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Woman shot during robbery attempt sentenced in Hawkins

Woman shot during robbery attempt sentenced in Hawkins

June 26th, 2013 9:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Molena Nicole Dowell, 39, 1544 Fish Hatchery Road, Morristown, was handed an 8 year sentence.

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Ex-firefighter gets probation for filing false report

Ex-firefighter gets probation for filing false report

June 26th, 2013 9:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — In the early morning hours of July 14, 2012, Boyke called in an anonymous 911 report of a brush fire on Heck Branch Road.

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Kuhlman sentenced for mistreating paralyzed woman

Kuhlman sentenced for mistreating paralyzed woman

June 26th, 2013 9:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Casey Marie Kuhlman, 26, 4031 Goshen Valley Road near Rogersville, was sentenced June 21 to one year and fined $150 for Class E felony willful abuse, neglect or exploitation.

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Man who set  house on fire with people inside sentenced to 11 years

Man who set house on fire with people inside sentenced to 11 years

June 26th, 2013 8:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Michael Shane Smith told police he set his home on fire with three adults inside on March 11, 2011, because he was angry about meth being cooked around a 3-year-old child who lived there.

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Judge denies probation for woman who threw dead baby in garbage

Judge denies probation for woman who threw dead baby in garbage

June 26th, 2013 2:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

“For somebody to throw a baby in the trash shocks the sensibilities of the public, and me.” -- Judge John Dugger

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Kingsport man allegedly steals car, two trailers

Kingsport man allegedly steals car, two trailers

June 26th, 2013 1:22 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Joshua A. Layne, 20, of 606 East Sevier Ave., Apt. 90, was arrested by Kingsport police on Monday. KPD Det. Cpl. Martin Taylor says he first began investigating Layne's alleged spree on June 11.

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Escaped inmate captured by Wise County authorities

Escaped inmate captured by Wise County authorities

June 26th, 2013 9:47 am by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD -- An inmate who escaped custody at the Wise County courthouse is facing additional felony charges after he was captured late Tuesday night by local law enforcement.

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Former Church Hill officer faces 'private prosecution' assault charge

Former Church Hill officer faces 'private prosecution' assault charge

June 25th, 2013 8:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Brian Pellegrino, who resigned from the CHPD in April, is accused of grabbing his neighbor's neck on June 13.

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Woman who broke her arm to get out of jail ordered to pay $24k for medical bill

Woman who broke her arm to get out of jail ordered to pay $24k for medical bill

June 25th, 2013 4:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman who believed that jail inmates with serious injuries get released from custody was ordered last week to pay the $24,726 medical bill she ran up for the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office after she had a fellow inmate break her arm intentionally.

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Johnson City police arrest woman after human trafficking complaint

Johnson City police arrest woman after human trafficking complaint

June 25th, 2013 3:34 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Two teenage girls from Bristol, Va., told police “they were told if they wanted to make some money ... they could do so by being tricked out,” according to a police report.

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