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UPDATE: Grand jury to decide if charges will be placed in shooting death

UPDATE: Grand jury to decide if charges will be placed in shooting death

December 23rd, 2013 2:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson said Monday that his department’s investigation into a weekend shooting death continues, and whatever it uncovers will be sent to the Sullivan County grand jury.

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Tipsters I.D. credit card fraud suspect thanks to Times-News article

Tipsters I.D. credit card fraud suspect thanks to Times-News article

December 23rd, 2013 1:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman accused of running up an $880 bill on an 80-year-old Mount Carmel man’s debit card was arrested Saturday thanks to tipsters who recognized her picture in Thursday’s edition of the Times-News.

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10-year sentence in oxycodone trafficking case

10-year sentence in oxycodone trafficking case

December 23rd, 2013 9:27 am by Staff Report

A Morristown man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his oxycodone distribution conviction.

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Authorities say suspect charged in beating, robbery met victim on dating website

Authorities say suspect charged in beating, robbery met victim on dating website

December 22nd, 2013 3:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect, Christopher A. Fralix, 25, of East Sevier Avenue in Kingsport, already has an extensive record in Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.

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Sullivan County authorities investigating fatal shooting in Bloomingdale

Sullivan County authorities investigating fatal shooting in Bloomingdale

December 21st, 2013 10:43 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday evening in Bloomingdale.

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Tennessee man pleads guilty in cross burning

Tennessee man pleads guilty in cross burning

December 21st, 2013 5:53 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — Timothy Stafford told the court that he and two others set the cross alight at the home of an interracial couple because he didn’t like interracial dating in his community.

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Masked man accosts women, jewelry heist and more this week in crime

Masked man accosts women, jewelry heist and more this week in crime

December 21st, 2013 9:25 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Dec. 13 through Dec. 20.

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Investigators trying to identify Belk shoplifting suspects

Investigators trying to identify Belk shoplifting suspects

December 21st, 2013 12:22 am by Staff report

KINGSPORT — The suspects are described as two black males and one black female, who fled in a silver Audi. They were captured on surveillance video. The actual video is available for viewing on the Kingsport Police Department’s YouTube channel.

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Rose Hill man sentenced  on child porn charges

Rose Hill man sentenced on child porn charges

December 20th, 2013 9:46 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Kyle Andrew Perkins, 25, of Rose Hill, Va., was given a total of 35 years to serve, but Lee County Circuit Court Judge Tammy McElyea suspended 20 years of that sentence. Perkins was also ordered to serve 15 years of supervised probation.

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KPD seeks help in identifying Lynn Garden burglary suspect

KPD seeks help in identifying Lynn Garden burglary suspect

December 20th, 2013 8:43 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — The incident occurred between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at a residence on Scott County Road. The side door was forced open and the interior ransacked. Two shotguns were stolen in the incident.

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