Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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KPD: Propane man ripped off clients

KPD: Propane man ripped off clients

July 24th, 2015 11:23 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport businessman was allegedly blowing smoke up his customers' chimneys when agreeing to install gas logs and fireplaces, as he's now jailed and accused of collecting more than $5,000 for work he never began.

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The Latest: Motel room searched after movie theater shooting

The Latest: Motel room searched after movie theater shooting

July 23rd, 2015 10:47 pm by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press

The latest on the fatal shootings at a Lafayette, Louisiana, movie theater, where a lone gunman stood up about 20 minutes into the showing of "Trainwreck" and began firing into the crowd.

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Receiver sorting through 358 grave ownership claims at Hawkins cemetery

Receiver sorting through 358 grave ownership claims at Hawkins cemetery

July 23rd, 2015 5:30 pm by Robert E. Moore Jr.

On Feb. 3 former Hawkins County Memorial Gardens owner Vickie Ringley was indicted on two counts of theft over $60,000, two counts of money laundering, one count of forgery, and seven counts of failure to follow cemetery regulations.

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Police: 5 stabbed to death in Oklahoma; 2 teens in custody

Police: 5 stabbed to death in Oklahoma; 2 teens in custody

July 23rd, 2015 9:29 am by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press

Police found five bodies inside the home, plus a young girl in critical condition and another child who did not appear to be wounded, Cooper said. The unharmed child was transferred to state custody.

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Disorderly skateboarder solicits Fun Fest arrest

Disorderly skateboarder solicits Fun Fest arrest

July 22nd, 2015 5:15 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect, 28, ducked to pass beneath a trailer that was backing up on Fort Henry Drive, then "smiled and rode away" when police ordered that he stop. He soon returned, weaving around several pedestrians - and one officer - "in a reckless manner."

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Three charged in Scott County vandalism spree

Three charged in Scott County vandalism spree

July 22nd, 2015 2:05 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - Approximately 15 mailboxes were struck with blunt objects on Bishoptown Road, Rye Cove Memorial Road, Fincastle Road, Big Springs Road, Farming Acres Road, Brick Church Road and Clinch River Highway.

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Not-so-good Samaritans: KPD search for thieves who turned in wallet

Not-so-good Samaritans: KPD search for thieves who turned in wallet

July 22nd, 2015 11:26 am by Staff Report

Police are searching for a couple who found a wallet in a Kingsport store and submitted it to lost and found - but not before pocketing more than $300 in cash that it contained.

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Kingsport man sentenced to nine years for selling crack cocaine

Kingsport man sentenced to nine years for selling crack cocaine

July 22nd, 2015 9:00 am by Matthew Lane

On April 3, 2013, eight members of KPD's SWAT division performed a traffic stop on Antwaun "Kitchen" Hendricks' mini-van near Tranbarger Drive. With Hendricks in tow, officers then went to his nearby residence to execute a search warrant.

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UPDATE: HCSO asks for help identifying culprit who stole safe at tobacco warehouse

UPDATE: HCSO asks for help identifying culprit who stole safe at tobacco warehouse

July 22nd, 2015 8:08 am by Jeff Bobo

The owner of this truck has been identified and police say he is not the person who stole a safe from the Rogersville Tobacco Warehouse at Phipps Bend Friday night.

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Deadline for Sullivan magistrate applications is July 31

Deadline for Sullivan magistrate applications is July 31

July 21st, 2015 11:46 pm by J. H. Osborne

The magistrates will be responsible for meeting face to face with arresting officers, at night and on holidays when the circuit court clerk's office is closed, to determine if probable cause exists to secure the issue of an arrest warrant.

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