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Colorado theater shooter gets life in prison after jury fails to agree on execution

Colorado theater shooter gets life in prison after jury fails to agree on execution

August 7th, 2015 7:33 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors argued Holmes deserved to die because he methodically planned the 2012 assault at a midnight screening of a Batman movie, even blasting techno music through ear phones so he wouldn't hear his victims scream.

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BOE wants group renovating St. Marks to carry liability insurance

BOE wants group renovating St. Marks to carry liability insurance

August 7th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education wants to make sure the people hammering the nails are properly covered by liability insurance before allowing renovations to occur on a 102-year-old Rogersville church it owns.

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Kingsport man allegedly flees cop on stolen Harley

Kingsport man allegedly flees cop on stolen Harley

August 7th, 2015 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Police say they have arrested a Kingsport man who eluded a traffic stop on a stolen motorcycle, then attempted to sneak out of a residence where he was tracked to.

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Police: Woman raped at Kingsport park

Police: Woman raped at Kingsport park

August 7th, 2015 12:05 pm by Rain Smith

A woman walking alone at Riverfront and Domtar Park was reportedly tackled by an unknown man on Thursday afternoon, then thrown to the ground and sexually penetrated.

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Dayworker swipes felines from animal shelter

Dayworker swipes felines from animal shelter

August 7th, 2015 9:17 am by Rain Smith

Police were called to the Kingsport Animal Shelter on Idle Hour Road, where a non-violent criminal offender had been sentenced to do work. Three cats and two pet carriers had also recently went missing.

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Thousands attend funeral for slain Memphis police officer

Thousands attend funeral for slain Memphis police officer

August 7th, 2015 8:17 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Wearing starched uniforms and their badges marked with black tape to honor one of their own, police from as far as New York have said their goodbyes to Memphis Officer Sean Bolton.

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Hawkins children removed from home on DCS drug complaint

Hawkins children removed from home on DCS drug complaint

August 7th, 2015 8:04 am by Jeff Bobo

Drugs and syringes were found in the home near Rogersville, where four children between the ages of 10 and 15 were living.

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Struggle over knives spurs couple's arrest

Struggle over knives spurs couple's arrest

August 6th, 2015 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville couple are both facing charges after both suffered wounds while fighting over a couple of knives Wednesday afternoon.

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KPD: Masturbation in Burger King cues arrest

KPD: Masturbation in Burger King cues arrest

August 6th, 2015 3:29 pm by Rain Smith

A man's graphic and disturbing display in a Kingsport restaurant has spurred his arrest, according to police, as he openly masturbated in the dining area while staring at two teenagers - then when busted, "turned his attention" to a juvenile employee.

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Wife allegedly stabs husband when she's caught cheating

Wife allegedly stabs husband when she's caught cheating

August 6th, 2015 2:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man told police his wife stabbed him three times, bit him, and hit and scratched him multiple times after he caught her having sex with another man at a neighbor's house Tuesday night.

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