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Child neglect: Mom allegedly slept while child walked down middle of road

August 27th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who was allegedly sleeping when her 3-year-old child was found walking down the middle of a public street on June 30 will next appear in Hawkins County Sessions Court Nov. 18.

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Man who 'burned rubber' all over police car pleads to DUI, speeding

Man who 'burned rubber' all over police car pleads to DUI, speeding

August 29th, 2015 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A reckless driving charge was dismissed Wednesday against a Hawkins County man who reportedly peeled out and threw burned rubbed on the police car that was attempting to pull him over Tuesday afternoon.

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Update: Florida suspect nabbed in Norton was wanted for killing his wife and her friend

Update: Florida suspect nabbed in Norton was wanted for killing his wife and her friend

August 28th, 2015 12:51 pm by Stephen Igo

A man sought by Florida authorities following a double homicide in that state on Thursday was apprehended Thursday night by Norton police officers investigating a 911 call from a female driver she was being harassed.

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Three more charged in $100K double barn arson including two firemen

Three more charged in $100K double barn arson including two firemen

August 27th, 2015 6:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Both Johnson brothers were among the first firefighters to respond to the barn fires. Moseley and Christian also came to the scene to watch the fire. Other firefighters at the scene reported their suspicions about the four that night at the fire scene.

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Naked trail excursion nets arrest

Naked trail excursion nets arrest

August 27th, 2015 3:24 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before noon, a woman called police to report an incident of indecent exposure. While traversing a trail near the Weir Dam recreation area with her dog, she encountered a completely nude man "standing in front of her" and touching himself.

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UPDATE: Three more indicted including two firemen for Hawkins $100K barn fires

UPDATE: Three more indicted including two firemen for Hawkins $100K barn fires

August 27th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Three men including two former firefighters were named in sealed indictments Monday, and are charged along with a Hawkins County teen who allegedly set two simultaneous barn fires on the property of a THP trooper this past February.

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Update: Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

Update: Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

August 26th, 2015 7:09 pm by Associated Press

He planned it all so carefully - a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience, and also recorded by him and then shared worldwide across social media.

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Judge upholds Tennessee lethal injection method

Judge upholds Tennessee lethal injection method

August 26th, 2015 6:59 pm by Associated Press

Davidson County Chancery Judge Claudia Bonnyman said from the bench that the plaintiffs, 33 death row inmates, didn't prove that the one-drug method led to a painful and lingering death.

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Sheriff: Suspect in shooting of reporter, cameraman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Sheriff: Suspect in shooting of reporter, cameraman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

August 26th, 2015 9:35 am by Associated Press

Troopers reportedly approached the vehicle and found the male driver suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Former operators of Brian Center sentenced

Former operators of Brian Center sentenced

August 25th, 2015 11:09 pm by Marci Gore

Two of the four operators of the former Brian Center in Weber City were sentenced on Monday in U.S. District Court in Abingdon on federal racketeering charges related to the operation of the skilled nursing facility.

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Hawkins men accused of providing meth to three juveniles

Hawkins men accused of providing meth to three juveniles

August 25th, 2015 8:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two of the juveniles were 14-year-old girls and the other was a 17-year-old boy, and all three were allegedly under the influence of meth Saturday when a HCSO Deputy found them in the vacant residence.

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