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Man allegedly pulls gun in Kingsport restaurant, threatens to shoot

Man allegedly pulls gun in Kingsport restaurant, threatens to shoot

August 25th, 2014 11:15 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces three felonies after allegedly pulling out a handgun while inside Dairy Queen, placing the barrel against the back of a customer who was ordering food, then demanding money under the threat of murder.

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Virginia man faces felony for failing to register as a sex offender

Virginia man faces felony for failing to register as a sex offender

August 23rd, 2014 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to the indictment, Mitchell was found guilty of two counts of indecent liberties with a child under the age of 15 in Wise County Virginia Circuit Court in March 2008.

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Boyfriend allegedly broke beer bottle over woman's head during argument

Boyfriend allegedly broke beer bottle over woman's head during argument

August 23rd, 2014 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman told police her boyfriend broke a beer bottle over her head as he was moving some of his things, and her beer, out of her house last week.

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HCSO: Burglary suspect said he was meeting his 'mistress' at crime scene

HCSO: Burglary suspect said he was meeting his 'mistress' at crime scene

August 23rd, 2014 12:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man allegedly caught red-handed stealing copper wiring from a mobile office at an asphalt plant last week allegedly told police he was there to meet his "mistress."

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This week in crime

This week in crime

August 23rd, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

This week's stories include a grandmother arrested for allegedly beating a child, a couple charged over "nasty" living conditions, a charity official charged with embezzlement of library funds and a THP trooper placed on leave.

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Mistrial for woman accused of luring young girls to have sex with construction workers

Mistrial for woman accused of luring young girls to have sex with construction workers

August 22nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Marziani, who drove the two girls to have sex with the workers, agreed to plead guilty in April to the conspiracy charge; Johnson agreed to plead guilty to the same charge in May.

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5th DUI comes after Erwin man burns rubber in Johnson City parking lot

5th DUI comes after Erwin man burns rubber in Johnson City parking lot

August 22nd, 2014 8:00 pm by NET News Service

Jesse D. Britt, 35, 303 Ninth St., Erwin, was arrested after police went to New Beginnings, 2910 Bristol Hwy., on a report that a man was spinning his tires in the parking lot just after midnight.

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CHPD offers $1,000 reward for suspect who pointed pistol at officer's face

CHPD offers $1,000 reward for suspect who pointed pistol at officer's face

August 22nd, 2014 1:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

"This was extremely close to becoming the telephone call that no police chief ever wants to get." -- CHPD Chief Mark Johnson

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Pain clinic co-owner sentenced to 39 years

Pain clinic co-owner sentenced to 39 years

August 22nd, 2014 9:32 am by Associated Press

A 63-year-old Maryville woman has been sentenced to serve more than 39 years in prison for drug and money laundering offenses connected with the Breakthrough Pain Therapy Center, which she co-owned with her husband.

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Teen accused of fleeing accident allegedly admits to huffing aerosol

Teen accused of fleeing accident allegedly admits to huffing aerosol

August 21st, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man allegedly admitted to inhaling aerosol "air cleaner" prior to a single vehicle wreck in which he struck a telephone pole with a pickup Wednesday.

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