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$1 million lawsuit accuses Hawkins privatized probation company of illegal takeover

July 24th, 2014 3:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT — A million dollar lawsuit filed Wednesday in Sullivan County Chancery Court claims the owner of a new privatized probation company in Rogersville illegally stole Hawkins County "clients" during a take-over last month.

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Flagpole sawed, swiped from Sullivan County school

Flagpole sawed, swiped from Sullivan County school

July 24th, 2014 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

The flagpole appeared to have been cut at its base to allow removal, with the school principal saying it must have been stolen during the night.

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KPD: 'Professional thieves' net large haul at Best Buy

KPD: 'Professional thieves' net large haul at Best Buy

July 24th, 2014 11:04 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say five individuals recently worked in concert to pull off a precision shoplifting heist at Best Buy, distracting employees and exiting with totes full of smaller items valued at more than $6,000.

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Carter County woman agrees to plead guilty to sex charges involving her, her three children

Carter County woman agrees to plead guilty to sex charges involving her, her three children

July 24th, 2014 7:00 am by Matthew Lane

A Carter County woman who took sexually explicit photographs of her three young daughters at their home in Hampton has agreed to plead guilty next week to federal sex charges.

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Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

July 24th, 2014 3:56 pm by Associated Press

Experts, however, say those gangs are actually a byproduct of U.S. policies in the 1990s that sent many immigrants back to Central America after they had been indoctrinated into gang culture in this country.

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Mistrial declared in vehicular homicide case with Kingsport victim

Mistrial declared in vehicular homicide case with Kingsport victim

July 24th, 2014 2:06 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Cody Dingus had been on trial since Tuesday for the crash on Knob Creek Road on Valentine's Day in 2012 that followed a short pursuit as he fled from police.

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Earnhardt, Rahal get taste of Guardsman's world

July 24th, 2014 11:55 am by JIM JOHNSON, Associated Press

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Graham Rahal are used to occasional fireworks when drivers get upset at the track. They saw the real thing Wednesday while visiting Indiana National Guard troops at Camp Atterbury.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 7.24.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 7.24.14 - VIDEO

July 24th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies who need a good home at the Kingsport Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Beckner, Chewy, Churchill, Kristie, Teddy, and Tramp.

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Updated with photos: Delays on I-26 after tractor trailer rolls over

Updated with photos: Delays on I-26 after tractor trailer rolls over

July 24th, 2014 8:34 am by Staff Report

The truck was westbound, lost control, ran off the right side of the roadway, and overturned. The driver sustained minor injuries, and the load was spilled onto the roadside.

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Ohio man in custody after allegedly threatening to shoot Lee officers

Ohio man in custody after allegedly threatening to shoot Lee officers

July 24th, 2014 8:00 am by Wes Bunch

An Ohio man is facing federal charges in Virginia for allegedly calling the Lee County Sheriff's Office earlier this year and threatening to kill law enforcement officers.

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2 Tenn. police captains, 2 others indicted

2 Tenn. police captains, 2 others indicted

July 24th, 2014 7:53 am by Associated Press

NEWPORT, Tenn. (AP) — A Cocke County grand jury has charged two Newport Police Department captains and two other people with selling stolen goods and prescription pills.

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