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UPDATE: Police say badge was assigned to 'special deputies'

UPDATE: Police say badge was assigned to 'special deputies'

December 4th, 2014 1:11 pm by Rain Smith

An alleged Kingsport speeder who attempted to elude a traffic stop is now under scrutiny for more serious offenses, after his crash into a utility pole revealed drugs and a department issued police badge.

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Arrests underway in SW Va. drug cases

Arrests underway in SW Va. drug cases

December 4th, 2014 11:09 am by Stephen Igo

Police continued a search on Thursday for 14 of 30 individuals wanted on drug charges in the City of Norton and surrounding areas. As of Thursday morning, 16 people had been taken into custody.

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Grand Theft Nada: Game store burglars snatch empty boxes

Grand Theft Nada: Game store burglars snatch empty boxes

December 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A smash and grab burglary at a Kingsport video game store was bungled early Wednesday morning, after a glass door was shattered to make entry, but only empty game cases were stolen.

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Hunger Gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store

Hunger Gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store

December 3rd, 2014 12:24 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole more than $500 in seafood, chicken and red meat from Walmart, including eight to 10 cuts of steak priced at $30 a piece.

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Cold turkey: Dispute over Thanksgiving leftovers lands Hawkins man, ex-wife in jail

Cold turkey: Dispute over Thanksgiving leftovers lands Hawkins man, ex-wife in jail

December 3rd, 2014 8:42 am by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 11:30 p.m., Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Reba Matthews was dispatched to a domestic dispute at the residence of Suzette Singleton, 585 Mooresburg Springs Road, Mooresburg.

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Update: Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

Update: Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

December 2nd, 2014 5:42 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A wanted man faces new charges after allegedly threatening suicide by cop and running from police, leaving behind an illegal, handcrafted explosive in his Bloomingdale home.

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Photos: Local police investigate 'cloned' credit card cases

Photos: Local police investigate 'cloned' credit card cases

December 2nd, 2014 1:53 pm by Rain Smith

Detectives are seeking information on a woman who allegedly racked up more than $2,000 in purchases with a 'cloned' credit card at stores in Kingsport and Johnson City.

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Johnson City man charged with making fake Social Security, resident alien cards

Johnson City man charged with making fake Social Security, resident alien cards

December 2nd, 2014 8:29 am by NET News Service

State agents say Gerardo Dario Sosa-Munoz, 22, was arrested on fraud charges after state and local agencies spent more than a year investigating him.

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Suspect in four West Virginia killings found dead

Suspect in four West Virginia killings found dead

December 1st, 2014 9:26 pm by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia man suspected in four killings in separate shootings was discovered dead in his truck of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an hourslong manhunt, police said Monday.

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Search for gunman who killed four in West Virginia

Search for gunman who killed four in West Virginia

December 1st, 2014 7:51 pm by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A manhunt was underway for a gunman suspected in three separate shootings Monday that left four dead in north-central West Virginia.

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