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This week in crime

This week in crime

October 4th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a teacher arrested for drugs, a teen fatally shooting his brother, a Kingsport woman being arrested for animal cruelty, and a cashier giving away cigarettes, among other

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Medical examiner says death of Knoxville toddler a homicide

Medical examiner says death of Knoxville toddler a homicide

October 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

According to the Associated Press the autopsy report found that 17-month-old Levi Beaty of Wartburg died in June from "multiple blunt force injuries due to child abuse."

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Kingsport ambush suspect allegedly assaults police

Kingsport ambush suspect allegedly assaults police

October 3rd, 2014 10:20 am by Rain Smith

A suspect in last week's ambush robbery at a Kingsport apartment complex — where the victim was reportedly held at gunpoint and made to strip off his clothing — has been arrested after allegedly wielding a knife on police outside of a hospital.

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Indictment accuses Hawkins mother of failing to report incidents of inappropriate touching

Indictment accuses Hawkins mother of failing to report incidents of inappropriate touching

October 3rd, 2014 12:32 am by Jeff Bobo

Destiny Amber Seay, 30, 507 Prices Grove Road Lot. 1, Rogersville, is scheduled for arraignment this morning in Hawkins County Criminal Court on the failure to report child abuse charge, which is a Class A misdemeanor, as well as for public intoxication.

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Boyfriend pleads guilty in Hawkins assault, trespassing case sparked by fashion dispute

Boyfriend pleads guilty in Hawkins assault, trespassing case sparked by fashion dispute

October 2nd, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Upon his arrest Tuesday it was discovered that Sherman Dean Douglas, 38, 907 University Ave., Knoxville, was also found to be wanted in Sevier County for violation of community corrections.

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Update: McConnell pleads guilty to sales tax evasion, gets three years probation

Update: McConnell pleads guilty to sales tax evasion, gets three years probation

October 2nd, 2014 5:39 pm by Rain Smith

The founder of a Kingsport paint and body shop has pleaded guilty to dozens of tax-related charges for a second time, with prosecutors saying terminal illness factored into his sentence of three years of supervised probation.

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Junk in the trunk? Alleged thieves nabbed while toting new heat pump

Junk in the trunk? Alleged thieves nabbed while toting new heat pump

October 2nd, 2014 2:18 pm by Rain Smith

Wednesday's unorthodox hauling of a heat pump — which police spotted protruding from the trunk of a 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass — has spurred the arrest of alleged thieves on their way to a Sullivan County scrap yard.

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BB vandals inflict $7K in damages along Stone Drive

BB vandals inflict $7K in damages along Stone Drive

October 2nd, 2014 1:09 pm by Rain Smith

Business and vehicle windows were shattered at five separate locations along Stone Drive over the final week of September, according to police, resulting in approximately $7,000 in damages from a BB or pellet gun.

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Justice and mercy: New Hawkins prosecutors want to make the community safer

Justice and mercy: New Hawkins prosecutors want to make the community safer

October 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Wednesday morning the newest member of the Hawkins County prosecution team, Akiah Highsmith, was sworn in by Judge John Dugger.

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ETSU reports second sexual assault on campus this fall

ETSU reports second sexual assault on campus this fall

October 1st, 2014 6:32 pm by NET News Service

ETSU University Relations said Wednesday someone reported to a campus security authority that a female student was sexually assaulted by a male student acquaintance in his residence hall room.

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