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Update: Police say 2-year-old taken from site of double homicide found uninjured

Update: Police say 2-year-old taken from site of double homicide found uninjured

August 11th, 2013 2:18 pm by Associated Press

A 2-year-old Rhode Island boy was found wandering around a housing project miles from his home hours after his mother and another woman were found slain at their house Sunday and two men were under arrest, police said.

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Two more charged in Facebook slayings

August 10th, 2013 10:15 am by Staff Report

Two more people have been charged with first-degree murder in the 2012 deaths of Billy Clay Payne and Billie Jean Hayworth.

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Lee County man charged in break-ins at law office, car dealership in Duffield

Lee County man charged in break-ins at law office, car dealership in Duffield

August 9th, 2013 10:21 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Devan Statzer, 25, 140 Huff Farm Road, Big Stone Gap, was indicted by a Scott County grand jury on three counts of breaking and entering and three counts of grand larceny.

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Four suspects in Scott crimes arrested in  S.C.

Four suspects in Scott crimes arrested in S.C.

August 9th, 2013 10:19 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The suspects, who waived extradition, were identified this week by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office as Cody Allen Peak, Trevor Wayne Hardy, Dakota Lee Dorton and Jerome Wade Akers.

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Man wanted in Kingsport arrested on separate charge in Virginia

Man wanted in Kingsport arrested on separate charge in Virginia

August 9th, 2013 4:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

A man wanted in Kingsport for armed robbery was arrested in Virginia after shoplifting and striking an officer, according to a police report.

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Woman charged with killing husband and keeping body in home for a month pleads guilty

Woman charged with killing husband and keeping body in home for a month pleads guilty

August 9th, 2013 4:28 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Melissa Justice Napier pled guilty to charges of first-degree murder and defiling of a dead body. Her remaining charges of using a firearm in the commission of a felony and unlawful concealment of a dead body were placed on advisement.

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Update: Twins charged in theft of drain covers, vending machine

Update: Twins charged in theft of drain covers, vending machine

August 9th, 2013 12:45 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport twins face multiple charges, according to police, after they were caught stealing a Pepsi machine with a Ford Mustang that contained city-owned drain covers.

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Kingsport family's brawl leads to stabbing

Kingsport family's brawl leads to stabbing

August 9th, 2013 11:30 am by Rain Smith

An argument between a Kingsport woman and her daughter allegedly escalated to attempted murder early Friday when a Rutledge man stabbed his girlfriend's brother in the stomach.

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Crack cocaine allegedly seized from Kingsport pair

August 9th, 2013 7:11 am by Staff Report

Two Kingsport residents have been charged with possession of more than a kilogram of crack cocaine following a traffic stop that occurred earlier this week along Interstate 26 in Unicoi County.

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Police say Fla. man killed wife, posted photo of corpse on Facebook

Police say Fla. man killed wife, posted photo of corpse on Facebook

August 9th, 2013 12:05 am by Associated Press

Miami-Dade police said in an arrest affidavit that Derek Medina, 31, said he shot Jennifer Alfonso, 26, at their South Miami home after she said she was “leaving him.”

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