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Ky. man charged with killing 2 in Tenn.

Ky. man charged with killing 2 in Tenn.

August 1st, 2014 5:32 pm by Associated Press

Police say he killed 58-year-old Dan Dowdy and 22-year-old Cody Dowdy late Wednesday at the Sugar Shack, which is located in Pickett County along the Tennessee-Kentucky state line.

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Burglary suspect apprehended after brief chase

Burglary suspect apprehended after brief chase

August 1st, 2014 12:01 pm by Nick Shepherd

A burglary suspect, identified by his tattoos, was apprehended by Kingsport police on Thursday after a brief high speed chase through Kingsport, according to a press release.

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SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

August 1st, 2014 9:50 am by Wes Bunch

A Sullivan County man is facing felony drug charges after a methamphetamine lab, which he allegedly was operating out of his grandmother's home, was found.

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Wise sheriff shows off new modern quarters

Wise sheriff shows off new modern quarters

August 1st, 2014 8:00 am by Stephen Igo

The spacious, modern and techno-wired Wise County Sheriff's Office and associated departments were on full display on Thursday when Sheriff Ronnie Oakes welcomed the public for a grand tour of his agency's share of the county's new Justice Center.

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Gate City woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

Gate City woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

July 31st, 2014 10:12 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman is facing felony charges in Scott County for allegedly leaving a 4-month-old baby in a car for over a half-hour last month when outside temperatures topped 90 degrees.

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Local law enforcement warns of 'fly-by-night' scammers in wake of storm

Local law enforcement warns of 'fly-by-night' scammers in wake of storm

July 31st, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

One local resident said a man came to his house and offered a free roof inspection and handed him a business card. After a quick Google search, the address connected to a private house that was for sale.

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Suit seeking to overturn local synthetic drug bans dismissed

Suit seeking to overturn local synthetic drug bans dismissed

July 31st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport, Bristol and Sullivan County sought a dismissal, arguing the claims were moot since Tennessee approved laws in April 2012 banning the sale and use of synthetic drugs.

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Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

July 31st, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Surgoinsville man accused of damaging approximately 60 historic graves with a wire brush told police he didn't realize he was causing any harm.

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Kingsport motorcyclist faces felony charges after igniting pursuit

Kingsport motorcyclist faces felony charges after igniting pursuit

July 31st, 2014 3:30 pm by Rain Smith

Five days after allegedly revving a motorcycle engine in front of police in downtown Kingsport then speeding away on the wrong side of the road to ignite a brief pursuit, a city man has been arrested on felony charges.

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KPD looking for two suspects in smart phone thefts

KPD looking for two suspects in smart phone thefts

July 31st, 2014 1:16 pm by Staff reports

Two Samsung Galaxy 5S smart phones were stolen and were valued at $650 each, which made the total value $1,300. The phones were secured by alarmed cables, but the woman was able to get around those security measures.

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