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Woman receives items purchased with stolen credit card from online dating friend

Woman receives items purchased with stolen credit card from online dating friend

July 30th, 2013 5:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — The 23-year-old woman told HCSO Cpl. Chad Britton Friday that recently she has been texting and emailing a person known to her as Shannon Hendrick, whom she met on a dating website called Plenty of Fish.

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Jury reduces attempted murder to aggravated assault in groin shooting trial

Jury reduces attempted murder to aggravated assault in groin shooting trial

July 30th, 2013 4:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County man who lost a testicle as a result of a 2011 shooting in front of his Bulls Gap residence testified before a jury Monday that “it really sucks to lose a nut.”

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Man accused of pointing shotgun at girlfriend’s face

Man accused of pointing shotgun at girlfriend’s face

July 30th, 2013 3:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man accused of pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend’s face last week reportedly told the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office he’s been “snorting” his medication.

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Police cruisers rammed in high-speed chase through Carter County

Police cruisers rammed in high-speed chase through Carter County

July 30th, 2013 2:06 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

A high-speed pursuit in which police reported two cruisers were struck and a head-on collision narrowly avoided ended in a crash and several charges for the driver.

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Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

July 30th, 2013 1:40 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — One suspect was allegedly weaving a stolen backhoe back and forth on Sullivan Gardens Parkway at approximately 4 a.m. The other is accused of acting as his brother's getaway man, stopping to let him jump in the back of a pickup.

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Texas man allegedly plants recording device in Jonesborough home

Texas man allegedly plants recording device in Jonesborough home

July 30th, 2013 8:13 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Texas man is accused of aggravated burglary and stalking after driving 1,500 miles from his home to Jonesborough to put a recording device in his ex-girlfriend’s home.

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Kingsport man facing charges after chase ends with crash in Scott

Kingsport man facing charges after chase ends with crash in Scott

July 29th, 2013 8:48 pm by Staff Report

GATE CITY —Joshua L. Mosley, 35, is being held on charges of felony eluding arrest, felony hit and run and several misdemeanors, including driving 95 mph in a 45 mph zone and driving on a suspended license.

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Smolko, former chairman of TWRC and DU official, charged with indecent exposure

Smolko, former chairman of TWRC and DU official, charged with indecent exposure

July 29th, 2013 6:30 pm by Associated Press

A suspect charged with indecent exposure in Germantown last week is a former chairman of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission, which is the governing body for the state’s wildlife agency.

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Ainge DUI hearing reset for Aug. 6

Ainge DUI hearing reset for Aug. 6

July 29th, 2013 5:54 pm by knoxville news sentinel

The DUI case for former Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge, arrested early Sunday, was reset for Aug. 6 in Knox County General Sessions Court.

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Would-be burglar uses smoke bombs  outside Kingsport  jewelry store

Would-be burglar uses smoke bombs outside Kingsport jewelry store

July 29th, 2013 5:52 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Kingsport police say they are searching for a suspect who used homemade smoke bombs to hide his or her identity early Saturday morning during an unsuccessful burglary attempt at the Diamond Exchange.

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