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Two more Kingsport residents plead guilty to counterfeiting in federal court

Two more Kingsport residents plead guilty to counterfeiting in federal court

August 1st, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Two more Kingsport residents involved in a five-person counterfeiting scheme have agreed to plead guilty to the crime in federal court. However, one of the members has filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea

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Suspects attempting felony Walmart theft escape without the merchandise

Suspects attempting felony Walmart theft escape without the merchandise

August 1st, 2014 6:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

The stolen merchandise mostly consisted of men's clothing, but also included Coleman fuel and drain cleaner, substances known for their use in the manufacture of meth.

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Hawkins deputies seize 28 pot plants, still looking for owner

Hawkins deputies seize 28 pot plants, still looking for owner

August 1st, 2014 6:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

The estimated street value of this marijuana, once completely matured and harvested, would have been approximately $28,000.

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Ky. man charged with killing 2 in Tenn.

Ky. man charged with killing 2 in Tenn.

August 1st, 2014 5:32 pm by Associated Press

Police say he killed 58-year-old Dan Dowdy and 22-year-old Cody Dowdy late Wednesday at the Sugar Shack, which is located in Pickett County along the Tennessee-Kentucky state line.

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Burglary suspect apprehended after brief chase

Burglary suspect apprehended after brief chase

August 1st, 2014 12:01 pm by Nick Shepherd

A burglary suspect, identified by his tattoos, was apprehended by Kingsport police on Thursday after a brief high speed chase through Kingsport, according to a press release.

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SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

August 1st, 2014 9:50 am by Wes Bunch

A Sullivan County man is facing felony drug charges after a methamphetamine lab, which he allegedly was operating out of his grandmother's home, was found.

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Wise sheriff shows off new modern quarters

Wise sheriff shows off new modern quarters

August 1st, 2014 8:00 am by Stephen Igo

The spacious, modern and techno-wired Wise County Sheriff's Office and associated departments were on full display on Thursday when Sheriff Ronnie Oakes welcomed the public for a grand tour of his agency's share of the county's new Justice Center.

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Gate City woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

Gate City woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

July 31st, 2014 10:12 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman is facing felony charges in Scott County for allegedly leaving a 4-month-old baby in a car for over a half-hour last month when outside temperatures topped 90 degrees.

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Local law enforcement warns of 'fly-by-night' scammers in wake of storm

Local law enforcement warns of 'fly-by-night' scammers in wake of storm

July 31st, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

One local resident said a man came to his house and offered a free roof inspection and handed him a business card. After a quick Google search, the address connected to a private house that was for sale.

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Suit seeking to overturn local synthetic drug bans dismissed

Suit seeking to overturn local synthetic drug bans dismissed

July 31st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport, Bristol and Sullivan County sought a dismissal, arguing the claims were moot since Tennessee approved laws in April 2012 banning the sale and use of synthetic drugs.

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