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Man pleads guilty in 2012 Greene County killings

Man pleads guilty in 2012 Greene County killings

January 3rd, 2015 7:20 pm by Associated Press

GREENEVILLE — A 33-year-old man has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in the shooting deaths almost three years ago of an East Tennessee couple.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

January 3rd, 2015 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include children being left in filthy conditions while their parents partied, eager newlyweds prompting a BOLO, police seeking a man who stole donations from a sick child, among others

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Woman faces multiple counts of theft for using grandma's debit card

Woman faces multiple counts of theft for using grandma's debit card

January 2nd, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman was charged with four counts of identity theft and four counts of theft under $500 last week after allegedly admitting to using her grandmother's debit card without permission.

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Multistate crime spree leaves 2 dead, 3 wounded

Multistate crime spree leaves 2 dead, 3 wounded

January 2nd, 2015 7:30 pm by JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press; MITCH WEISS, Associated Press

A multistate crime spree left a North Carolina couple dead and their home torched before two suspects were caught in a New Year's Day shootout that wounded two West Virginia police officers, authorities said Friday.

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KPD seeks armed robber who tied up employee in bathroom

KPD seeks armed robber who tied up employee in bathroom

January 2nd, 2015 9:53 am by Nick Shepherd

After speaking to an employee of the store, police learned that as the employee was exiting the store for the day, he was met by a man brandishing a black semi-automatic handgun, who pushed him back inside.

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Police: Telford man tried to kill man who intervened in Johnson City Walmart argument

Police: Telford man tried to kill man who intervened in Johnson City Walmart argument

January 2nd, 2015 9:36 am by NET News Service

A Telford man was charged with attempted second-degree murder early this morning after he ran down a man in a Johnson City Walmart parking lot, police said in a news release.

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Sheriff: Increase in manpower, drug arrests lowered Hawkins crime rate

Sheriff: Increase in manpower, drug arrests lowered Hawkins crime rate

January 2nd, 2015 12:45 am by Jeff Bobo

According to the most recent Tennessee Bureau of Investigation statistics, Hawkins County's crime rate, which was 60 per 1,000 population in 2012, decreased to 49.6 per 1,000 population in 2013.

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Suspect in armed robbery of Fort Henry convenience store arrested

Suspect in armed robbery of Fort Henry convenience store arrested

January 1st, 2015 5:33 pm by Staff Report

An investigation by KPD detectives developed Jason T. McBee, 36, as the suspect. Police have not specified what information led to McBee's being identified.

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DUI at McDonald's nets child endangerment charge

DUI at McDonald's nets child endangerment charge

December 31st, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A midnight run to McDonald's after drinking has netted a Kingsport man felony charges, according to court records, after an unrestrained infant was observed inside his vehicle at the restaurant's drive-thru.

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CHPD: Children left alone in filthy motel room while parents partied next door

CHPD: Children left alone in filthy motel room while parents partied next door

December 31st, 2014 12:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say Archie and Jessica Ramsey rented the room next door Tuesday because their original room "was too dirty for them to smoke pot and have sex in."

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