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Update: KPD says shooting of man with weapon was justified, parents claim son was unarmed

Update: KPD says shooting of man with weapon was justified, parents claim son was unarmed

June 12th, 2013 11:46 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are still declining to identify the alleged weapon a wanted man reportedly threatened officers with during a Tuesday morning standoff — prompting one to shoot him in the abdomen — but the suspect's family claims it was a roof shingle.

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Woman allegedly dumped meth lab in park during argument with boyfriend

Woman allegedly dumped meth lab in park during argument with boyfriend

June 11th, 2013 4:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman allegedly dumped a nearly complete meth lab in the parking lot at Derrick Park in Church Hill Sunday afternoon during an argument with her boyfriend.

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Embattled Johnson City doctor accused of vandalizing jail cell

Embattled Johnson City doctor accused of vandalizing jail cell

June 11th, 2013 2:10 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City doctor accused of leading police on a high speed chase over the weekend is facing an additional charge after vandalizing his jail cell, according to a court document.

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Update: Girlfriend of man shot by KPD charged with filing false report

Update: Girlfriend of man shot by KPD charged with filing false report

June 11th, 2013 7:53 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have shot an armed and wanted man after a lengthy Tuesday morning standoff at a city residence, while his girlfriend has been arrested and charged with filing a false police report.

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Second of three accused in Hawkins County home invasion receives 10-year sentence

Second of three accused in Hawkins County home invasion receives 10-year sentence

June 10th, 2013 10:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The second of three men charged in the Sept. 5, 2011, home invasion in which a gunshot was fired and pain medication was stolen pleaded guilty Friday in Hawkins County Criminal Court.

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Hawkins deputies say woman   claimed she had been shot to get faster police response

Hawkins deputies say woman claimed she had been shot to get faster police response

June 10th, 2013 8:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Several Hawkins County deputies converged on 570 Stoney Point Road in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning ready to face a potential gunman and hostage situation.

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Johnson City doctor gets two years in federal prison, $10,000 fine in cancer drugs case

Johnson City doctor gets two years in federal prison, $10,000 fine in cancer drugs case

June 10th, 2013 6:51 pm by Becky Campbell, Johnson City Press

GREENEVILLE — A federal judge sentenced a Johnson City doctor who pleaded guilty to receiving misbranded cancer drugs to two years in prison Monday and fined him $10,000.

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Alleged underwear-clad doctor emerged after high-speed chase, marching with American flag

Alleged underwear-clad doctor emerged after high-speed chase, marching with American flag

June 10th, 2013 3:49 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City doctor was wearing nothing but a bathrobe and underwear when he led officers on a high-speed chase through the east side of town, according to police.

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Courtroom reporter charged with lying to feds, perjury

Courtroom reporter charged with lying to feds, perjury

June 10th, 2013 2:20 pm by Wes Bunch

NORTON — A Wise County courtroom reporter was taken into custody by federal authorities last Friday over allegations that he helped a recently convicted attorney make false statements in his attempt to avoid drug charges.

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Johnson County investigators seek man after 2 shot in Mountain City

Johnson County investigators seek man after 2 shot in Mountain City

June 10th, 2013 12:35 pm by NET News Service

Johnson County Sheriff Office investigators were looking for a man suspected in a shooting that left two people hospitalized in Johnson City early this morning.

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