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Hawkins man allegedly fires gun toward family members, including child

Hawkins man allegedly fires gun toward family members, including child

June 20th, 2013 4:57 pm by Rain Smith

A Church Hill man has been arrested for allegedly firing a gun at the occupied porch of his mother-in-law — also his next door neighbor — during an altercation with her boyfriend.

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2 charged in 'vicious' pit bull attack that injured mother, daughter in Bristol, Va., park

2 charged in 'vicious' pit bull attack that injured mother, daughter in Bristol, Va., park

June 20th, 2013 4:35 pm by NET News Service

Police announced Thursday the arrests of two people in what had been described as a "vicious" dog attack that injured a woman and her daughter last week in a Bristol park.

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Judge denies motion to dismiss misconduct charges against ex-Unicoi Co. sheriff Harris

Judge denies motion to dismiss misconduct charges against ex-Unicoi Co. sheriff Harris

June 20th, 2013 2:28 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

According to an order from Senior Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood filed Thursday morning in Unicoi County Criminal Court, a motion previously filed by Harris' defense attorney Jim Bowman has been denied.

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KPD files no charges against man shot in standoff

KPD files no charges against man shot in standoff

June 20th, 2013 1:09 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have filed no charges against a man who allegedly attempted to flee officers as they served warrants for his arrest, igniting a standoff that ended when he was shot in the abdomen after making "threatening gestures."

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Knoxville bank robber says he was family man before pills

Knoxville bank robber says he was family man before pills

June 20th, 2013 12:53 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man being sentenced on a bank robbery conviction says he was a law-abiding citizen who took care of his family before becoming a pain pill addict.

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JC man faces multiple charges after allegedly street racing on motorcycle

JC man faces multiple charges after allegedly street racing on motorcycle

June 20th, 2013 8:21 am by NET News Service

According to the report, a Johnson City police officer saw two motorcycles speeding on West State of Franklin Road traveling eastbound and when the officer tried to stop the motorcycles, the lead motorcycle turned onto Sevier Street.

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Church Hill man convicted on drug charges

Church Hill man convicted on drug charges

June 19th, 2013 11:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Elmer Herbert Simpson was arrested in March of 2011 after attempting to sell Lortab pills he had stolen from his sister to two other individuals.

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JC traffic stop allegedly discovers drugs, handgun

JC traffic stop allegedly discovers drugs, handgun

June 19th, 2013 2:37 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Two Georgia men were arrested Tuesday night after police stopped the driver for speeding and discovered drugs and a weapon in the vehicle, according to court documents.

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Man charged with attempted murder in Kingsport stabbing

Man charged with attempted murder in Kingsport stabbing

June 19th, 2013 9:01 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been charged with attempted second-degree murder after allegedly pursuing his wife to the home of a friend during a domestic dispute, then stabbing her acquaintance three times in the driveway.

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Rogersville police find suspected marijuana plants growing in yard

Rogersville police find suspected marijuana plants growing in yard

June 18th, 2013 9:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville police seized 34 plants, suspected to be marijuana, from a Pine Street residence last week. Thirteen of the plants were about four feet tall and visible from the street and neighboring residences.

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