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Update: Man charged with two counts of murder in Kingsport house fire

Update: Man charged with two counts of murder in Kingsport house fire

April 15th, 2015 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police report that their suspect, Paul Henry Robinson, 56, returned to the scene with singed hair and skin, prompting a trip to the police department for further questioning.

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KPD: Shoe thief assaults woman outside mall

KPD: Shoe thief assaults woman outside mall

April 15th, 2015 11:03 am by Rain Smith

A man who recently shoplifted shoes from the Kingsport Town Center garnered more serious charges in the parking lot, according to police, as he attacked female employee who attempted to thwart the theft.

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Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder

Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder

April 15th, 2015 10:27 am by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

A Massachusetts jury on Wednesday found Aaron Hernandez killed Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013. Lloyd was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. He was found shot six times less than a mile from Hernandez's home.

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Hawkins judge seeks more office space for programs keeping people out of jail

Hawkins judge seeks more office space for programs keeping people out of jail

April 15th, 2015 8:12 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County leaders agreed Tuesday to make more space available for two courthouse programs that are helping reduce jail expenses by providing treatment to offenders with addiction and mental issues.

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Police: Woman sought attention, drama with false claim of assailant

Police: Woman sought attention, drama with false claim of assailant

April 14th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police believe a Hawkins County woman was seeking "attention" and "drama" last year when she allegedly lied to police about a man who confronted her at a used car lot and made her fear she might be in danger.

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Woman nabbed months later for leaving crashed car in field

Woman nabbed months later for leaving crashed car in field

April 14th, 2015 5:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman who has been wanted since December for allegedly leaving her crashed car tangled in a fence in a Mooresburg farmer's field was returned to Hawkins County Saturday to answer several charges.

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Fugitives in Kingsport attempted murder case arrested in S.C.

Fugitives in Kingsport attempted murder case arrested in S.C.

April 14th, 2015 4:39 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in a recent attempted murder at a Kingsport hotel has been arrested in South Carolina, along with a female accomplice who allegedly aided in his flight from the region.

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String of stolen spectacles spurs Kingsport arrest

String of stolen spectacles spurs Kingsport arrest

April 14th, 2015 2:52 pm by Rain Smith

A man has been arrested after swiping a combined 30 pairs of eyeglasses from Kingsport opticians, according to police, then leading a foot chase across Fort Henry Drive before he was tackled by an officer.

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Donation for a child's surgery latest scam in Sullivan County

Donation for a child's surgery latest scam in Sullivan County

April 14th, 2015 11:17 am by Rain Smith

Police warn that a scammer is going door-to-door in Kingsport, soliciting donations with what is apparently a bogus story about a child's surgery.

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Former NFL running back suspected of killing prison cellmate

Former NFL running back suspected of killing prison cellmate

April 13th, 2015 10:16 pm by Associated Press

FRESNO, Calif. - Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison, officials said Monday.

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