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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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Memo: Violence long simmered between rival Texas biker gangs

Memo: Violence long simmered between rival Texas biker gangs

May 19th, 2015 10:30 am by EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press

Texas law enforcement authorities warned weeks ago of growing animosity between rival motorcycle gangs, a feud that erupted into violence this week with a deadly lunchtime shootout between the two groups in a crowded Waco restaurant.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says hate crimes decline

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says hate crimes decline

May 19th, 2015 7:00 am by Associated Press

The most often documented bias was anti-not Hispanic or Latino, accounting for more than 24 percent of all bias-motivated crimes in 2014, nearly the same as 2013

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Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

May 18th, 2015 8:45 pm by Associated Press

WACO, Texas - About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas restaurant that killed nine people and wounded 18.

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Love letters: Hawkins inmates charged for scratching notes to boyfriends into table

Love letters: Hawkins inmates charged for scratching notes to boyfriends into table

May 18th, 2015 7:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two female Hawkins County Jail inmates found out last week that scratching love notes into the recreation yard tables is not an acceptable mode of communicating with their incarcerated significant others.

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Two face felony charge after detective shot with pellet gun

Two face felony charge after detective shot with pellet gun

May 18th, 2015 4:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Surgoinsville teen and a 33-year-old man have been charged with felony reckless endangerment in connection with the alleged sniper style pellet gun shooting of an off duty Hawkins County detective last week in a Surgoinsville park.

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