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2 charged with kidnapping, murder of Tenn. woman

2 charged with kidnapping, murder of Tenn. woman

July 18th, 2014 6:55 am by Associated Press

Two people have been charged with kidnapping and killing a Tennessee woman in a case police initially though was a hit-and-run.

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Sullivan Sheriff's Office gets $35,000 check for part in cable TV show

Sullivan Sheriff's Office gets $35,000 check for part in cable TV show

July 17th, 2014 10:14 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission is expected to vote Monday to authorize the sheriff's office to cash a $35,000 check from Electus, as payment for SCSO being featured in seven episodes of "Southern Justice."

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PHOTO GALLERY: Fire at Hawkins residence reveals large indoor marijuana farm

PHOTO GALLERY: Fire at Hawkins residence reveals large indoor marijuana farm

July 17th, 2014 8:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said this indoor marijuana growing operation wasn't even on his department's radar until it was discovered due to the fire.

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Kingsport man allegedly interferes with EMS

Kingsport man allegedly interferes with EMS

July 17th, 2014 1:23 pm by Rain Smith

Emergency responders attempting to tend to an unresponsive woman at a Kingsport bus stop were allegedly accosted by a man on Wednesday, prompting his arrest.

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KPD: Man crashes into Kingsport home 'inches' from porch sitters

KPD: Man crashes into Kingsport home 'inches' from porch sitters

July 17th, 2014 12:25 pm by Rain Smith

A man who reportedly lost control of his vehicle while speeding along a residential Kingsport street, striking a home and sending debris into the face of one person on the porch, has been apprehended nearly a week after fleeing the scene.

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Former Tennessee sheriff's captain charged with theft

Former Tennessee sheriff's captain charged with theft

July 17th, 2014 8:30 am by Associated Press

A former Grundy County Sheriff's Department captain has surrendered to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after being on charges of stealing handguns from the department's evidence room.

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Second Kingsport man pleads guilty in counterfeiting scheme

Second Kingsport man pleads guilty in counterfeiting scheme

July 16th, 2014 10:30 pm by Matthew Lane

A Kingsport man who posted pictures of himself on Facebook with a stack of counterfeit money, has agreed to plead guilty for his involvement in a five-person counterfeiting scheme.

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Virginia man charged in April traffic death in Johnson City

Virginia man charged in April traffic death in Johnson City

July 16th, 2014 7:36 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

In a press release, police said Nathan G. Fullen had a blood alcohol content of .14 at the time of the crash. The legal limit for driving drunk is .08. He is charged with DUI and vehicular homicide.

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Off-duty Hawkins deputy nabs Walmart purse snatcher

Off-duty Hawkins deputy nabs Walmart purse snatcher

July 16th, 2014 3:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail in connection with a Walmart purse snatching which was foiled by an off-duty Hawkins County sheriff's deputy.

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Attorney to appeal 12-year sentence in case of Tennessee woman who used meth while pregnant

Attorney to appeal 12-year sentence in case of Tennessee woman who used meth while pregnant

July 16th, 2014 1:27 pm by Associated Press

A federal judge sentenced a woman to 12 years and seven months in prison — more than the time recommended — because she was eight-months pregnant while helping cook and sample methamphetamine.

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