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Rash of battery thefts reported in Blountville

Rash of battery thefts reported in Blountville

May 13th, 2014 3:46 pm by Rain Smith

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office says nine cases have been reported over the last month, with automotive businesses typically the target. At one location, batteries were swiped from 21 separate vehicles.

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Kingsport DUI suspect reportedly threatens to kill police

Kingsport DUI suspect reportedly threatens to kill police

May 13th, 2014 3:21 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly crashing into trees while intoxicated, accosting motorists who stopped to offer aid, then issuing "several detailed threats" to kill arresting officers.

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Man found on floor of store accused of attacking police after being awakened

Man found on floor of store accused of attacking police after being awakened

May 13th, 2014 1:29 pm by Rain Smith

A man reportedly found intoxicated and "passed out" in the infants aisle of a Kingsport Walmart faces charges of assault on police, as he allegedly kicked, headbutted and attempted to bite responding officers.

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Wife convicted in plot to murder husband

Wife convicted in plot to murder husband

May 12th, 2014 2:50 pm by Associated Press

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Larry Walls was found dead Aug. 8, 2012 inside his Unionville home. A medical examiner said he died from a head injury and 49 stab wounds.

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Police seek info on Blountville auto burglary

Police seek info on Blountville auto burglary

May 12th, 2014 1:02 pm by Staff Report

Police have released a surveillance image of a man suspected in a Blountville auto burglary, saying he then attempted to use the victim's stolen debit card in Bristol.

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Tenn. woman charged in child's pain patch death

Tenn. woman charged in child's pain patch death

May 12th, 2014 8:24 am by Associated Press

Police have charged a Chattanooga woman with criminally negligent homicide in the death of her 1-year-old great-nephew.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

May 10th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include men who plead guilty to murder, a Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges, six Wise County residents arrested for cockfighting and a biker who admitted he had a good buzz.

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Dryden man sentenced for Social Security fraud

Dryden man sentenced for Social Security fraud

May 9th, 2014 11:07 pm by Wes Bunch

Philip Reece, 47, pleaded guilty to more than $90,000 in Social Security fraud was sentenced to six months in prison during an appearance Friday in federal court in Abingdon.

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Former Scott special ed teacher found guilty of abuse of student

Former Scott special ed teacher found guilty of abuse of student

May 9th, 2014 10:51 pm by Wes Bunch

Heather Hogston Lambert, 37, was convicted of a single misdemeanor count of assault and battery during a bench trial held before Scott County Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore.

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Child placed in state custody after mother accused of 'shooting morphine' in liquor store parking lot

Child placed in state custody after mother accused of 'shooting morphine' in liquor store parking lot

May 9th, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman who allegedly admitted to "shooting morphine" in a liquor store parking lot with her 8-month-old child present Thursday afternoon was charged with DUI.

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