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Kingsport pastor charged with felony theft from church

Kingsport pastor charged with felony theft from church

May 22nd, 2015 8:09 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport pastor has been arrested for allegedly siphoning more than $60,000 from his church's bank account, then putting the funds to his own personal use.

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Update: THP cites pickup driver in rollover crash with JCPD cruiser

Update: THP cites pickup driver in rollover crash with JCPD cruiser

May 21st, 2015 6:30 pm by Sam Watson, NET News Service

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has cited the driver of a pickup truck that crashed with a Johnson City police cruiser Wednesday night, saying she disregarded a red light and failed to yield to the approaching officer's car.

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IRS scammer makes bogus 911 report of Hawkins County gunmen

IRS scammer makes bogus 911 report of Hawkins County gunmen

May 21st, 2015 3:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The scammers not only called a Church Hill woman to threaten arrest for back taxes, but also made a report to Hawkins County Central Dispatch of a "home invasion" at the victims' residence by men armed with AK-47s.

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Naked man allegedly attacks Hawkins deputy on bridge

Naked man allegedly attacks Hawkins deputy on bridge

May 21st, 2015 1:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

A nude man walking across a bridge near Rogersville allegedly attacked a Hawkins County deputy who refused to shake his hand early Thursday morning.

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Local veterans sentenced for false travel claims

Local veterans sentenced for false travel claims

May 21st, 2015 11:47 am by Matthew Lane

The six individuals were traveling to the Mountain Home Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Johnson City for treatment, but were claiming they lived in different cities from their actual residences.

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Former union president sentenced on theft charge

Former union president sentenced on theft charge

May 20th, 2015 10:30 pm by Matthew Lane

A former union president charged with theft of union funds will not spend any time in prison for her crime, only pay restitution, a federal judge has ruled.

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'Loyalty and stupidity': Burglary suspect nabbed after friends try to save him from dragnet

'Loyalty and stupidity': Burglary suspect nabbed after friends try to save him from dragnet

May 20th, 2015 7:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

The manhunt for a knife wielding suspect in a home invasion threw the neighborhood behind Rogersville Middle School into turmoil Wednesday morning as a four police agencies joined the search with a helicopter and K-9 unit.

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Sheriff: Margaret Sliger probably knew her killer

Sheriff: Margaret Sliger probably knew her killer

May 20th, 2015 5:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

"At this time we don't think this is someone who is just randomly hunting potential victims. She may have known her attacker. The community needs to be alert and report any suspicious activity to my office." -- Sheriff Ronnie Lawson

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More gun-wielding road rage reported in Kingsport

More gun-wielding road rage reported in Kingsport

May 20th, 2015 3:27 pm by Rain Smith

Two days after a Kingsport man was arrested for allegedly pulling a gun in a fit of road rage, city police are investigating additional incidents of motorists brandishing firearms.

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Bloomingdale mechanic totals client's car

Bloomingdale mechanic totals client's car

May 20th, 2015 12:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County mechanic has been arrested after reportedly taking a customer's vehicle to Greeneville - without their permission - and crashing it into a utility pole.

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