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Pot plant bust leads HCSO to man who didn’t show up for animal cruelty trial

Pot plant bust leads HCSO to man who didn’t show up for animal cruelty trial

July 3rd, 2013 3:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

William Harville was charged with animal cruelty in March, accused of moving out of a house on Slate Hill Road in Mooresburg, leaving a dog trapped in a bedroom.

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Johnson City man accused of threatning man with knife after coming home drunk from bar

Johnson City man accused of threatning man with knife after coming home drunk from bar

July 3rd, 2013 12:27 pm by NET News Service

A Lamont Street man was arrested Tuesday on charges that he threatened to stab another man in a drunken argument and had marijuana.

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Johnson City father jailed on abuse charge after hospital reports bruising on 18-day-old child

Johnson City father jailed on abuse charge after hospital reports bruising on 18-day-old child

July 3rd, 2013 12:19 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City man accused with his wife of abusing their 18-day-old girl was arrested this morning after hospital staff members reported bruising all over the infant's body.

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Mass. DA seeks public's help in Hernandez case

Mass. DA seeks public's help in Hernandez case

July 2nd, 2013 10:28 am by Associated Press

A Massachusetts prosecutor is seeking the public's help in finding a car mirror that may be connected to the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.

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Miss. mayor indicted in testing fraud case

Miss. mayor indicted in testing fraud case

July 2nd, 2013 8:50 am by Associated Press

A Mississippi mayor has been indicted for his role in a scheme ran by a Memphis educator who helped teachers cheat on certification exams over a 15 year period.

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Hawkins sheriff steps up patrols around churches following burglaries

Hawkins sheriff steps up patrols around churches following burglaries

July 1st, 2013 8:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Two Hawkins County church burglaries that occurred within less than a week of each other aren’t believed to be connected, but Sheriff Ronnie Lawson is still advising area churches to take security precautions.

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Authorities  search woman's text messages,  charge her with pill trafficking

Authorities search woman's text messages, charge her with pill trafficking

July 1st, 2013 8:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — A Church Hill woman is facing a pill trafficking charge based on revealing text messages and recently filled prescriptions that are almost empty.

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Hawkins man charged with statutory rape after his mother called authorities

Hawkins man charged with statutory rape after his mother called authorities

July 1st, 2013 7:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A 25-year-old Hawkins County man was charged with statutory rape early Sunday morning after his mother reported an alleged sexual encounter he was having with a 14-year-old girl.

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Lee County man charged with murdering former stepfather

Lee County man charged with murdering former stepfather

July 1st, 2013 3:03 pm by Wes Bunch

A Lee County man is in police custody after he allegedly used a shotgun to kill his former stepfather Sunday morning at a Rose Hill apartment, authorities said.

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KPD: Passed out parents charged with child neglect at Kingsport Aquatic Center

KPD: Passed out parents charged with child neglect at Kingsport Aquatic Center

July 1st, 2013 12:57 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol, Tenn., couple have been arrested at the Kingsport Aquatic Center after they were reportedly found passed out in a vehicle — one naked, the other with her breast exposed — leaving their young children unattended for at least three hours.

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