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Road rage leads to aggravated assault charge for Gray man

Road rage leads to aggravated assault charge for Gray man

October 14th, 2013 11:13 am by Nick Shepherd

One local man was arrested for road rage after he threatened another driver with a weapon, but was met with a surprise when the other driver greeted him with a gun, according to a police report.

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Man who hooked pre-teen girl on drugs to get sex sentenced to 12 years

Man who hooked pre-teen girl on drugs to get sex sentenced to 12 years

October 13th, 2013 2:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Billy Burton Blair, who was arrested this past March, admitted to Hawkins County investigators that he began giving the young girl Lortab pills about two years earlier when she was 12.

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Underage consumption suspect arrested after allegedly fleeing on foot

Underage consumption suspect arrested after allegedly fleeing on foot

October 13th, 2013 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

“I had advised Mrs. Bates to stand there near her door, however, when I opened the back door, Mrs. Bates began running eastbound on foot.” — CHPD Officer Ethan Mays

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Son of Sam loophole may help mom who killed her three children get kids' cash

Son of Sam loophole may help mom who killed her three children get kids' cash

October 13th, 2013 1:23 pm by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

It's the hallmark of the Son of Sam law and others like it: Convicted criminals should not be able to profit from their crimes. But a Long Island mother who killed her children and is now seeking to cash in could succeed because of a loophole.

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Report: About 1.3 million women victims of domestic physical assault every year

Report: About 1.3 million women victims of domestic physical assault every year

October 12th, 2013 7:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

Domestic violence is a hard subject to talk about because it normally takes place behind closed doors and between family members.

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Gray man sentenced to six years in break-in, abduction of estranged wife

Gray man sentenced to six years in break-in, abduction of estranged wife

October 12th, 2013 7:04 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Tennessee man will spend at least six years in state prison after he was found guilty of holding his estranged wife at gunpoint for several hours at her Southwest Virginia home last year.

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Sex crimes against children, gun pulled on student and more this week in crime

Sex crimes against children, gun pulled on student and more this week in crime

October 12th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Oct. 4 through Oct. 11.

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Potter found guilty in Facebook murders

Potter found guilty in Facebook murders

October 11th, 2013 11:32 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood sentenced Marvin Enoch "Buddy" Potter Jr. to two life sentences. He said the life sentences are in compliance with state law and it will be determined whether they will run consecutively or concurrently during an Oct. 2 hearing.

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Gate City man accused of fraud in claiming lost wallet, $7,000 in cash

Gate City man accused of fraud in claiming lost wallet, $7,000 in cash

October 11th, 2013 11:15 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Billy Wayne Hammonds Jr., 30, of Gate City, was charged with a single count of grand larceny by trick, a Class U felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

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Hiltons man,  juvenile son  charged  in metal theft

Hiltons man, juvenile son charged in metal theft

October 11th, 2013 11:15 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Paul Tracy Guy Jr., 34, of Hiltons, was indicted by a grand jury Oct. 3 on multiple charges, including two counts of larceny, two counts of conspiracy to commit larceny, possession of stolen property with intent to sell and child endangerment.

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