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Woman extradited to Hawkins County in child abuse case

Woman extradited to Hawkins County in child abuse case

February 20th, 2014 3:02 pm by Staff Report

The mother of a 14-month-old child who was allegedly burned with cigarettes by her boyfriend in 2010 has been extradited from South Carolina to Hawkins County to answer an aggravated child endangerment charge.

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Suspect arrested in Blountville pharmacy robbery

Suspect arrested in Blountville pharmacy robbery

February 20th, 2014 10:51 am by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested the man who recently claimed to have a gun at a Blountville pharmacy, threatening to kill employees unless he was given drugs.

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Bond reduced for JC pharmacist accused of trying to kill wife

Bond reduced for JC pharmacist accused of trying to kill wife

February 20th, 2014 9:13 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Lee Scott Renfro, 51, 15 South Hills Circle, is charged with attempted first-degree murder in an alleged attack on his wife in which hes accused of injecting her with a blood sugar reducing medication.

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Pa. couple sent to prison for second prayer death

Pa. couple sent to prison for second prayer death

February 19th, 2014 10:32 pm by Associated Press

Herbert and Catherine Schaible defied a court order to get medical care for their children after their 2-year-old son, Kent, died in 2009. Instead, they tried to comfort and pray over 8-month-old Brandon last year as he, too, died of treatable pneumonia.

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Surgoinsville couple with prolific arrest records charged with robbery, assault

Surgoinsville couple with prolific arrest records charged with robbery, assault

February 19th, 2014 9:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

"These two are wearing out the bearings on the revolving door of justice," Surgoinsville Police Department Chief Jeff Hesoun said.

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Falsely accusing ex-boyfriend of burglary, assault earns woman two-year sentence

Falsely accusing ex-boyfriend of burglary, assault earns woman two-year sentence

February 19th, 2014 8:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Annetra "Jolene" Mayes, 26, 246 Byington Road, Surgoinsville, later admitted to police that her current boyfriend at the time had assaulted her, and the current boyfriend had told her to blame her former boyfriend.

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Police arrest fugitive who sparked manhunt following I-81 crash

Police arrest fugitive who sparked manhunt following I-81 crash

February 19th, 2014 6:36 pm by Wes Bunch

Michael Widneer, of Bristol, Va., was taken into custody by the Kingsport Police Department after being spotted at a construction site on Lebanon Road in Colonial Heights.

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Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

February 19th, 2014 4:39 pm by Rain Smith

Police say the children, each age two, had been left alone with a man who had fallen asleep, with officers being at the scene for approximately two hours before their parents returned home. The third individual also has charges pending in the incident.

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Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

February 19th, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport paint and body shop owner has been jailed on 34 counts of felony tax evasion, marking his second arrest on revenue related violations.

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Police can't verify Pa. wife's killing claims

Police can't verify Pa. wife's killing claims

February 19th, 2014 7:06 am by PETER JACKSON, Associated Press

Police have yet to substantiate a 19-year-old woman's claim that she killed more than 20 people in four states before the Pennsylvania murder she is now charged with committing.

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