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Couple facing charges in theft of FedEx package containing five iPhones

Couple facing charges in theft of FedEx package containing five iPhones

July 18th, 2013 11:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County deputies are looking for a Morristown man who allegedly stole a FedEx package containing iPhones that his girlfriend had accepted for a neighbor. HCSO Detective Ken Sturgill said the items are worth $5,000.

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Trayvon Martin’s parents shocked by verdict

Trayvon Martin’s parents shocked by verdict

July 18th, 2013 9:49 pm by Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) — Trayvon Martin’s parents made appearances on network news shows, saying they are still shocked that jurors acquitted George Zimmerman. “My son was unarmed, and the person that shot him got away with murder," Sybrina Fulton said on CNN.

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Once-mighty Motor City files for bankruptcy

Once-mighty Motor City files for bankruptcy

July 18th, 2013 6:39 pm by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — A number of factors — most notably steep population and tax base falls — have been blamed on Detroit’s tumble toward insolvency. Detroit lost a quarter-million residents between 2000 and 2010.

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UPDATE: Severe T-storm warning issued for Sullivan, Scott; Fun Fest events impacted

UPDATE: Severe T-storm warning issued for Sullivan, Scott; Fun Fest events impacted

July 18th, 2013 4:52 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT -- For the second day in a row, the National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for portions of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Kingsport officials say infrastructure held up to flooding

Kingsport officials say infrastructure held up to flooding

July 18th, 2013 3:17 pm by Matthew Lane

Downtown Kingsport experienced some of the worst flooding ever, with dozens of houses, businesses and government buildings impacted by Wednesday evening’s sudden storm that dropped nearly four inches of water on the Model City in less than two hours.

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Update: Three arrested after police find bloody woman crawling for help

Update: Three arrested after police find bloody woman crawling for help

July 18th, 2013 2:53 pm by Rain Smith

Three Kingsport residents have been arrested after a battered woman was spotted crawling to a door for help — directly behind the back of her husband, who was telling officers nothing was wrong.

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Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to hepatitis C

Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to hepatitis C

July 18th, 2013 1:48 pm by Rain Smith

A woman has been arrested after allegedly neglecting a Bluff City baby she was left to care for, then attacking the child's irate father when he found she had passed out while drinking moonshine.

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Drying out: Kingsport businesses regroup after flooding

Drying out: Kingsport businesses regroup after flooding

July 18th, 2013 11:13 am by Rain Smith

Approximately 12 hours after heavy rains flooded sections of downtown Kingsport — rushing an estimated three and half feet of water down some streets — brooms were swishing over debris-strewn sidewalks and shop vacs were humming inside many stores.

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Senate Committee clears nomination of new FBI head

Senate Committee clears nomination of new FBI head

July 18th, 2013 10:27 am by Associated Press

The Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved the nomination of James Comey to be director of the FBI, clearing the way for a full Senate vote.

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Carter County authorities investigating shooting

Carter County authorities investigating shooting

July 18th, 2013 10:27 am by NET News Service

The Carter County Sheriff’s Department was investigating a report of man being shot in the chest Wednesday night.

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