Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill exec

Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill exec

July 16th, 2014 1:24 pm by MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer

A high-priced prostitute accused of giving a Google executive a fatal dose of heroin aboard his yacht had no reason to kill the man given how much money she was getting from him, a defense attorney said Wednesday.

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Lawyer: Mother of boy left in hot car devastated

Lawyer: Mother of boy left in hot car devastated

July 16th, 2014 7:30 am by PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press

The woman's husband, Justin Ross Harris, was arrested on charges of murder and child cruelty after the boy's death June 18. He told police he left his son in the backseat of his SUV for about seven hours after forgetting to drop him off at day care.

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Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop

Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop

July 16th, 2014 7:26 am by Associated Press

Two people are dead after a murder-suicide at a rest stop on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Franklin. A Trooper says it appears to have been random with no apparent connection between the victim and the shooter.

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Johnson City man accused of multiple scams pleads guilty

Johnson City man accused of multiple scams pleads guilty

July 15th, 2014 10:50 pm by Wes Bunch

Frank Edward Small, 52, of Johnson City, was indicted by a Scott County grand jury June 23 on a single count of violating Virginia business regulations for the third time in 36 months.

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Police: Tenn. sex offender rode in ice cream truck

Police: Tenn. sex offender rode in ice cream truck

July 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Larry Lawrence Frierson was convicted of two counts of attempted aggravated sexual battery of a 4-year-old boy, then allegedly spotted in a green and blue van selling ice cream.

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One charged, one sought in connection with two Hawkins meth labs

One charged, one sought in connection with two Hawkins meth labs

July 15th, 2014 4:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

On June 5 the HCSO Narcotics Unit responded to 227 Payne Ridge Road, Lot 16, in reference to report of a meth lab being located at the residence by the home owner.

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Woman arraigned in Scott County on first-degree murder, other charges

Woman arraigned in Scott County on first-degree murder, other charges

July 15th, 2014 3:41 pm by Wes Bunch

A Tennessee woman indicted for her alleged role in a 2010 killing was arraigned in Scott County court last week while her two co-defendants await extradition to Virginia.

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Police: Man passed out at Hawkins market had almost $1,500 in cash

Police: Man passed out at Hawkins market had almost $1,500 in cash

July 15th, 2014 1:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Blountville man who was found passed out Sunday evening on a bench at a convenience store near Rogersville was allegedly in possession of a large quantity of cash as well as drool.

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Motorcyclist fled with two children on bike, KPD says

Motorcyclist fled with two children on bike, KPD says

July 15th, 2014 12:03 pm by Rain Smith

The stakes of a police pursuit were raised even higher on Monday in Kingsport, as a motorcyclist reportedly fled officers while sandwiched between two young children on the bike — including a 5-year-old who was not wearing a helmet.

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Hawkins man accused of shooting at neighbors' feet during argument

Hawkins man accused of shooting at neighbors' feet during argument

July 15th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing charges of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment after allegedly shooting at the ground near his neighbors Saturday morning during an argument.

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