson City Crime
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Yesterday | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
DRUG GANG DETAILS: 'Eddie Block' probe took 19 months Police cultivated confidential informants, intercepted phone calls and made dozens of undercover drug buys. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1HmlPTB Wiretaps, informants and undercover work led to the arrest of nine men in a drug trafficking sweep. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
JC arson victims recount escape, cope with loss Andrea Noyes and her family also lost their home in the deadly Johnson City arson Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1NRtOsE In the living room of her newly rented apartment, Andrea Noyes talks about the aftermath of the fire that displaced her family and killed two children in October. Andrea Noyes' family fled the Johnson City apartment fire that killed two young boys in the early morning hours of Oct. 19, and she is boundlessly grateful they escaped with their lives. Comment?
Monday Nov 2 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
JC fire victim upgraded to fair condition The Oct. 19 fire killed Erica Kurtz's two boys Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1NlzqeA A handwritten note to one of the victims of the arson fire at 145 Floral Ave. in Johnson City lies on the sidewalk at the scene of the Oct. 19 fire. Erica Kurtz, the mother of two boys killed in an Oct. 19 Johnson City arson, has been upgraded to fair condition, a Syracuse hospital official said Monday. Comment?
Saturday Oct 31 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
JC arson: Before tragedy, a trail of domestic violence Officials, experts say case shines light on dangerous issue Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1Ngq047 Late on a frigid night in January, Jessica Baxter was visiting the apartment of a friend down the street from the Johnson City home she shared with her boyfriend, Dwight Burton. Burton showed up. Comment?
Thursday Oct 29 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
One victim of JC fire upgraded to serious condition A miniature golf fundraiser tournament is planned for Nov. 14 at GlowGolf in the Oakdale Mall Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1NaA6Do Ten days after a Johnson City arson that killed two boys, one of the women severely injured in the fire has been upgraded to serious condition. Erica Kurtz, the mother of the 3- and 4-year boys who died in the fire, was listed Thursday in serious condition at the Syracuse burn treatment center at University Hospital. Comment?
Oct 26, 2015 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
Arson victims getting community's help The Johnson City community is taking donations for the displaced families and victims. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1N2hPYR Carolyn Howell, 73, of Johnson City, stands near the scene of the Oct. 19 arson at 145 Floral Ave. during a candle light vigil. Comment?
Oct 23, 2015 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
Dwight Burton waives preliminary hearing in JC arson The case against Burton will proceed to county court. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1S0J1aF Crime scene tape blocks off the scene of the fatal fire at 145 Floral Ave., in Johnson City, on Oct. 19. Dwight Burton, who faces murder and arson charges in the Johnson City fire that killed two boys, has waived his preliminary hearing in village court. Comment?
Oct 21, 2015 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
Donations welcome for displaced families in JC fatal arson Displaced families in the fire need clothing and other products. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1LMgiVU A local business is taking donations to help one of the families displaced in the arson fire Monday in Johnson City that killed two boys. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via 13WHAM
Police say a man faces murder and arson charges after an apartment fire that killed two little boys and severely burned two women. Police in Johnson City, near Binghamton, say 38-year-old Dwight Burton is accused of setting the fire early Monday morning. Comment?
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