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Student charged with assaulting high school football coach

Student charged with assaulting high school football coach

April 22nd, 2015 11:44 am by Associated Press

Authorities say a high school football coach in Middle Tennessee is recovering at a hospital after a student attacked him in his office.

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Woman recounts alleged sexual assault by former alderman

Woman recounts alleged sexual assault by former alderman

April 21st, 2015 8:29 pm by Nick Shepherd

More serious charges could be in store for a former Kingsport alderman, including attempt to commit aggravated rape and kidnapping, after he appeared in a Bristol courtroom Tuesday afternoon.

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Accused knife wielding shoplifter named in Hawkins indictments

Accused knife wielding shoplifter named in Hawkins indictments

April 21st, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An Elizabethton man who was arrested last October after allegedly pulling a knife while shoplifting at the Rogersville Walmart was named Monday in a Hawkins County Grand Jury indictment.

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Three-wheeling to work in pickup lands Hawkins man in jail

Three-wheeling to work in pickup lands Hawkins man in jail

April 21st, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man wasn't going to let a flat tire, or extreme alcohol intoxication, keep him from getting to work on time at a Rogersville pizza restaurant Saturday evening.

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Sullivan County mail thief snatches account info

Sullivan County mail thief snatches account info

April 21st, 2015 3:07 pm by Rain Smith

Police are suggesting that some residents of Sullivan County review their bank statements if they mail checks to pay bills, as recent thefts from mailboxes have compromised accounts and led to fraudulent charges.

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KPD: DNA links woman to pharmacy burglary

KPD: DNA links woman to pharmacy burglary

April 21st, 2015 12:13 pm by Rain Smith

Blood found in a Kingsport pharmacy has led to the arrest of a burglary suspect, more than 14 months after she allegedly made away from the store with bottles of oxycodone and Xanax.

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'Neighborhood Protection Act' headed to governor

'Neighborhood Protection Act' headed to governor

April 21st, 2015 8:25 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal that would help homeowner associations or neighborhood watch groups keep repeat offenders out of their communities is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Harassment of potential juror in Johnson City murder case allegedly included sexual threats

Harassment of potential juror in Johnson City murder case allegedly included sexual threats

April 21st, 2015 7:49 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man accused of threatening a woman he thought served on an acquaintances murder trial jury was arraigned on multiple charges Monday, including extortion and retaliation for past acts.

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Officials release names of victims in Kingsport arson, murder case

Officials release names of victims in Kingsport arson, murder case

April 20th, 2015 6:13 pm by Staff Report

Debra S. Morrison (also known as Debbie Jenkins), 53, and Richard J. (Ricky) Jenkins, 55, died as the result of the April 15 fire at 746 E. Sevier Ave.

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Search for silver spurs SW Va. explosives conviction

Search for silver spurs SW Va. explosives conviction

April 20th, 2015 1:05 pm by Stephen Igo

Evidence presented during the trial indicated Jimmy Scott Elkins, 43, planned to blow apart rocks in the High Knob area of the Jefferson National Forest, hoping to gain access to a lost silver mine.

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