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HCSO investigating B.B. gun sniper attacks on moving vehicles

HCSO investigating B.B. gun sniper attacks on moving vehicles

June 22nd, 2015 3:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two B.B. gun sniper incidents were reported to the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office last Thursday, both of which took place on Rt. 70-S in the Persia community south of Rogersville.

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Bicyclist attacked with machete during attempted robbery

Bicyclist attacked with machete during attempted robbery

June 22nd, 2015 11:00 am by Associated Press

Los Angeles police say a man's thumb was severed after being attacked with a machete as four men tried to steal his bicycle.

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Charleston church to reopen; FBI examines Roof's alleged manifesto

Charleston church to reopen; FBI examines Roof's alleged manifesto

June 20th, 2015 11:42 pm by Associated Press

The hate-filled 2,500-word essay talks about white supremacy, and the author says "the event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case."

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Local police provide home safety tips for vacationing families

Local police provide home safety tips for vacationing families

June 20th, 2015 12:30 pm by Holly Nelms

Home burglaries occur most frequently during summer months, as many families pack their bags and leave their homes for summer vacations. However, there are several ways families can protect their homes during summertime travels.

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UPDATE: Photos and video of Kingsport K-Mart pharmacy robbery

UPDATE: Photos and video of Kingsport K-Mart pharmacy robbery - VIDEO

June 19th, 2015 10:25 pm by Staff report

A white male suspect threatened pharmacy personnel with what was believed to be a handgun and demanded specific prescription medications.

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Sentencing handed down in BVU kickback scheme

Sentencing handed down in BVU kickback scheme

June 19th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two former vice presidents and a contractor for Bristol Virginia Utilities Authority were sentenced in federal court in Abingdon on Thursday for defrauding the company of hundreds of thousands of dollars in a kickback scheme.

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Written in Blood: SCSO officers take forensic training course

Written in Blood: SCSO officers take forensic training course

June 19th, 2015 5:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Blood tells a story. And law enforcement officers with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office were being trained in how to interpret that story on Thursday.

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Hawkins 'pill mill' operator indicted for unlawful distribution

Hawkins 'pill mill' operator indicted for unlawful distribution

June 19th, 2015 3:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Investigators say the operator of an illegal "pill mill" in Bulls Gap put approximately 530,000 narcotic pills on the street over a 14 month period in 2012-13 without a state license and without having a doctor on staff.

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Facebook post could net local man decade in prison

Facebook post could net local man decade in prison

June 19th, 2015 12:03 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Johnson City felon is facing up to 10 years in prison after uploading pictures of three handguns on top of a toilet seat to Facebook, according to a press release.

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Church shooting suspect feared 'blacks were taking over the world'

Church shooting suspect feared 'blacks were taking over the world'

June 19th, 2015 9:05 am by JEFFREY COLLINS and RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

The Charleston victims included a state senator who doubled as the church's minister, three other pastors, a regional library manager, a high school coach and speech therapist, a government administrator, a college counselor and a recent college graduate.

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