Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Two teens, one from Kingsport, arraigned in Roan Mountain bludgeoning death

Two teens, one from Kingsport, arraigned in Roan Mountain bludgeoning death

July 8th, 2014 12:25 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

The two men are accused of killing Danny Ray Vance, 56, outside his home at 690 Heaton Creek Road on the Fourth of July. Sheriff Chris Mathes said Cordell and Lacy have confessed to the murder.

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Officials: Man set house fire with baby inside

Officials: Man set house fire with baby inside

July 7th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

A 56-year-old man is charged with attempted criminal homicide and aggravated arson after witnesses say he lit fire to a Hixson home with his three-month-old baby inside this weekend.

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'Street preacher' claims God would strike arresting officer dead

'Street preacher' claims God would strike arresting officer dead

July 7th, 2014 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was found preaching in the middle of Main Street in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning claimed "God was in him," but his arresting officer alleges that a large quantity of alcohol was in him as well.

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Dispute over firecracker leads to aggravated assault arrest for Kingsport man

Dispute over firecracker leads to aggravated assault arrest for Kingsport man

July 7th, 2014 12:40 pm by Nick Shepherd

Hutson agreed to speak to the officers and reportedly said that an unknown, "mixed race" male was shooting fireworks into the alley and Hutson asked him to stop repeatedly.

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Rogersville man accused of beating dad with tire iron: Suspect had just been released from jail

Rogersville man accused of beating dad with tire iron: Suspect had just been released from jail

July 7th, 2014 9:39 am by Jeff Bobo

Davis had already been released from jail by then, and according to witnesses, had allegedly returned home and attacked his father.

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Sheriff: Teens confessed to robbing, killing Roan Mountain man

Sheriff: Teens confessed to robbing, killing Roan Mountain man

July 6th, 2014 10:51 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said two teenagers accused of murdering a 56-year-old Roan Mountain man at his home Friday have confessed to their roles in his death.

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Duffield woman sentenced in meth case

Duffield woman sentenced in meth case

July 6th, 2014 10:01 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Southwest Virginia woman convicted of making and selling methamphetamine was sentenced to five years in prison last week during an appearance in Lee County court.

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Chicago group answers street violence with yoga

Chicago group answers street violence with yoga

July 6th, 2014 4:00 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

It seems odd, all these slow movements, deep breathing and talk about being centered in a neighborhood ruled by drug-dealing gangs. It's simply the latest attempt to curb violence in a city where the number of homicides and guns seized leads the nation.

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CHPD nabs couple accused in rash of large battery thefts

CHPD nabs couple accused in rash of large battery thefts

July 6th, 2014 6:44 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple is facing seven counts of burglary and seven counts of theft in connection with a rash of large battery thefts last month from semis and other large vehicles parked in and around Church Hill.

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Sheriff releases details on alleged Roan Mountain murder

Sheriff releases details on alleged Roan Mountain murder

July 5th, 2014 6:27 pm by NET News Service

The Carter County Sheriff's Department has identified a man who was found dead at his home.

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