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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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Ex-Elizabethton man charged in murders

Ex-Elizabethton man charged in murders

September 14th, 2013 12:11 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced Friday that man who previously lived in Elizabethton had been arrested in the shooting deaths of a woman and three teenagers whose bodies were found in a car in a former mountain resort in Cumberland County.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

September 14th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the top crime stories generated by the Times-News staff, for the week of Sept. 6 through Sept. 13.

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Former Lee High assistant soccer coach pleads guilty to improper relationship with student

Former Lee High assistant soccer coach pleads guilty to improper relationship with student

September 13th, 2013 10:24 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A former Lee County assistant soccer girls coach and guidance counselor was forced to give up his teaching license and resign from his job after pleading guilty recently to charges that he had an improper sexual relationship with a student.

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