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Smash-and-grab burglar makes away with chainsaws

Smash-and-grab burglar makes away with chainsaws

February 15th, 2015 5:00 pm by Staff Report

Nearly $1,000 worth of chainsaws were recently stolen from a business along Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport, where the suspect tossed a large rock through the window and reached in to snatch the merchandise.

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Shooting suspect slams religion while defending liberty

Shooting suspect slams religion while defending liberty

February 15th, 2015 2:30 pm by ALLEN G. BREED and MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

If his Facebook page is any indication, Craig Hicks is an avowed atheist who despises religion itself but nevertheless seems to support an individual's right to his own beliefs.

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KPD seeks tips in hit-and-run

KPD seeks tips in hit-and-run

February 14th, 2015 12:05 pm by Staff Report

A recent collision in a Kingsport parking lot has police asking for information on the men who may have caused the incident and then fled the scene.

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Judge dismisses charges against convicted Johnson City doctor, wife

Judge dismisses charges against convicted Johnson City doctor, wife

February 14th, 2015 10:40 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The two were indicted in June 2013 on dozens of felony charges, including purchasing and using misbranded cancer treatment medications.

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Embezzlement at addiction clinic, Taser attack and more top crime stories

Embezzlement at addiction clinic, Taser attack and more top crime stories

February 14th, 2015 9:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Feb. 6 through Feb. 13.

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Bristol man gets life term for Christmas Eve killing in Scott County

Bristol man gets life term for Christmas Eve killing in Scott County

February 13th, 2015 6:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

Daniel Eugene Norris, 39, entered an Alford plea in 2014 to first-degree murder. An Alford plea is when a defendant does not admit guilt but concedes the prosecution probably has enough evidence to get a conviction.

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Traffic stop nets pot, pills, cash

Traffic stop nets pot, pills, cash

February 13th, 2015 3:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - Around 7:30 p.m. Thursday CHPD Officer Dustin Dean reportedly observed a gold colored Honda nearly strike another vehicle while the driver was traveling east on Highway 11-W near the Silver Lake Road intersection.

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KPD drug bust turns up 'multiple' fake IDs

KPD drug bust turns up 'multiple' fake IDs

February 13th, 2015 12:30 pm by Rain Smith

A complaint of possible criminal activity at a Kingsport residence has led to the arrest of an illegal immigrant, according to police, as he possessed drugs, guns and multiple fake IDs.

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Former Washington County jail supervisor pleads guilty to shoplifting

Former Washington County jail supervisor pleads guilty to shoplifting

February 13th, 2015 7:58 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Richard "Rick" Edens Jr., 49, Telford, was issued a misdemeanor citation on Nov. 21 after he tried to get out of Sam's Club, 300 Franklin Terrace, Johnson City, with $254 worth of merchandise concealed inside a puppy training pad box.

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KPD searching for debit card thief

KPD searching for debit card thief

February 12th, 2015 9:30 pm by Staff reports

Kingsport police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole a debit card from a parking lot and went on a mini-shopping spree, according to a press release.

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