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Judge denies  request to reduce sentence of man who sparked chase that injured trooper

Judge denies request to reduce sentence of man who sparked chase that injured trooper

June 21st, 2014 3:35 am by Wes Bunch

Jason T. Byrns, 33, of Kingsport, appeared in court after filing a motion to have his 60-year prison sentence reduced on the grounds the punishment was too harsh.

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Hawkins gunman gets three years in ambush

Hawkins gunman gets three years in ambush

June 20th, 2014 10:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of ambushing a rival suitor with gunfire last year pleaded guilty to weapons charges Friday in criminal court, and then had his request for alternative sentencing sternly rejected.

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Woman gets probation for shooting at family turning around in her driveway

Woman gets probation for shooting at family turning around in her driveway

June 20th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Margie Ramey,73, told Judge John Dugger Friday she had fired into the ground, but the victim told the Times-News last year one bullet hit the running board of his vehicle.

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Law enforcement seeking alleged Kingsport counterfeiter

Law enforcement seeking alleged Kingsport counterfeiter

June 20th, 2014 3:40 pm by Wes Bunch

Tyler Shane Monroe, 19, is the last of the alleged co-conspirators in the counterfeiting ring to be at-large

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Man faces Sullivan County statutory rape charges

Man faces Sullivan County statutory rape charges

June 20th, 2014 1:54 pm by Rain Smith

A Jonesborough resident is currently jailed in Sullivan County, accused of raping a juvenile on several occasions over the past year.

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Smoke signals: Fog machine reportedly leads police to $27 K in LSD

Smoke signals: Fog machine reportedly leads police to $27 K in LSD

June 20th, 2014 12:27 pm by Rain Smith

Police seeking probable cause to search a Piney Flats home got their opening on Thursday, as what appeared to be smoke billowing from the residence led to an alleged $27,000 stash of LSD.

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Man allegedly leaves toddler to die in hot SUV, charged with murder

Man allegedly leaves toddler to die in hot SUV, charged with murder

June 20th, 2014 8:02 am by By Craig Schneider, Alexis Stevens and Rosalind Bentley, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

ATLANTA — The suspect's friends believe his account to police that he made the terrible mistake of forgetting to drop off the 22-month-old at day care before going in to work Wednesday

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Gate City man pleads guilty to insurance fraud

Gate City man pleads guilty to insurance fraud

June 20th, 2014 12:08 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man who claimed a lightning strike killed more than a dozen head of cattle pleaded guilty to insurance fraud during an appearance this week in Scott County court.

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92-year-old Hawkins woman reports $7,000 worth of jewelry stolen

92-year-old Hawkins woman reports $7,000 worth of jewelry stolen

June 19th, 2014 8:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Responding HCSO Deputy Mark Herrell said there was no signs of forced entry at the residence.

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Police: 600 pills, pot, acid seized during Kingsport search

Police: 600 pills, pot, acid seized during Kingsport search

June 19th, 2014 4:08 pm by Rain Smith

An investigation of alleged narcotics activity at a Kingsport residence has led to five arrests, according to police, along with the confiscation of a large cache of pills and other drugs.

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