Kingsport Times News Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Man charged in Philly, Virginia abductions

Man charged in Philly, Virginia abductions

November 7th, 2014 9:26 am by MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press; LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

The man accused of grabbing a Philadelphia woman off the street this week and taking her to Maryland has a history of violence, choking his ex-wife a decade ago and abducting a 16-year-old Virginia girl just last month with the intention of killing her

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Kingsport man sentenced in counterfeit cash ring

Kingsport man sentenced in counterfeit cash ring

November 6th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Beginning in November 2012, prosecutors say the defendants stole ink cartridges and purchased a scanner, paper and other equipment to make counterfeit $5 and $20 bills at a variety of residences, including motel rooms.

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Used-car GPS helps police find abducted woman

Used-car GPS helps police find abducted woman

November 6th, 2014 7:46 pm by Associated Press

It was just the latest arrest made possible by the surveillance technology that is seemingly everywhere nowadays. And it involved not just GPS but surveillance video, traffic-camera imagery and a left-behind cellphone.

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Update: Prosecutors drop murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC's Phil Rudd

Update: Prosecutors drop murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC's Phil Rudd

November 6th, 2014 5:47 pm by Associated Press

But the 60-year-old member of the popular Australian band still faces a serious charge of threatening to kill, which comes with a maximum prison term of seven years. He also faces charges of possessing methamphetamine and marijuana.

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Sticky situation: Mud prevents would-be thief from escaping

Sticky situation: Mud prevents would-be thief from escaping

November 6th, 2014 4:23 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man who allegedly attempted to steal a bathtub was caught red-handed after his pickup truck became stuck in some mud near the crime scene.

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Downtown barber shop burglarized

Downtown barber shop burglarized

November 6th, 2014 3:00 pm by Staff Report

Nick Lawson, who has operated at the location for 54 years, arrived to discover someone had forced entry into the business, taking cash and coins.

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Teens charged in Sullivan vandalism spree

Teens charged in Sullivan vandalism spree

November 6th, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

Police said more than a dozen reports had been filed by victims, with glass bottles thrown through windows of homes and businesses. Damages at each site ran from $300 to $1,000.

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NET, SW Va. not immune to scourge of  sex trafficking

NET, SW Va. not immune to scourge of sex trafficking

November 5th, 2014 11:18 pm by Nick Shepherd

Imagine being a young girl from an impoverished town in Mexico when your parents get a call one day. It's from a person they trust, a person in America.

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Kingsport abduction suspect arrested in Scott

Kingsport abduction suspect arrested in Scott

November 5th, 2014 10:57 am by Rain Smith

At approximately 10:40 a.m. Wednesday, the Kingsport Police Department confirmed that Joshua R. Parker, 28, was in the custody of law enforcement in Southwest Virginia.

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Vanderbilt rape case delayed until January

Vanderbilt rape case delayed until January

November 4th, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

The trial of two former Vanderbilt football players accused of raping a student in a campus dorm has been delayed because one of the defense attorneys needs surgery.

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