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Police seek info on Sullivan County vandalism cases

October 21st, 2014 12:55 pm by Staff Report

A rash of recent vandalism cases in Bluff City and Piney Flats appear to be connected, as glass bottles have been thrown through the windows of multiple homes and vehicles on Saturday nights and Sunday mornings.

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Blountville shoppers brawl with EMS, neglect child

Blountville shoppers brawl with EMS, neglect child

October 21st, 2014 1:31 pm by Rain Smith

An intoxicated Mount Carmel couple face multiple charges after reportedly taking their young child to a Blountville store, where the father soon passed out with a bag of meth and his wife punched a responding paramedic.

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Third rape reported on ETSU campus

Third rape reported on ETSU campus

October 20th, 2014 10:54 pm by NET News Service

A rape reported by a female East Tennessee State University student marks the third such incident reported this semester, prompting officials to establish a new notification system to help curb the rash of crimes.

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Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

October 20th, 2014 8:00 pm by TOM COYNE and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

The suspect's confession to the slaying of a woman has led police to the grisly discovery of six other bodies, including three in the same block.

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Mom who allegedly admitted taking son's ADHD meds facing drug charge

Mom who allegedly admitted taking son's ADHD meds facing drug charge

October 20th, 2014 4:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Katie Christian allegedly gave the HCSO a statement indicating that she had been taking a portion of her juvenile son's Adderall for about the last six or eight months. Adderall is a Schedule II narcotic used to treat narcolepsy and ADHD.

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Man allegedly fires 7 times while fighting dad for gun

Man allegedly fires 7 times while fighting dad for gun

October 20th, 2014 3:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill man allegedly fired seven gunshots through his bedroom ceiling, TV, and the wall Saturday night while struggling with his father who was attempting to disarm him.

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Teen charged in paintball shootings

Teen charged in paintball shootings

October 20th, 2014 1:25 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been charged with reckless endangerment after allegedly firing at vehicles with a paintball gun, offering up boredom as his motivating factor.

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Woman nets second child neglect arrest this month

Woman nets second child neglect arrest this month

October 20th, 2014 12:16 pm by Rain Smith

For the second time in 11 days, the same Kingsport mother has been arrested after her toddlers were found wandering alone outside in inappropriate clothing.

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This week's top crime news

This week's top crime news

October 18th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include juveniles involved in a birthday crime spree, a hindered bank heist, a father charged with abusing mentally disabled girl and a panicked robber outing himself, among others

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Kingsport counterfeiter who posted pictures on Facebook sentenced

Kingsport counterfeiter who posted pictures on Facebook sentenced

October 17th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In the plea agreement, Hawkins and Suarez admit posting photographs to Facebook with the counterfeit money, with one posting from Hawkins saying "Paper chasing is all I know! Imma get this money till the feds come get me."

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Florida man gets sentenced to life in prison for killing teen over loud music

Florida man gets sentenced to life in prison for killing teen over loud music

October 17th, 2014 7:37 pm by DEREK KINNER, Associated Press

A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.

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