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Church Hill plumber allegedly steals water from utility district

Church Hill plumber allegedly steals water from utility district

December 26th, 2014 11:23 am by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill plumber is charged with felony theft for allegedly reconnecting his disconnected water service a second time after having already been warned not to by the utility district.

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Cuffed man flees police with meth, syringes

Cuffed man flees police with meth, syringes

December 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was initially facing a failure to appear warrant Sunday was additionally charged with meth possession, felony evading arrest, and felony escape, after allegedly running from police while handcuffed.

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Taking shots: Johnson City man accidentally shoots drinking buddy

Taking shots: Johnson City man accidentally shoots drinking buddy

December 24th, 2014 11:15 am by NET News Service

The pair were reportedly drinking and reminiscing about their military service when one man began handling a Smith and Wesson .40-caliber pistol.

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Update: 80 'one-pot' meth bottles found at home in Cherokee National Forest

Update: 80 'one-pot' meth bottles found at home in Cherokee National Forest

December 24th, 2014 8:49 am by Rain Smith

The tracking of purchases of pseudoephedrine — a key ingredient in the production of meth — has led Sullivan County authorities to approximately 40 "one pot" cook bottles at a residence in the Cherokee National Forest.

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'Infestation': Kingsport baby teeming with bugs, parents charged

'Infestation': Kingsport baby teeming with bugs, parents charged

December 23rd, 2014 2:24 pm by Rain Smith

Two Kingsport parents have been arrested after allegedly not knowing who was caring for their infant daughter, leading to an hours-long search for the 8-month-old and discovery that she was infested with bed bugs.

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Drive through Bluff City yard ends with assault on police

Drive through Bluff City yard ends with assault on police

December 23rd, 2014 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City man is accused of performing doughnuts on a neighbor's lawn with an SUV — churning up significant sections of grass during the vandalism — then pointing a rifle at responding officers to ignite a struggle.

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Drug charges added to couple served with probation violation warrants

Drug charges added to couple served with probation violation warrants

December 22nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville couple are facing drug possession and meth trafficking charges after Hawkins County deputies serving warrants for probation violations last week allegedly found drugs and syringes in their residence.

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Five vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

Five vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

December 22nd, 2014 3:28 pm by Rain Smith

Though the goods have since been recovered, police are searching for a pair of men suspected of cutting a chain link fence at a Kingsport auto dealer, then driving five vehicles off the lot.

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Police departments on alert after cop killings

Police departments on alert after cop killings

December 22nd, 2014 8:14 am by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers.

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Tennessee woman charged with drugging three more of her children

Tennessee woman charged with drugging three more of her children

December 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — A Nashville woman accused of drugging and killing her 22-month-old son has now been charged with giving drugs to her other three children.

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