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Homeowner holds burglary suspect at gunpoint

Homeowner holds burglary suspect at gunpoint

November 10th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

When Hawkins County Deputy John Tunnell arrived at a burglary complaint just south of Rogersville Thursday evening, he reportedly found the suspect being held at gunpoint by the property owner and two companions.

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ETSU suspends Rugby Club in wake of rape allegation from party

ETSU suspends Rugby Club in wake of rape allegation from party

November 10th, 2014 5:57 pm by Sam Watson, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — East Tennessee State University suspended its Rugby Club on Monday in the wake of a weekend rape that allegedly took place at a club party.

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Alleged shoplifter unwittingly accepts ride to jail from off-duty cop

Alleged shoplifter unwittingly accepts ride to jail from off-duty cop

November 10th, 2014 3:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The old adage "never accept rides from strangers" hold true, even if you're on the run from the law.

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Drive-by shooting reported at Kingsport home

Drive-by shooting reported at Kingsport home

November 10th, 2014 12:03 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating an alleged robbery at a Kingsport residence, where the suspects reportedly returned after snatching cash to shoot at the home from a passing SUV.

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Sullivan panel gets firsthand look at jail

Sullivan panel gets firsthand look at jail

November 8th, 2014 6:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

When Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable took office Sept. 1, the Sullivan County Jail was facing threat of decertification by the Tennessee Correction Institute.

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Mexican meth increasingly supplanting at-home labs

Mexican meth increasingly supplanting at-home labs

November 8th, 2014 2:04 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

In Tennessee, lab seizures are down 40 percent this year, said Tommy Farmer, director of the Tennessee Meth and Pharmaceutical Task Force. Meanwhile, Mexican cartels have upped their meth-making.

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Tow truck stolen from Kingsport wrecker service

Tow truck stolen from Kingsport wrecker service

November 8th, 2014 10:35 am by Rain Smith

The truck was hot-wired and driven from West Stone Wrecker, 2005 West Stone Drive, then located the following afternoon at Food City in Church Hill.

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Teen accused of Roan Mountain murder may face attempted murder charge for alleged assault on jailer

Teen accused of Roan Mountain murder may face attempted murder charge for alleged assault on jailer

November 8th, 2014 9:38 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

The latest charge being sent to the grand jury stems from an incident at the Carter County Jail on Oct. 23, where Anthony Lacy allegedly assaulted a jailer while Lacy was being held in pretrial confinement on the murder charge.

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The most viewed crime stories of the week

The most viewed crime stories of the week

November 8th, 2014 9:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the top crime stories of the past week.

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KPD searching for woman who used stolen debit card

KPD searching for woman who used stolen debit card

November 7th, 2014 3:00 pm by Staff reports

The incident began when an individual accidentally left his wallet on the counter of a gas station. Moments later a white female found the wallet and unsuccessfully tried to use several credit and debit cards to purchase three cartons of cigarettes.

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