Kingsport Times News Monday, December 22, 2014
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Surgoinsville dentist  facing TennCare fraud, unlawful prescription charges

Surgoinsville dentist facing TennCare fraud, unlawful prescription charges

December 15th, 2014 9:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Surgoinsville dentist known for placing a massive array of Christmas lights in front of his home every holiday season found himself on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's naughty list Monday.

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Large quantity of pot and pills found at shooting suspect's home

Large quantity of pot and pills found at shooting suspect's home

December 15th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies allegedly found a large quantity of pills and marijuana at the residence of a man accused of shooting at two neighbors Saturday with whom he's had an ongoing property dispute.

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Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

December 15th, 2014 2:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

Doughty was taken to the ground but kept resisting arrest. So the officer punched him in the face and head three times. Doughty was eventually handcuffed and allegedly told the officer if he ever saw him out, he would kill him.

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Outstanding warrant arrest leads to pot bust

Outstanding warrant arrest leads to pot bust

December 15th, 2014 11:39 am by Nick Shepherd

While there, patrol officers came across Alyssa Moore, 24, Beechnut City Road, Blountville, who was in the room with Darnell. When Moore walked by, SCSO officers noticed an odor of marijuana emitting from her.

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With crime coverage, newspaper 'challenging community'

With crime coverage, newspaper 'challenging community'

December 14th, 2014 6:14 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press

PITTSBURGH — At the start of every month, the same image of a pistol points from the same place on the front page of the New Pittsburgh Courier, above the same caption: Under Attack By Us!

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Police arrest suspect in shooting death of Auburn football player

Police arrest suspect in shooting death of Auburn football player

December 14th, 2014 5:36 pm by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

AUBURN, Ala. — A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a felony warrant charging him with murder in Sunday's fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell, police said.

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Identity theft victims face months of hassle

Identity theft victims face months of hassle

December 14th, 2014 5:33 pm by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

SAN FRANCISCO — As soon as Mark Kim found out his personal information was compromised in a data breach at Target last year, the 36-year-old tech worker signed up for the retailer's free credit monitoring offer.

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Authorities finish investigation of UT players accused of rape

Authorities finish investigation of UT players accused of rape

December 13th, 2014 6:03 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — The investigation into rape allegations against two University of Tennessee football players is complete.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

December 13th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include Bigfoot being blamed, a wife accused of poisoning her husband, a few xanax leading to two car crashes and a businessman getting the maximum sentence, among others

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Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

December 12th, 2014 3:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

The incident began on Friday when a plain-clothed officer with the Kingsport Police Department was walking through the parking lot of a local grocery store. He observed a woman walking briskly from the store with a store employee following her.

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