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Hawkins woman has ex arrested on false burglary and assault allegation

Hawkins woman has ex arrested on false burglary and assault allegation

July 19th, 2013 12:34 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman who had her ex-boyfriend arrested early Monday morning based on false allegations of aggravated burglary and assault later admitted her current live-in boyfriend had assaulted her.

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Couple facing charges in theft of FedEx package containing five iPhones

Couple facing charges in theft of FedEx package containing five iPhones

July 18th, 2013 11:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County deputies are looking for a Morristown man who allegedly stole a FedEx package containing iPhones that his girlfriend had accepted for a neighbor. HCSO Detective Ken Sturgill said the items are worth $5,000.

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Update: Three arrested after police find bloody woman crawling for help

Update: Three arrested after police find bloody woman crawling for help

July 18th, 2013 2:53 pm by Rain Smith

Three Kingsport residents have been arrested after a battered woman was spotted crawling to a door for help — directly behind the back of her husband, who was telling officers nothing was wrong.

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Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to hepatitis C

Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to hepatitis C

July 18th, 2013 1:48 pm by Rain Smith

A woman has been arrested after allegedly neglecting a Bluff City baby she was left to care for, then attacking the child's irate father when he found she had passed out while drinking moonshine.

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Con artist who targeted Mount Carmel couple claims to be with Justice Department

Con artist who targeted Mount Carmel couple claims to be with Justice Department

July 17th, 2013 10:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Police said a con artist who bilked a Mount Carmel couple out of nearly $650 by claiming to be with the U.S. Department of Justice also made his caller ID number the same as the local police department.

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Former J.C. nursing home employees plead guilty to abusing patients

Former J.C. nursing home employees plead guilty to abusing patients

July 17th, 2013 1:06 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Three former CNAs accused of spraying Appalachian Christian Village nursing home patients with water just for kicks, and another who failed to report the incidents, pleaded guilty to their charges Tuesday.

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Elderly grocery store owner refuses robber

Elderly grocery store owner refuses robber

July 17th, 2013 12:46 pm by Associated Press

"I said, 'You can have all the Tootsie Rolls you want but I am not opening that cash register,'" recalls store owner Margaretta Wolf, 96.

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Teen charged in Carter County BB shooting death of 4-year-old

Teen charged in Carter County BB shooting death of 4-year-old

July 17th, 2013 9:48 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

The 13-year-old has been charged in the death of Coty Cox on July 2. Investigators said the boys, along with a 10-year-old brother, had been left alone at a mobile home at 340 Lovers Lane by Cox's mother.

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Woman charged with DUI in Kingsport crash

Woman charged with DUI in Kingsport crash

July 17th, 2013 9:38 am by Rain Smith

A motorist who struck a utility pole in Kingsport has been arrested by police, who say prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia were located in her totaled vehicle.

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Three arrested after emaciated horses found in Jonesborough field

Three arrested after emaciated horses found in Jonesborough field

July 17th, 2013 8:12 am by Kayla Carter, NET News Service

One of the horses had to be euthanized before the move and three people were arrested on charges of cruelty Monday.

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