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Drug complaint prompts Kingsport arrest

Drug complaint prompts Kingsport arrest

August 5th, 2015 12:31 pm by Staff Report

According to a press release from Kingsport police, on Tuesday afternoon vice officers visited unit 118 of Cloud Apartments, 1104 Reedy Place.

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Task force examines Tennessee sentencing laws, recidivism

Task force examines Tennessee sentencing laws, recidivism

August 5th, 2015 8:03 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's current sentencing structure has been in place for more than 20 years, and the state's recidivism rate is averaging around 44 to 45 percent.

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Gray woman sentenced to life in prison for Scott County murder

Gray woman sentenced to life in prison for Scott County murder

August 4th, 2015 10:08 pm by Marci Gore

Natasha Gross' partial skeletal remains were found by Scott County Sheriff's Office deputies on June 9, 2010, in a small creek located about 1,000 feet behind Valerie Gail Arnold's house in the East Carters Valley section of Scott County.

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Man held at gunpoint after visiting wrong home

Man held at gunpoint after visiting wrong home

August 4th, 2015 2:48 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before 5 p.m., a Kingsport resident heard a noise outside his front door, then looked out to find an unknown man "yelling and screaming."

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Kingsport man arrested in Weber City traffic stop

Kingsport man arrested in Weber City traffic stop

August 4th, 2015 12:35 pm by Marci Gore

During a stop for speeding, an officer allegedly found the driver impaired and detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

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UPDATE: Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns himself in

UPDATE: Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns himself in

August 3rd, 2015 8:10 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

MEMPHIS - An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two-day manhunt, authorities said.

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'Find My iPhone' app helps victim locate stolen phone, nab alleged thief

'Find My iPhone' app helps victim locate stolen phone, nab alleged thief

August 3rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport woman was able to track down two stolen cell phones and locate the alleged thief Saturday using the Apple app Find My iPhone'.

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Notorious Hawkins criminal back in jail on robbery, kidnapping charges

Notorious Hawkins criminal back in jail on robbery, kidnapping charges

August 3rd, 2015 3:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of Hawkins County's most notorious small time criminals may have just hit the big time, notching two Class A felony charges over the weekend for allegedly kidnapping, beating and robbing a 60-year-old man.

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Police investigate theft at Ridgewood BBQ

Police investigate theft at Ridgewood BBQ

August 3rd, 2015 12:37 pm by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a theft from the parking lot of a local restaurant, where fog lights and fender trim were cut off a patron's vehicle.

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Manhunt underway for suspect in officer's fatal shooting

Manhunt underway for suspect in officer's fatal shooting

August 3rd, 2015 8:37 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Pres

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A manhunt was underway Monday for a man who police say fatally shot a Memphis officer after he interrupted a drug deal involving a small amount of marijuana that would have resulted in just a misdemeanor citation and a fine.

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