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'Son of God' allegedly threatens murder in Kingsport court

'Son of God' allegedly threatens murder in Kingsport court

June 27th, 2014 3:59 pm by Rain Smith

A Jonesborough man's bizarre list of Kingsport offenses —burglarizing a home and warning of the apocalypse, assaulting a mechanic with an oil pan — has grown following a threat allegedly levied in city court: "If I had time I'd cut you up into 40 pieces."

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KPD seeking witnesses in crash that killed former state representative Michael Locke

KPD seeking witnesses in crash that killed former state representative Michael Locke

June 27th, 2014 2:55 pm by Nick Shepherd

KPD investigators are asking for the public's help in locating four very specific witnesses. These witnesses could possibly provide valuable information to the case

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Washington County, Va., deputy involved in shooting

Washington County, Va., deputy involved in shooting

June 27th, 2014 2:53 pm by Wes Bunch

According to a VSP spokeswoman, the incident took place just before noon Friday on the 29000 block of Zion Church Road near Damascus.

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Court ruling comes as Obama's use of power tested

Court ruling comes as Obama's use of power tested

June 27th, 2014 12:57 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Before a unanimous Supreme Court weighed in, the White House had brushed off claims that President Barack Obama was exceeding his executive authority as just so much grousing from frustrated partisans.

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Woman stomps cop's hat 'beyond use'

Woman stomps cop's hat 'beyond use'

June 27th, 2014 11:41 am by Rain Smith

While responding to a report of domestic violence on Riverview Road, a deputy spotted the intoxicated suspect walking along the roadway.

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Starnes: Hawkins BOE can't count on savings to get out of $4.5 million budget deficit

Starnes: Hawkins BOE can't count on savings to get out of $4.5 million budget deficit

June 27th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Thursday the evening the BOE received the preliminary figures which show deficit of $3.687 million in the general purpose fund, and a deficit of $795,000 in the transportation fund.

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New Colorado gun control laws upheld by federal judge

New Colorado gun control laws upheld by federal judge

June 27th, 2014 7:03 am by By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger said the two laws — expanded background checks that include private firearm sales and limiting the amount of bullets a magazine can hold — do not infringe on Second Amendment rights.

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Ex-cop suspect in deaths of 2 women in suitcases

Ex-cop suspect in deaths of 2 women in suitcases

June 27th, 2014 6:58 am by STEVE KARNOWSKI and DINESH RAMDE, Associated Press

Steven M. Zelich is scheduled to appear in court in Wisconsin on Friday afternoon on two counts of hiding a corpse. Authorities say he met his victims online, bound and killed them and kept their bodies for months.

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Hawkins IDB approves TVA nuke plant ruins for SWAT training

Hawkins IDB approves TVA nuke plant ruins for SWAT training

June 27th, 2014 6:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's SWAT team trains in schools, churches, mountains, fields, urban setting, forests, and just about any other type of environment that can be found in this region. Add to that post-nuclear wasteland.

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KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

June 26th, 2014 10:13 pm by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who allegedly stole a pair of laptop computers valued over $1,000 from a local retailer.

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