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Supreme Court overturns inmate's death sentence

Supreme Court overturns inmate's death sentence

November 18th, 2014 8:35 am by Associated Press

Although the court upheld his convictions in the slaying of Virginia Jackson in Dickson, justices determined that Jerry Ray Davidson's lawyers failed to present mitigating evidence during the sentencing phase of his trial.

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Armed home intruder faces aggravated assault, weapons charges

Armed home intruder faces aggravated assault, weapons charges

November 17th, 2014 5:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing aggravated assault and weapons charges after allegedly entering his neighbor's home early Sunday morning and threatening to kill her and her family with a pistol.

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Man allegedly shoots at drunk driver, both arrested

Man allegedly shoots at drunk driver, both arrested

November 17th, 2014 11:40 am by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County man has been arrested after meting out his own perceived justice on an apparent drunk driver, reportedly firing at least five shots into their car after the unknown individual pulled into his driveway.

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Kingsport police seeking man who stole items from Tractor Supply

Kingsport police seeking man who stole items from Tractor Supply

November 15th, 2014 7:08 pm by Staff Report

Sortly after midnight on Tuesday, a white male suspect cut a security cable and stole a Baja Warrior Mini-Bike ($650 value) from the parking lot of Tractor Supply Co.

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Scott County man who left 14-month-old with fractured skull sentenced to 12 years

Scott County man who left 14-month-old with fractured skull sentenced to 12 years

November 15th, 2014 3:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Conditions at the home were also described as deplorable with cockroaches and other insects found inside the residence. Large amounts of dirt, trash, food, dirty clothes, dog feces and a live chicken were found inside the home where the child lived.

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Hawkins deputy sniffs out mobile meth lab

Hawkins deputy sniffs out mobile meth lab

November 15th, 2014 11:00 am by Jeff Bobo

HCSO Sgt. Mike Allen was patrolling Big Elm Road when he reportedly detected an odor he recognized to be consistent with meth manufacturing.

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Victim holds burglar at gunpoint, drive-by shooting and more this week in crime

Victim holds burglar at gunpoint, drive-by shooting and more this week in crime

November 15th, 2014 9:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories for the week of Nov. 7 through Nov. 14.

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Arrest made in Kingsport drive-by

Arrest made in Kingsport drive-by

November 14th, 2014 12:06 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police report that one week after a drive-by shooting at a city residence, the suspect is in custody and facing two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Kingsport man sentenced for counterfeiting

Kingsport man sentenced for counterfeiting

November 14th, 2014 12:48 am by Matthew Lane

Ruben Suarez, 20, the third member of a five-person counterfeiting scheme in Kingsport, has been sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison. The other defendants were Shannon Hawkins, Tyler Monroe, Jordan Johnson, and Kayla White.

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Tenn. sheriff pays ransom for case files

Tenn. sheriff pays ransom for case files

November 13th, 2014 10:00 pm by Associated Press

The malware, called "Cryptowall," doesn't tamper with files on a computer, but keeps them locked until a ransom is paid.

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