Kingsport Times News Thursday, August 27, 2015
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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 9th, 2015 9:00 am by Staff reports

Entries include indecent exposure in Burger King, a woman being raped at a Kingsport park, a wife allegedly stabbing her husband after he found her cheating with a neighbor and a Gray woman sentenced to life.

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Austin Peay coach resigns after arrest in prostitution sting

Austin Peay coach resigns after arrest in prostitution sting

August 8th, 2015 6:45 pm by Staff Report

Austin Peay baseball coach Gary McClure, the Ohio Valley Conference's all-time leader in wins, has resigned after 27 seasons following his arrest in a prostitution sting.

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NYC sees surge in synthetic pot use, with dire consequences

NYC sees surge in synthetic pot use, with dire consequences

August 8th, 2015 5:50 pm by Associated Press

"It's a zero-to-60 high," said the 47-year-old, who gave his name only as J.C. because of his frequent run-ins with the law. "I've done plenty of drugs in my life, and it only compares to dust," he said, referring to PCP. "But it doesn't last as long."

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Justices speak out about death penalty, but executions go on

Justices speak out about death penalty, but executions go on

August 8th, 2015 5:36 pm by Associated Press

The relatively small number of states that actively seek to carry out death sentences underscores what Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg characterized in late July as "the luck of the draw."

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Sullivan pair plead guilty to counterfeiting

Sullivan pair plead guilty to counterfeiting

August 8th, 2015 5:15 am by Matthew Lane

Two Sullivan County residents who allegedly passed nearly $5,000 in fake U.S. Treasury checks at Food City grocery stores in Kingsport, Maryville and Knoxville have agreed to plead guilty to a federal counterfeiting charge.

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Seven 'tourists' nabbed at Rogersville motel for gravel trafficking

Seven 'tourists' nabbed at Rogersville motel for gravel trafficking

August 7th, 2015 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A group of "tourists" who were apparently partying too hard early Thursday morning at a Rogersville motel received a wake up call from police who arrested seven people on gravel trafficking charges.

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Colorado theater shooter gets life in prison after jury fails to agree on execution

Colorado theater shooter gets life in prison after jury fails to agree on execution

August 7th, 2015 7:33 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors argued Holmes deserved to die because he methodically planned the 2012 assault at a midnight screening of a Batman movie, even blasting techno music through ear phones so he wouldn't hear his victims scream.

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BOE wants group renovating St. Marks to carry liability insurance

BOE wants group renovating St. Marks to carry liability insurance

August 7th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education wants to make sure the people hammering the nails are properly covered by liability insurance before allowing renovations to occur on a 102-year-old Rogersville church it owns.

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Kingsport man allegedly flees cop on stolen Harley

Kingsport man allegedly flees cop on stolen Harley

August 7th, 2015 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Police say they have arrested a Kingsport man who eluded a traffic stop on a stolen motorcycle, then attempted to sneak out of a residence where he was tracked to.

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Police: Woman raped at Kingsport park

Police: Woman raped at Kingsport park

August 7th, 2015 12:05 pm by Rain Smith

A woman walking alone at Riverfront and Domtar Park was reportedly tackled by an unknown man on Thursday afternoon, then thrown to the ground and sexually penetrated.

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