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Mother, daughter scammed out of $521 in online parrot sale

Mother, daughter scammed out of $521 in online parrot sale

July 10th, 2014 3:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

HCSO Chief Deputy Tony Allen said there isn't much his department can do about these type of online scams, and the chances of these people seeing their money again are just about nil.

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Update: Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents

Update: Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents

July 10th, 2014 1:56 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

A gunman dressed as a delivery man forced his way into his sister-in-law's suburban Houston home where he held her children at gunpoint until their parents arrived. Then he opened fire, killing four of the children and the two adults.

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Man allegedly hits child with beer can at Rogersville park

Man allegedly hits child with beer can at Rogersville park

July 10th, 2014 1:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of hitting an 11-year-old girl with a beer can at the Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration Saturday will appear in court Aug. 20 on charges of assault and public intoxication.

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Kingsport chase suspect allegedly drives at police while high

Kingsport chase suspect allegedly drives at police while high

July 10th, 2014 10:45 am by Rain Smith

A Greeneville man has been jailed after allegedly leading a police pursuit along the outskirts of Eastman — driving his vehicle head-on at multiple patrol cars during the incident — and admitting that he "hit the pipe" as officers gave chase.

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Lower crime rate at 'projects' results in RPD ending extra policing contract

Lower crime rate at 'projects' results in RPD ending extra policing contract

July 10th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Since 2004 the Rogersville Housing Authority has been using federal grant funding to pay the Rogersville Police Department $20,000 extra per year to spend at least 25 hours per week at the "projects."

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Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

July 9th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Police say a Kentucky pastor who is a registered sex offender has been arrested in Tennessee on rape charges involving a juvenile.

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Tenn. man charged with murder after daughter's death, 22 years after beating

Tenn. man charged with murder after daughter's death, 22 years after beating

July 9th, 2014 3:12 pm by Associated Press

An autopsy by the state medical examiner's office found that Amanda Michelle Lane-Woodall died from complications of blunt-force head injury inflicted by a beating when she was 5 weeks old.

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Two Miami players arrested on sex charges

Two Miami players arrested on sex charges

July 8th, 2014 8:00 pm by CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Miami reacted swiftly Tuesday after sexual battery charges were brought against two Hurricanes football players, immediately dismissing both from the team and suspending them from school.

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Teen river party results in arrests after alleged burglary attempt

Teen river party results in arrests after alleged burglary attempt

July 8th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, several Hawkins County deputies were dispatch to a "burglary in progress" complaint 1148 Red Hill Road in Surgoinsville.

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Hospital pharmacist charged in theft of 200K pills

Hospital pharmacist charged in theft of 200K pills

July 8th, 2014 5:53 pm by Associated Press

Anthony D'Alessandro grabbed oxycodone and other drugs on nearly 220 different dates, even signing out 1,500 pills the day after hospital officials first approached him April 1 about the disappearing drugs, prosecutors said.

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