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Teen who boasted he 'smoked' KPD busted in another 100 mph chase

Teen who boasted he 'smoked' KPD busted in another 100 mph chase

March 23rd, 2015 5:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

Gregory Alan Fletcher allegedly "smoked" more than police Saturday night shortly before getting busted for the second time in two months fleeing police in excess of 100 mph in a 2004 Pontiac GTO.

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KPD searches for felony theft suspects

KPD searches for felony theft suspects

March 23rd, 2015 3:09 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are seeking tips on a pair of felony theft suspects: one who allegedly walked out of Walmart with $1,500 in merchandise, another who reportedly scammed a woman with "roofing repairs."

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This has been a nightmare.':  Botched room addition results in criminal investigation

This has been a nightmare.': Botched room addition results in criminal investigation - VIDEO

March 22nd, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Two area building contractors are now the subject of a criminal investigation after allegedly building a $30,000 room addition so poorly in Mount Carmel late last year that it literally had to be torn down before it fell down and hurt someone.

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DA says  repeal of Intractable Pain Act bad news for shady pain clinics

DA says repeal of Intractable Pain Act bad news for shady pain clinics - VIDEO

March 21st, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Video Report: "Suboxone is a drug that can be useful for getting someone off of oxycodone, but it's not supposed to be a substitute. What has happened in a lot of these clinics is it's become a substitute, and ... it has street value now."

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The week in crime

The week in crime

March 21st, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include a woman who was attacked, Shamrock shakedown part two, Yuma neighbors uniting against a reckless driver, and a Sullivan County leader being arrested for sexual battery, among others

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Suge Knight collapses in courtroom after bail is set at $25 million

Suge Knight collapses in courtroom after bail is set at $25 million

March 20th, 2015 7:15 pm by By Matt Hamilton, Marisa Gerber and Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Just moments after his bail was set at $25 million Friday morning, former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight collapsed in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom.

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Update: Court records detail businessman's alleged attack on woman

Update: Court records detail businessman's alleged attack on woman

March 20th, 2015 10:24 am by Rain Smith

An affidavit filed by police outlines the victim's account of being in a "pitch black" storage unit, where Hoyt Denton allegedly pushed her against a wall and taunted her as she screamed for help.

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Police: Children found in Unicoi home with meth lab

Police: Children found in Unicoi home with meth lab

March 20th, 2015 5:47 am by NET News Service

Unicoi County couple was arrested after police allegedly found a methamphetamine lab inside their residence, along with two juveniles.

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Pretrial diversion for woman accused of biting 'disrespectful' stepdaughter

Pretrial diversion for woman accused of biting 'disrespectful' stepdaughter

March 19th, 2015 7:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who bit her "disrespectful" teenage stepdaughter's arm hard enough to break skin in January can have a child abuse charge dismissed if she stays out of trouble.

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DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing the wreck

DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing the wreck

March 19th, 2015 6:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County DUI defendant told police Monday that her boyfriend, who fled from a wreck March 10 which resulted in her arrest, had also taken her purse and wallet containing $16,700 which was still unaccounted for.

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