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Former Hawkins judge returned to region to serve last months of jail time

Former Hawkins judge returned to region to serve last months of jail time

December 3rd, 2013 10:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

Taylor, 42, of Rogersville, was transferred from Davidson County to the Hawkins County Jail on Nov. 27, where he spent one day before being transferred to the Sullivan County Jail to serve out his sentence.

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KPD seeks public's help in theft case

KPD seeks public's help in theft case

December 3rd, 2013 4:59 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — The incident happened in the early morning hours of November 10 when a white male suspect entered a red pickup that was in the Kroger parking lot. The suspect then stole over $1,000 worth of items, the report said.

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Man dead after shootout with police in Tenn.

Man dead after shootout with police in Tenn.

December 3rd, 2013 1:19 pm by Associated Press

A man sought by police since the discovery of his girlfriend's body in a burned house has been killed after a shootout with authorities.

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Medical worker gets 39 years for infecting dozens with hepatitis

Medical worker gets 39 years for infecting dozens with hepatitis

December 3rd, 2013 1:05 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A drug-addicted medical technician has been sentenced to 39 years in federal prison for infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C while working at hospitals in several states.

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Tenn. woman accused of stealing $200K in phone card scam

Tenn. woman accused of stealing $200K in phone card scam

December 3rd, 2013 9:33 am by Associated Press

Alexandrea Petty of Springfield was allegedly able to activate stolen Straightalk phone cards at times when the activation system was down by acting like a Wal-Mart supervisor.

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Bluff City man charged with sex crimes against juvenile

Bluff City man charged with sex crimes against juvenile

December 3rd, 2013 9:29 am by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County man faces 75 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after police allegedly discovered explicit images on his computer.

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Big Stone Gap man jailed following extended chase in Scott

Big Stone Gap man jailed following extended chase in Scott

December 2nd, 2013 9:56 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Wesley Ray Whitman, 27, 912 Butterfly Lane, Big Stone Gap, is facing charges of felony reckless eluding, DUI-drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest and driving on a suspended license.

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Police seek ID of D-B soccer facility vandals

Police seek ID of D-B soccer facility vandals

December 2nd, 2013 6:49 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The vandals reportedly tore down several windscreens and signs situated around the fields and attempted to enter the soccer field house located at the park. Police said the windscreens and signs carried a value of approximately $1,800.

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Fugitive wanted from gun incident in Washington County turns himself in

Fugitive wanted from gun incident in Washington County turns himself in

December 2nd, 2013 6:19 pm by NET News Service

JONESBOROUGH — Jerry Cummings, 528 Hales Chapel Road, surrendered without incident at his residence, Graybeal said. Cummings was wanted on charges of aggravated assault and evading arrest from an incident on Sunday.

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Police: Hawkins man caught at 3 a.m. with children he met on Facebook

Police: Hawkins man caught at 3 a.m. with children he met on Facebook

December 2nd, 2013 2:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A 20-year-old Hawkins County man is facing charges including contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a traffic stop early Saturday led to the discovery of three 13-year-old girls in his vehicle.

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