Johnson City

No Injuries in Johnson City House Fire

Johnson City Police are investigating a house fire that broke out Saturday afternoon at 22 Main Street Terrace. Police said the fire was in the second floor living room. They confirmed two people were inside, but no injuries were reported. The call came in after 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon. Johnson City firefighters had the fire…

JC Police Make Arrest Following Domestic Dispute

The Johnson City Police responded to a domestic dispute, where 22-year-old Lermaine Huggins is alleged to have strangled his girlfriend until she nearly passed out. Huggins is charged with felony Strangulation. He was arraigned at the Broome County Public Safety Building and remanded to the Broome County Jail.

Mural Fest Brightens Floral Avenue Park

Artists of all ages put their talents on display in Johnson City, as Mural Fest brightened up Floral Avenue Park Saturday.Organizers say the goal was to paint murals across the county and bring art to the community.There were also art workshops, music and other interactive activities to enjoy.Saturday was the 4th year of Mural Fest.

Domestic Dispute Leads to Johnson City Arrest

The Johnson City Police have arrested 36-year-old David White on felony possession of a weapon following a domestic dispute. White is alleged to have threatened to kill his girlfriend with the knife. White had left the home before police arrived, but he was located nearby. White was arraigned in Johnson City Village Court and remanded…

Life Sentence in Fatal Johnson City Arson

The man convicted in July of setting fire to a Johnson City home in 2015; that killed four-year-old Joshua Maxwell and three-year-old Michael Maxwell, has been sentenced to life in prison. Dwight Burton appeared in the Broome County Court on Wednesday. Their mother, Erica Kurtz, and Jessica Baxter were injured. Burton will not be eligible…

JC Man Charged with Felony Assault

Johnson City Police have arrested 27-year-old Loren Loftus of Johnson City. Loftus is accused of striking another person in the head with a metal pipe outside a residence on Floral Avenue. He is charged with felony Assault and felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon.The victim was taken to Wilson Hospital Emergency room for treatment of…

Johnson City Man Arrested Following Menacing Complaint

39-year-old Robert Ellsworth of Johnson City was arrested on Monday following a call that he had threatened two people sitting in a car parked on a street near his residence. Ellsworth was charged with felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon and misdemeanor Menacing. Ellsworth was arraigned in the Village of Johnson City Court and was…

Multiple Arrests Made in ‘Operation Hailstorm’

Three separate search warrants were served in Waverly Wednesday. The warrants were issued by the Tioga County Court as part of Operation Hailstorm. 3 ½ pounds of crystal meth, 2 ounces of cocaine, approximately $50,000, digital scales, packaging materials, metal knuckles, a metal knuckle knife and 2002 Dodge Dakota pickup. Additionally, members of the State…