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KPD cleared of excessive force in June shooting, suspect indicted

KPD cleared of excessive force in June shooting, suspect indicted

August 27th, 2013 3:47 pm by Nick Shepherd

A grand jury today decided that the Kingsport Police Department did not use excessive force in a June shooting.

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Charges against high-speed pursuit suspect bound over to Scott grand jury

Charges against high-speed pursuit suspect bound over to Scott grand jury

August 27th, 2013 2:08 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Jason T. Byrns, of Kingsport, is facing charges of attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer and felony eluding arrest as a result of the April 2013 chase and wreck, which left a Virginia state trooper with a severe spinal injury.

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Couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage to bilk donations

Couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage to bilk donations

August 26th, 2013 4:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

The husband reportedly went so far as to show photos of dead babies to his employer, and the wife reportedly showed her victim prenatal ultrasounds of twins she later stated she’d “lost.”

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Rogersville businessman indicted for reckless vehicular homicide from 2012 wreck

Rogersville businessman indicted for reckless vehicular homicide from 2012 wreck

August 26th, 2013 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of Rogersville's leading businessmen and developers was indicted Monday by the Hawkins County Grand Jury on charges including reckless vehicular homicide stemming from a June 11, 2012 accident.

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Sleeping motorists allegedly found with ‘mobile meth lab’

Sleeping motorists allegedly found with ‘mobile meth lab’

August 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Virginia couple were arrested last week in Rogersville after allegedly being found “passed out” in a vehicle containing a mobile meth lab as well as a variety of drugs and paraphernalia including a marijuana grinder that looked like a handgun.

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Food City robbery suspect accused of impersonating an officer prior to robbery

Food City robbery suspect accused of impersonating an officer prior to robbery

August 25th, 2013 2:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Prior to his Aug. 16 armed robbery arrest, Church Hill police were already looking for a man matching James William Arthur’s personal and vehicle description who had allegedly been accosting customers at the local Exxon station on Highway 11-W.

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Man nabbed with pills, syringes at Hawkins church faces drug trafficking charge

Man nabbed with pills, syringes at Hawkins church faces drug trafficking charge

August 25th, 2013 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

T.J. Bernard was found parked behind the New Hope Church south of Rogersville allegedly in possession of a pill bottle, containing 30 oxycodone pills, which is a Schedule II narcotic commonly referred to as "Roxys."

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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 24th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 16 through Aug. 23.

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Former Coeburn official appears in court on embezzlement charges

Former Coeburn official appears in court on embezzlement charges

August 23rd, 2013 10:46 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — A former Coeburn official appeared before a Wise County magistrate on Friday for initial legal proceedings stemming from a 135-count indictment alleging the embezzlement of funds from a Coeburn arts and recreation facility.

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Kingsport man arrested with stolen cars twice in four days

Kingsport man arrested with stolen cars twice in four days

August 23rd, 2013 11:24 am by Rain Smith

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Or, in the alleged case of a Kingsport man, get arrested again, marking the second time you're caught with a stolen vehicle in just four days.

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