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Better clearance: KPD issues yearly report

Better clearance: KPD issues yearly report

July 12th, 2015 12:05 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport police responded to more calls last year, made more arrests and cleared more than 2,000 cases through its criminal investigation division.

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Southern Justice: SCSO TV show returns next week

Southern Justice: SCSO TV show returns next week

July 11th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rain Smith

"All the show does is give viewers an opportunity to see how our officers respond to calls, and it allows them to get a first-hand look at some of the things officers face each day. " -- Sheriff Wayne Anderson

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'Golden boy' - Juvenile admits to tagging bridge because he was bored

'Golden boy' - Juvenile admits to tagging bridge because he was bored

July 10th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

If a 17-year-old Surgoinsville boy didn't want police to know he was the one who spray painted golden graffiti on the town's new Longs Bend Road bridge, he probably shouldn't have included his initials among the artistry.

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Rebel flag revelers get egged

Rebel flag revelers get egged

July 10th, 2015 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

During a rally and parade that solicited hundreds of participants - and dozens of vehicles flying flags of the Confederacy - police were alerted to incidents of vandalism.

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FBI chief says agents thwarted possible July 4 terror attacks

FBI chief says agents thwarted possible July 4 terror attacks

July 10th, 2015 7:48 am by By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

More than 10 people inspired by Islamic State militants were arrested in suspected terrorism-related plots during the four to six weeks leading up to the Fourth of July holiday.

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Accused pipe bomber denied bond

Accused pipe bomber denied bond

July 10th, 2015 7:00 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Bond was denied for a Kingsport orthotics specialist accused of bombing the office of a competitor, who also used to work for him, after a detention hearing on Thursday in Greeneville.

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KPD: Lawn mower thief busted at Home Depot

KPD: Lawn mower thief busted at Home Depot

July 9th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

An early morning incident at Home Depot has landed a man in jail, according to Kingsport police, as he was caught while attempting to steal push mowers, then fled to hide in bushes and he claimed he was asleep.

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Kingsport man pleads guilty to Virginia ABC store robbery

Kingsport man pleads guilty to Virginia ABC store robbery

July 9th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

Police say Michael Braman displayed a handgun, which turned out to be a BB gun, approached the cashier and minutes later escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Suspected pot farmer allegedly leads deputies to his crop

Suspected pot farmer allegedly leads deputies to his crop

July 9th, 2015 1:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man reportedly stated there was no sense trying to hide his pot when police showed up at his doorstep late Monday. He then led them to 31 plants ranging from one to several feet tall.

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Child porn earns Lee man 520 years

Child porn earns Lee man 520 years

July 9th, 2015 8:04 am by Stephen Igo

Virginia State Police agents previously served a search warrant on the home of Lewis Daniel Nimety in Jonesville, finding thousands of images on a home computer.

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