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Police arrest two on Christmas Eve following separate theft investigations

Police arrest two on Christmas Eve following separate theft investigations

December 26th, 2013 6:27 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — According to police, Jennifer Celeste Harris completed several loan applications using someone else's personal information. She also allegedly forged and passed several of the victim's personal checks throughout the Johnson City area.

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KPD: Purse snatcher nearly runs people over

KPD: Purse snatcher nearly runs people over

December 26th, 2013 12:05 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — According to a KPD report, a 78-year-old shopper was loading purchases into her vehicle at about 3:10 p.m. A pickup, later determined by police to be driven by Thomas L. Castle, 53, Horton Highway, Greeneveille, pulled into an adjacent spot.

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College police forces increasingly expand reach

College police forces increasingly expand reach

December 25th, 2013 8:05 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The police officers who patrol America’s colleges are empowered these days to do far more than respond to campus emergencies.

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Judge sentences man to write ‘boys do not hit girls’ 5,000 times

Judge sentences man to write ‘boys do not hit girls’ 5,000 times

December 25th, 2013 10:30 am by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The Montana judge who sparked ire by sentencing a former teacher to 30 days in jail for the rape of a 14-year-old girl has ordered a man convicted of punching his girlfriend to write “Boys do not hit girls,” 5,000 times.

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UPDATE: Grand jury to decide if charges will be placed in shooting death

UPDATE: Grand jury to decide if charges will be placed in shooting death

December 23rd, 2013 2:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson said Monday that his department’s investigation into a weekend shooting death continues, and whatever it uncovers will be sent to the Sullivan County grand jury.

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Tipsters I.D. credit card fraud suspect thanks to Times-News article

Tipsters I.D. credit card fraud suspect thanks to Times-News article

December 23rd, 2013 1:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman accused of running up an $880 bill on an 80-year-old Mount Carmel man’s debit card was arrested Saturday thanks to tipsters who recognized her picture in Thursday’s edition of the Times-News.

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10-year sentence in oxycodone trafficking case

10-year sentence in oxycodone trafficking case

December 23rd, 2013 9:27 am by Staff Report

A Morristown man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his oxycodone distribution conviction.

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Authorities say suspect charged in beating, robbery met victim on dating website

Authorities say suspect charged in beating, robbery met victim on dating website

December 22nd, 2013 3:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect, Christopher A. Fralix, 25, of East Sevier Avenue in Kingsport, already has an extensive record in Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.

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Sullivan County authorities investigating fatal shooting in Bloomingdale

Sullivan County authorities investigating fatal shooting in Bloomingdale

December 21st, 2013 10:43 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday evening in Bloomingdale.

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Tennessee man pleads guilty in cross burning

Tennessee man pleads guilty in cross burning

December 21st, 2013 5:53 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — Timothy Stafford told the court that he and two others set the cross alight at the home of an interracial couple because he didn’t like interracial dating in his community.

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