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KKK affiliated Hawkins man agrees to federal pipe bomb plea

KKK affiliated Hawkins man agrees to federal pipe bomb plea

October 22nd, 2014 5:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

Joshua Colt Looney agreed last week to plead guilty to one count of "knowingly making destructive devices (pipe bombs)" in exchange for a recommended 46 month sentence

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Checks stolen at Sullivan County church

Checks stolen at Sullivan County church

October 22nd, 2014 11:24 am by Staff Report

At least eight checks have been passed at local business, totaling fraudulent transactions in excess of $500.

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Murder suspect remains at large after mistaken release from jail

Murder suspect remains at large after mistaken release from jail

October 21st, 2014 10:00 pm by By Jessica Anderson and Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun (MCT)

A murder suspect who was erroneously released from a Baltimore jail — which was not noticed for two days — remained at large Tuesday, and one lawmaker is calling for an independent investigation of the circumstances.

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CORRECTION: Hawkins sex offender gets 90 days for spending the night with underage girl

CORRECTION: Hawkins sex offender gets 90 days for spending the night with underage girl

October 21st, 2014 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 16-year-old girl told police that 20-year-old convicted sex offender Corey Cinnamon had been coming to her home "almost every day" and "stays overnight about half the time."

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Alderman candidate faces trial on drug possession, DUI charges prior to election

Alderman candidate faces trial on drug possession, DUI charges prior to election

October 21st, 2014 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County trial jury may be voting on Surgoinsville alderman candidate Jerry Edward "J.E." Stoker's guilt or innocence five days before the votes cast by local residents are tallied in the Nov. 4 election.

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Blountville shoppers brawl with EMS, neglect child

Blountville shoppers brawl with EMS, neglect child

October 21st, 2014 1:31 pm by Rain Smith

An intoxicated Mount Carmel couple face multiple charges after reportedly taking their young child to a Blountville store, where the father soon passed out with a bag of meth and his wife punched a responding paramedic.

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Police seek info on Sullivan County vandalism cases

Police seek info on Sullivan County vandalism cases

October 21st, 2014 12:55 pm by Staff Report

A rash of recent vandalism cases in Bluff City and Piney Flats appear to be connected, as glass bottles have been thrown through the windows of multiple homes and vehicles on Saturday nights and Sunday mornings.

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Third rape reported on ETSU campus

Third rape reported on ETSU campus

October 20th, 2014 10:54 pm by NET News Service

A rape reported by a female East Tennessee State University student marks the third such incident reported this semester, prompting officials to establish a new notification system to help curb the rash of crimes.

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Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

October 20th, 2014 8:00 pm by TOM COYNE and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

The suspect's confession to the slaying of a woman has led police to the grisly discovery of six other bodies, including three in the same block.

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Mom who allegedly admitted taking son's ADHD meds facing drug charge

Mom who allegedly admitted taking son's ADHD meds facing drug charge

October 20th, 2014 4:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Katie Christian allegedly gave the HCSO a statement indicating that she had been taking a portion of her juvenile son's Adderall for about the last six or eight months. Adderall is a Schedule II narcotic used to treat narcolepsy and ADHD.

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