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Would-be burglar uses smoke bombs  outside Kingsport  jewelry store

Would-be burglar uses smoke bombs outside Kingsport jewelry store

July 29th, 2013 5:52 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Kingsport police say they are searching for a suspect who used homemade smoke bombs to hide his or her identity early Saturday morning during an unsuccessful burglary attempt at the Diamond Exchange.

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Police: Call about drugs in backpack leads to bath salts charges

Police: Call about drugs in backpack leads to bath salts charges

July 29th, 2013 4:51 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Two people were arrested on drug charges after a complaint about a man carrying drugs in a backpack, according to police.

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Man charged with kidnapping Kingsport children

Man charged with kidnapping Kingsport children

July 29th, 2013 1:09 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A man has been arrested for reportedly taking his girlfriend's children during a weekend domestic dispute, forcing Kingsport police to contact him several times before the children were located.

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KPD: Man wrecks while fleeing police with child in car

KPD: Man wrecks while fleeing police with child in car

July 29th, 2013 12:08 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport man faces felony charges after allegedly crashing his car into a culvert while fleeing police — partially submerging his vehicle and tossing a child from her car seat onto the floorboard.

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Undercover operation nets 45 in Greene County

Undercover operation nets 45 in Greene County

July 29th, 2013 11:02 am by NET News Service

Authorities rounded up 45 people Monday morning on drug and other charges from an undercover operation, Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns announced in a news release.

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Gunman robs Kingsport pharmacy

Gunman robs Kingsport pharmacy

July 29th, 2013 10:18 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A man wielding a pistol reportedly entered a Kingsport pharmacy Sunday night and made away with medication.

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With electronic monitoring growing, some ankle bracelet alarms go unchecked

With electronic monitoring growing, some ankle bracelet alarms go unchecked

July 29th, 2013 1:11 am by Associated Press

Electronic monitoring of criminals debuted in 1983, when a judge inspired by a Spider-Man comic allowed a man to wear an ankle bracelet rather than go to jail. Today, at least 100,000 sex offenders, parolees and people free on bail are wearing them.

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Altercation fueled by alcohol and news of pregnancy results in two arrests

Altercation fueled by alcohol and news of pregnancy results in two arrests

July 28th, 2013 7:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Deputy David Benton received radio dispatch reports that a male was choking a female outside the residence, followed shortly by a report that the male was attempting to leave the scene while dragging the female down the driveway.

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Former Vol QB Ainge arrested on DUI charge

Former Vol QB Ainge arrested on DUI charge

July 28th, 2013 6:58 pm by GOVOLSXTRA

Former University of Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge was arrested Sunday morning on a drunken driving charge in Knoxvillle.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 27th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of July 19-26.

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