Kingsport Times News Monday, April 20, 2015
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Burglary suspects in rain soaked clothes pretended to be asleep

Burglary suspects in rain soaked clothes pretended to be asleep

April 15th, 2015 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

"They said they were just real sweaty. We said, why are you sweaty, and they said we had scared them when we came in. I said, you must have sweated that grass in the bed too."

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KPD, FBI seek man who held up Stone Drive bank

KPD, FBI seek man who held up Stone Drive bank

April 15th, 2015 6:17 pm by Staff

A suspect was captured on surveillance video. He appears to be a white male, in his mid to late 20s, approximately 5 feet, 7 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches in height with a stocky build. He has short hair and a thin mustache and goatee.

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Victim jailed for bogus stabbing report

Victim jailed for bogus stabbing report

April 15th, 2015 3:44 pm by Rain Smith

A stabbing victim who allegedly lied about being attacked outside of a Kingsport convenience store has turned himself in to police, though an investigation into where, why and how the assault actually occurred is continuing.

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Update: Man charged with two counts of murder in Kingsport house fire

Update: Man charged with two counts of murder in Kingsport house fire

April 15th, 2015 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police report that their suspect, Paul Henry Robinson, 56, returned to the scene with singed hair and skin, prompting a trip to the police department for further questioning.

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KPD: Shoe thief assaults woman outside mall

KPD: Shoe thief assaults woman outside mall

April 15th, 2015 11:03 am by Rain Smith

A man who recently shoplifted shoes from the Kingsport Town Center garnered more serious charges in the parking lot, according to police, as he attacked female employee who attempted to thwart the theft.

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Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder

Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder

April 15th, 2015 10:27 am by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

A Massachusetts jury on Wednesday found Aaron Hernandez killed Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013. Lloyd was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. He was found shot six times less than a mile from Hernandez's home.

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Hawkins judge seeks more office space for programs keeping people out of jail

Hawkins judge seeks more office space for programs keeping people out of jail

April 15th, 2015 8:12 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County leaders agreed Tuesday to make more space available for two courthouse programs that are helping reduce jail expenses by providing treatment to offenders with addiction and mental issues.

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Police: Woman sought attention, drama with false claim of assailant

Police: Woman sought attention, drama with false claim of assailant

April 14th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police believe a Hawkins County woman was seeking "attention" and "drama" last year when she allegedly lied to police about a man who confronted her at a used car lot and made her fear she might be in danger.

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Woman nabbed months later for leaving crashed car in field

Woman nabbed months later for leaving crashed car in field

April 14th, 2015 5:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman who has been wanted since December for allegedly leaving her crashed car tangled in a fence in a Mooresburg farmer's field was returned to Hawkins County Saturday to answer several charges.

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Fugitives in Kingsport attempted murder case arrested in S.C.

Fugitives in Kingsport attempted murder case arrested in S.C.

April 14th, 2015 4:39 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in a recent attempted murder at a Kingsport hotel has been arrested in South Carolina, along with a female accomplice who allegedly aided in his flight from the region.

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