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Hawkins man accused of shooting at neighbors' feet during argument

Hawkins man accused of shooting at neighbors' feet during argument

July 15th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing charges of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment after allegedly shooting at the ground near his neighbors Saturday morning during an argument.

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Chronology of Pilot Flying J truck stop probe

Chronology of Pilot Flying J truck stop probe

July 15th, 2014 6:57 am by Associated Press

A timeline of events in the federal investigation into alleged rebate fraud at the Pilot Flying J truck-stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his brother, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.

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KPD: Fight over drug money leads to child neglect arrests

KPD: Fight over drug money leads to child neglect arrests

July 14th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

Two Kingsport women, who reportedly went to fight a man over drug money, have been arrested for allegedly leaving a pair of young children unsupervised while they settled their grudge at a city motel.

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Kingsport juvenile allegedly crashes stolen van in cemetery during police chase

Kingsport juvenile allegedly crashes stolen van in cemetery during police chase

July 14th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 16-year-old Kingsport boy is facing numerous charges after allegedly leading Hawkins County police on a high speed chase that ended with him rolling a stolen van at a Mount Carmel cemetery.

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Former sheriff arrested after chase by troopers

Former sheriff arrested after chase by troopers

July 14th, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

A former Grainger County sheriff and current mayoral candidate has been charged with drunk driving after police say he ran into at least one tombstone while leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

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Police seek stolen utility trailer

Police seek stolen utility trailer

July 14th, 2014 1:15 pm by Staff Report

Anyone with information on the trailer, which was custom built to haul a motorcycle, is asked to submit tips anonymously on the SCSO website.

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SCSO auctions seized vehicles

SCSO auctions seized vehicles

July 14th, 2014 11:59 am by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is currently auctioning off eight vehicles seized through the course of recent narcotics investigations.

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Dispatcher praised for getting gunman to surrender

Dispatcher praised for getting gunman to surrender

July 14th, 2014 8:22 am by Associated Press

Police are praising a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in a Southern California neighborhood, wounded two others and fired on officers.

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Mayor: Cop killer lay in wait for police to arrive

Mayor: Cop killer lay in wait for police to arrive

July 13th, 2014 12:12 pm by JILL COLVIN, Associated Press

A man who fatally shot an officer responding to a report of an armed robbery never tried to rob the drugstore and instead lay in wait for police to arrive, telling a witness to watch the news because he was "going to be famous," authorities said.

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'Street preacher' predicts arresting officer's demise, siblings nabbed in dad's stolen car and more this week in crime

'Street preacher' predicts arresting officer's demise, siblings nabbed in dad's stolen car and more this week in crime

July 12th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of July 4-11.

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