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Toker blames crash on catastrophic brake, steering failure

Toker blames crash on catastrophic brake, steering failure

December 18th, 2014 2:14 pm by Rain Smith

A car crossed the center line of a residential Kingsport street, striking two parked vehicles on the other side of the road. The driver, 18, had an odor of marijuana when police arrived, and "first stated his steering went out."

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KPD: Motorist's rage towards estranged wife prompts felony charges

KPD: Motorist's rage towards estranged wife prompts felony charges

December 18th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a man who allegedly pursued his estranged wife on multiple Kingsport streets — striking her vehicle with his own on East Stone Drive — then side-swiping another motorist while fleeing an attempted traffic stop.

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Kingsport Idol: Winners of competition to perform holiday show at Renaissance Center

Kingsport Idol: Winners of competition to perform holiday show at Renaissance Center

December 18th, 2014 10:28 am by Nick Shepherd

The idea to bring back some of the talent has been kicked around for a couple of years but really got off the ground this year, William Stephanos said. Previous winners and acts were contacted about performing and were excited to return

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Feeling under the weather? Health officials say flu other viruses aren't making season bright

Feeling under the weather? Health officials say flu other viruses aren't making season bright

December 18th, 2014 9:03 am by Marci Gore

With only a week left until Christmas, no one has time to be sick. But, chances are, if you're not sick yourself, you know someone else who is.

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Adams  to celebrate triplets' win in Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest

Adams to celebrate triplets' win in Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest

December 17th, 2014 11:58 pm by Rick Wagner

Thanks to a video contest win by the Roberts triplets, Adams Elementary School will be getting a $30,000 cafeteria makeover to include work on the noisy room's acoustics.

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Phillips won't seek sixth term as Kingsport mayor

Phillips won't seek sixth term as Kingsport mayor

December 17th, 2014 11:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Phillips sat down with the Times-News Wednesday morning to make the announcement, to discuss his tenure as mayor of the Model City and his future plans once he leaves office.

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By the numbers: Hawkins stats look good for 'Three Star' renewal in 2015

By the numbers: Hawkins stats look good for 'Three Star' renewal in 2015

December 17th, 2014 10:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's educations scores are improving, obesity is on the decline, and the crime rate is decreasing, which bodes well for the county's 2015 application to remain part of the state's "Three Star" program.

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SCSO searching for suspect wanted on child neglect, domestic violence charges

SCSO searching for suspect wanted on child neglect, domestic violence charges

December 17th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Daniel Powell is then alleged to have grabbed their 13-month-old and run out of the home into East Lawn Cemetery. He then proceeded to run to a home on Edith Road with the child's mother running after him.

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Kingsport man arrested after allegedly shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

Kingsport man arrested after allegedly shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

December 17th, 2014 5:03 pm by Nick Shepherd

James Casteel was awakened by the child crying. He fed the six-month-old and changed its diaper, but the crying continued. So Casteel allegedly shook the child and threw him down on the bed in an attempt to stop the crying.

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Update: Toddler, infant found dead in Greeneville home

Update: Toddler, infant found dead in Greeneville home

December 17th, 2014 3:06 pm by Associated Press

Greeneville Police Det. Capt. Tim Davis said emergency dispatchers received a call at 7:48 a.m. Wednesday about a 13-month-old infant in distress. Officials also found a 2-month-old unresponsive at the home.

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