Kingsport Times News Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Kingsport man cleared in stabbing death of brother

Kingsport man cleared in stabbing death of brother

October 7th, 2014 3:58 pm by Rain Smith

A man who fatally stabbed his brother three months ago in a Kingsport residence will face no criminal charges after a Sullivan County grand jury determined he acted in self-defense.

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Sullivan traffic violation spurs felony drug arrest

Sullivan traffic violation spurs felony drug arrest

October 7th, 2014 12:33 pm by Rain Smith

A vehicle's broken headlight while traveling on Fort Henry Drive led police to more than five dozen pills, according to an arrest report, along with handwritten records that detailed illegal drug transactions.

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Johnson City police still looking for stabbing suspect

Johnson City police still looking for stabbing suspect

October 7th, 2014 11:01 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The victim, identified in a police report as 42-year-old Michael Deason, woke up to find his Smith-Lyon standing over his bed in the dark.

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KPD: Man cashes fake payroll check

KPD: Man cashes fake payroll check

October 7th, 2014 9:40 am by Staff Report

According to a press release from the Kingsport Police Department, the counterfeit Sonic Drive-In check was passed at the Food City on Clinchfield Street for $383.11.

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Crime Entertainment
'Housewives' stars shocked to be facing prison

'Housewives' stars shocked to be facing prison

October 7th, 2014 8:13 am by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

The couple had pleaded guilty in March, admitting they hid assets from bankruptcy creditors and submitted phony loan applications to get some $5 million in mortgages and construction loans.

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Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

October 6th, 2014 8:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A prosecutor told a jury that a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to the FBI during their investigation, while the friend's lawyer said he was a frightened teen whose memory was clouded by heavy marijuana use.

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Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

October 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Staff Report

Photos from an attempted catalytic converter theft at Kingsport residence have helped identify a suspect and a person of interest, with police now seeking information on their whereabouts.

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Johnson City man reportedly stabbed at least 15 times

Johnson City man reportedly stabbed at least 15 times

October 6th, 2014 12:49 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to a court document, the stabbing happened in the victim's residence at Millercrest Apartments while he was in bed asleep.

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KPD seeks info on felony shoplifter

KPD seeks info on felony shoplifter

October 6th, 2014 11:28 am by Staff Report

Kingsport police hope the public can identify a suspect in three separate shoplifting incidents at Walmart, where he allegedly made away with more than $2,000 in merchandise.

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TBI fugitive Varner captured in Nevada

TBI fugitive Varner captured in Nevada

October 5th, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

A fugitive on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top Ten Most Wanted list has been captured in Nevada.

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