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KPD ups enforcement at Eastman construction site

KPD ups enforcement at Eastman construction site

March 17th, 2015 6:45 pm by Rain Smith

Following the alleged "numerous complaints" of unsafe driving in a busy Kingsport construction zone, police will be increasing traffic enforcement on a prominent city thoroughfare.

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JC man sentenced in crack cocaine case

JC man sentenced in crack cocaine case

March 17th, 2015 5:15 pm by Matthew Lane

A 54-year-old Johnson City man was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison for his involvement in a large-scale crack cocaine conspiracy within the Tri-Cities region.

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Hawkins woman accused of 'diverting' her prescription narcotics

Hawkins woman accused of 'diverting' her prescription narcotics

March 17th, 2015 4:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

People who acquire prescription narcotics legally can't sell them, can't trade them, and can't give them away - as a Hawkins County woman found out Monday.

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Woman attacked in Kingsport home invasion

Woman attacked in Kingsport home invasion

March 17th, 2015 12:12 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for masked men who allegedly burst through the door of a Sullivan County apartment, then pistol whipped a woman in front of her young children.

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'Shamrock Shakedown' rounds up Scott County drug suspects

'Shamrock Shakedown' rounds up Scott County drug suspects

March 17th, 2015 10:27 am by Marci Gore

This is the second drug round up in as many years that has taken place on St. Patrick's Day. Drugs purchased in the investigation were prescription drugs that are developed to help opiate addicts, but are now the leading illegally sold narcotics.

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Hawkins man jailed after drunken gunshots wake neighborhood

Hawkins man jailed after drunken gunshots wake neighborhood

March 16th, 2015 1:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday neighbors called 911 and reported that Echol Anthony Legg, 48, 211 Campbell Street, Church Hill, was outside his residence in public view shooting a gun and yelling he is going to kill everyone.

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France aims to criminalize advertising with anorexic models

France aims to criminalize advertising with anorexic models

March 16th, 2015 1:25 pm by Associated Press

The measure would put France, a world capital of fashion, among countries like Israel and Spain to crack down on the glorification of dangerously thin models.

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Man, 20, charged with shooting officers in Ferguson

Man, 20, charged with shooting officers in Ferguson

March 15th, 2015 5:21 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A 20-year-old charged Sunday with shooting two police officers watching over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department told investigators he wasn't targeting the officers, officials said.

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Meth lab found in Indiana Wal-Mart restroom

Meth lab found in Indiana Wal-Mart restroom

March 15th, 2015 3:15 pm by Associated Press

A restroom at a Wal-Mart in eastern Indiana has been closed indefinitely after an employee discovered a working meth lab inside.

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Yuma neighbors unite to press  prosecution of 'terrorizing' driver

Yuma neighbors unite to press prosecution of 'terrorizing' driver

March 14th, 2015 5:36 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - A Scott County man has been found guilty and sentenced to four years in jail for aggressive and reckless driving on Yuma Road.

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