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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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Gray man who shot at trooper sentenced to prison

Gray man who shot at trooper sentenced to prison

July 8th, 2014 3:36 pm by Matthew Lane

On January 3, 2013, Derrick Dakota Kitzmiller was involved in a police chase and shootout with a THP trooper in Washington County and was eventually apprehended and arrested.

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Donkey owner charged with cruelty for allegedly letting overgrown hooves cripple animal

Donkey owner charged with cruelty for allegedly letting overgrown hooves cripple animal

July 8th, 2014 1:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of letting his donkey's hooves grow out to the point that the animal was crippled and unable to stand was charged with cruelty to animals.

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Con artists bilk local businesses with change scam

Con artists bilk local businesses with change scam

July 8th, 2014 1:32 pm by Staff Report

For the second time in two weeks, local police are warning businesses of a pair of men swindling money from cashiers through an incorrect change scam.

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