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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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Thousands of Tenn. DUI results in question after firing

Thousands of Tenn. DUI results in question after firing

October 30th, 2013 12:18 pm by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — DUI results from across Tennessee may be in jeopardy after the firing a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation employee for mishandling evidence.

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Man arrested during robbery at Kingsport pharmacy

Man arrested during robbery at Kingsport pharmacy

October 30th, 2013 9:21 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have arrested a man who allegedly walked into a city pharmacy Tuesday night with a loaded gun, requested a pen and paper from an employee, and scribbled a note demanding drugs.

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Johnson City police say Kingsport man struck wife with pickup truck

Johnson City police say Kingsport man struck wife with pickup truck

October 29th, 2013 5:57 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Ronald Roberts, 50, 605 Tomahawk Drive, Kingsport, was charged with domestic aggravated assault.

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