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Man won't face charges for killing brother in Kingsport

Man won't face charges for killing brother in Kingsport

May 22nd, 2014 7:02 am by Rain Smith

A Church Hill man who fatally shot his brother this past December at a property in the Bloomingdale community, claiming that he pulled the trigger in self-defense, will face no charges in the killing.

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THP to boost Memorial Day enforcement

THP to boost Memorial Day enforcement

May 22nd, 2014 6:45 am by Associated Press

During Memorial Day weekend last year, troopers arrested 113 people on suspicion of drunken driving and issued nearly 1,700 seat belt citations.

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Former Gate City coach facing felony hit-and-run charge

Former Gate City coach facing felony hit-and-run charge

May 22nd, 2014 1:04 am by Wes Bunch

Shannon Mark Carter, 37, Hazlewood Avenue, Kingsport, had a single count of felony hit and run with failure to report damage greater than $1,000 bound over to a grand jury Monday during an appearance in Scott County General District Court.

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Woman sentenced in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

Woman sentenced in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

May 21st, 2014 6:41 pm by Nick Shepherd

Jaime Nichole Marissa McClain, 22 previously pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including DUI, vehicular homicide, reckless aggravated assault and drug possession.

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Kingsport crash yields 'high grade' pot

Kingsport crash yields 'high grade' pot

May 21st, 2014 3:44 pm by Rain Smith

Serious injuries were avoided in a three-vehicle Kingsport traffic crash on Wednesday morning, but police say the driver who triggered it faces significant charges due in part to what he was transporting — a substantial amount of "high grade" marijuana.

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Man charged with attempted murder in Blountville shooting

Man charged with attempted murder in Blountville shooting

May 21st, 2014 9:53 am by Rain Smith

Police have made an arrest in a Tuesday night fight at a Blountville residence, where a gun was allegedly pulled, a man was pistol whipped and at least three shots fired.

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Crime Entertainment
Police: Actor told 911 he shot wife in Los Angeles

Police: Actor told 911 he shot wife in Los Angeles

May 21st, 2014 9:05 am by TAMI ABDOLLAH and ANTHONY McCARTNEY, Associated Press

April Jace, 40, was shot multiple times and was found dead in a hallway of the family home in the quiet, modest Hyde Park neighborhood of Los Angeles

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Random surveillance operation nabs drug suspect in Hawkins

Random surveillance operation nabs drug suspect in Hawkins

May 21st, 2014 12:06 am by Jeff Bobo

People who publicly conduct illegal drug business in Hawkins County should know there's a possibility that police officers are watching.

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SCSO investigating shooting near Blountville

SCSO investigating shooting near Blountville

May 20th, 2014 11:38 pm by Wes Bunch

The victim, whose identity was not released, reportedly remained conscious as he was taken from the scene. Although his condition was not known late Tuesday night, authorities said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening in nature.

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Court upholds Ramey's conviction in Scott County murder

Court upholds Ramey's conviction in Scott County murder

May 20th, 2014 10:36 pm by Wes Bunch

A Tennessee man serving a life sentence for his role in a 2011 Christmas Day murder had a motion to dismiss the charges against him denied last week by a Virginia appeals court.

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