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Update: Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

Update: Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

December 2nd, 2014 5:42 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A wanted man faces new charges after allegedly threatening suicide by cop and running from police, leaving behind an illegal, handcrafted explosive in his Bloomingdale home.

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Photos: Local police investigate 'cloned' credit card cases

Photos: Local police investigate 'cloned' credit card cases

December 2nd, 2014 1:53 pm by Rain Smith

Detectives are seeking information on a woman who allegedly racked up more than $2,000 in purchases with a 'cloned' credit card at stores in Kingsport and Johnson City.

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Johnson City man charged with making fake Social Security, resident alien cards

Johnson City man charged with making fake Social Security, resident alien cards

December 2nd, 2014 8:29 am by NET News Service

State agents say Gerardo Dario Sosa-Munoz, 22, was arrested on fraud charges after state and local agencies spent more than a year investigating him.

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Suspect in four West Virginia killings found dead

Suspect in four West Virginia killings found dead

December 1st, 2014 9:26 pm by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia man suspected in four killings in separate shootings was discovered dead in his truck of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an hourslong manhunt, police said Monday.

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Search for gunman who killed four in West Virginia

Search for gunman who killed four in West Virginia

December 1st, 2014 7:51 pm by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A manhunt was underway for a gunman suspected in three separate shootings Monday that left four dead in north-central West Virginia.

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Stone Drive drags - Two charged with racing in Kingsport

Stone Drive drags - Two charged with racing in Kingsport

December 1st, 2014 4:04 pm by Rain Smith

A Gray man and a juvenile have been charged with street racing following a Saturday incident in Kingsport, when police allegedly spotted each of their BMWs recklessly traveling Stone Drive "at a very high rate of speed."

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Move it on over: Despite laws, simple traffic stops still put police in crosshairs

Move it on over: Despite laws, simple traffic stops still put police in crosshairs

December 1st, 2014 9:22 am by Rain Smith

The greatest and most frequent threat to local police officers' safety may not be armed suspects or the noxious fumes of meth labs, but a simple law that motorists break on a daily basis. And there's often not much that can be done about it.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

November 29th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include road rage fueling a machete attack, an invalid warrant, twenty firearms being seized and an online boyfriend threatening to post nude photos to Facebook, among others

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Fourth member of counterfeiting gang sentenced

Fourth member of counterfeiting gang sentenced

November 29th, 2014 10:43 am by Matthew Lane

Monroe was one of five people indicted by a federal grand jury in February on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and possessing counterfeit money.

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Tennessee inmate sentenced to death in 1985 dies in prison

Tennessee inmate sentenced to death in 1985 dies in prison

November 28th, 2014 11:43 pm by Associated Press

Department of Correction spokeswoman Neysa Taylor says 52-year-old Gregory Thompson was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon.

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