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Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom

Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom

January 27th, 2014 2:27 pm by Rain Smith

A man with a grocery bag on his head robbed a Kingsport gold buying business on Friday night, attacking the clerk with a broom before making away with cash and jewelry.

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Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors

Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors

January 27th, 2014 1:39 pm by Rain Smith

A Northeast Tennessee man has been indicted on more than six dozen counts of sex crimes against minors, stemming from the alleged discovery of child porn while he was previously living in Kingsport.

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Jim Keesling, former KPD chief, passes away

Jim Keesling, former KPD chief, passes away

January 27th, 2014 1:08 pm by Matthew Lane

Former Kingsport Police Chief Jim Keesling had a reputation for being tough as nails, commanding respect from within the department and throughout the community.

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Hawkins County man charged with indecent exposure at Pal's

Hawkins County man charged with indecent exposure at Pal's

January 27th, 2014 11:14 am by NET News Service

The arrest follows reports of a serial masturbator appearing at a Boones Creek fast food drive-thru window.

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Founder of Kingsport outreach killed in wreck

Founder of Kingsport outreach killed in wreck

January 27th, 2014 11:02 am by Rain Smith

For 18 years Cindy Risk has operated Hunger First, which is currently located on the corner of Center and Myrtle streets. She died Friday evening on South Wilcox Drive after swerving to avoid another vehicle and overturning her Jeep.

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White House warns Obama could go around Congress

White House warns Obama could go around Congress

January 27th, 2014 9:13 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Absent legislative action, the White House is telling lawmakers that the president is ready to take unilateral action to close the gap between rich and poor Americans.

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Brush fire forces evacuation of cabins in Pigeon Forge

Brush fire forces evacuation of cabins in Pigeon Forge

January 26th, 2014 6:05 pm by Associated Press

PIGEON FORGE — Authorities say a brush fire on the outskirts of Pigeon Forge has forced the evacuation of at least 20 cabins.

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Proposed marina safety law named for boys electrocuted near boat dock

Proposed marina safety law named for boys electrocuted near boat dock

January 26th, 2014 4:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Tennessee lawmakers are hoping a proposed law intended to elminate electrocution accidents at boat marinas will prevent future tragedies like the death of two Hamblen County boys in 2012.

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Dangerous ‘Red P’ meth labs found at Rogersville motel

Dangerous ‘Red P’ meth labs found at Rogersville motel

January 26th, 2014 3:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police allegedly seized components for a highly dangerous “red phosphorus” meth lab at a Rogersville motel room last week, as well as two active labs in the motel parking lot.

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Update: Family says brain-dead Texas woman off life support

Update: Family says brain-dead Texas woman off life support

January 26th, 2014 1:14 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

The family of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman said Sunday afternoon that she has been removed from life support following a judge's ruling that a Fort Worth hospital was misapplying state law in the case.

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