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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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Drug bust in Big Stone Gap leads to 17 arrests

Drug bust in Big Stone Gap leads to 17 arrests

June 18th, 2013 4:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

Authorities seized drugs and cash in Southwest Virginia, resulting in the arrest of 17 individuals, with more arrests expected later in the week, according to a press release from the Southwest Virginia Drug Task Force.

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Third pleads guilty in probe of Haslam family's truckstops

Third pleads guilty in probe of Haslam family's truckstops

June 18th, 2013 2:14 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A third employee of the truck stop chain owned by the Cleveland Browns owner and Tennessee's governor has pleaded guilty in what authorities call a scheme to cheat trucking firms out of rebates.

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Hawkins man accused of stealing cop's Glock, trading it for drugs

Hawkins man accused of stealing cop's Glock, trading it for drugs

June 18th, 2013 2:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

Investigators believe a Hawkins County man burgled a vacationing deputy’s home last week and stole a service Glock, later trading the gun for drugs.

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Police cite 63, including teen's parents, after Tennessee party gets out of hand

Police cite 63, including teen's parents, after Tennessee party gets out of hand

June 18th, 2013 11:59 am by Associated Press

According to The Jackson Sun, Sheriff David Woolfork said people gathered at the home of James Mac Hardwick Jr. and Sara Kathleen Hardwick. Woolfork said the couple knew there was underage drinking at the party held by their son.

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Police: Kingsport man faces third DUI after swerving Corvette at other vehicles

Police: Kingsport man faces third DUI after swerving Corvette at other vehicles

June 18th, 2013 11:42 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man charged with a third offense of DUI allegedly swerved his Corvette at other motorists Monday night, forcing one into the median, then waved out his window to a deputy attempting to make a traffic stop.

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Washington County woman charged in dog’s death

June 17th, 2013 9:55 pm by Becky Campbell, Johnson City Press

A Washington County woman was charged Monday with animal cruelty for the death of her Pomeranian after she left the dog in an unshaded pen with no water on a 90-degree day last month.

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Double-dipping allegations in Hawkins County schools spur  TBI probe

Double-dipping allegations in Hawkins County schools spur TBI probe

June 17th, 2013 9:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into allegations that some Hawkins County School System employees have been getting paid for driving school buses while they were still on the clock for their regular school jobs.

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