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

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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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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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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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27 convictions handed down so far in Lee County drug roundup

27 convictions handed down so far in Lee County drug roundup

July 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Wes Bunch

The Lee County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office said this week that it has secured convictions for nearly 80 percent of the people who were indicted earlier this year as part of a large-scale drug roundup.

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Classic car seized along with nearly an ounce of 'Ice' in Hawkins traffic stop

Classic car seized along with nearly an ounce of 'Ice' in Hawkins traffic stop

July 23rd, 2014 4:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two accused meth dealers lost their drugs and their cash during a traffic stop Tuesday in Rogersville, but what probably hurt the most was seeing that 1964 Chevy Impala going up on the hook.

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Photos: Police seek alleged counterfeit scammer

Photos: Police seek alleged counterfeit scammer

July 23rd, 2014 1:01 pm by Rain Smith

Following a rash of counterfeit money reports to Kingsport police, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has released images of a man who allegedly scammed a clerk with a phony $100 bill.

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Southwest Va. toddler allegedly eats meth, mother indicted

Southwest Va. toddler allegedly eats meth, mother indicted

July 23rd, 2014 7:30 am by Staff Report

A Damascus, Va., woman is facing felony charges after her child, age 3, reportedly ingested methamphetamine which was left on a kitchen table, sitting on a plate.

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Police: Cross burned at church in Tennessee

Police: Cross burned at church in Tennessee

July 23rd, 2014 7:13 am by Associated Press

Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle the case is classified as a hate crime because it met all the criteria for reporting hate crimes to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and the FBI.

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Update: Man stabbed while trying to defuse argument between coworkers

Update: Man stabbed while trying to defuse argument between coworkers

July 23rd, 2014 6:54 am by Rain Smith

An argument between members of a construction crew staying at a Kingsport motel allegedly led to an attempted murder Tuesday night when police say an individual was stabbed while trying to defuse the altercation between his coworkers.

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