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Parole hearing continued in 'Stringbean' murder case

Parole hearing continued in 'Stringbean' murder case

May 6th, 2014 6:55 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Board of Parole has asked for a psychological evaluation for the man in prison for murdering country comic David "Stringbean" Akeman and his wife, Estelle, in 1973.

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Police: JC man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

Police: JC man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

May 6th, 2014 5:19 pm by NET News Service

The child's mother told police she found Cody Shaw holding their son in the doorway with a cigarette in his hand close to the infant's face. She grabbed the child and reportedly spotted a burn mark on his face.

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KPD finds pot, cash after suspect allegedly shot at car three days earlier

KPD finds pot, cash after suspect allegedly shot at car three days earlier

May 6th, 2014 4:41 pm by Nick Shepherd

Close to a pound of a marijuana was found, along with cash and guns, in a Kingsport man's apartment after he was arrested for shooting at a vehicle three days before, according to Kingsport police.

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Man who flipped truck allegedly admits drinking two beers, taking 'anxiety' medicine

Man who flipped truck allegedly admits drinking two beers, taking 'anxiety' medicine

May 6th, 2014 4:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man who rolled his pickup on its side in a two-vehicle accident early Friday morning allegedly admitted to drinking two beers and taking his "anxiety" medicine earlier in the day.

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Damage, missing bumper betray woman's version of Hawkins wreck

Damage, missing bumper betray woman's version of Hawkins wreck

May 6th, 2014 3:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman told police she'd been sideswiped by an oncoming vehicle Sunday morning, but the damage to her vehicle, as well as her bumper found near a downed fence, told a different story.

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KPD makes arrest in serial indecent exposures

KPD makes arrest in serial indecent exposures

May 6th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

A West Virginia man has been arrested by Kingsport police, accused of exposing himself to women in hotel elevators and a shopping center's parking lot.

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New Tenn. program to help prisoners re-enter society

New Tenn. program to help prisoners re-enter society

May 6th, 2014 8:17 am by Associated Press

The TDOC says that an estimated 90 percent of prisoners will eventually be released, and the new program will encourage offenders to lead productive, crime-free lives when they get out.

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Six Wise County residents arrested  in connection with cockfighting ring

Six Wise County residents arrested in connection with cockfighting ring

May 6th, 2014 12:15 am by Wes Bunch

WISE — Six Southwest Virginia residents were arrested Saturday by state and federal authorities for their alleged involvement in a cockfighting ring based out of Kentucky.

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Rogersville man charged after allegedly firing pistol during domestic dispute

Rogersville man charged after allegedly firing pistol during domestic dispute

May 5th, 2014 11:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly firing a handgun in the proximity of his wife and three children during an alcohol-fueled argument.

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Two Hawkins women lose a combined $2,500 in 'mystery shopper' scams

Two Hawkins women lose a combined $2,500 in 'mystery shopper' scams

May 5th, 2014 8:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Rogersville women were duped out of a combined $2,500 in separate "mystery shopper" scams last week, but a Mooresburg man hung up on an apparent IRS scam caller.

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