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Johnson City bombing victim says business looks like a war zone

Johnson City bombing victim says business looks like a war zone

July 7th, 2015 7:14 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

It wasn't just some random stranger who police have fingered as the bomber, but a business competitor. Christopher Wayne Alexander, who is part of Alexander Prosthetics & Orthotics in Kingsport, was arrested shortly after the bomb was tossed.

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'I was bored': Hawkins teen rescued, sex offender captured after 16 days on the run

'I was bored': Hawkins teen rescued, sex offender captured after 16 days on the run - VIDEO

July 7th, 2015 6:49 am by Jeff Bobo

Hayleigh Wilson now knows the cure for boredom isn't 16 days on the run with a convicted sex offender. She and Ben Shook were taken into custody Tuesday morning in Smyth County, Va.

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Motel auto burglary suspect nabbed with stolen items, pills

Motel auto burglary suspect nabbed with stolen items, pills

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

Video surveillance was used to identify a Hawkins County couple who allegedly stole items from two vehicles parked at the Church Hill motel where they stayed overnight Thursday.

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Lawsuit over Rainbow Family arrest is dismissed

Lawsuit over Rainbow Family arrest is dismissed

July 6th, 2015 12:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

A West Virginia man sought $1.5 million due to his arrest on drug charges in June 2012 at the Rainbow Family Gathering in Cherokee National Forest. He was later cleared of all charges by the Sullivan County grand jury.

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UPDATE: Kingsport businessman charged in bombing at J.C. medical office

UPDATE: Kingsport businessman charged in bombing at J.C. medical office

July 6th, 2015 11:43 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The man who police say was responsible for the Johnson City damage has ownership in Alexander Prosthetics and Orthotics on East Stone Drive in Kingsport. Christopher Wayne Alexander is currently in federal custody.

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Sighting: Missing Hawkins girl, sex offender sought in Wythe County

Sighting: Missing Hawkins girl, sex offender sought in Wythe County

July 6th, 2015 8:15 am by Jeff Bobo

The U.S. Marshals Service is interviewing witnesses who may have seen Hayleigh Wilson, 14, and 41-year-old convicted sex offender Benjamin Joseph "Ben" Shook in a makeshift camp in Rural Retreat.

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Police identify motel intruder shot by former CNN reporter

Police identify motel intruder shot by former CNN reporter

July 3rd, 2015 4:33 pm by Andrea Hensley

The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said.

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Scott dog dumping case concludes - 10 years later

Scott dog dumping case concludes - 10 years later

July 3rd, 2015 8:00 am by Marci Gore

"When you mention this case, people still haven't forgotten about it," said prosecutor Marcus McClung. "This was a case that was not like anything else you hear about every day. There were so many dogs involved and so many emotions."

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Man shoots neighbor's cat, then self in skull

Man shoots neighbor's cat, then self in skull

July 2nd, 2015 2:40 pm by Rain Smith

In responding to an animal complaint in Church Hill, a woman told police that a neighbor had shot one of her cats with a BB gun. Then, to demonstrate for the irate woman that it wouldn't kill the cat, he placed the barrel to his head.

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Judge sentences couple caught with meth while being arrested for probation violations

Judge sentences couple caught with meth while being arrested for probation violations

July 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As a condition of her plea agreement, Brytnei Pintze must serve 100 percent of her three year sentence before she is eligible for parole, while George McCoy has 30 percent release eligibility on his eight year sentence.

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