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The Police Blotter returns with the mall-walking dead-beat, copping a squat, and more

The Police Blotter returns with the mall-walking dead-beat, copping a squat, and more

June 17th, 2014 8:11 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: Everyone's favorite hiding spot, a return to defender, and more!

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Sheriff: Johnson County pair arrested on meth-related charges

Sheriff: Johnson County pair arrested on meth-related charges

June 17th, 2014 3:57 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson County couple were arrested this week after sheriff's deputies said they discovered methamphetamine-making materials inside their home.

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Off the Wall News: Kingsport police say woman stole car to beat the heat

Off the Wall News: Kingsport police say woman stole car to beat the heat

June 17th, 2014 2:13 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport woman has been charged with stealing an automobile from a city car wash, allegedly offering the excuse that she "got hot and didn't want to walk anymore."

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Redflex study says speeding increased after cameras disabled in Oak Ridge

Redflex study says speeding increased after cameras disabled in Oak Ridge

June 17th, 2014 12:25 pm by Associated Press

The study was conducted by the company that provides - and profits from - the cameras.

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Police: Man beat his girlfriend for 12 hours

Police: Man beat his girlfriend for 12 hours

June 16th, 2014 9:24 pm by Staff Report

Police in Nashville arrested a man this weekend after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend for 12 straight hours.

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Crime Regional & National
Police say priest killed with gun owned by another priest

Police say priest killed with gun owned by another priest

June 16th, 2014 5:19 pm by BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press

A homeless ex-convict with a history of violence and drug abuse was arrested Monday on suspicion of killing a clergyman.

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Kingsport man, 21, accused of trying to kill stepfather in stabbing

Kingsport man, 21, accused of trying to kill stepfather in stabbing

June 16th, 2014 4:55 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The incident happened early Monday morning when deputies were dispatched to a home on Morelock Street in Kingsport.

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East Tennessee shootout: 73-year-old man injured exchanging gunfire with alleged burglars

East Tennessee shootout: 73-year-old man injured exchanging gunfire with alleged burglars

June 16th, 2014 4:22 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

He sustained a 12-gauge shotgun blast to his face, shattering his jaw.

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Elizabethton man arrested with stolen U-Haul truck, $12,000 in counterfeit checks

Elizabethton man arrested with stolen U-Haul truck, $12,000 in counterfeit checks

June 16th, 2014 2:59 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A U-Haul truck reportedly stolen from Arizona was located in Kingsport over the weekend in the possession of an Elizabethton man, along with six counterfeit checks totaling more than $12,000, according to a police report.

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Update: Fight at Furnace Road residence lands one man in hospital, another behind bars

Update: Fight at Furnace Road residence lands one man in hospital, another behind bars

June 16th, 2014 11:37 am by Becky Campbell

Officers reportedly found victim unconscious and bleeding from a knife wound in his abdomen.

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