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Kingsport woman sentenced to time served for federal firearms crimes

Kingsport woman sentenced to time served for federal firearms crimes

August 8th, 2014 12:47 am by Matthew Lane

Jennifer Russell was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in January 2013 on a 12-count indictment. The charges include providing a firearm to a convicted felon and making false statements to a firearms distributor.

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Police seek info on burglary, fraud suspect

Police seek info on burglary, fraud suspect

August 7th, 2014 3:33 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are seeking information on a suspect in a recent auto burglary and credit card fraud case.

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KPD: Speed warning prompts brass knuckle assault on senior citizen

KPD: Speed warning prompts brass knuckle assault on senior citizen

August 7th, 2014 2:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly exiting a BMW that was told to slow down in a mobile home park, then placing his brass knuckle embossed fist to the face of a 66-year-old woman.

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Church Hill man dies in crash during police pursuit

Church Hill man dies in crash during police pursuit

August 7th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Matthew Maynard, 31, was killed during a police pursuit after the truck he was driving reportedly left a Church Hill roadway at "an extremely high rate of speed," became airborne, and struck an embankment.

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Kingsport man arrested in alleged paving scam

Kingsport man arrested in alleged paving scam

August 7th, 2014 7:54 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A Sullivan County man has been arrested on a Carter County grand jury presentment charging him with theft over $10,000.

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Scott woman gets 45 years in husband's 2012 murder

Scott woman gets 45 years in husband's 2012 murder

August 6th, 2014 11:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

Melissa Justice Napier, 43, 4812 Possum Creek Road, pleaded guilty in 2013 to the charges of first-degree murder and defiling a body in the shooting death of Billy Ray Napier.

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Kingsport man shot as wife shows off gun via Skype

Kingsport man shot as wife shows off gun via Skype

August 6th, 2014 11:00 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to show off a new gun and laser sight ended with emergency responders at a Kingsport home, where a resident reportedly shot her husband while Skyping with their daughter.

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Wise County Sheriff's Office takes part in 'Border To Border' enforcement

Wise County Sheriff's Office takes part in 'Border To Border' enforcement

August 6th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County Sheriff's Office has announced it will join other law enforcement agencies nationwide in support of a crackdown on impaired driving with a law enforcement campaign from Aug. 15 through Sept. 1.

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Teen allegedly admits to planning to sell marijuana

Teen allegedly admits to planning to sell marijuana

August 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen allegedly admitted to authorities that he planned on selling the 31.7 grams of marijuana that police found in his vehicle at a party Friday night.

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Big Stone Gap man allegedly steals car, burglarizes church

Big Stone Gap man allegedly steals car, burglarizes church

August 6th, 2014 4:58 pm by NET News Service

According to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff's Office, Adam Scott Mitchell, 30, was arrested Wednesday as a fugitive from justice after a routine traffic stop.

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