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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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Ky. man arrested in robbery attempt at Pound pharmacy

Ky. man arrested in robbery attempt at Pound pharmacy

August 2nd, 2015 7:47 pm by Staff report

Officer Dustin Folk observed the suspect, who appeared to be drunk, apparently using a box cutter to make a mask.

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SCSO: Piney Flats man threatens to blow up Boone Dam

SCSO: Piney Flats man threatens to blow up Boone Dam

August 2nd, 2015 6:37 pm by Staff report

The incident began on Saturday when the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office received a request to check the welfare of a female at a home on Devault Bridge Road.

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Police: Person of interest in custody in Memphis officer killing

Police: Person of interest in custody in Memphis officer killing

August 2nd, 2015 3:25 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A person of "interest" has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer during a traffic stop in Memphis, police said Sunday.

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Incinerated - How illegal drugs are disposed of

Incinerated - How illegal drugs are disposed of

August 2nd, 2015 2:35 pm by Matthew Lane

Every year the Kingsport Police Department confiscates and collects thousands of pounds of illegal drugs, prescription medications, weapons and other evidence from arrests and crime scenes. But what does the department do with it?

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Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

August 2nd, 2015 3:20 am by Associated Press

A police officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Memphis Saturday night and a manhunt was underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said.

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