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Tenn. man gets life in prison in postal shootings

Tenn. man gets life in prison in postal shootings

August 12th, 2014 6:00 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Armed with pistols, Chastain Montgomery and his 18-year-old son walked into the small, red-brick post office in a rural Tennessee town almost four years ago, intending to rob it and escape with what they thought would be a bounty of cash.

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Folks You Should Know: Kingsport's Cal Sands is following his dream

Folks You Should Know: Kingsport's Cal Sands is following his dream

August 12th, 2014 5:45 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Reading comic books to writing comic books - it's not as easy as it sounds. From the classroom to the computer, Sands has read and studied the genre for literally decades.

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Sharecroppers: Couple in their 80s growing produce for Hawkins restaurant and themselves

Sharecroppers: Couple in their 80s growing produce for Hawkins restaurant and themselves

August 12th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Throughout his childhood, James Christian's father worked as a sharecropper near Surgoinsville out of necessity, to make a living and feed the total of 18 children he raised. This year, James' life came full circle.

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Four arrested on meth charges in Lee County

Four arrested on meth charges in Lee County

August 12th, 2014 3:46 pm by Nick Shepherd

Officers searching for a fugitive in Southwest Virginia instead discovered a meth lab on Monday, leading to the arrest of four people.

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JCPD offers reward for leads in tire slashing spree

JCPD offers reward for leads in tire slashing spree

August 12th, 2014 3:39 pm by NET News Service

In total, there were 32 tires slashed on 25 vehicles in the Beechwood Subdivision, resulting in thousands of dollars in losses for the victims.

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Official: Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

Official: Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

August 12th, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

The actor had periodic bouts of substance abuse and depression for years. Just last month, Williams announced he was returning to a 12-step treatment program.

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Kingsport man charged with child abuse, aggravated assault

Kingsport man charged with child abuse, aggravated assault

August 12th, 2014 1:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly grabbing an 11-year-old girl "by the head" and shoving her into bushes, then breaking the jaw of a neighbor, 52, who attempted to intervene and tell him to stop.

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KPD cites DUI in fatal June crash

KPD cites DUI in fatal June crash

August 12th, 2014 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

An Illinois man who died after flipping a vehicle on Interstate 81 two months ago was three times over the legal blood alcohol level, according to Kingsport police.

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Police, protesters again clash outside St. Louis

Police, protesters again clash outside St. Louis

August 12th, 2014 8:31 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Police in riot gear fired tear gas into a crowd of protesters in a St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager had been fatally shot by police over the weekend, as tension rose even amid calls for collective calm.

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HCSO: Inmate wrongly believes breaking sprinkler will get him sent to prison

HCSO: Inmate wrongly believes breaking sprinkler will get him sent to prison

August 12th, 2014 8:20 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County Jail inmate who reportedly wants to be transferred from the jail to a state penitentiary is going about it the wrong way by allegedly destroying jail property.

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