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Stone Drive drags - Two charged with racing in Kingsport

Stone Drive drags - Two charged with racing in Kingsport

December 1st, 2014 4:04 pm by Rain Smith

A Gray man and a juvenile have been charged with street racing following a Saturday incident in Kingsport, when police allegedly spotted each of their BMWs recklessly traveling Stone Drive "at a very high rate of speed."

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Move it on over: Despite laws, simple traffic stops still put police in crosshairs

Move it on over: Despite laws, simple traffic stops still put police in crosshairs

December 1st, 2014 9:22 am by Rain Smith

The greatest and most frequent threat to local police officers' safety may not be armed suspects or the noxious fumes of meth labs, but a simple law that motorists break on a daily basis. And there's often not much that can be done about it.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

November 29th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include road rage fueling a machete attack, an invalid warrant, twenty firearms being seized and an online boyfriend threatening to post nude photos to Facebook, among others

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Fourth member of counterfeiting gang sentenced

Fourth member of counterfeiting gang sentenced

November 29th, 2014 10:43 am by Matthew Lane

Monroe was one of five people indicted by a federal grand jury in February on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and possessing counterfeit money.

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Tennessee inmate sentenced to death in 1985 dies in prison

Tennessee inmate sentenced to death in 1985 dies in prison

November 28th, 2014 11:43 pm by Associated Press

Department of Correction spokeswoman Neysa Taylor says 52-year-old Gregory Thompson was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon.

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Sticky fingers? Police: Woman lifted $100,000 worth of hair gel

Sticky fingers? Police: Woman lifted $100,000 worth of hair gel

November 28th, 2014 2:59 pm by Associated Press

A Millington woman has been charged with taking $100,000 worth of hair gel from an Ampro factory in Tennessee. Officers say 44-year-old Lisa Dowell took 24 pallets of the product during a three-month period last year.

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Update:  Man who fired  more than 100 rounds in downtown Austin dies in confrontation

Update: Man who fired more than 100 rounds in downtown Austin dies in confrontation

November 28th, 2014 1:16 pm by JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press

"With all the people on the streets, we're very fortunate. I give thanks that no one but the suspect is injured or deceased," said Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo.

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School parking lot wreck allegedly caused by mother on pills, alcohol

School parking lot wreck allegedly caused by mother on pills, alcohol

November 28th, 2014 12:39 am by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville Police Department Chief Doug Nelson said the 2000 Buick Century driven by Tammie Darla Marshall, 41, of Johnson City, was in line to pick up her son around 3 p.m. on Nov. 21 when the parking lot collision occurred.

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KPD looking for suspect in theft of electric shopping cart

KPD looking for suspect in theft of electric shopping cart

November 26th, 2014 6:52 pm by Staff report

On October 16, at approximately 7:45 a.m., a man took the cart, valued at $2,5000 from the Food City located at 300 Clinchfield St.

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Kingsport police request public's assistance in identifying suspect in motor vehicle theft

Kingsport police request public's assistance in identifying suspect in motor vehicle theft

November 26th, 2014 6:39 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Police Department is investigating a September 2014 motor vehicle theft from a Kingsport parking lot.

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