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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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Justice Department names 7 motorcycle clubs as major criminal enterprises

Justice Department names 7 motorcycle clubs as major criminal enterprises

May 20th, 2015 8:13 am by By Nigel Duara, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Sunday's bloody confrontation in Waco, Texas, is a jolting reminder that some motorcycle gangs are still a violent force in some parts of the country.

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Big Stone Gap shooting under investigation

Big Stone Gap shooting under investigation

May 19th, 2015 11:07 pm by Staff report

An argument had reportedly taken place between Christopher Winters and his supposed girlfriend, Kimberly Sims, 55, of Shawnee Avenue.

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Tennessee man pleads guilty to plotting attack on Muslims

Tennessee man pleads guilty to plotting attack on Muslims

May 19th, 2015 5:00 pm by Associated Press

A man who ran for Congress last year in East Tennessee has pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on a small Muslim enclave in New York.

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'Everybody knew Margaret Jack' - Community shocked by murder of retired teacher

'Everybody knew Margaret Jack' - Community shocked by murder of retired teacher

May 19th, 2015 2:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Residents of a small rural community in far western Hawkins County were shocked Tuesday over the brutal murder of a woman described as a kind, elderly retired teacher who was beloved by everyone who knew her.

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Kingsport shoplifters swipe 23 iDevices

Kingsport shoplifters swipe 23 iDevices

May 19th, 2015 1:49 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a pair of men who are suspected of stealing $17,000 in electronics from Kingsport Walmarts.

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Murder of retired Hawkins County teacher under investigation

Murder of retired Hawkins County teacher under investigation

May 19th, 2015 11:04 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County detectives spent Tuesday trying to make sense of the senseless brutal murder of 79-year-old retired teacher and church organist Margaret Jack Sliger.

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