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Jewel heist suspect returned from Virginia jail to Hawkins

Jewel heist suspect returned from Virginia jail to Hawkins

November 28th, 2013 10:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Virginia man charged with a Hawkins County home burglary that occurred last year was identified after the victim reportedly found her jewelry in a Morristown pawn shop four months later.

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Alleged shoplifter says she was hiding presents from niece

Alleged shoplifter says she was hiding presents from niece

November 28th, 2013 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Among the items allegedly recovered from April Rebekah Willis' purse were dryer sheets, lighters, a shower curtain, adult size socks, finger nail files and bandannas.

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Ky. man sentenced for scamming Scott County residents

Ky. man sentenced for scamming Scott County residents

November 27th, 2013 9:20 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Harold Curtis Chaney, 31, of Pikeville, Ky., was given a six-year sentence with five years suspended after pleading guilty in August 2013 to two counts of obtaining more than $200 by false pretenses.

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Ex-postal worker pleads guilty to stealing veterans’ mail-order pain meds

Ex-postal worker pleads guilty to stealing veterans’ mail-order pain meds

November 27th, 2013 9:12 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — Lithia Daugherty, who worked as a rural carrier in the Fall Branch post office from May 2004 until March 2013, admitted to breaking into at least six packages since October 2010.

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Meth cleanup continues from Carter County 'super lab'

Meth cleanup continues from Carter County 'super lab'

November 27th, 2013 7:56 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Timothy Lee Blackwell, 43, was charged with six counts of initiation of methamphetamine manufacture, promotion of methamphetamine manufacture, possession of felony drug paraphernalia and a variety of other offenses.

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CORRECTION: Beer drinking during Hawkins County Sessions Court earns man 30 days in jail

CORRECTION: Beer drinking during Hawkins County Sessions Court earns man 30 days in jail

November 27th, 2013 7:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Church Hill man was charged with public intoxication after police spotted him going back and forth from Hawkins County Sessions Court to the Justice Center parking lot to allegedly take drinks from a 40-ounce bottle of beer.

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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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