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Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

September 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An 89-year-old Church Hill woman told police Friday night that her son frequently assaults her, refuses to feed her, locks her out of the home, and takes her pain medication.

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Charges may be pending against woman who allegedly burned her own home down

Charges may be pending against woman who allegedly burned her own home down

September 15th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies are still investigating a residential fire that occurred last week when a woman reportedly set her son's girlfriend's clothes on fire on the porch of her own home, resulting in a total loss of the residence.

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HCSO seeks driver in Hawkins County Memorial Gardens hit-and-run

HCSO seeks driver in Hawkins County Memorial Gardens hit-and-run

September 15th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Memorial Gardens cemetery owner/operator Vicki Ringley admittedly witnessed the wreck in her cemetery Saturday night, but didn't tell police about until a deputy sought her out to ask about it Sunday evening.

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UPDATE: Nonprofit files lawsuit notice for Kingsport plant

UPDATE: Nonprofit files lawsuit notice for Kingsport plant

September 15th, 2014 6:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Tennessee Clean Water Network says it is prepared to sue a Kingsport ammunition plant over its continued pollution of local drinking water.

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Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

September 15th, 2014 5:00 pm by By Mike Morris, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

Two people are in custody for the fatal shooting of a man during what Sandy Springs, Ga., police said was the attempted theft of a video gaming system the victim was trying to sell on Craigslist.

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Breastfeeding 101: Surviving a nursing strike

Breastfeeding 101: Surviving a nursing strike

September 15th, 2014 4:26 pm by Becky Flora Waterman

A nursing strike usually lasts just a few days but may persist for a week or two. Even though a lot of mothers do choose to wean during a strike, most babies can be coaxed back to the breast with some patience and determination.

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Tenn. justices name Slatery as attorney general

Tenn. justices name Slatery as attorney general

September 15th, 2014 4:24 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The state Supreme Court on Monday named Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser, Herbert Slatery, as Tennessee's next attorney general.

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House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

September 15th, 2014 4:21 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press; DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The authorization under consideration will likely be included as an amendment to a spending bill Congress must pass to keep the government open until mid-December. That would give lawmakers the opportunity to hold a separate debate and vote on the matter

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Police: Intoxicated man  fights sister after being asked to sober up

Police: Intoxicated man fights sister after being asked to sober up

September 15th, 2014 3:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

The sister reportedly told McGuire she would release him if he would agree to calm down. Once she let go of him, McGuire allegedly turned around and punched his sister in the head. The two tussled and ended up on the ground

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Kingsport man allegedly caught red-handed while stealing from a home

Kingsport man allegedly caught red-handed while stealing from a home

September 15th, 2014 12:40 pm by Nick Shepherd

When White spotted the officer he reportedly said "Oh hi, uh oh, oh s—," and ran toward the back of the house. The officer then reported he saw a post-hole digger and weed eater being tossed out a basement window.

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