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Halloween safety education effort leads to drug bust at Kingsport apartment complex

Halloween safety education effort leads to drug bust at Kingsport apartment complex

October 31st, 2013 7:29 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — According to a KPD news release, the officer was handing out educational materials to residents at Allandale Falls Apartments Tuesday when he noticed a strong odor of marijuana originating from Apartment A-10.

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High speed chase beginning in Hawkins ends with arrest of drug suspect in Greene

High speed chase beginning in Hawkins ends with arrest of drug suspect in Greene

October 31st, 2013 6:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — William Claude Evans, 42, 2336 Middle Creek Road, Afton, allegedly fled an attempted traffic stop near Rogersville, and made it into Greene County, stopping only when the 1990 BMW he was driving overheated.

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2nd Confederate flag stolen from historic Johnson City cemetery

2nd Confederate flag stolen from historic Johnson City cemetery

October 31st, 2013 1:20 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The Confederate flag, which usually flies in a Confederate soldiers’ grave section, was provided by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

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Car stolen after Kingsport shopper leaves keys in ignition

Car stolen after Kingsport shopper leaves keys in ignition

October 31st, 2013 11:19 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a suspected car thief, saying the victim left their keys in the ignition of an unlocked, unoccupied vehicle as they shopped in a Kingsport grocery store.

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Prosecutors welcome app to track down child predators

Prosecutors welcome app to track down child predators

October 31st, 2013 8:14 am by By Peter J. Sampson, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) (MCT)

A new smartphone application, the first of its kind in federal law enforcement, allows users to receive alerts about wanted predators and to submit tips about their whereabouts.

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Former UT Foundation official pleads guilty to child porn charges

Former UT Foundation official pleads guilty to child porn charges

October 31st, 2013 8:10 am by Associated Press

Bruce O. Downsbrough's Knoxville home was searched in November, and his personal computer was seized.

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Crime spree killer seeks to overturn ’12 guilty pleas

Crime spree killer seeks to overturn ’12 guilty pleas

October 30th, 2013 10:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Dale Wayne Wilbanks testified Wednesday he wouldn’t have accepted a 25-year plea agreement for murder and attempted murder last year in Hawkins County if his attorney had shared certain information with him.

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Woman takes plea deal for exposing 7-year-old daughter to meth fumes

Woman takes plea deal for exposing 7-year-old daughter to meth fumes

October 30th, 2013 10:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Christy Lee Kilgore, 39, 313 Bray Road, Surgoinsville, was sentenced to two years and one day and fined $100 by Judge John Dugger in exchange for a guilty plea to Class D felony child abuse.

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Rogersville man charged with TennCare fraud

Rogersville man charged with TennCare fraud

October 30th, 2013 9:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

NASHVILLE — Brandon Trent, 25, of Rogersville, is accused of visiting multiple physicians within a short period to obtain controlled substances, and using the state’s Medicaid health care insurance program as payment.

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KPD: Woman runs boyfriend over for McDonald's

KPD: Woman runs boyfriend over for McDonald's

October 30th, 2013 2:45 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's food cravings allegedly ran amok Wednesday morning, as her boyfriend's refusal to visit McDonald's spurred her to run him over with a pickup truck — striking him three times.

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