Kingsport Times News Friday, August 29, 2014
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Tennessee man pleads guilty in package-bomb deaths

Tennessee man pleads guilty in package-bomb deaths

August 5th, 2014 5:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Richard Parker is the son-in-law of Jon and Marion Setzer, who were killed after a package bomb exploded at their house in February. Prosecutors say the motive in the death is Parker owed the Setzers about $40,000.

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Woman accused of killing 2-year-old daughter at resort

Woman accused of killing 2-year-old daughter at resort

August 5th, 2014 7:38 am by Associated Press

Authorities began looking for Jessica Smith on Friday after a housekeeper at the Surfsand Resort in Cannon Beach found the body of Smith's 2-year-old daughter in a room. The other daughter, age 13, was badly cut and taken to a hospital for surgery.

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Hamblen driver stopped for speeding picks up eighth felony VHMO charge

Hamblen driver stopped for speeding picks up eighth felony VHMO charge

August 5th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hamblen County man who has been classified as a habitual motor offender since 1998 picked up his eighth felony "violation of the Habitual Motor Offender Act" charge Saturday after being stopped for speeding in Surgoinsville.

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Kingsport hit-and-run prompts felony charges

Kingsport hit-and-run prompts felony charges

August 4th, 2014 11:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested after allegedly igniting a three vehicle collision and fleeing the scene, with police saying that during a subsequent traffic stop "pieces of several marijuana cigarettes" fell from her car.

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Police suspect Va. man killed wife and three kids in murder-suicide

Police suspect Va. man killed wife and three kids in murder-suicide

August 4th, 2014 10:30 pm by Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A relative walked into the Culpeper, Va., house around 10 p.m. Sunday and discovered the bodies of the parents, Clarence and Shauna Washington, both 35, and their three daughters.

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Bristol market owner faces gambling charges

Bristol market owner faces gambling charges

August 4th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

The owner of a Sullivan County market has been arrested, nearly one year after police first raided his store and seized alleged gambling computers.

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Police: Man swims across river in attempted Eastman theft

Police: Man swims across river in attempted Eastman theft

August 4th, 2014 4:40 pm by Rain Smith

A would-be automobile thief reportedly made extraordinary efforts to reach his intended target in Kingsport, swimming across the Holston River to access an Eastman parking lot.

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Video: KPD seeks suspects who threw cinder block into store window

Video: KPD seeks suspects who threw cinder block into store window

August 4th, 2014 2:01 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are asking for the public's assistance in their investigation of an attempted burglary, when a pair of people threw a cinder block into a store window then fled as the alarm sounded.

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Teen accused of robbery, sexual battery at Johnson City Walmart

Teen accused of robbery, sexual battery at Johnson City Walmart

August 4th, 2014 10:17 am by NET News Service

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Saturday after he tried to steal a woman's purse, injured her grandson and grabbed another child's groin in an incident at a Johnson City Walmart, police said.

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Police arrest man suspected of cooking meth in grandmother's home

Police arrest man suspected of cooking meth in grandmother's home

August 4th, 2014 9:44 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man suspected of cooking methamphetamine in the basement of his grandmother's home has been arrested in Hawkins County.

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