Kingsport Times News Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Fireworks allegedly thrown at Kingsport children leads to arrest of man, mother

Fireworks allegedly thrown at Kingsport children leads to arrest of man, mother

July 3rd, 2014 11:23 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly threw fireworks at Kingsport children — then engaged in an altercation with a father who took issue — faces multiple charges, including resisting arrest after a scuffle with officers.

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Sheriff: Abingdon man 'acted appropriately' in shooting intruder

Sheriff: Abingdon man 'acted appropriately' in shooting intruder

July 3rd, 2014 10:30 am by Nick Shepherd

A Washington County, Va., man was shot late Wednesday night while trying to break into a home, according to a press release.

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University of Texas student pleads guilty to terrorism charges

University of Texas student pleads guilty to terrorism charges

July 3rd, 2014 6:45 am by By Jazmine Ulloa, Austin American-Statesman (MCT)

Law enforcement officials and retired military officers hailed the investigations that they said brought two men to swift justice, citing concerns over homegrown terrorism and a possible rise in Westerners joining an al-Qaida offshoot.

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Man accused of  macing mom's boyfriend charged with aggravated burglary, auto burglary

Man accused of macing mom's boyfriend charged with aggravated burglary, auto burglary

July 2nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who had been wanted for allegedly macing his mother's boyfriend in January was arrested Sunday morning along with another man during a residential burglary.

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JC police: Mom on drugs leaves children in SUV for hours

JC police: Mom on drugs leaves children in SUV for hours

July 2nd, 2014 4:39 pm by NET News Service

Two young children were left alone in an SUV for hours at a Johnson City shopping center Tuesday night, resulting in their mother's arrest on child abuse and neglect charges, police said.

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KPD announces 26 indictments in drug cases

KPD announces 26 indictments in drug cases

July 2nd, 2014 2:34 pm by Rain Smith

A lengthy investigation into the illegal sale of prescription drugs in Kingsport has netted 26 indictments and numerous arrests, including suspects who allegedly sold narcotics from their hospital bed and while on the clock at a fast food restaurant.

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J.C. man allegedly attempts to set home on fire with infant inside

J.C. man allegedly attempts to set home on fire with infant inside

July 2nd, 2014 7:17 am by NET News Service

A fight led a Johnson City man to pour gasoline on his neighbor's porch and into the living room where an infant was sleeping early Wednesday morning, but his father stopped him from setting the house on fire, Johnson City police said.

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Father enters plea in Scott abuse  case

Father enters plea in Scott abuse case

July 1st, 2014 9:08 pm by Wes Bunch

The charges stem from a Jan. 4, 2014, incident that left Jeremy Scott Owens' then 11-week old son with a broken leg and multiple broken ribs, police reports have shown.

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CORRECTION UPDATE: Hawkins men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

CORRECTION UPDATE: Hawkins men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

July 1st, 2014 3:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the males, Corey Aulburn Cinnamon, 19, 1900 Route 66-S, Bulls Gap, will also be added to the convicted sex offender registry.

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KPD charges woman with fraudulent spending spree

KPD charges woman with fraudulent spending spree

July 1st, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who had been staying with a Kingsport acquaintance, and allegedly handed over the individual's "lost" credit cards as if she had found them, faces more than two dozen charges related to fraud and identity theft.

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