Kingsport Times News Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Tenn. man gets life in prison in postal shootings

Tenn. man gets life in prison in postal shootings

August 12th, 2014 6:00 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Armed with pistols, Chastain Montgomery and his 18-year-old son walked into the small, red-brick post office in a rural Tennessee town almost four years ago, intending to rob it and escape with what they thought would be a bounty of cash.

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Four arrested on meth charges in Lee County

Four arrested on meth charges in Lee County

August 12th, 2014 3:46 pm by Nick Shepherd

Officers searching for a fugitive in Southwest Virginia instead discovered a meth lab on Monday, leading to the arrest of four people.

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JCPD offers reward for leads in tire slashing spree

JCPD offers reward for leads in tire slashing spree

August 12th, 2014 3:39 pm by NET News Service

In total, there were 32 tires slashed on 25 vehicles in the Beechwood Subdivision, resulting in thousands of dollars in losses for the victims.

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Kingsport man charged with child abuse, aggravated assault

Kingsport man charged with child abuse, aggravated assault

August 12th, 2014 1:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly grabbing an 11-year-old girl "by the head" and shoving her into bushes, then breaking the jaw of a neighbor, 52, who attempted to intervene and tell him to stop.

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HCSO: Inmate wrongly believes breaking sprinkler will get him sent to prison

HCSO: Inmate wrongly believes breaking sprinkler will get him sent to prison

August 12th, 2014 8:20 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County Jail inmate who reportedly wants to be transferred from the jail to a state penitentiary is going about it the wrong way by allegedly destroying jail property.

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Rogersville man to plead guilty in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

Rogersville man to plead guilty in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

August 11th, 2014 8:45 pm by Matthew Lane

According to the Kingsport Police Department, Vincent H. Dennis walked to the Walgreens on West Stone Drive on Oct 29, requested a pen and paper from an employee and scribbled a note demanding drugs.

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Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

August 11th, 2014 6:56 pm by NET News Service

A former special education teacher suspended from teaching after accusations of inappropriate comments and behavior during school hours was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault Monday.

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Hawkins D.A. wants to speak to potential victims in alleged cemetery scam

Hawkins D.A. wants to speak to potential victims in alleged cemetery scam

August 11th, 2014 5:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

An ongoing fraud investigation at the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens cemetery may have as many as 200 victims, but the attorney general's office is concerned that many potential victims don't even know there's an investigation.

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Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

August 11th, 2014 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

An accused murderer entered a no contest plea to lesser charges this morning in Washington County Criminal Court, earning him a 25-year prison sentence.

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Baldwin trial reset for next week

Baldwin trial reset for next week

August 11th, 2014 11:43 am by Stephen Igo

The trial of a Wise County woman facing charges with the abuse death of her 2-year-old daughter was rescheduled on Monday to begin next week.

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