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Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

April 10th, 2014 6:34 pm by Associated Press

The SUV driver accused of causing a car to crash into a Florida day care, killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring 14 others, most of them children, surrendered to authorities Thursday.

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Man afraid of having warrants gives police fake name, gets arrested, has no warrants

Man afraid of having warrants gives police fake name, gets arrested, has no warrants

April 10th, 2014 12:40 pm by Nick Shepherd

A man accused of giving Kingsport police a false name because he was afraid he had active warrants actually had no warrants but was arrested for criminal impersonation, according to a police report.

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Dumpster diving argument leads to couple's arrest

Dumpster diving argument leads to couple's arrest

April 10th, 2014 11:29 am by Nick Shepherd

A couple going through a dumpster in Kingsport were arrested after they allegedly accused another couple of threatening them with a knife, which later turned out to be false, according to a police report.

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3 dead, 1 wounded in Tenn. shooting

3 dead, 1 wounded in Tenn. shooting

April 10th, 2014 9:42 am by Associated Press

Hamilton County Sheriff's spokeswoman Janice Atkinson said the shooting happened Wednesday night in the community of Lookout Valley.

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A blank look, followed by bloodshed at high school

A blank look, followed by bloodshed at high school

April 10th, 2014 9:41 am by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press; KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

"He wasn't saying anything," Moore recalled hours later. "He didn't have any anger on his face. It was just a blank expression."

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Tenn. Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

Tenn. Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

April 9th, 2014 11:03 pm by Associated Press

The state's lethal injection protocol uses a sedative commonly used to euthanize animals, but states are exhausting supplies. The state's last electrocution was in 2007.

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As temperatures rise, scams begin  to bloom

As temperatures rise, scams begin to bloom

April 9th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nick Shepherd

One of the most prominent scams that takes place this time of year involves paving. Leslie Earhart, public information officer for the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, said the department sees such scams pop up every year.

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Blountville woman charged with third felony Walmart theft

Blountville woman charged with third felony Walmart theft

April 9th, 2014 3:50 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to court records, the most recent arrest was Tuesday for a theft that occurred in February at Walmart on West Market Street.

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Gate City man gets nearly 10 years for theft from relative

Gate City man gets nearly 10 years for theft from relative

April 9th, 2014 3:22 pm by Wes Bunch

Joseph Edward Ramey stole approximately $2,000 worth of items from a family member's residence, including gold jewelry, necklaces, earrings, a watch and approximately $400 in cash and loose change. The case was his third robbery conviction.

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Man faces reckless endangerment charge after gunfire at home

Man faces reckless endangerment charge after gunfire at home

April 9th, 2014 12:20 pm by Rain Smith

A shotgun blast into the home of an elderly Kingsport resident has prompted the arrest of a man, who allegedly told police he was handling the weapon while intoxicated when it accidentally fired.

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