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Tenn. man allegedly defrauds donors to Newtown school charity

Tenn. man allegedly defrauds donors to Newtown school charity

February 18th, 2015 8:00 am by Associated Press

A man who created a charity to benefit those affected by the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested on allegations that he took most of it for himself, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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Police: Man arrested for chasing woman through Kingsport

Police: Man arrested for chasing woman through Kingsport

February 17th, 2015 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man who allegedly pursued his estranged wife on multiple city streets - striking her vehicle with his own on East Stone Drive, then later fleeing police - is now jailed after being wanted for approximately two months.

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Arrest made in Bloomingdale business burglary

Arrest made in Bloomingdale business burglary

February 17th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested a man who burglarized a Sullivan County wrecker service earlier this month, making away with thousands of dollars worth of tools.

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Vandalized tree leads to felony charges

Vandalized tree leads to felony charges

February 16th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A bizarre incident involving a Kingsport woman, orange spray paint, a vandalized tree and a broken window resulted in aggravated burglary and felony vandalism charges.

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Virginia man who beat man unconscious, stole pain pills and $17 sentenced

Virginia man who beat man unconscious, stole pain pills and $17 sentenced

February 16th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The victim was tied up with tubing from his medical devices and bound by duct tape. A knife was held to his throat while two of the suspects searched for pain medication and money, ransacking the residence.

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Church Hill teen facing additional charges following crash

Church Hill teen facing additional charges following crash

February 15th, 2015 8:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

As if Nicholas Dempsey didn't have enough trouble, the Church Hill teen allegedly wrecked another vehicle last week while driving recklessly and earned himself another slew of charges including one more felony.

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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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