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Not-so-good Samaritans: Kingsport police search for thieves who turned in wallet

Not-so-good Samaritans: Kingsport police search for thieves who turned in wallet

July 22nd, 2015 4:59 pm by NET News Service

Police were searching for a couple who found a wallet in a Kingsport store and submitted it to lost and found - but not before pocketing more than $300 in cash that it contained.

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Police ID gunman, victims in Georgia murder-suicide

Police ID gunman, victims in Georgia murder-suicide

July 22nd, 2015 2:53 pm by Staff Report

Police in suburban Atlanta say a gunman killed a woman and her two children before killing himself.

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UT rape suspects to have separate trials

UT rape suspects to have separate trials

July 21st, 2015 9:58 pm by Matt Slovin, The Tennessean

Former University of Tennessee football players A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams will be tried separately in their rape case, Johnson's attorney said Tuesday.

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Theater shooter may not be executed even if sentenced to die

Theater shooter may not be executed even if sentenced to die

July 21st, 2015 9:40 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

The time has come for jurors to hear whether James Holmes should be executed for killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater.

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Bristol man charged with child rape

Bristol man charged with child rape

July 21st, 2015 4:54 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Three weeks after being arrested for alleged "graphic images" he sent to an 11-year-old Sullivan County girl, a Virginia man has now been indicted on multiple counts of rape of a child.

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NE Tennessee man accused of shooting at wife after driving her home from jail

NE Tennessee man accused of shooting at wife after driving her home from jail

July 21st, 2015 2:22 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

He faces two counts of aggravated assault.

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Kingsport landlord accused of attacking tenants with machete

Kingsport landlord accused of attacking tenants with machete

July 20th, 2015 9:53 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Kingsport landlord was arrested for aggravated assault after he allegedly attacked two of his tenants with a machete because they were late on their rent payment, according to a police report.

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Bristol man set Jeep on fire, made up story to hide damage from dad, deputies say

Bristol man set Jeep on fire, made up story to hide damage from dad, deputies say

July 20th, 2015 4:53 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

He reported the Jeep stolen, telling deputies he was attacked while fishing.

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2 men wanted on drug sale charges arrested in Elizabethton

2 men wanted on drug sale charges arrested in Elizabethton

July 20th, 2015 1:22 pm by Staff Report

One was caught was bags of crack and marijuana, police said.

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