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Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

August 1st, 2013 3:16 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A pair of Stone Drive neighbors called police on the residents of a third home, concerned about their coupling habits. One complainant said that her friends were driving past when they saw the neighbors having sex, adding that she was worried her child wo

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Homeless sex offender arrested on rape, kidnapping charges in Knoxville

Homeless sex offender arrested on rape, kidnapping charges in Knoxville

August 1st, 2013 12:20 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The victim told police the man strangled her, raped her and struck her head against a wall, knocking her unconscious.

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Johnson Co. Sheriff: Fugitive wanted on local meth charges caught in Colorado

Johnson Co. Sheriff: Fugitive wanted on local meth charges caught in Colorado

August 1st, 2013 12:19 pm by Staff Report

The man was among several people targeted in Operation Dixie Crystal, a joint task force investigation aimed at meth trafficking in Johnson County and several western North Carolina counties.

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Blountville man wanted after pointing shotgun at children

Blountville man wanted after pointing shotgun at children

August 1st, 2013 11:32 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police are attempting to locate a Blountville man accused of pulling a shotgun on children playing near his home, then striking an adult in the face with the weapon's barrel when confronted about the incident.

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Sentencing set in Cleveland kidnapping-rape case

Sentencing set in Cleveland kidnapping-rape case

August 1st, 2013 8:43 am by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and THOMAS J. SHEERAN — Associated Press

CLEVELAND — Three months after an Ohio woman kicked out part of a door to end nearly a decade of captivity, a onetime school bus driver faces sentencing for kidnapping three women and subjecting them to years of sexual and physical abuse.

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SWAT team swarms 85-year-old Kingsport woman's home on drug arrest warrant

SWAT team swarms 85-year-old Kingsport woman's home on drug arrest warrant

July 31st, 2013 4:18 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An 85-year-old woman has been jailed after SWAT descended on her Kingsport home — marking her second arrest related to drug distribution in four years.

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Johnson City to install guardrail on street where car hit home

Johnson City to install guardrail on street where car hit home

July 31st, 2013 9:55 am by Gary B. Gray

About one week after a woman charged with drunken driving veered off Hamilton Street and crashed into a home, Johnson City’s Public Works Department Director Phil Pindzola said guardrails will be installed at and near the residence in an effort to improv

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Arrest made from armed robbery of Kingsport pharmacy

Arrest made from armed robbery of Kingsport pharmacy

July 31st, 2013 9:42 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Eric David McPhillips was found at a motel on East Stone Drive.

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Four parents appear before NE Tennessee judge on child neglect charges

Four parents appear before NE Tennessee judge on child neglect charges

July 31st, 2013 9:23 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The four included a man found in a park with his son and a large amount of drugs earlier this month.

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Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

July 31st, 2013 7:21 am by Staff Report

A stolen backhoe, three separate vehicle pursuits and a pair of foot chases have landed two Kingsport brothers in jail.

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