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Kingsport theft suspect remains hospitalized following fall from cliff

Kingsport theft suspect remains hospitalized following fall from cliff

July 21st, 2014 12:29 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to steal a home theater, air compressor and two pairs of blue jeans is what reportedly led to the serious injury of a Rogersville man, who fell from an approximately 50-foot-high cliff while fleeing a Kingsport Walmart.

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Mom charged with abuse for allegedly beating unruly child

Mom charged with abuse for allegedly beating unruly child

July 20th, 2014 10:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A neighbor allegedly observed a Hawkins County mom throw her 11-year-old daughter to the ground late Tuesday night, resulting in the mother's arrest and a Department of Children's Services referral.

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Police: Hawkins man admits growing, selling, trading marijuana

Police: Hawkins man admits growing, selling, trading marijuana

July 20th, 2014 7:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

Norman Francis Wright, 58, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, manufacturing marijuana, maintaining a dwelling where narcotics are sold, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Man already wanted for evading arrest nabbed during motorcycle chase

Man already wanted for evading arrest nabbed during motorcycle chase

July 19th, 2014 1:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hamblen County man with outstanding arrest warrants in three counties led Hawkins County deputies on a high speed motorcycle chase late Wednesday night before dumping the bike in an open field.

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Three charged for massive indoor pot grow found by firefighters

Three charged for massive indoor pot grow found by firefighters

July 19th, 2014 8:24 am by Jeff Bobo

The street value for the marijuana seized is estimated at $48,000, the home contained approximately $20,000 worth of equipment used in the manufacturing process, and deputies also found $5,400 in cash.

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Hawkins man faces DUI, drug charges after wreck

Hawkins man faces DUI, drug charges after wreck

July 18th, 2014 9:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Friday July 11, shortly after 11:30 a.m., Church Hill Police Department Officer Derek Shaffer responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 11-W at Pal's restaurant .

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Kingsport man to take plea in federal drug case

Kingsport man to take plea in federal drug case

July 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Lynn Garden man, arrested in April of last year by the Kingsport Police Department's SWAT team, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal drug charge.

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Parents: Ex-bus driver should not get diversion for crash that injured Crockett students

Parents: Ex-bus driver should not get diversion for crash that injured Crockett students

July 18th, 2014 7:19 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Brenda Gray, 56, of Jonesborough, pleaded guilty in a "best interest" plea to eight counts of aggravated assault by recklessness, one count of felony reckless endangerment and one count of speeding.

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KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

July 18th, 2014 1:46 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has allegedly filed a false kidnapping report against a woman who had just bonded him out of jail but then booted him from her vehicle after learning he intended to skip court.

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Large amount of counterfeit currency circulating in Kingsport

Large amount of counterfeit currency circulating in Kingsport

July 18th, 2014 10:55 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are alerting shoppers and businesses alike to counterfeit money that's flowing throughout the city — with approximately a dozen reports in the past week — saying that some of the phony cash is even received from bank tellers and ATMs.

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