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Grand jury won't indict former Pigeon Forge officers who discussed killing police

Grand jury won't indict former Pigeon Forge officers who discussed killing police

July 10th, 2013 12:04 pm by Associated Press

A grand jury in Sevier County has declined to indict three former Pigeon Forge police officers on criminal charges.

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Police pepper spray golf club-wielding burglary suspect

Police pepper spray golf club-wielding burglary suspect

July 10th, 2013 11:14 am by Rain Smith

A burglary suspect faces multiple charges after he allegedly assaulted officers who attempted to remove him from his hiding place under the insulation in the loft of a Kingsport house.

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Update: Liquor shots, political argument fueled Johnson City murder

Update: Liquor shots, political argument fueled Johnson City murder

July 10th, 2013 8:14 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Three shots of vodka and a political disagreement preceded a bedroom altercation that turned deadly between a boyfriend and girlfriend, according to court documents filed that charges the woman with murder.

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Kingsport set to issue $28.9M  in bonds

Kingsport set to issue $28.9M in bonds

July 9th, 2013 10:12 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen took the initial step Tuesday night toward issuing $28.9 million in bonds, money that will eventually be used to fund the city’s 2014 Capital Improvement Plan.

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Ice bar helps sweltering New Yorkers beat the heat

Ice bar helps sweltering New Yorkers beat the heat

July 9th, 2013 10:11 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — In the sweltering summer heat, New Yorkers are ready for the big chill. The city’s first ice bar is now open at the New York Hilton Midtown on Sixth Avenue. The $20 admission includes Eskimo-style gloves and a parka.

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Jury selected for Kingsport double murder trial

Jury selected for Kingsport double murder trial

July 9th, 2013 9:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Leslie Ware Jr., 35, is on trial for the 2005 robbery and execution-style murder of Jeffrin Nolan, 27, and Terrance Alexander, 21, inside the former Sole candle shop on Myrtle Street. The shop was owned by Nolan.

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Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law

Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law

July 9th, 2013 9:19 pm by Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The last holdout on allowing the public possession of concealed guns, Illinois joined the rest of the nation Tuesday as lawmakers raced to beat a federal court deadline in adopting a carry law over Gov. Pat Quinn’s objections.

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Panel: Next Mars rover should gather rocks, soil, search for life

Panel: Next Mars rover should gather rocks, soil, search for life

July 9th, 2013 9:10 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Explore an intriguing spot on Mars. Hunt for ancient signs of Martian life. Bag a bunch of rocks and leave them on the surface for a future mission to possibly return.

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Kingsport teen leads police on lengthy pursuit

Kingsport teen leads police on lengthy pursuit

July 9th, 2013 6:29 pm by Wes Bunch and Rain Smith

A Kingsport teen was arrested in Scott County, Va., late Monday night after allegedly leading police from multiple agencies on a nearly 30-mile pursuit — striking another motorist's car and throwing items from his vehicle as he fled.

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New principal named for Sullivan North High School

New principal named for Sullivan North High School

July 9th, 2013 5:21 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — An assistant principal at Sullivan South High School will fill the top spot at Sullivan North High School, the county school system has announced.

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