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Johnson City police say Kingsport man struck wife with pickup truck

Johnson City police say Kingsport man struck wife with pickup truck

October 29th, 2013 5:57 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Ronald Roberts, 50, 605 Tomahawk Drive, Kingsport, was charged with domestic aggravated assault.

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Kingsport mother arrested after child overdoses

Kingsport mother arrested after child overdoses

October 29th, 2013 2:39 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested after her 1-year-old son overdosed on Suboxone — a prescription medication used to treat opioid dependence — and she delayed seeking help for the vomiting child.

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HCSO: Accused drug dealer said gun was ‘to intimidate people’

HCSO: Accused drug dealer said gun was ‘to intimidate people’

October 29th, 2013 1:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport man who was allegedly found in possession of a pistol and large quantity of pills following a vehicular crash Friday afternoon reportedly told police he had the gun “to intimidate people.”

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Man convicted in 'Facebook murders' gets 2 consecutive life sentences

Man convicted in 'Facebook murders' gets 2 consecutive life sentences

October 29th, 2013 11:35 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

A man convicted of killing a couple in what has been dubbed the "Facebook murders" received double life sentences in prison this morning.

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Kingsport man arrested in investigation at technical school

Kingsport man arrested in investigation at technical school

October 29th, 2013 9:35 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Two teachers of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology — Elizabethton were arrested Monday as a part of the ongoing investigation of some faculty and staff members by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department.

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Police: Would-be pill peddlers admit, ‘We been trying, but we just don’t know anybody’

Police: Would-be pill peddlers admit, ‘We been trying, but we just don’t know anybody’

October 28th, 2013 10:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A couple who drew the attention of police early Sunday after holding up the cashier’s line at a Rogersville market for 20 minutes were allegedly later found to be very high on drugs.

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Teachers union rep faces embezzlement charge

Teachers union rep faces embezzlement charge

October 28th, 2013 3:37 pm by Stephen Igo

The suspect, a Wise County science teacher, is still in the classroom following last week's indictment, charging her with misappropriating a little more than $10,000.

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Police: Family friend discovered bodies in Elizabethton double shooting

Police: Family friend discovered bodies in Elizabethton double shooting

October 28th, 2013 2:18 pm by NET News Service

Police confirmed this afternoon that a couple died from gunshot wounds Sunday in their Garden Road residence, saying a gun was found in the house and neighbors had heard gunshots early that morning.

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Man charged with vandalism of Kingsport church property

Man charged with vandalism of Kingsport church property

October 28th, 2013 2:12 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 7 p.m., dispatch was alerted to a suspicious man in the area. A police report says a witness spotted the individual "throw a water hose over a fence at the back of the church," then heard glass breaking.

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Tipster leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to alleged oxycodone deal

Tipster leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to alleged oxycodone deal

October 27th, 2013 2:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

Tipster information led the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office to an alleged drug deal in a store parking lot last month in Rogersville involving oxycodone pills.

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