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Soccer coach charged in 12-year-old boy's slaying

Soccer coach charged in 12-year-old boy's slaying

May 16th, 2014 3:32 pm by Associated Press

Nearly three years after a 12-year-old boy's slaying shocked this small northern New York village, a college soccer coach was charged with suffocating and strangling the child, who was his ex-girlfriend's son.

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Facebook posts lead to Kingsport theft arrest

Facebook posts lead to Kingsport theft arrest

May 16th, 2014 1:54 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly stealing more than $5,000 worth of property — including furniture, rare coins and 60-year-old comic books — then posting them for sale on his personal Facebook page.

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Mom arrested after forging son's doctor excuses

Mom arrested after forging son's doctor excuses

May 16th, 2014 12:06 pm by Rain Smith

A Blountville woman was charged with forgery and 14 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, stemming from an April juvenile court hearing in Bristol.

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Roommates find $40K in lumpy used couch, return cash to 91-year-old widow

Roommates find $40K in lumpy used couch, return cash to 91-year-old widow

May 16th, 2014 8:00 am by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

After three young roommates found $40,000 stuffed in a lumpy old sofa, they raised such a ruckus that their neighbors thought they'd won the lottery. And then they returned the money to the 91-year-old widow whose couch had been given away.

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CHPD seeks self-proclaimed gangster wanted for burglary

CHPD seeks self-proclaimed gangster wanted for burglary

May 15th, 2014 11:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

One man was arrested in connection with a burglary Wednesday in an apartment manager's office, and police were looking for a second suspect who they say is a self-proclaimed gang member and may be armed.

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Flare-ups keep San Diego fire situation tenuous

Flare-ups keep San Diego fire situation tenuous

May 15th, 2014 10:57 pm by ELLIOT SPAGAT and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press

Firefighters aided by calmer winds made progress Thursday against a series of wildfires burning across San Diego County, and authorities solicited the public's help to determine what caused so many blazes to occur simultaneously.

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Scott County Sheriff's Office deputy cleared of misdemeanor assault

Scott County Sheriff's Office deputy cleared of misdemeanor assault

May 15th, 2014 10:32 pm by Wes Bunch

A Scott County sheriff's deputy was cleared of wrongdoing in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Wednesday after he was found not guilty of assaulting his wife.

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BMA reaches consensus on property tax rate increase, solid waste fee during work session

BMA reaches consensus on property tax rate increase, solid waste fee during work session

May 15th, 2014 10:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport property owners would see a property tax rate increase and those with curbside garbage service would pay a new solid waste fee as part of a proposed fiscal package reviewed Thursday during a Board of Mayor and Aldermen work session.

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Fatal shooting at motel in JC; suspect at large

Fatal shooting at motel in JC; suspect at large

May 15th, 2014 8:20 pm by becky campbell, NET news service

Johnson City police and Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies were on the scene of a fatal shooting at the Johnson Inn on West Market Street on Thursday evening.

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Kingsport police seek info on serial stalker

Kingsport police seek info on serial stalker

May 15th, 2014 4:05 pm by Rain Smith

Multiple Kingsport and Sullivan County women — oftentimes recently widowed — have been solicited by an unknown man. He approaches as they're working in their yards, walking or out shopping, frequently offering handyman work.

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