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From prevention to response, Hawkins leaders prepare for school attacks

From prevention to response, Hawkins leaders prepare for school attacks

June 13th, 2014 8:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The fact that last year's alleged Volunteer High School massacre plot was foiled by a mental health professional hasn't been lost on leaders in the Hawkins County School System.

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Gate City woman gets prison term after concocting home invasion

Gate City woman gets prison term after concocting home invasion

June 13th, 2014 7:45 am by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman who staged a home invasion to cover for her son's neighborhood burglaries will spend the next five years in state prison after being convicted in Scott County on multiple felony charges.

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Man charged with 5th DUI reportedly had pill residue on teeth, mouth

Man charged with 5th DUI reportedly had pill residue on teeth, mouth

June 12th, 2014 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

It took three tries, but a Hawkins County man accused of his fifth DUI offense finally allegedly admitted to police early Tuesday morning that the white residue on his mouth and teeth was Xanax.

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VIDEO Update: Hawkins teens planning school massacre studied Columbine

VIDEO Update: Hawkins teens planning school massacre studied Columbine - VIDEO

June 12th, 2014 7:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

A mental health professional told police last year that a teenage patient's apparent plan to commit a mass school shooting at Volunteer High School was "very real."

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Man arrested on burglary, weapons charges after warning of the upcoming apocalypse

Man arrested on burglary, weapons charges after warning of the upcoming apocalypse

June 12th, 2014 2:37 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Jonesborough man, who police say warned of the coming apocalypse and claimed his truck drove him to a Kingsport home because it was on auto pilot, was arrested Wednesday on burglary and weapons charges

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Johnson City police hunting for shooter in 3 separate incidents

Johnson City police hunting for shooter in 3 separate incidents

June 12th, 2014 2:13 pm by NET News Service

Johnson City police were amid a search for a man who fired shots at different locations Wednesday and Thursday.

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Man arrested in connection with November beating

Man arrested in connection with November beating

June 12th, 2014 1:24 pm by Nick Shepherd

The original incident occurred in the early morning hours of Nov. 17. SCSO officers responded to an aggravated assault call and upon arriving at the residence, they noticed droplets of blood on the front porch and the front door standing open.

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Man sentenced to prison in connection with coal fraud scheme

Man sentenced to prison in connection with coal fraud scheme

June 12th, 2014 11:51 am by Matthew Lane

The owner of a Norton, Va., coal marketing company has been sentenced to one year in federal prison in connection to a scheme where he sold low quality coal to Eastman Chemical Company.

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Nearly 250 dogs removed from Tenn. home

Nearly 250 dogs removed from Tenn. home

June 12th, 2014 10:58 am by Associated Press

"(I saw) dog after dog, puppy after puppy in just horrible conditions," she told the Times Free Press. "I mean five or six dogs in one kennel, and there's no telling how long it's been (since) these dogs have been cleaned. It's horrible."

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Former UK quarterback facing new theft charges

Former UK quarterback facing new theft charges

June 11th, 2014 11:39 pm by Wes Bunch

Randy Jenkins, 53, of Church Hill, appeared in Harlan County, Ky., court last week where he was arraigned on charges of theft by deception over $10,000 and theft by deception under $4,000.

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