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Defendant: Brother-in-law was shot in self-defense

Defendant: Brother-in-law was shot in self-defense

October 29th, 2014 12:54 am by Jeff Bobo

Bryant Jackson Harris is accused of shooting Jeffery Smith over a lawsuit Smith was threatening to file. Prosecutors allege Smith planned on seeking part of a wrongful death settlement Harris' wife received related to the 2008 death of their mother.

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Ex-bail bondsman sentenced to 24 years on federal drug charges

Ex-bail bondsman sentenced to 24 years on federal drug charges

October 29th, 2014 12:42 am by Jeff Bobo

Gregory Allen Rhea, 38, was accused of organizing trips to pain clinics in Tennessee and Florida in exchange for a portion of the pills received by the "patients." He also organized trips to Georgia to acquire meth.

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Troopers: Drunken driver  kills bicyclist in Bluff City

Troopers: Drunken driver kills bicyclist in Bluff City

October 28th, 2014 10:38 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

About 11:04 p.m. Sunday, Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers arrested Charles David Blevins, 35, 328 Cedar Valley Road, after responding to a report of a crash in the area of Tenn. Highway 358 and Canthook Hill Road.

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A new life for Titus: Neglected dog forfeited to shelter for pending adoption

A new life for Titus: Neglected dog forfeited to shelter for pending adoption

October 28th, 2014 7:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

HCHS assistant manager Sandy Behnke said Tuesday that Titus already had someone waiting to adopt him. They were just waiting, and hoping, for the judge to release the dog permanently to the shelter.

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'Hello Kitty' arrested on drunken driving charge

'Hello Kitty' arrested on drunken driving charge

October 28th, 2014 5:18 pm by Associated Press

Police say officers stopped 37-year-old Carrie Gipson, of Westbrook, Maine, at about 2 a.m. Sunday because she was driving in the wrong lane.

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Johnson City couple catch their car on fire making meth, get arrested

Johnson City couple catch their car on fire making meth, get arrested

October 28th, 2014 11:28 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Additionally, police said firefighters told them a woman at the scene kept trying to retrieve items from the burning car, even after firefighters instructed her to stay back.

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Wanted Sullivan County man arrested, faces more charges

Wanted Sullivan County man arrested, faces more charges

October 28th, 2014 11:14 am by Nick Shepherd

A Bristol man deemed a public threat last week after stealing multiple cars was arrested over the weekend and faces numerous charges, according to a press release.

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Trial begins for man accused of killing brother-in-law to stop lawsuit

Trial begins for man accused of killing brother-in-law to stop lawsuit

October 27th, 2014 8:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — An eyewitness told Hawkins County jurors Monday he saw Bryant Jackson Harris shoot Jeffery O. Smith at least twice with a revolver in Smith's bedroom on July 21, 2011.

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Suspect in Rogersville murder being held for allegedly shooting estranged girlfriend

Suspect in Rogersville murder being held for allegedly shooting estranged girlfriend

October 27th, 2014 6:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

A man being held in Morristown for allegedly shooting his estranged girlfriend in the leg Sunday morning is also suspected of fatally shooting her mother in the face in Rogersville late Saturday night.

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Repeat offender: Ex-employee charged in three burglaries

Repeat offender: Ex-employee charged in three burglaries

October 27th, 2014 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

The third burglary of the same Kingsport business in less than a year has landed a former employee in jail, with police saying he made entry by ramming his pickup into a garage door.

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