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Info sought on Bloomingdale burglary

Info sought on Bloomingdale burglary

February 12th, 2015 2:25 pm by Staff Report

Police are asking for the public's assistance in a felony burglary case, saying thousands of dollars worth of tools were swiped from a Sullivan County wrecker service.

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Man charged with rape, kidnapping of elderly Blountville woman

Man charged with rape, kidnapping of elderly Blountville woman

February 12th, 2015 1:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Blountville man who ignited a manhunt last year after allegedly raping, kidnapping and robbing an elderly woman was formally charged in a Thursday court appearance.

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Tracking device triggers Kingsport stalking arrest

Tracking device triggers Kingsport stalking arrest

February 12th, 2015 11:30 am by Rain Smith

For the second time in six months, the same Blountville man has been arrested for alleged stalking incidents in Kingsport - this time accused of attaching a "tracking device" to the victim's vehicle.

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Jonesborough man nets 9 charges in hit-and-run crash

Jonesborough man nets 9 charges in hit-and-run crash

February 12th, 2015 7:21 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Police said a Jonesborough man's attempt to elude them because of two active warrants resulted in his arrest and nine additional criminal charges.

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Accused shooter of 3 Muslim students had earlier run-ins

Accused shooter of 3 Muslim students had earlier run-ins

February 12th, 2015 7:11 am by MICHAEL BIESECKER and EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina man accused of killing three Muslim students in a dispute over parking spaces had earlier run-ins with his neighbors, sometimes while wearing a handgun on his hip.

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'This is not a landfill': Hawkins man outraged by massive tire dump in Cherokee Lake

'This is not a landfill': Hawkins man outraged by massive tire dump in Cherokee Lake

February 11th, 2015 7:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Western Hawkins County is blessed with miles of lakeshore open to the public for fishing, boating and swimming, but some people believe that area is only good for dumping garbage.

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Trio charged in Kingsport street race

Trio charged in Kingsport street race

February 11th, 2015 2:26 pm by Rain Smith

Three abreast motorists approaching 100 mph on Stone Drive weren't quick enough to spot a marked police car, according to court records, leading to early Wednesday morning arrests on multiple charges.

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Local drug trafficking leads to prison sentence

Local drug trafficking leads to prison sentence

February 11th, 2015 12:49 pm by Matthew Lane

A Greeneville man who attacked and robbed a man at gunpoint during a cocaine deal in Kingsport - and later fought police along the shoulder of I-26 - has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison.

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Alleged dead dogs spur Sullivan County Taser attack

Alleged dead dogs spur Sullivan County Taser attack

February 11th, 2015 10:54 am by Rain Smith

A woman who broke into a Bristol, Tenn., home and Tasered the resident as they were lying in bed was motivated by a perceived breach of contract, according to a police report, that allegedly resulted in her dogs dying while she was incarcerated.

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Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

February 10th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say the man and his wife sold various quantities of cocaine to a confidential informant working on behalf of law enforcement on approximately 10 separate occasions.

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