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UPDATE: Jets running back Chris Johnson shot in Orlando

UPDATE: Jets running back Chris Johnson shot in Orlando

March 8th, 2015 5:49 pm by MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

New York Jets running back Chris Johnson and another passenger were shot in their shoulders while stopped at a traffic light in Orlando overnight, and the driver of the vehicle they were in was killed.

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Four more troopers come forward about DUI quota system

Four more troopers come forward about DUI quota system

March 8th, 2015 5:10 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Four more Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers - including one recently retired and a supervisor - said the allegations of a DUI arrest quota system in the department are absolutely true.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

March 7th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff reports

This week's stories include a woman burning for Jesus, a teen leading a high speed chase, a Hawkins woman assaulting her probation officer and a Sullivan woman pleading guilty to abusing her grandmother, among others

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Massachusetts State Police track down Johnson City murder suspect

Massachusetts State Police track down Johnson City murder suspect

March 7th, 2015 9:24 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to the State Police press release, officers served a warrant on Hardaway that charges him with the Feb. 18 shooting death of Perry Folk, 38, a former resident of Berkshire County.

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Video: Kingsport burglars face felony for $40 in snacks

Video: Kingsport burglars face felony for $40 in snacks

March 6th, 2015 2:04 pm by Rain Smith

They only made away with energy drinks, Mello Yello, four packs of smokes and Little Debbies (which were expired), but a pair of Kingsport burglars face felony charges for throwing a concrete block through a store front's window.

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KPD: Brazen thief buggies jewelry case out of Kmart

KPD: Brazen thief buggies jewelry case out of Kmart

March 6th, 2015 11:06 am by Rain Smith

A unique, yet indiscreet, shoplifting scheme backfired on a Kingsport woman, according to police, as she was busted while wheeling an entire jewelry display case out of Kmart - thwarting her attempt to steal $9,000 worth of earrings.

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KPD responds to criticism about 'doing their job'

KPD responds to criticism about 'doing their job'

March 5th, 2015 2:08 pm by Rain Smith

The Kingsport Police Department has rebutted Times-News letters to the editor which asked "where are the police" on the "racetrack called Stone Drive" - providing 1,300 examples of traffic enforcement along the thoroughfare.

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Tenn. conservatives launch group opposing death penalty

Tenn. conservatives launch group opposing death penalty

March 5th, 2015 7:28 am by Associated Press

Organizers say the main focus of Tennessee Conservatives Concerned will be to re-evaluate the current capital punishment system, which they say is marked by inefficiency, inequity and inaccuracy.

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Hawkins teen allegedly admits to arson at trooper's farm

Hawkins teen allegedly admits to arson at trooper's farm

March 4th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Eleigh Cody Christian, 19, is accused of setting two simultaneous barn fires that caused more than $100,000 worth of damage, then returning to the scene to watch firefighters put out the blaze.

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I-81 U-turn ignites crash, arrest

I-81 U-turn ignites crash, arrest

March 4th, 2015 2:24 pm by Rain Smith

A Tuesday wreck on Interstate 81 has netted a reckless endangerment charge against a Kingsport woman, as she allegedly attempted to perform a U-turn from north to southbound lanes - but instead came to rest backwards and entwined in the cable barrier.

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