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Belgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasia

Belgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasia

September 16th, 2014 9:44 pm by Associated Press

A Belgian man convicted of murder and rape is being put to death. Yet the country doesn't have the death penalty. Confused?

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Georgia man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

Georgia man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

September 16th, 2014 7:00 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

Hill's defense attorney, Annie Deets, said Hill has a history of mental illness that started when he was 7. Deets said Hill was abused by his late father and lived with a mother who abused drugs and alcohol

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Police: Jonesborough woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

Police: Jonesborough woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

September 16th, 2014 3:34 pm by NET News service

In the arrest report, police said that, after waking the driver — who was later identified as Emery — she told officers she was just tired. When officers returned to her car after checking her driver's license, police said, Emery had fallen asleep again.

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Jealous woman allegedly runs over pedestrian

Jealous woman allegedly runs over pedestrian

September 16th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 3 a.m., police responded to West Valley Drive, locating a man and woman "hiding in a thicket." They stated that while at a nearby residence, a woman accused the female of "trying to steal" the man.

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Morristown man sentenced for distribution of child porn

Morristown man sentenced for distribution of child porn

September 16th, 2014 11:08 am by Matthew Lane

A 44-yearold Morristown man will spend the next 16-plus years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.

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Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

September 16th, 2014 8:40 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former used car dealer whose shady sales left customers with repossessed vehicles will serve 14 years in prison on several counts of theft and failure to produce a car title.

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Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

September 16th, 2014 8:26 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A 30-year-old Kingsport man who printed thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills to pay for his drug habit has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his crimes.

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Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

September 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An 89-year-old Church Hill woman told police Friday night that her son frequently assaults her, refuses to feed her, locks her out of the home, and takes her pain medication.

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Charges may be pending against woman who allegedly burned her own home down

Charges may be pending against woman who allegedly burned her own home down

September 15th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies are still investigating a residential fire that occurred last week when a woman reportedly set her son's girlfriend's clothes on fire on the porch of her own home, resulting in a total loss of the residence.

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HCSO seeks driver in Hawkins County Memorial Gardens hit-and-run

HCSO seeks driver in Hawkins County Memorial Gardens hit-and-run

September 15th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Memorial Gardens cemetery owner/operator Vicki Ringley admittedly witnessed the wreck in her cemetery Saturday night, but didn't tell police about until a deputy sought her out to ask about it Sunday evening.

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