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DUI at McDonald's nets child endangerment charge

DUI at McDonald's nets child endangerment charge

December 31st, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A midnight run to McDonald's after drinking has netted a Kingsport man felony charges, according to court records, after an unrestrained infant was observed inside his vehicle at the restaurant's drive-thru.

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CHPD: Children left alone in filthy motel room while parents partied next door

CHPD: Children left alone in filthy motel room while parents partied next door

December 31st, 2014 12:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say Archie and Jessica Ramsey rented the room next door Tuesday because their original room "was too dirty for them to smoke pot and have sex in."

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KPD blotter oddities: Shoppers fight over dog in hot car, school burglars free hamster

KPD blotter oddities: Shoppers fight over dog in hot car, school burglars free hamster

December 31st, 2014 11:30 am by Rain Smith

Take a look back at some of 2014's most bizarre, disturbing and audacious police calls in Kingsport, derived from central dispatch records and incident reports of area law enforcement.

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5 things to know: Obama health law again in play

5 things to know: Obama health law again in play

December 31st, 2014 9:44 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

New episodes in the nation's long-running political drama over health care are coming via your news feed in 2015. The biggest health care news probably won't come from Congress or the White House, but the Supreme Court.

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3 Tenn. children die from flu complications in last month

3 Tenn. children die from flu complications in last month

December 31st, 2014 7:00 am by Associated Press

Two deaths occurred in Middle Tennessee and one was reported in East Tennessee "We are expecting a severe flu season" Department of Health spokeswoman Shelley Walker told the Knoxville News Sentinel.

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Police increasing patrols, checkpoints for New Year's

Police increasing patrols, checkpoints for New Year's

December 31st, 2014 6:30 am by Marci Gore

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a "No Refusal" traffic safety enforcement campaign during the 2014 New Year's Eve holiday period, concluding their efforts at 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

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Soldiers fighting Ebola to begin coming home

Soldiers fighting Ebola to begin coming home

December 31st, 2014 6:19 am by Associated Press

They include 140 troops from the sprawling Fort Campbell base on the Tennessee-Kentucky border. But first all troops will undergo 21 days of monitoring.

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New Year's revelers urged to follow firework rules

New Year's revelers urged to follow firework rules

December 30th, 2014 9:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Fireworks are allowed in unincorporated parts of Sullivan County and Bluff City between the hours of 2 p.m. and midnight. Kingsport and Bristol do not allow fireworks within the city limits.

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Two-year-old fatally shoots his mom in Idaho Wal-Mart

Two-year-old fatally shoots his mom in Idaho Wal-Mart

December 30th, 2014 7:06 pm by Associated Press

The woman, whose identity was not released, had a concealed weapons permit. Police said the young boy was left in a shopping cart, reached into the victim's purse and grabbed a small-caliber handgun, which discharged one time.

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E.R. patient arrested after threatening staff, patients

E.R. patient arrested after threatening staff, patients

December 30th, 2014 4:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 10:30 p.m.Rogersville Police Department Officer Chris Funk was dispatched to the emergency room of the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital — for the second time — due to Willis Danny Gunno causing a disturbance.

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