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Kingsport man charged with trying to kill wife

Kingsport man charged with trying to kill wife

July 10th, 2013 2:43 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport woman's multiple trips to the hospital — where she was eventually placed on life support with a ruptured spleen — has spurred an attempted murder charge against her husband.

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Police: Meth labs found at Kingsport motel

Police: Meth labs found at Kingsport motel

July 10th, 2013 2:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Two people are in police custody following the discovery of a methamphetamine operation at a Kingsport motel, forcing the quarantine of four rooms.

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Kingsport teen leads police on lengthy pursuit

Kingsport teen leads police on lengthy pursuit

July 10th, 2013 11:03 am by Wes Bunch and Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

WEBER CITY, Va. — 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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Search of Bristol residence yields 50-plus meth cook bottles, marijuana equipment, moonshine still

Search of Bristol residence yields 50-plus meth cook bottles, marijuana equipment, moonshine still

July 10th, 2013 10:59 am by STAFF REPORT — Kingsport Times-News

BRISTOL, Tenn. — A Bristol man is facing numerous charges after police allegedly found evidence of drug manufacturing as well as a moonshine still inside a Virginia Avenue residence.

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Court record: 3 shots of liquor, political argument led to Johnson City killing

Court record: 3 shots of liquor, political argument led to Johnson City killing

July 10th, 2013 10:15 am by Becky Campbell

Elizabeth Ann Archer was arrested Tuesday after she told police investigators she stabbed Jeremy Mounts once in his side as the two argued and after he had choked her.

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Johnson City police: Passenger grabbed wheel from driver, crashing vehicle into I-26 bridge

Johnson City police: Passenger grabbed wheel from driver, crashing vehicle into I-26 bridge

July 10th, 2013 8:49 am by Staff Report

The early morning crash led to the arrest of a Kingsport man on a reckless endangerment charge.

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Update: Official misconduct charges dismissed against former Unicoi sheriff Harris; prosecutors may not proceed with remaining charges

Update: Official misconduct charges dismissed against former Unicoi sheriff Harris; prosecutors may not proceed with remaining charges

July 9th, 2013 3:27 pm by Brad Hicks

Senior Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood told the jurors chosen to hear former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris’ trial on six counts of official misconduct that he had little doubt that a violation of the law had occurred.

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Police: Man dies after girlfriend stabs him with large knife during argument

Police: Man dies after girlfriend stabs him with large knife during argument - VIDEO

July 9th, 2013 12:58 pm by Kayla Carter

A woman has expressed remorse for her actions during an altercation involving a kitchen knife and alcohol, which created a deadly situation for her boyfriend early Tuesday morning, according to the Johnson City Police Department.

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District Attorney: Inmates photographed working on Harris’ property

District Attorney: Inmates photographed working on Harris’ property

July 8th, 2013 9:34 pm by Brad Hicks

In his opening statement, District Attorney General Tony Clark told jurors selected to hear the trial of former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris on multiple charges of official misconduct that the state intended to prove that county inmates completed wor

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Authorities seize 4 malnourished dogs tied to trees in Jonesborough, 2 women arrested

Authorities seize 4 malnourished dogs tied to trees in Jonesborough, 2 women arrested

July 8th, 2013 6:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Wanda Privette and Angela Privette are charged with four counts of animal cruelty.

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