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Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect

Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect

June 3rd, 2014 2:23 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who was hospitalized after being located unresponsive in a car, allegedly leaving her three young children unattended for an entire night as she tried to 'relax,' has been arrested by Kingsport police.

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Kingsport man acquitted of theft in alleged inheritance scheme

Kingsport man acquitted of theft in alleged inheritance scheme

June 3rd, 2014 8:29 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Roscoe Phillips, 25, went to trial Monday on a charge of theft over $60,000, but because the state had little more than two accomplices' testimony, Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street granted a motion for acquittal.

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Former Charlotte mayor expected to plead guilty to corruption charge

Former Charlotte mayor expected to plead guilty to corruption charge

June 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Michael Gordon and Rick Rothacker, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to a federal public corruption charge that carries up to a 20-year prison sentence and a $250,000 fine.

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Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

June 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man who was falsely imprisoned for a rape he did not commit is part of a growing number of people who have been added to the National Registry of Exonerations.

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Man indicted in fatal Fort Henry Drive wreck

Man indicted in fatal Fort Henry Drive wreck

June 2nd, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

Jeremy Sturgill, 36, of Jonesville, Va., faces multiple charges in the Kingsport crash, including vehicular homicide by an intoxicated person, two counts of reckless aggravated assault and a second offense of DUI.

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Kingsport man charged with attempted murder

Kingsport man charged with attempted murder

June 2nd, 2014 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested following a fight with family members when he allegedly pointed a gun at a man's face and crashed his pickup while trying to run people over.

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Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

June 2nd, 2014 9:43 am by Rain Smith

According to Bluff City Police Chief Greg Depew, the discovery was spurred by a request for a welfare check at 238 Woodland Drive.

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Alleged day care abuse, a drive-thru beating and more this week in crime

Alleged day care abuse, a drive-thru beating and more this week in crime

May 31st, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of May 23 through May 30.

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Stalking suspect faces more charges after investigation

Stalking suspect faces more charges after investigation

May 30th, 2014 8:23 pm by Wes Bunch

The most recent charges against Albert Joseph Toronjo, 63, 1608 Redwood Dr., include stalking, assault, aggravated criminal trespass and theft of property under $500.

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Escape attempt at Lee federal prison fails

Escape attempt at Lee federal prison fails

May 30th, 2014 7:24 pm by Wes Bunch

Prison spokesman Mark Ryan said staff responded quickly to capture the inmates before they could get beyond the prison's secure perimeter. "The institution remains secure, all inmates are accounted for, and at no time was the public in danger."

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