Kingsport Times News Thursday, May 28, 2015
Kingsport woman escapes alleged kidnapper

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Kingsport woman escapes alleged kidnapper

May 28th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police have arrested a man who allegedly grabbed his ex-girlfriend off her front porch in Kingsport, then held her against her will for several hours before she could escape from a vehicle in Scott County, Va.

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KPD: Man purposely crashes into car containing children

KPD: Man purposely crashes into car containing children

May 28th, 2015 4:40 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces five felonies after a fit of rage, according to police, as he intentionally slammed his car into a vehicle that contained his young son and stepchildren.

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Fury Road: Hawkins feud explodes with bang 'em up chase

Fury Road: Hawkins feud explodes with bang 'em up chase

May 28th, 2015 2:17 pm by Rain Smith

During an incident on Beech Creek Road, an alleged 100 mph motorist had to fight off a man who was in his truck bed - and kicking him in the head - while additional vehicles gave chase and rammed him multiple times.

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Twelve-year-old charged in Kingsport stabbing

Twelve-year-old charged in Kingsport stabbing

May 27th, 2015 6:06 pm by Rain Smith

According to a press release from the Kingsport Police Department, the incident occurred at approximately 10:30 Tuesday night. Officers were originally called to 106 West Charlemont Ave., Apt. 6 about a fight between two adult males.

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Alleged thief arrested after hassling dispatch

Alleged thief arrested after hassling dispatch

May 27th, 2015 11:26 am by Rain Smith

In the period of three hours, a man placed five separate calls to 911. Each time he was advised that his issue - an individual who threatened to "whip" him over $10 - was not an emergency.

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Police search for motive in deadly Wal-Mart shooting

Police search for motive in deadly Wal-Mart shooting

May 27th, 2015 6:28 am by JAMES MacPHERSON and BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press

Police are trying to find out what prompted a U.S. airman from Tennessee to walk into a Wal-Mart Supercenter and kill one worker, injure another and then fatally shoot himself.

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Police: Drunk man at concert hit 4 people with SUV; 1 dead

Police: Drunk man at concert hit 4 people with SUV; 1 dead

May 26th, 2015 6:30 pm by Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A food vendor at a country music concert is accused of starting a fight and hitting several people with his SUV, killing one.

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KPD Tasers suspect in pharmacy holdup, carjacking

KPD Tasers suspect in pharmacy holdup, carjacking

May 26th, 2015 4:19 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a city pharmacy at gunpoint, then carjacking a woman at a nearby gas station to make his getaway.

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Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from suspicious D.C. vehicle

Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from suspicious D.C. vehicle

May 25th, 2015 12:59 am by Associated Press

A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and arrested, a police spokeswoman said.

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Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

May 23rd, 2015 2:50 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

A white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

May 23rd, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include a Kingsport officer charged, a retired Hawkins County teacher murdered, love letters scrawled on prison tables, a naked man attacking police and a murderer dying on death row, among others.

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