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KPD charges woman with fraudulent spending spree

KPD charges woman with fraudulent spending spree

July 1st, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who had been staying with a Kingsport acquaintance, and allegedly handed over the individual's "lost" credit cards as if she had found them, faces more than two dozen charges related to fraud and identity theft.

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Referee punched during soccer game reportedly dies

Referee punched during soccer game reportedly dies

July 1st, 2014 11:42 am by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — A hospital and a longtime friend say a man who was punched while refereeing an adult-league soccer match has died.

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Couple nabbed with drugs during stolen cattle raid sentenced to prison

Couple nabbed with drugs during stolen cattle raid sentenced to prison

July 1st, 2014 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Only two cows were recovered during a Dec. 10, 2013 raid, but deputies did find more than an ounce of marijuana as well as a large quantity of Clonazepam, Subutex, Lortab pills, and a .25 caliber handgun.

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Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

July 1st, 2014 7:53 am by Associated Press

A federal judge has overturned the conviction of an ex-NYPD police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

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Sullivan pair sentenced in drug, inmate tax fraud cases

Sullivan pair sentenced in drug, inmate tax fraud cases

July 1st, 2014 7:32 am by Matthew Lane

A Sullivan County couple involved in a major drug trafficking ring in Northeast Tennessee and a scheme to file false tax returns with the stolen identities of Sullivan County inmates, were sentenced in federal court on Monday.

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VIDEO REPORT: Grifters pulling 'incorrect change' scam on Mount Carmel cashiers

VIDEO REPORT: Grifters pulling 'incorrect change' scam on Mount Carmel cashiers - VIDEO

June 30th, 2014 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two men who scammed the Mount Carmel "Blimpies" restaurant out of $40 by claiming incorrect change earlier this month were caught on video, which police are hoping will help get them caught for real.

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Police: Wise County fugitive nabbed with large synthetic drug stash

Police: Wise County fugitive nabbed with large synthetic drug stash

June 30th, 2014 5:30 pm by Stephen Igo

A Wise County fugitive wanted on drug charges was taken into custody in Kentucky on Sunday, the Wise County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

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Trespassing leads to multiple drug, disorderly conduct charges

Trespassing leads to multiple drug, disorderly conduct charges

June 30th, 2014 12:27 pm by Nick Shepherd

A traffic stop to tell people they were trespassing on private property quickly turned into a wrestling match and led to the arrest of a Kingsport man on charges of disorderly conduct and a number of drug violations, according to a police report.

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Five charged after allegedly breaking into abandoned Hawkins farmhouse

Five charged after allegedly breaking into abandoned Hawkins farmhouse

June 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP — Five Hawkins County males have been charged with burglary for allegedly breaking into an abandoned farmhouse Monday near Bulls Gap and breaking out a window.

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Police capture Johnson City man accused of setting wife on fire

Police capture Johnson City man accused of setting wife on fire

June 29th, 2014 6:13 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Washington County sheriff's deputies and Johnson City police arrested a man accused of setting his wife on fire during an argument that occurred this weekend.

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