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KPD searching for smart phone thieves

KPD searching for smart phone thieves

January 21st, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff report

Kingsport police are searching for two suspects who opened a fake account then purchased real smart phones, according to a press release.

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Box office brouhaha: Theater tirade gets couple kicked out of mall

Box office brouhaha: Theater tirade gets couple kicked out of mall

January 21st, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to man "fighting with the theater staff" inside the Kingsport Town Center, while his female companion was "screaming" at other employees.

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Passenger avoids charges after loaded gun found in TCRA carry-on

Passenger avoids charges after loaded gun found in TCRA carry-on

January 21st, 2015 12:12 pm by Nick Shepherd

The firearm, a loaded .45 caliber pistol, was found at a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint. Police were alerted and took possession of the bag.

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Reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police

Reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police

January 21st, 2015 10:49 am by Rain Smith

Being arrested on multiple felony charges should probably humble a 19-year-old youth. But apparently not Kingsport's Gregory A. Fletcher, who allegedly fled police at approximately 100 mph in Lynn Garden, then bragged "I smoked your ass."

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Ad by special-effects master pits cats vs. dogs for a cause

Ad by special-effects master pits cats vs. dogs for a cause

January 21st, 2015 10:32 am by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

It's a rare ad urging viewers to spay or neuter their pets and uses elaborate computer-generated images and live-action shots of cats and dogs in pet-sized football helmets and pads facing off in a stadium.

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Airlines expected to report soaring profits

Airlines expected to report soaring profits

January 21st, 2015 8:35 am by By Gregory Karp, Chicago Tribune

Delta started the hit parade Tuesday by beating Wall Street profit estimates and projecting $2 billion in lower fuel costs for 2015 — although it technically took a loss in the fourth quarter because it had to devalue its fuel-hedging contracts.

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Sullivan OKs TIF request for 'upscale' apartments in Bristol

Sullivan OKs TIF request for 'upscale' apartments in Bristol

January 21st, 2015 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission agreed Tuesday to devote about $1 million worth of property tax revenue to help pay redevelopment costs at a former — long gone — commercial center in Bristol.

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Kingsport man pleads no contest, found guilty in vehicular homicide in JC crash

Kingsport man pleads no contest, found guilty in vehicular homicide in JC crash

January 21st, 2015 8:04 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Cody Dingus, 23, now stands convicted of vehicular homicide by reckless conduct and evading arrest. It's a reduction from the original charge of vehicular homicide by intoxication.

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Haslam hits the road to promote Insure Tennessee proposal

Haslam hits the road to promote Insure Tennessee proposal

January 21st, 2015 7:35 am by Associated Press

Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal has been met with a largely cool response in the Legislature because it draws on federal money available under President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Woman: Boyfriend's attack intended to harm unborn child

Woman: Boyfriend's attack intended to harm unborn child

January 21st, 2015 2:30 am by Jeff Bobo

The victim reportedly stated that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend, who was identified as Jonathan Edward Potts, 21,735 Mt. Carmel Road, Mosheim.

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