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Military base shootings shake sense of security

Military base shootings shake sense of security

September 18th, 2013 9:57 pm by Associated Press

“It is earth-shattering. When military bases are no longer safe, where is safe if that even doesn’t exist anymore?” said Col. Kathy Platoni, a reservist who keeps a gun under her desk after witnessing the shooting at Fort Hood in Texas in 2009.

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Ultimate Smoke  conspirator who cooperated with police avoids jail time

Ultimate Smoke conspirator who cooperated with police avoids jail time

September 18th, 2013 9:54 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — According to a sentencing memorandum, Kory Neal Wiesner provided immediate and proactive assistance to law enforcement, which resulted in the prosecution of Jason Glenn Catoe and will likely result in additional prosecutions.

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Former Hawkins jailer charged with assault on inmate

Former Hawkins jailer charged with assault on inmate

September 18th, 2013 1:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Roy Junior Mathes, 37, of Rogersville surrendered himself on the assault charge Wednesday morning and was arraigned before Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross.

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Brother, sister face multiple charges after stop at Gate City checkpoint

Brother, sister face multiple charges after stop at Gate City checkpoint

September 18th, 2013 10:53 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Police allege that Shaina Brooke Peterson, 26, of Gate City, was so inebriated when she drove through the safety checkpoint that she asked officers what town she was in.

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Two arrested, two still sought  in Kingsport hit and run

Two arrested, two still sought in Kingsport hit and run

September 17th, 2013 11:09 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Police are searching for the occupants of a car that spurred a four-vehicle collision Friday afternoon, while two acquaintances accused of driving them from the scene have been arrested.

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Man lying in roadway with gun not charged with DUI despite confession

Man lying in roadway with gun not charged with DUI despite confession

September 16th, 2013 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said a DUI charge would have required a deputy seeing Marshall in control of the vehicle.

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Man who allegedly chased girlfriend around house in car faces drug charges

Man who allegedly chased girlfriend around house in car faces drug charges

September 16th, 2013 4:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County deputy responding to a domestic assault complaint early Sunday morning allegedly followed the male suspect back to the victim’s residence and observed him flee into the house carrying a pot plant.

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Woman charged with leaving Elizabethton crash that killed pedestrian

Woman charged with leaving Elizabethton crash that killed pedestrian

September 16th, 2013 3:43 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Chyanne Elizabeth Gobble, 20, 612 Maple St., was arrested Monday on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving a death.

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7 in East Tenn. sentenced for making meth

7 in East Tenn. sentenced for making meth

September 16th, 2013 9:15 am by Associated Press

The U.S. attorney's office in Greeneville says law enforcement agents found meth labs, or meth-making equipment and residue, at four sites in Johnson City in January and February.

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Charlotte police officer who shot, killed man seeking help charged with manslaughter

Charlotte police officer who shot, killed man seeking help charged with manslaughter

September 15th, 2013 1:37 pm by Associated Press

An unarmed man who was shot and killed by a police officer in North Carolina after a wreck was a former football player for Florida A&M University, school officials said Sunday.

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