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Multistate crime spree leaves 2 dead, 3 wounded

Multistate crime spree leaves 2 dead, 3 wounded

January 2nd, 2015 7:30 pm by JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press; MITCH WEISS, Associated Press

A multistate crime spree left a North Carolina couple dead and their home torched before two suspects were caught in a New Year's Day shootout that wounded two West Virginia police officers, authorities said Friday.

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KPD seeks armed robber who tied up employee in bathroom

KPD seeks armed robber who tied up employee in bathroom

January 2nd, 2015 9:53 am by Nick Shepherd

After speaking to an employee of the store, police learned that as the employee was exiting the store for the day, he was met by a man brandishing a black semi-automatic handgun, who pushed him back inside.

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Police: Telford man tried to kill man who intervened in Johnson City Walmart argument

Police: Telford man tried to kill man who intervened in Johnson City Walmart argument

January 2nd, 2015 9:36 am by NET News Service

A Telford man was charged with attempted second-degree murder early this morning after he ran down a man in a Johnson City Walmart parking lot, police said in a news release.

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Sheriff: Increase in manpower, drug arrests lowered Hawkins crime rate

Sheriff: Increase in manpower, drug arrests lowered Hawkins crime rate

January 2nd, 2015 12:45 am by Jeff Bobo

According to the most recent Tennessee Bureau of Investigation statistics, Hawkins County's crime rate, which was 60 per 1,000 population in 2012, decreased to 49.6 per 1,000 population in 2013.

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Suspect in armed robbery of Fort Henry convenience store arrested

Suspect in armed robbery of Fort Henry convenience store arrested

January 1st, 2015 5:33 pm by Staff Report

An investigation by KPD detectives developed Jason T. McBee, 36, as the suspect. Police have not specified what information led to McBee's being identified.

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DUI at McDonald's nets child endangerment charge

DUI at McDonald's nets child endangerment charge

December 31st, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A midnight run to McDonald's after drinking has netted a Kingsport man felony charges, according to court records, after an unrestrained infant was observed inside his vehicle at the restaurant's drive-thru.

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CHPD: Children left alone in filthy motel room while parents partied next door

CHPD: Children left alone in filthy motel room while parents partied next door

December 31st, 2014 12:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say Archie and Jessica Ramsey rented the room next door Tuesday because their original room "was too dirty for them to smoke pot and have sex in."

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HCSO nabs Mount Carmel man accused of dealing painkillers

HCSO nabs Mount Carmel man accused of dealing painkillers

December 30th, 2014 11:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said Tuesday that his Narcotics Unit had been conducting a narcotics investigation for the past several weeks involving Johnny Ray Bellamy Jr., 38, 316 Cypress St.

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KPD seeks man who stole donations for sick child

KPD seeks man who stole donations for sick child

December 30th, 2014 9:16 pm by Staff report

A tall white male with long hair emptied a collection jar containing an estimated $200 at a Kingsport business earlier this month.

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E.R. patient arrested after threatening staff, patients

E.R. patient arrested after threatening staff, patients

December 30th, 2014 4:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 10:30 p.m.Rogersville Police Department Officer Chris Funk was dispatched to the emergency room of the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital — for the second time — due to Willis Danny Gunno causing a disturbance.

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