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Police: Cross burned at church in Tennessee

Police: Cross burned at church in Tennessee

July 23rd, 2014 7:13 am by Associated Press

Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle the case is classified as a hate crime because it met all the criteria for reporting hate crimes to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and the FBI.

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Update: Man stabbed while trying to defuse argument between coworkers

Update: Man stabbed while trying to defuse argument between coworkers

July 23rd, 2014 6:54 am by Rain Smith

An argument between members of a construction crew staying at a Kingsport motel allegedly led to an attempted murder Tuesday night when police say an individual was stabbed while trying to defuse the altercation between his coworkers.

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Bluff City woman pleads guilty to false claims about a relative poisoning Tropicana products

Bluff City woman pleads guilty to false claims about a relative poisoning Tropicana products

July 23rd, 2014 5:00 am by Matthew Lane

Elizabeth Ann Carrier was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in July 2013. The one-count indictment charges her with falsely communicating reports of consumer tampering.

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Bank inspector walks in on residential copper theft in progress

Bank inspector walks in on residential copper theft in progress

July 22nd, 2014 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was allegedly caught red-handed attempting to steal copper wiring from a vacant, bank-owned residence was arraigned Monday on charges including burglary and felony vandalism.

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Kingsport man, 74, charged with dealing crack cocaine

Kingsport man, 74, charged with dealing crack cocaine

July 22nd, 2014 3:59 pm by Rain Smith

Police say they located crack cocaine within the suspect's home during the execution of a search warrant, along with small baggies and other paraphernalia commonly used to package the drug for resale.

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Rogersville man allegedly urinates off balcony onto disabled neighbor

Rogersville man allegedly urinates off balcony onto disabled neighbor

July 22nd, 2014 3:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect appeared in court Monday where he was sentenced to eight days in jail in exchange for a public intoxication guilty plea. He was also served with an assault private prosecution warrant by a 65-year-old woman who claims, "He peed all over me."

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Kingsport burglary suspects photographed by trail cam

Kingsport burglary suspects photographed by trail cam

July 22nd, 2014 12:19 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking information on a pair of individuals photographed during a recent Kingsport home burglary, noting that the male suspect's full-length sleeve tattoos are exposed during the $4,000 theft.

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KPD: Squalid conditions prompt child neglect arrest

KPD: Squalid conditions prompt child neglect arrest

July 22nd, 2014 11:32 am by Rain Smith

A welfare check on children at a Kingsport residence has led to the arrest of their mother, as police reportedly found no running water, spoiled food, and dog urine on "every floor."

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Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

July 21st, 2014 9:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Azamat Tazhayakov was charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy, with prosecutors saying he agreed with a friend's plan to remove Tsarnaev's backpack containing altered fireworks from his dorm room a few days after the 2013 bombing.

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Piney Flats man sentenced in counterfeit postage scheme

Piney Flats man sentenced in counterfeit postage scheme

July 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A 34-year-old Piney Flats man has been sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for using more than $200,000 in counterfeit postage with his online vinyl decal business.

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