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Hawkins couple who killed child with grape soda receive 35-year sentence

Hawkins couple who killed child with grape soda receive 35-year sentence

December 8th, 2014 12:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

According to the autopsy report, the Vaughns forced Alexa Linboom, 5, to drink about 2.4 liters of grape soda and water. The massive fluid intake was reportedly punishment for the girl drinking grape soda after being told not to.

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KPD: Reckless driving to hospital spurs crash, arrest

KPD: Reckless driving to hospital spurs crash, arrest

December 8th, 2014 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats man faces felony charges due to his alleged reckless driving to visit a hospitalized family member in Kingsport, running vehicles off the road and then T-boning a car that carried an infant passenger.

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Two men added to Tennessee's top 10 most wanted list

Two men added to Tennessee's top 10 most wanted list

December 6th, 2014 5:37 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added two men to its top 10 most wanted list.

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Fourth sexual assault reported on ETSU campus

Fourth sexual assault reported on ETSU campus

December 6th, 2014 12:42 am by NET News Service

A campus alert said a female ETSU student told campus police she was sexually assaulted by a male acquaintance in a residence hall.

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Pills, coke, and pistol seized from car in Taco Bell parking lot

Pills, coke, and pistol seized from car in Taco Bell parking lot

December 5th, 2014 12:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport couple were arrested early Thursday morning in the Allandale Taco Bell parking lot after police allegedly seized a large number of pills, a handgun, and an unspecified amount of cocaine.

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Oldest profession finds newest marketplace

Oldest profession finds newest marketplace

December 5th, 2014 12:25 am by Nick Shepherd

Ordering a prostitute online is as easy as ordering pizza. And chances are law enforcement will not bother you for either one.

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Teen who crashed, left  grandpa behind, allegedly stole vehicle

Teen who crashed, left grandpa behind, allegedly stole vehicle

December 4th, 2014 11:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Nov. 25, Nicholas Dru Dempsey, 18, 346 Edgewood St., Church Hill, was accused of fleeing on foot following a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Netherland Inn Road and Stone Drive in the Kingsport section of Hawkins County.

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'Special nephew' allegedly steals $290,000 from Kingsport estate

'Special nephew' allegedly steals $290,000 from Kingsport estate

December 4th, 2014 6:06 pm by Rain Smith

Civil proceedings and a subsequent three-year criminal investigation have resulted in a man being charged with stealing nearly $300,000 from his deceased aunt's Sullivan County estate.

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Hawkins man, step-son face assault charges for shotgun, liquor bottle attacks

Hawkins man, step-son face assault charges for shotgun, liquor bottle attacks

December 4th, 2014 4:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man and his step son are both facing felony aggravated assault charges following an altercation Friday night involving a shotgun and a whiskey bottle.

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UPDATE: Police say badge was assigned to 'special deputies'

UPDATE: Police say badge was assigned to 'special deputies'

December 4th, 2014 1:11 pm by Rain Smith

An alleged Kingsport speeder who attempted to elude a traffic stop is now under scrutiny for more serious offenses, after his crash into a utility pole revealed drugs and a department issued police badge.

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