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Alleged thief arrested after hassling dispatch

Alleged thief arrested after hassling dispatch

May 27th, 2015 11:26 am by Rain Smith

In the period of three hours, a man placed five separate calls to 911. Each time he was advised that his issue - an individual who threatened to "whip" him over $10 - was not an emergency.

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Police search for motive in deadly Wal-Mart shooting

Police search for motive in deadly Wal-Mart shooting

May 27th, 2015 6:28 am by JAMES MacPHERSON and BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press

Police are trying to find out what prompted a U.S. airman from Tennessee to walk into a Wal-Mart Supercenter and kill one worker, injure another and then fatally shoot himself.

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Police: Drunk man at concert hit 4 people with SUV; 1 dead

Police: Drunk man at concert hit 4 people with SUV; 1 dead

May 26th, 2015 6:30 pm by Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A food vendor at a country music concert is accused of starting a fight and hitting several people with his SUV, killing one.

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KPD Tasers suspect in pharmacy holdup, carjacking

KPD Tasers suspect in pharmacy holdup, carjacking

May 26th, 2015 4:19 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a city pharmacy at gunpoint, then carjacking a woman at a nearby gas station to make his getaway.

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Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from suspicious D.C. vehicle

Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from suspicious D.C. vehicle

May 25th, 2015 12:59 am by Associated Press

A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and arrested, a police spokeswoman said.

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Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

May 23rd, 2015 2:50 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

A white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

May 23rd, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include a Kingsport officer charged, a retired Hawkins County teacher murdered, love letters scrawled on prison tables, a naked man attacking police and a murderer dying on death row, among others.

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16 years for Dryden man in home invasion

16 years for Dryden man in home invasion

May 22nd, 2015 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

A 19 year old Dryden man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, with 14 years suspended, for a home invasion robbery that occurred last Christmas Eve, according to Lee County Commonwealth's Attorney Stacy Estep Munsey.

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Multiple charges for man who allegedly went on drunken rampage with car

Multiple charges for man who allegedly went on drunken rampage with car

May 22nd, 2015 6:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport man who allegedly used his car to damage a building and a vehicle at his ex-wife's home Wednesday because he wasn't allowed to see his grandchild is facing several charges.

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Golf cart pursuit spurs Sullivan drug arrest

Golf cart pursuit spurs Sullivan drug arrest

May 22nd, 2015 10:58 am by Rain Smith

The theft of a golf cart from a South Holston Lake marina has spurred a drug arrest, according to police, as the suspect bailed from the vehicle while being chased by the owner, but left behind pot and thousands of dollars.

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