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DA: Accused Myrtle Ave. shooter should have been in jail

DA: Accused Myrtle Ave. shooter should have been in jail

July 7th, 2014 10:04 pm by Becky Campbell

Moses A. "Lucky" Ballard has been in and out of jail and prison since 1999, and it looks like he might be there a while if he's convicted of the current charges against him.

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Siblings arrested after chase in dad's stolen car

Siblings arrested after chase in dad's stolen car

July 7th, 2014 9:43 pm by NET News Service

A Hawkins County brother and sister are facing numerous charges related to the theft of their father's vehicle Sunday evening, and a subsequent high-speed chase with police that included gunfire and ended in a crash.

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Officer: 'Preacher' said God would strike him dead

Officer: 'Preacher' said God would strike him dead

July 7th, 2014 9:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man who was found preaching in the middle of Main Street in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning claimed God was in him, but his arresting officer alleges that a large quantity of alcohol was in him as well.

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63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria

63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria

July 7th, 2014 8:47 pm by HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

More than 60 Nigerian girls and women abducted two weeks ago by Islamic extremists have managed to escape, officials said Monday, though more than 200 girls kidnapped in April still remain missing.

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Man charged with lighting house on fire with his baby inside

Man charged with lighting house on fire with his baby inside

July 7th, 2014 7:11 pm by David Cobb, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A 56-year-old man is facing charges of attempted criminal homicide and aggravated arson after witnesses said he lit fire to a Hixson home with his three-month-old baby inside this weekend.

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Kpt. alderman resigns after receiving DUI charge

Kpt. alderman resigns after receiving DUI charge

July 7th, 2014 6:56 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Jantry Shupe has resigned his position as an alderman for the city of Kingsport.

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Patriotism in Pictures

July 7th, 2014 4:30 pm by Staff Report

July 4th weekend a red, white and blue blast

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Two Kingsport Mets players face drag racing charges

Two Kingsport Mets players face drag racing charges

July 7th, 2014 4:12 pm by AP

Kingsport police say they stopped the players going over 100 mph just after midnight Friday morning.

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Updated: 2 arraigned on murder, robbery charges from Roan Mountain bludgeoning death

Updated: 2 arraigned on murder, robbery charges from Roan Mountain bludgeoning death

July 7th, 2014 12:35 pm by John Thompson

Anthony Lacy, 18, and Demetrice Cordell, 19, reportedly admitted to robbing and killing Danny R. Vance, whose body was found on the front porch of his home at 690 Heaton Creek Road on Friday.

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Leeper seeking support from hometown in effort to be on front of Wheaties box

Leeper seeking support from hometown in effort to be on front of Wheaties box

July 7th, 2014 12:13 pm by J.H. Osborne, NET News Service

If you want to see a local hero on the Wheaties box - a spot traditionally held by star athletes - the clock is ticking to cast your vote for Blake Leeper.

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