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Memphis couple charged with chaining son in bedroom

Memphis couple charged with chaining son in bedroom

February 9th, 2015 8:37 am by Associated Press

They were arrested after their son called police last July and told them he was chained by his ankle to the wall in his bedroom at the home. Investigators say the boy was wearing clothes soaked in urine and he had multiple scars.

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Tennessee National Guard recruiter to go on trial in shooting

Tennessee National Guard recruiter to go on trial in shooting

February 8th, 2015 4:20 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A Tennessee National Guard recruiter is facing trial on charges that he tried to kill four of his superiors in a shooting inside an armory northeast of Memphis.

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Update: Man kills 2 adults, 2 children, himself in Georgia

Update: Man kills 2 adults, 2 children, himself in Georgia

February 8th, 2015 1:00 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

Police have identified the gunman who took his own life after killing four people and injuring two in a quiet neighborhood near Atlanta.

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Driving while asleep, a wannabe cop and more this week in crime

Driving while asleep, a wannabe cop and more this week in crime

February 7th, 2015 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 30 through Feb. 6.

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KPD: Cosmetic kleptos busted in shoplifting spree

KPD: Cosmetic kleptos busted in shoplifting spree

February 6th, 2015 12:21 pm by Rain Smith

Two raids, three suspects, 206 separate pieces of makeup. It totals nearly $3,000 in stolen beauty products from a Kingsport pharmacy, according to police, and the trio's arrest on felony charges.

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DUI suspect allegedly runs man over in Kingsport driveway

DUI suspect allegedly runs man over in Kingsport driveway

February 5th, 2015 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Johnson City man has been arrested for an incident that occurred more than two years ago at a Kingsport residence, where he allegedly ran over a drinking buddy while under the influence of synthetic drugs.

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Mom who exposed fetus to drugs charged under new, softer law

Mom who exposed fetus to drugs charged under new, softer law

February 5th, 2015 12:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A woman who allegedly admitted to taking subutex and hydrocodone prior to the birth of her son was arrested Wednesday on one count of assault on a fetus. The charge was previously a felony, but is now misdemeanor assault.

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Police: Hawkins man steals $32K in equipment from Food City site

Police: Hawkins man steals $32K in equipment from Food City site

February 5th, 2015 11:59 am by NET News Service

A Rogersville man was arrested Wednesday following an accusation that he stole construction equipment worth about $32,000 from the Food City construction site on North State of Franklin Road.

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VIDEO: KPD seeks 'persons of interest' in stolen car case

VIDEO: KPD seeks 'persons of interest' in stolen car case

February 5th, 2015 9:37 am by Rain Smith

The New Year's Day theft of a vehicle - which had the keys left in the ignition - from the backyard of a Kingsport residence has police searching for two men.

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Hackers infiltrate insurer Anthem, access customer details

Hackers infiltrate insurer Anthem, access customer details

February 5th, 2015 7:12 am by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

The nation's second-largest health insurer said it was contacting customers affected by the "very sophisticated" cyberattack and was working to figure out how many people were affected.

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