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KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

July 18th, 2014 1:46 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has allegedly filed a false kidnapping report against a woman who had just bonded him out of jail but then booted him from her vehicle after learning he intended to skip court.

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Naked Blountville man advertises he's 'For Sale'

Naked Blountville man advertises he's 'For Sale'

July 18th, 2014 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

At 1:30 a.m., central dispatch was alerted to a suspicious man near an apartment complex on Highway 75 in Blountville. According to a 911 caller, the individual was talking to himself.

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Large amount of counterfeit currency circulating in Kingsport

Large amount of counterfeit currency circulating in Kingsport

July 18th, 2014 10:55 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are alerting shoppers and businesses alike to counterfeit money that's flowing throughout the city — with approximately a dozen reports in the past week — saying that some of the phony cash is even received from bank tellers and ATMs.

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Police seek info on Bloomingdale burglaries

Police seek info on Bloomingdale burglaries

July 18th, 2014 9:37 am by Staff Report

The two suspects recently caught on a home security camera could be connected to a rash of burglaries in the area, according to police.

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Risk of earthquake increased for one-third of US

Risk of earthquake increased for one-third of US

July 18th, 2014 7:00 am by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

The USGS updated its national seismic hazard maps for the first time since 2008, taking into account a surprise 2011 Virginia temblor. Parts of 16 states have the highest risk for earthquakes, including Tennessee.

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2 charged with kidnapping, murder of Tenn. woman

2 charged with kidnapping, murder of Tenn. woman

July 18th, 2014 6:55 am by Associated Press

Two people have been charged with kidnapping and killing a Tennessee woman in a case police initially though was a hit-and-run.

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Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

July 17th, 2014 11:15 pm by Associated Press

American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile brought the plane down Thursday but were still working on who fired the missile and whether it came from the Russian or Ukrainian side of the border, a U.S. official said.

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FedEx charged with assisting illegal pharmacies

FedEx charged with assisting illegal pharmacies

July 17th, 2014 8:25 pm by Associated Press

The delivery company is accused of shipping powerful sleeping aid Ambien, anti-anxiety medications Valium and Xanax, and other drugs to customers who had no legitimate medical need and lacked valid prescriptions. FedEx insists it did nothing wrong.

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Jet downing, weak earnings rattle stock market

Jet downing, weak earnings rattle stock market

July 17th, 2014 6:46 pm by Associated Press

All three major stock indexes ended lower for the first time in a week, but remained near record highs and positive for the year.

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Blues icon Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

Blues icon Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

July 17th, 2014 6:35 pm by Associated Press

Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world's consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat.

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