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Police: Man drove into utility pole, falsely reported hit and run

Police: Man drove into utility pole, falsely reported hit and run

January 23rd, 2015 9:28 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Roan Mountain man was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash and filing a false report following a Thursday incident.

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Judge rules that public should be able to hear public hearings

Judge rules that public should be able to hear public hearings

January 22nd, 2015 8:48 pm by Tony Casey

A hearing in Greene County Chancery Court today very well might have turned up the volume at future public meetings.

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Johnson City man accused of forging prescription after stealing pad from vehicle

Johnson City man accused of forging prescription after stealing pad from vehicle

January 22nd, 2015 3:28 pm by Staff Report

Thomas S. Guess was charged with auto burglary, theft under $500, forgery and obtaining narcotics by fraud.

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Homeless man stole sick boy's money, Kingsport police say

Homeless man stole sick boy's money, Kingsport police say

January 22nd, 2015 2:17 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Three weeks ago, investigators asked the public for information on the case, releasing surveillance images from the store.

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Snapchat message led to teen murder, police say

Snapchat message led to teen murder, police say

January 22nd, 2015 9:33 am by Associated Press

A 16-year-old boy is charged as an adult with murder and possession of a knife during a violent crime.

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Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged with forgery, perjury

Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged with forgery, perjury

January 21st, 2015 3:45 pm by LARRY O'DELL and ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

Del. Joseph D. Morrissey is spending nights in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor but is allowed out each day on work release, earning a day of "good time" credit reducing his six-month sentence for each day he serves in the legislature.

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Alleged reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police after 100 mph chase

Alleged reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police after 100 mph chase

January 21st, 2015 12:57 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Being faced with multiple felony charges should probably humble a 19-year-old youth.

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TSA discovers handgun in passenger's carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA discovers handgun in passenger's carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

January 21st, 2015 11:38 am by Staff Report

The pistol was the first firearm discovered at the security checkpoint by TSA officers at Tri-Cities this year. A total of four firearms were discovered at the checkpoint in 2014, up from one in 2013.

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Police charge man in two home burglaries

Police charge man in two home burglaries

January 21st, 2015 10:25 am by Staff Report

A witness gave police a detailed description of the suspect and the vehicle he was driving from one of the residences.

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Delivery man still suffering from injuries received in attack

Delivery man still suffering from injuries received in attack

January 20th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jessica Fuller

Brad Booker began his night shift on Jan. 13 delivering food for Mid-City Grill like any other. He received an order for delivery, packed the food into his car, and headed to make a delivery at 2217 Wyndale Road.Little did he know that delivery would cost

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