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Boy's pain patch death investigated as homicide

Boy's pain patch death investigated as homicide

April 25th, 2014 3:56 pm by Associated Press

Police are investigating the death of a Chattanooga toddler as a homicide after an autopsy report found that a pain patch caused his death.

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Kingsport woman picks up second TennCare fraud charge

Kingsport woman picks up second TennCare fraud charge

April 25th, 2014 3:26 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport woman who falsely claimed to be pregnant in order to obtain TennCare benefits has received a second charge of TennCare fraud, this time in Washington County.

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Arrest in Rogersville school break-in may end rash of burglaries

Arrest in Rogersville school break-in may end rash of burglaries

April 25th, 2014 11:04 am by Jeff Bobo

Police say one man is a "person of interest" in about a dozen unsolved burglaries which have mainly taken place at businesses over the past six to eight months.

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Hawkins men charged after altercation at funeral leads to shoot-out

Hawkins men charged after altercation at funeral leads to shoot-out

April 25th, 2014 12:40 am by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before midnight Monday, the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a suspicious person at 1321 Old Union Road in Church Hill, but while en route deputies were informed of a complaint of shots fired from that address.

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Blountville man's arrest leads to large meth dump in national forest

Blountville man's arrest leads to large meth dump in national forest

April 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Rain Smith

A man suspected in a brazen theft of pseudoephedrine from Bristol's Target — and spurring several police pursuits over multiple days — has been arrested in Sullivan County, leading authorities to a large meth dump site in the Cherokee National Forest.

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Teens charged as adults in Craigslist slaying

Teens charged as adults in Craigslist slaying

April 24th, 2014 1:54 pm by Associated Press

Two 17-year-old boys accused of murder in the fatal shooting of a Memphis man trying to sell his car on Craigslist will be tried as adults.

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Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

April 24th, 2014 10:58 am by By Judy L. Thomas and Laura Bauer, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

Authorities and many who monitor hate groups didn't foresee that Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. would erupt, as prosecutors say he did this month, killing three people outside local Jewish centers.

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Man convicted in murder of 'Stringbean' asks for parole

Man convicted in murder of 'Stringbean' asks for parole

April 23rd, 2014 8:48 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessean reports John A. Brown told the Tennessee Board of Parole that he is a changed man after 40 years in prison. "I'm truly sorry," said Brown, who is now 63. "I've committed the last 40 years to changing my life."

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Former Grainger jail employee pleads guilty to sexual conduct with inmate

Former Grainger jail employee pleads guilty to sexual conduct with inmate

April 23rd, 2014 12:34 pm by Associated Press

Jessie Cummings, 24, was one of five former jail employees indicted by a Grainger County grand jury on various charges stemming from an investigation after three inmates escaped from the facility.

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Washington County traffic stop nets 500 Xanax

Washington County traffic stop nets 500 Xanax

April 23rd, 2014 12:29 pm by NET News Service

A man suspected of driving under the influence is now facing even more trouble after a bottle containing nearly 500 Xanax pills allegedly fell out of his pants leg during a traffic stop.

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