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Run for the border? Gun, coke, and pistol seized from car in Kingsport Taco Bell parking lot

Run for the border? Gun, coke, and pistol seized from car in Kingsport Taco Bell parking lot

December 5th, 2014 3:46 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Kingsport couple were arrested early Thursday morning in the Allandale Taco Bell parking lot after police allegedly seized a large number of pills, a handgun, and an unspecified amount cocaine.

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IRS reports telephone scam targeting area

IRS reports telephone scam targeting area

December 5th, 2014 12:59 pm by Staff Report

Telephone scammers claiming to be representatives of the federal Internal Revenue Service have recently been targeting Johnson City residents, the agency reported this week.

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Police say busted taillight results in bust of Atlanta man on felony drug charges

Police say busted taillight results in bust of Atlanta man on felony drug charges

December 4th, 2014 3:42 pm by Staff Report

A traffic stop over a non-functioning brake light resulted in a Georgia man's arrest on felony drug charges, police said.

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Police find sheriff's office badge, drugs after Kingsport crash

Police find sheriff's office badge, drugs after Kingsport crash

December 4th, 2014 1:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The man reportedly claimed the badge - which was attached to his wallet - was his grandfather's, but "could not give a reason" as to why he was carrying it.

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AP sources: Military sex assault reports up 8 percent

AP sources: Military sex assault reports up 8 percent

December 4th, 2014 12:35 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Details set for release Thursday and a new anonymous survey suggests victims are becoming far more willing to file complaints than in years past.

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ETSU Rugby Club cleared of wrongdoing after rape allegation at off-campus party

ETSU Rugby Club cleared of wrongdoing after rape allegation at off-campus party

December 4th, 2014 10:14 am by Nathan Baker

The East Tennessee State University Rugby Club, put on suspension after a reported rape at a party where club members were present, has been cleared of wrongdoing and reinstated after a university investigation showed the organization not at fault.

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Hunger gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store, police say

Hunger gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store, police say

December 3rd, 2014 9:22 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole more than $500 in seafood, chicken and red meat from Walmart, including eight to 10 cuts of steak priced at $30 a piece.

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Off the Wall News: Dispute over Thanksgiving leftovers lands NE Tennessee man, ex-wife in jail

Off the Wall News: Dispute over Thanksgiving leftovers lands NE Tennessee man, ex-wife in jail

December 3rd, 2014 4:25 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Cold turkey and fisticuffs.

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Shoplifting charges lead to contraband charge

Shoplifting charges lead to contraband charge

December 3rd, 2014 2:58 pm by Becky Campbell

Edward Alan Aills, 36, 1201 Division St., Apt. 1, was arrested Tuesday on three shoplifting cases, and after Johnson City police got him to the Washington County Detention Center, jailers found cigarettes and marijuana on him.

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Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

December 3rd, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

A lawyer says a grand jury in New York City has declined to indict a white police officer on criminal charges in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in July.

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