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Accused shooter of 3 Muslim students had earlier run-ins

Accused shooter of 3 Muslim students had earlier run-ins

February 12th, 2015 7:11 am by MICHAEL BIESECKER and EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina man accused of killing three Muslim students in a dispute over parking spaces had earlier run-ins with his neighbors, sometimes while wearing a handgun on his hip.

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'This is not a landfill': Hawkins man outraged by massive tire dump in Cherokee Lake

'This is not a landfill': Hawkins man outraged by massive tire dump in Cherokee Lake

February 11th, 2015 7:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Western Hawkins County is blessed with miles of lakeshore open to the public for fishing, boating and swimming, but some people believe that area is only good for dumping garbage.

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Trio charged in Kingsport street race

Trio charged in Kingsport street race

February 11th, 2015 2:26 pm by Rain Smith

Three abreast motorists approaching 100 mph on Stone Drive weren't quick enough to spot a marked police car, according to court records, leading to early Wednesday morning arrests on multiple charges.

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Local drug trafficking leads to prison sentence

Local drug trafficking leads to prison sentence

February 11th, 2015 12:49 pm by Matthew Lane

A Greeneville man who attacked and robbed a man at gunpoint during a cocaine deal in Kingsport - and later fought police along the shoulder of I-26 - has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison.

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Alleged dead dogs spur Sullivan County Taser attack

Alleged dead dogs spur Sullivan County Taser attack

February 11th, 2015 10:54 am by Rain Smith

A woman who broke into a Bristol, Tenn., home and Tasered the resident as they were lying in bed was motivated by a perceived breach of contract, according to a police report, that allegedly resulted in her dogs dying while she was incarcerated.

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Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

February 10th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say the man and his wife sold various quantities of cocaine to a confidential informant working on behalf of law enforcement on approximately 10 separate occasions.

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8K child porn images net local man 15 years

8K child porn images net local man 15 years

February 10th, 2015 1:42 pm by Matthew Lane

From October 2013 through February 2014, the now 68-year-old Johnson City man reportedly sent more than a dozen emails of images and videos to an FBI agent.

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Suspect sought in Bloomingdale church burglaries

Suspect sought in Bloomingdale church burglaries

February 10th, 2015 10:36 am by Rain Smith

Investigators hope surveillance photos can help solve a series of burglaries at a Sullivan County church, where the congregation's offering was stolen on at least two occasions.

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Chase through three counties ends with crash

Chase through three counties ends with crash

February 10th, 2015 8:21 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A Hamblen County man who allegedly led police on a high-speed pursuit through three counties Saturday night before crashing in Morristown is facing several charges in Hawkins County, including felony evading arrest.

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Opening statements expected in armory shooting trial

Opening statements expected in armory shooting trial

February 10th, 2015 7:59 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Lawyers are expected to make opening statements in the trial of a Tennessee National Guard recruiter charged with attempting to kill four of his superiors in a shooting inside an armory north of Memphis.

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