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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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Suspects waive hearing in killing of mother of newborn twins

Suspects waive hearing in killing of mother of newborn twins

June 17th, 2013 6:10 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — Two men charged with first-degree murder in the apparent drive-by shooting of the mother of twin newborns have waived probable cause hearings.

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Woman accused of shooting BB gun at ‘haunted tunnel’ visitors

Woman accused of shooting BB gun at ‘haunted tunnel’ visitors

June 17th, 2013 3:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT — A Hawkins County woman who allegedly fired a BB gun at a vehicle full of youths who stopped near her home to look at a “haunted” tunnel Thursday has been charged with five counts of aggravated assault.

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Church Hill man charged with rape

Church Hill man charged with rape

June 17th, 2013 10:03 am by Rain Smith

A Church Hill man has been arrested after allegedly raping a woman, telling police that he first gave her a sexual enhancement pill intended to arouse her.

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Bite marks derided as unreliable in court

Bite marks derided as unreliable in court

June 16th, 2013 6:48 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

At least 24 men convicted or charged with murder or rape based on bite marks on the flesh of victims have been exonerated since 2000.

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Man wanted in Tennessee shooting surrenders

Man wanted in Tennessee shooting surrenders

June 16th, 2013 6:17 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — A man accused of shooting his girlfriend and her three teenage daughters in a neighborhood near Nashville has surrendered to officials in Memphis, authorities said Sunday.

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Police still looking for suspect in Tennessee shooting

Police still looking for suspect in Tennessee shooting

June 15th, 2013 8:07 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Nashville police say they are still looking for a man they say shot his girlfriend and her three teenage daughters at an apartment complex and fled the scene barefoot.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

June 15th, 2013 8:05 am by Staff Report

A look back at the top crime stories of the week.

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Two NET men plead guilty to federal child pornography charges

June 15th, 2013 12:11 am by Matthew Lane

Two Northeast Tennessee men have pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges and face at least a five-year prison sentence later this year.

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Bluff City man could face 20-year sentence for armed robbery

Bluff City man could face 20-year sentence for armed robbery

June 14th, 2013 10:27 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A Bluff City man who pleaded guilty to the armed robbery of the Check Into Cash location on Volunteer Parkway in Bristol, Tenn., could face up to 20 years in prison when sentenced later this summer.

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