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Big Stone Gap man jailed following extended chase in Scott

Big Stone Gap man jailed following extended chase in Scott

December 2nd, 2013 9:56 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Wesley Ray Whitman, 27, 912 Butterfly Lane, Big Stone Gap, is facing charges of felony reckless eluding, DUI-drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest and driving on a suspended license.

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Police: Alcohol played role in death of Volunteer High School senior

December 2nd, 2013 9:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — CHPD Chief Mark Johnson said his department continues to investigate the death as a possible homicide, although he wouldn’t rule out the possibility that it could change to an accidental death pending the autopsy results.

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Sister: Deadly shooting was over ’Bama loss

Sister: Deadly shooting was over ’Bama loss

December 2nd, 2013 7:52 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama fan after the end of last weekend’s Iron Bowl football game was angry that the victim and others didn’t seem upset over the Crimson Tide’s loss to archrival Auburn, said the sister of the slain woman.

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Police seek ID of D-B soccer facility vandals

Police seek ID of D-B soccer facility vandals

December 2nd, 2013 6:49 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The vandals reportedly tore down several windscreens and signs situated around the fields and attempted to enter the soccer field house located at the park. Police said the windscreens and signs carried a value of approximately $1,800.

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Fugitive wanted from gun incident in Washington County turns himself in

Fugitive wanted from gun incident in Washington County turns himself in

December 2nd, 2013 6:19 pm by NET News Service

JONESBOROUGH — Jerry Cummings, 528 Hales Chapel Road, surrendered without incident at his residence, Graybeal said. Cummings was wanted on charges of aggravated assault and evading arrest from an incident on Sunday.

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HCSO seeks help finding missing Bulls Gap man

HCSO seeks help finding missing Bulls Gap man

December 2nd, 2013 4:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating a Bulls Gap man who hasn’t been seen since Nov. 15, and left behind his medication, vehicle and pets without notifying family.

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Police: Hawkins man caught at 3 a.m. with children he met on Facebook

Police: Hawkins man caught at 3 a.m. with children he met on Facebook

December 2nd, 2013 2:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A 20-year-old Hawkins County man is facing charges including contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a traffic stop early Saturday led to the discovery of three 13-year-old girls in his vehicle.

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Man shoots self at Kingsport Christmas tree lot

Man shoots self at Kingsport Christmas tree lot

December 2nd, 2013 2:31 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man is in critical condition after accidentally shooting himself on Friday afternoon, when a shotgun discharged as he retrieved a Christmas tree stand from his vehicle.

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Business & Technology
Americans click for deals on Cyber Monday

Americans click for deals on Cyber Monday

December 2nd, 2013 1:23 pm by MAE ANDERSON, AP Retail Writer

Millions of shoppers are expected to shop with the click of their fingers on Monday as retailers offer online deals on the first working day after the four-day Thanksgiving weekend.

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Drone on: Novel uses for Amazon's drone delivery

Drone on: Novel uses for Amazon's drone delivery

December 2nd, 2013 1:21 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

That's the not-so-distant reality the Amazon.com CEO envisions, a future in which his company transports packages in 30 minutes or less —using self-guided drones.

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