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Theater shooter may not be executed even if sentenced to die

Theater shooter may not be executed even if sentenced to die

July 21st, 2015 6:32 pm by Associated Press

Colorado has executed only one person in nearly half a century, and just three people sit on the state's death row.

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Pot plants behind home result in charges against family

Pot plants behind home result in charges against family

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

The discovery of two marijuana plants behind a Hawkins County mobile home last week resulted in multiple charges being filed against a mother and son, and charges pending against a father who remains at large.

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KPD: Reckless gunfire in apartment prompts arrest

KPD: Reckless gunfire in apartment prompts arrest

July 21st, 2015 3:08 pm by Rain Smith

Gunfire through the floor of a Kingsport apartment - and into the bedroom of a neighbor below, who was sleeping with her children - has spurred the arrest of a man on felony charges.

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Hawkins considers new court cost to generate funds for public defender

Hawkins considers new court cost to generate funds for public defender

July 21st, 2015 1:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

The cost of being convicted of a crime in Hawkins County will be a bit higher if the County Commission approves a proposal adding a new fee to a defendant's court costs which would generate revenue for the Public Defender's office.

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Witness: Man 'hogtied' by Mississippi police before death

Witness: Man 'hogtied' by Mississippi police before death

July 21st, 2015 1:00 pm by Associated Press

Multiple news outlets report that 30-year-old Memphis chemical engineer Troy Goode died in a hospital Saturday night, two hours after being detained by the Southaven Police Department.

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Former Gate City High School teacher waives indictment

Former Gate City High School teacher waives indictment

July 21st, 2015 12:54 pm by Marci Gore

The DUI and child neglect charges stem from an incident in which Jennifer Tate allegedly drove her SUV, that contained her young daughter, into a guardrail and a school bus transporting cheerleaders.

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Bristol man charged with child rape

Bristol man charged with child rape

July 21st, 2015 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

Three weeks after being arrested for alleged "graphic images" he sent to an 11-year-old Sullivan County girl, a Virginia man has now been indicted on multiple counts of rape of a child.

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Man allegedly shoots at wife after driving her home from jail

Man allegedly shoots at wife after driving her home from jail

July 20th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who allegedly fired gunshots at his wife at home during an argument that began while he gave her a ride home from jail Friday night is facing numerous including two counts of aggravated assault.

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Kingsport landlord allegedly attacks tenants with machete

Kingsport landlord allegedly attacks tenants with machete

July 20th, 2015 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Kisten Rajoo said the machete was on a nearby table when the male victim began, "jumping around in a boxing stance." He also told police that the female victim continuously screamed at him and pointed her finger in his face.

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Bristol man allegedly sets car on fire, makes up story to hide damage from father

Bristol man allegedly sets car on fire, makes up story to hide damage from father

July 20th, 2015 4:38 pm by Nick Shepherd

Gonzalez told officers he was struck from behind with an unknown object and then repeatedly hit in the face, arms and ribs. Gonzalez also said the attackers stole a 2015 Jeep Liberty which belonged to his father.

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