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Jury in Zimmerman trial may consider lesser charge

Jury in Zimmerman trial may consider lesser charge

July 11th, 2013 10:49 pm by Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — In a setback for George Zimmerman, the jury at the neighborhood watch captain’s second-degree murder trial was given the option Thursday of convicting him on the lesser charge of manslaughter in the shooting of Trayvon Martin.

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Kingsport teen faces 31 counts in two states stemming from Monday chase

Kingsport teen faces 31 counts in two states stemming from Monday chase

July 11th, 2013 9:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

GATE CITY — A Kingsport teen who allegedly led police on a 30-mile, three-county chase late Monday night started the pursuit by flashing a Hawkins County deputy his middle finger.

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Failure to yield to police car leads to DUI charge

Failure to yield to police car leads to DUI charge

July 11th, 2013 5:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville woman learned the hard way Wednesday that you’re supposed to yield to the right when an emergency vehicle with flashing lights and siren comes up behind you.

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KPD searches for suspected jewelry thief

KPD searches for suspected jewelry thief

July 11th, 2013 4:12 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspected shoplifter, believed to have stolen more than $600 in jewelry from a Kingsport store.

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Mom of Hawkins inmate among those accused in jail drug smuggling scheme

Mom of Hawkins inmate among those accused in jail drug smuggling scheme

July 11th, 2013 12:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Recordings of inmate telephone calls helped lead Hawkins County authorities to five additional people allegedly involved in a June 3 attempt to smuggle Suboxone into the jail.

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Two arrested on felony drug charges in Kingsport parking lot

Two arrested on felony drug charges in Kingsport parking lot

July 10th, 2013 2:05 pm by Rain Smith

Two men face felony drug charges after they were allegedly located outside a Kingsport convenience store with marijuana packaged for resale, cocaine and syringes.

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Update: Meth labs found at Kingsport motel

Update: Meth labs found at Kingsport motel

July 10th, 2013 1:36 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Two people are in police custody following the discovery of a methamphetamine operation at a Kingsport motel, which led to the quarantine of four rooms.

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Kingsport man charged with attempted murder of wife

Kingsport man charged with attempted murder of wife

July 10th, 2013 1:28 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's multiple trips to the hospital — where she was eventually placed on life support with a ruptured spleen — have spurred an attempted murder charge against her husband.

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Expert: Zimmerman was in worse shape than Martin

Expert: Zimmerman was in worse shape than Martin

July 10th, 2013 12:44 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

A Florida judge ruled Wednesday that Trayvon Martin's cellphone text messages about fighting and a defense animation depicting the struggle between Martin and George Zimmerman won't be introduced as evidence.

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Kingsport man allegedly grabs driver's steering wheel, sparking I-26 crash

Kingsport man allegedly grabs driver's steering wheel, sparking I-26 crash

July 10th, 2013 12:36 pm by NET News Service

Bradley M. Harris, 25, 633 Jackson St., Kingsport, was accused of grabbing the steering wheel from the driver during an argument.

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