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Sullivan County man charged with sexual battery of child

Sullivan County man charged with sexual battery of child

September 12th, 2014 2:20 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City resident has been arrested for his alleged solicitation and sexual battery of an 11-year-old boy.

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Burglars strike Kingsport church

Burglars strike Kingsport church

September 12th, 2014 12:33 pm by Rain Smith

Nearly $4,000 worth of electronics have been stolen from a Kingsport church, with entry for the burglary apparently made through the roof of the building.

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Ohio high school shooter T.J. Lane caught after prison escape

Ohio high school shooter T.J. Lane caught after prison escape

September 12th, 2014 7:41 am by By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

T.J. Lane was convicted in the shooting rampage that killed three students and injured two others at Chardon High School east of Cleveland in February 2012.

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Man accused of possessing child porn had 70 dead cats at his home, official says

Man accused of possessing child porn had 70 dead cats at his home, official says

September 12th, 2014 7:08 am by By Brett Clarkson, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

Many of the deceased felines were packaged in plastic and aluminum wrap, with their names, dates of birth and death, and messages like 'Rest in Peace' written on the packages, said Capt. Dave Walesky.

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Man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

Man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

September 11th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rain Smith

A former Kingsport resident indicted last year by a Sullivan County grand jury has been found guilty on nearly three dozen child pornography charges.

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Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

September 11th, 2014 7:48 am by Associated Press

MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. (AP) — Dispatchers traced the call when they heard him talking about getting high and going to a drug dealer's house on an open line.

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Four facing federal wire fraud, conspiracy charges

Four facing federal wire fraud, conspiracy charges

September 10th, 2014 10:55 pm by Matthew Lane

The offenses allegedly took place in Johnson City, with a North Carolina couple and two others receiving millions of dollars in federal contracts for which they were not eligible.

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Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months

Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months

September 10th, 2014 8:14 pm by Associated Press

In a photo he posted on Twitter, Kwmaine Davis had a big smile on his face as he held one gun in each hand at a shooting range. His message: "Yes, I'm really bout that action." Davis didn't know one of his followers was a Boston police officer.

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Four injured, one charged in Hawkins County crash

Four injured, one charged in Hawkins County crash

September 10th, 2014 7:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Tuesday afternoon traffic collision on Highway 11-W in Church Hill sent four people to the hospital, with two remaining hospitalized on Wednesday evening.

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Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

September 10th, 2014 3:58 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man will serve three years behind bars — followed by a two-year suspended sentence that includes mental evaluations and treatment — after pleading guilty to a systematic stalking spree of local women.

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