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False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

August 8th, 2014 4:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

It may have been intended as a prank, but the person who posted a false bomb threat at Cherokee High School Friday afternoon could be facing a felony charge.

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Kingsport teens face several charges after traffic stop for reckless driving

Kingsport teens face several charges after traffic stop for reckless driving

August 8th, 2014 4:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

"While detained in the cruiser Blake (Williams) began beating his face against the glass, yelling and screaming obscenities toward officers," Nash said.

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Hawkins man charged with cruelty for allegedly leaving dog in vehicle 12 hours

Hawkins man charged with cruelty for allegedly leaving dog in vehicle 12 hours

August 8th, 2014 1:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was charged with cruelty to animals Thursday morning after allegedly leaving a dog locked in his truck for approximately 12 hours while he drank alcohol all night with friends.

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Trucker passed out at school intersection allegedly found with meth

Trucker passed out at school intersection allegedly found with meth

August 8th, 2014 12:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

Larry Wayne Jones of Kingsport was allegedly found passed out under the influence of meth and painkillers in the cab of a tractor trailer that was blocking a main traffic thoroughfair at Volunteer High School.

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Tennessee man pleads guilty to forgery

Tennessee man pleads guilty to forgery

August 8th, 2014 9:45 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee man has pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery of the signatures of a district court judge and an officer of the U.S. District Court.

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Kingsport woman sentenced to time served for federal firearms crimes

Kingsport woman sentenced to time served for federal firearms crimes

August 8th, 2014 12:47 am by Matthew Lane

Jennifer Russell was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in January 2013 on a 12-count indictment. The charges include providing a firearm to a convicted felon and making false statements to a firearms distributor.

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Police seek info on burglary, fraud suspect

Police seek info on burglary, fraud suspect

August 7th, 2014 3:33 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are seeking information on a suspect in a recent auto burglary and credit card fraud case.

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KPD: Speed warning prompts brass knuckle assault on senior citizen

KPD: Speed warning prompts brass knuckle assault on senior citizen

August 7th, 2014 2:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly exiting a BMW that was told to slow down in a mobile home park, then placing his brass knuckle embossed fist to the face of a 66-year-old woman.

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Church Hill man dies in crash during police pursuit

Church Hill man dies in crash during police pursuit

August 7th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Matthew Maynard, 31, was killed during a police pursuit after the truck he was driving reportedly left a Church Hill roadway at "an extremely high rate of speed," became airborne, and struck an embankment.

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Kingsport man arrested in alleged paving scam

Kingsport man arrested in alleged paving scam

August 7th, 2014 7:54 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A Sullivan County man has been arrested on a Carter County grand jury presentment charging him with theft over $10,000.

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