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Ohio man pleads guilty to gas station robbery in Gate City

Ohio man pleads guilty to gas station robbery in Gate City

July 13th, 2013 9:35 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — An Ohio man pleaded guilty this week in Scott County Circuit Court to using a pellet gun earlier this year to rob a Gate City gas station as he was passing through the region on his way to Florida.

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Update: Zimmerman jury stops deliberating for night

Update: Zimmerman jury stops deliberating for night

July 12th, 2013 6:12 pm by Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Jurors told the judge Friday they wanted to break for the night and return the next day to talk about whether Zimmerman committed second-degree murder when he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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Update: Woman identifies herself as jewelry theft suspect, surrenders to Kingsport police

Update: Woman identifies herself as jewelry theft suspect, surrenders to Kingsport police

July 12th, 2013 11:53 am by Staff report

KINGSPORT — Bridgette M. Rollins, 26, of 209 Virgil Ave., Kingsport, is charged with felony theft of more than $500. Police say that on May 9 she shoplifted jewelry from Belk in the Kingsport Town Center. The total value of the stolen items was $625.

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Police search for smash and grab burglary suspect

Police search for smash and grab burglary suspect

July 12th, 2013 8:54 am by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has released an image of a man suspected of breaking out the window of a convenience store, then making away with several hundred dollars worth of cigarettes.

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Tenn. used car dealers plead guilty in money laundering scheme

Tenn. used car dealers plead guilty in money laundering scheme

July 12th, 2013 8:24 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors say the men worked at car dealerships that sold vehicles to known drug traffickers and submitted IRS forms with false sales information.

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Jury in Zimmerman trial may consider lesser charge

Jury in Zimmerman trial may consider lesser charge

July 11th, 2013 10:49 pm by Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — In a setback for George Zimmerman, the jury at the neighborhood watch captain’s second-degree murder trial was given the option Thursday of convicting him on the lesser charge of manslaughter in the shooting of Trayvon Martin.

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Kingsport teen faces 31 counts in two states stemming from Monday chase

Kingsport teen faces 31 counts in two states stemming from Monday chase

July 11th, 2013 9:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

GATE CITY — A Kingsport teen who allegedly led police on a 30-mile, three-county chase late Monday night started the pursuit by flashing a Hawkins County deputy his middle finger.

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Failure to yield to police car leads to DUI charge

Failure to yield to police car leads to DUI charge

July 11th, 2013 5:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville woman learned the hard way Wednesday that you’re supposed to yield to the right when an emergency vehicle with flashing lights and siren comes up behind you.

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KPD searches for suspected jewelry thief

KPD searches for suspected jewelry thief

July 11th, 2013 4:12 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspected shoplifter, believed to have stolen more than $600 in jewelry from a Kingsport store.

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Mom of Hawkins inmate among those accused in jail drug smuggling scheme

Mom of Hawkins inmate among those accused in jail drug smuggling scheme

July 11th, 2013 12:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Recordings of inmate telephone calls helped lead Hawkins County authorities to five additional people allegedly involved in a June 3 attempt to smuggle Suboxone into the jail.

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