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Police investigate suspicious camper fire at South Holston Lake

Police investigate suspicious camper fire at South Holston Lake

May 18th, 2015 1:41 pm by Staff Report

The Virginia State Police said video shows a male and female walking through the campground at around the time of the fire.

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Obama bans some military-style equipment provided to police

Obama bans some military-style equipment provided to police

May 18th, 2015 8:39 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is prohibiting the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local departments and putting stricter controls on other weapons and gear distributed to law enforcement.

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UPDATE: Police say nine dead in Texas shooting involving rival biker gangs

UPDATE: Police say nine dead in Texas shooting involving rival biker gangs

May 17th, 2015 5:47 pm by Associated Press

A shootout among rival biker gangs at a popular Texas restaurant left nine people dead and 18 others injured, a police spokesman said on Sunday, sending panicked patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety.

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Theater shooting defense lawyers try to limit gore, emotion

Theater shooting defense lawyers try to limit gore, emotion

May 17th, 2015 5:08 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial are trying hard to keep jurors from knowing the worst details of the massacre, fighting to prevent survivors from revealing how badly they were injured.

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Attorney: Court orders release of nun, other Y-12 protesters

Attorney: Court orders release of nun, other Y-12 protesters

May 16th, 2015 12:24 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal appeals court has ordered the immediate release of an 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists who vandalized a uranium storage bunker, their attorney said Friday.

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Jury orders death for the Boston Marathon bomber

Jury orders death for the Boston Marathon bomber

May 15th, 2015 6:55 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.

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KPD officer charged with DUI, reckless driving

KPD officer charged with DUI, reckless driving

May 15th, 2015 5:56 pm by Rain Smith

A patrolman with the Kingsport Police Department has been arrested for an alleged DUI crash involving his personal vehicle that occurred three months ago.

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KPD: Man says he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

KPD: Man says he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

May 15th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

The discovery of an "emaciated" dog has prompted the arrest of a Kingsport man, according to police, as he estimated that he hadn't fed the animal in a month and a half.

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Fired Sevier County deputy indicted for sex-on-the-job allegations

Fired Sevier County deputy indicted for sex-on-the-job allegations

May 15th, 2015 8:40 am by Associated Press

A fired Tennessee deputy has been indicted on accusations of having sex on the job with a woman he met earlier the same day while answering a 911 call. While at her home, he allegedly ignored calls for service.

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Kingsport murderer dies on death row

Kingsport murderer dies on death row

May 14th, 2015 8:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Sullivan County man sentenced to death in 1978, making him the longest tenured Tennessee inmate on death row, died Wednesday of natural causes.

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