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Kingsport employee allegedly misuses city charge card

Kingsport employee allegedly misuses city charge card

August 10th, 2015 4:50 pm by Rain Smith

A former superintendent of the Kingsport water treatment plant has been arrested for allegedly making fraudulent purchases on a city charge card, then returning the items to Walmart for cash refunds.

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Couple accused of importing 2 lbs of 'gravel'

Couple accused of importing 2 lbs of 'gravel'

August 10th, 2015 3:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies seized about two pounds of the dangerous synthetic narcotic "gravel" Thursday from a couple who allegedly had it mailed to their home from a source in China.

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Blountville man charged with animal cruelty

Blountville man charged with animal cruelty

August 10th, 2015 3:37 pm by Staff Report

According to a Monday press release from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, last month authorities were alerted to underweight horses along Fairview School Road in Blountville.

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Charges pending in fatal Dickenson crash

Charges pending in fatal Dickenson crash

August 10th, 2015 1:32 pm by Stephen Igo

The two vehicle crash occurred at around 7:30 p.m. last Thursday on U.S. Route 83, leaving one woman dead and others injured.

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Despite data, Tennessee not declaring prison emergency

Despite data, Tennessee not declaring prison emergency

August 10th, 2015 7:55 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee prison system is at a capacity level that could allow the governor to declare an overcrowding emergency, giving him and other state officials the power to reduce the number of inmates to a lower level.

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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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