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Teen charged in paintball shootings

Teen charged in paintball shootings

October 20th, 2014 1:25 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been charged with reckless endangerment after allegedly firing at vehicles with a paintball gun, offering up boredom as his motivating factor.

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Woman nets second child neglect arrest this month

Woman nets second child neglect arrest this month

October 20th, 2014 12:16 pm by Rain Smith

For the second time in 11 days, the same Kingsport mother has been arrested after her toddlers were found wandering alone outside in inappropriate clothing.

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This week's top crime news

This week's top crime news

October 18th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include juveniles involved in a birthday crime spree, a hindered bank heist, a father charged with abusing mentally disabled girl and a panicked robber outing himself, among others

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Kingsport counterfeiter who posted pictures on Facebook sentenced

Kingsport counterfeiter who posted pictures on Facebook sentenced

October 17th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In the plea agreement, Hawkins and Suarez admit posting photographs to Facebook with the counterfeit money, with one posting from Hawkins saying "Paper chasing is all I know! Imma get this money till the feds come get me."

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Florida man gets sentenced to life in prison for killing teen over loud music

Florida man gets sentenced to life in prison for killing teen over loud music

October 17th, 2014 7:37 pm by DEREK KINNER, Associated Press

A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.

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Johnson City man gets 40 years on child molestation conviction in Georgia

Johnson City man gets 40 years on child molestation conviction in Georgia

October 17th, 2014 5:00 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Dr. John Neale III, 75, was arrested on a warrant at his Johnson City home on Rambling Road in January 2012 and ordered to go to Forsyth County, Georgia, to answer to the charges.

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Dad fatally shoots self, two kids after domestic dispute; 1 child critical

Dad fatally shoots self, two kids after domestic dispute; 1 child critical

October 17th, 2014 4:11 pm by By Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

"You never would suspect something like this. You wonder what would trigger something like that and cause a guy to kill his children. No matter what happened with the family life, why would you take a child's life?"

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KPD searching for suspect who allegedly used debit card "clones"

KPD searching for suspect who allegedly used debit card "clones"

October 17th, 2014 3:16 pm by Staff reports

All nine of the debit cards were traced back to a different victim's account. The unusual part was each victim still had possession of their own debit card. Somehow, counterfeit "clones" of the debit cards were obtained and used.

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Father charged with abuse of mentally disabled girl

Father charged with abuse of mentally disabled girl

October 16th, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after bruised and swelling wounds were observed on his 4-year-old, mentally disabled daughter — the results of his purported discipline with a belt after she urinated on herself.

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Rx cocktail a recipe for grandchild's endangerment

Rx cocktail a recipe for grandchild's endangerment

October 16th, 2014 11:00 am by Rain Smith

A Southwest Virginia woman was arrested after allegedly driving under the influence while transporting her grandchild and admitting she was on "multiple" prescription drugs when she struck another vehicle on East Stone Drive.

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