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Man found dead outside Church Hill mobile home

Man found dead outside Church Hill mobile home

November 27th, 2013 3:55 pm by Rain Smith

CHURCH HILL — Police Chief Mark Johnson says the body of an 18-year-old male was located at approximately 11 a.m. It was reportedly outside a residence on Burlington Road and appears to have been in the elements for "several hours."

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Tenn. woman sentenced for death of sons left in hot car

Tenn. woman sentenced for death of sons left in hot car

November 26th, 2013 3:06 pm by Associated Press

Tasha Bates was convicted in August of murder and child neglect in the deaths of 3-year-old River and 5-year-old Leland, who were left in a car last June when the temperature hit 101 degrees.

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7-year-old taken from Elizabethton woman who was charged with assault, neglect/abuse

7-year-old taken from Elizabethton woman who was charged with assault, neglect/abuse

November 25th, 2013 7:38 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A woman was arrested after she allegedly assaulted the driver of a car in which she and her son were riding on Friday afternoon.

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Theft suspect nabbed after two high speed chases, crash

Theft suspect nabbed after two high speed chases, crash

November 25th, 2013 2:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man allegedly eluded police in two separate high speed chases Friday morning after officers terminated pursuit due to danger to the public.

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Police: Job applicant at temp agency passed out on drugs while typing application

Police: Job applicant at temp agency passed out on drugs while typing application

November 25th, 2013 12:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 10 a.m. Friday Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Stacy Vaughan was dispatched to the “@work” temporary employment office on Rt. 66 in Rogersville on a complaint of a possible intoxicated male.

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Meth labs discovered at Bluff City home; five arrested

Meth labs discovered at Bluff City home; five arrested

November 23rd, 2013 9:41 pm by Wes Bunch

BLUFF CITY — Five people were arrested by Sullivan County authorities Friday night after they were allegedly caught at a home in Bluff City with multiple active methamphetamine labs.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

November 23rd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff reports

Stories this week include a mother accused of being on drugs with unrestrained children in a car crash, a man on bath salts impersonating a chicken, a phone scam and a stolen vehicle that was returned.

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Weber City authorities issue warning about scam artist

Weber City authorities issue warning about scam artist

November 22nd, 2013 11:07 pm by Wes Bunch

WEBER CITY — In an attempt to get money, police say, the woman tells her potential victim that her son was in a car wreck and in the hospital and that she needs money for gas to go see him. She also tries to cry while telling the story.

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Final defendant sentenced in 2005 Kingsport candle shop murder

Final defendant sentenced in 2005 Kingsport candle shop murder

November 22nd, 2013 8:08 pm by Rain Smith

BLOUNTVILLE — The final defendant in a drug-fueled, 8-year-old Kingsport double-murder case was sentenced to 41 years in prison Friday, with eligibility for parole after 30 percent of time served.

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Man found hiding in crawl space at meth bust

Man found hiding in crawl space at meth bust

November 22nd, 2013 1:13 pm by Kristen Swing, NET News Service

According to Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal, deputies went to the residence to serve warrants on Richard Norris when they discovered four, possibly five, one-pot meth labs at the home.

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