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Six year sentence for shooting suspect found with large amount of pills, pot

Six year sentence for shooting suspect found with large amount of pills, pot - VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The HCSO Narcotics Unit found 122 pills and nine ounces of pot at the home pf a man arrested for shooting at his neighbors over a property dispute.

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Bloomingdale stakeout busts fireworks stand burglar

Bloomingdale stakeout busts fireworks stand burglar

July 1st, 2015 1:44 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in multiple burglaries of a Bloomingdale fireworks tent was arrested on Tuesday night, as business operators had hidden to thwart his latest attempt, then chased him "out of his shoes" and into a briar patch.

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Intractable Pain Act repealed, but battle against prescription drug abuse goes on

Intractable Pain Act repealed, but battle against prescription drug abuse goes on

July 1st, 2015 11:15 am by Nick Shepherd

Barry Staubus, district attorney general for Sullivan County, said there will probably still be some pain management clinics that dispense more medication than a patient needs, even after the repeal of the law.

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Man charged with sex crime against Sullivan County girl

Man charged with sex crime against Sullivan County girl

July 1st, 2015 10:43 am by Rain Smith

A Bristol, Va., resident was arrested Tuesday in connection with "graphic images" discovered on the phone of an 11-year-old in Sullivan County.

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Botched theft scheme ends with one victim run over by car

Botched theft scheme ends with one victim run over by car

July 1st, 2015 8:02 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - According to witnesses, the possibility of "mammaw" arriving with a gun caused Adam Douglas Cupp and Carl Ralph Trent to retreat to Spires Chapel Church where Cupp's 1995 Nissan Maxima was parked.

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Drunk man damaging trees in historic park wanted to cook hot dogs

Drunk man damaging trees in historic park wanted to cook hot dogs

June 30th, 2015 7:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

In 2013 Crockett Spring Park was named one of Tennessee's approximately 70 certified arboretums by the state Forestry Division owing to its 32 individual species of trees.

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KPD: Father intentionally kills kitten in front of children

KPD: Father intentionally kills kitten in front of children

June 30th, 2015 4:07 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for fatally stomping and throwing a kitten in front of his young children, according to police, because he was angry with their mother.

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Kingsport woman charged with theft from J.C. auto dealer

Kingsport woman charged with theft from J.C. auto dealer

June 30th, 2015 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A woman accused of stealing a new car from a Johnson City dealership apparently didn't read the owner's manual very closely, as police used the vehicle's factory-equipped GPS to track her to Blountville and make an arrest.

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Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

June 30th, 2015 11:27 am by Rain Smith

Investigators say legitimate account numbers and details are obtained from credit and debit cards, with the information then copied to fake cards to make fraudulent purchases.

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Fire that destroyed $65k rollback a suspected arson

Fire that destroyed $65k rollback a suspected arson

June 30th, 2015 8:15 am by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who has information about the rollback fire at 108 Ruritan Road in Mooresburg early Monday morning is asked to call the HCSO at (423) 272-4848.

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