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Police seek info on burglary, fraud suspect

Police seek info on burglary, fraud suspect

August 7th, 2014 3:33 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are seeking information on a suspect in a recent auto burglary and credit card fraud case.

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KPD: Speed warning prompts brass knuckle assault on senior citizen

KPD: Speed warning prompts brass knuckle assault on senior citizen

August 7th, 2014 2:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly exiting a BMW that was told to slow down in a mobile home park, then placing his brass knuckle embossed fist to the face of a 66-year-old woman.

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Amputee arrested after throwing prosthetic leg

Amputee arrested after throwing prosthetic leg

August 7th, 2014 12:58 pm by Rain Smith

A woman said she was getting ready for church when her husband — who had "been drinking for two days" — began throwing things and cursing.

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Sullivan voters to decide on county offices, state representative today

Sullivan voters to decide on county offices, state representative today

August 7th, 2014 8:58 am by J. H. Osborne

The county general election includes most county government offices, including county mayor, county sheriff, all 24 members of the Sullivan County Commission, highway commissioner, county trustee, register of deeds, and county clerk.

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Church Hill man dies in crash during police pursuit

Church Hill man dies in crash during police pursuit

August 7th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Matthew Maynard, 31, was killed during a police pursuit after the truck he was driving reportedly left a Church Hill roadway at "an extremely high rate of speed," became airborne, and struck an embankment.

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FDA approves Ebola virus test; vaccine will probably take until 2015

FDA approves Ebola virus test; vaccine will probably take until 2015

August 7th, 2014 7:59 am by By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Although health officials insist the chances of an Ebola virus outbreak in the U.S. are extraordinarily low, the admission of two infected aid workers to a special containment unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta has sparked fears among the public

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With 56 years behind the wheel, Brooks inducted into School Bus Driver Hall of Fame

With 56 years behind the wheel, Brooks inducted into School Bus Driver Hall of Fame

August 7th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County school bus driver Robert Brooks, 78, was chosen in June to be the third annual inductee into the Tennessee Association of Pupil Transportation's (TAPT) "School Bus Driver Hall of Fame."

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Scott woman gets 45 years in husband's 2012 murder

Scott woman gets 45 years in husband's 2012 murder

August 6th, 2014 11:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

Melissa Justice Napier, 43, 4812 Possum Creek Road, pleaded guilty in 2013 to the charges of first-degree murder and defiling a body in the shooting death of Billy Ray Napier.

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Kingsport man shot as wife shows off gun via Skype

Kingsport man shot as wife shows off gun via Skype

August 6th, 2014 11:00 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to show off a new gun and laser sight ended with emergency responders at a Kingsport home, where a resident reportedly shot her husband while Skyping with their daughter.

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Wise County Sheriff's Office takes part in 'Border To Border' enforcement

Wise County Sheriff's Office takes part in 'Border To Border' enforcement

August 6th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County Sheriff's Office has announced it will join other law enforcement agencies nationwide in support of a crackdown on impaired driving with a law enforcement campaign from Aug. 15 through Sept. 1.

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