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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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The week in crime

The week in crime

June 28th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff reports

This week's stories include a man arrested with 333 rounds of ammo after previously warning of the apocalypse, a man getting punched for trying to free a puppy in a car and a woman charged with attempted murder, among others

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KPD seek woman who allegedly cashed counterfeit payroll checks

KPD seek woman who allegedly cashed counterfeit payroll checks

June 27th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Kingsport police are asking for the public's help in locating a woman who allegedly cashed Big Lots payroll checks at different locations around the city.

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Argument over pot plants escalates into food fight, domestic assault

Argument over pot plants escalates into food fight, domestic assault

June 27th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

When HCSO Deputy Reba Matthews arrived on the scene she reportedly found barbecue sauce splattered on the walls and ceiling of the living room and kitchen.

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Parents accused of locking up child in basement for 2 years

Parents accused of locking up child in basement for 2 years

June 27th, 2014 7:00 pm by By Steve Visser, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

"The victim had been confined to the room for most of the past two years and a lock had been added to the victim's room in January 2013," Smith said. "The victim had no access to books, toys, entertainment devices, or his siblings."

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'Son of God' allegedly threatens murder in Kingsport court

'Son of God' allegedly threatens murder in Kingsport court

June 27th, 2014 3:59 pm by Rain Smith

A Jonesborough man's bizarre list of Kingsport offenses —burglarizing a home and warning of the apocalypse, assaulting a mechanic with an oil pan — has grown following a threat allegedly levied in city court: "If I had time I'd cut you up into 40 pieces."

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