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Music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

January 31st, 2015 1:35 am by Associated Press

Sheriff's deputies booked Marion "Suge" Knight, the founder of Death Row Records, on suspicion of murder after they said he hit and killed a man with his pickup truck, injured another and then fled.

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Woman found guilty of vehicular homicide in Piney Flats crash

Woman found guilty of vehicular homicide in Piney Flats crash

January 30th, 2015 4:20 pm by Rain Smith

A Johnson City woman has been convicted of vehicular homicide by intoxication, stemming from a Piney Flats crash where she slammed into the side of another motorist just a block from his home.

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KPD: Trio swipes $1,800 in merchandise from Walmart

KPD: Trio swipes $1,800 in merchandise from Walmart

January 30th, 2015 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are seeking information on felony shoplifting suspects, saying they walked out of Walmart with a wide range of clothing, household items and tools.

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Police: Son's claim that pot dealer took his father's guns bogus

Police: Son's claim that pot dealer took his father's guns bogus

January 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen who reportedly told police his father's guns were stolen by armed would-be marijuana dealers who robbed him under the pretense of delivering drugs was charged Monday with theft and filing a false report.

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Man allegedly steals cash, checks, meds at gas station

Man allegedly steals cash, checks, meds at gas station

January 29th, 2015 3:00 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking information on the man pictured, saying that he recently swiped a purse out of a woman's vehicle while she was briefly in a store with her grandchildren.

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Group to examine Tennessee sentencing laws, recidivism

Group to examine Tennessee sentencing laws, recidivism

January 29th, 2015 8:05 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's current sentencing structure has been in place for more than 20 years, and the state's recidivism rate is averaging around 44 to 45 percent. That's the number of people returning to prison within three years of being released.

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Ex-Sullivan jailer charged with assaulting prisoner

Ex-Sullivan jailer charged with assaulting prisoner

January 28th, 2015 4:23 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County corrections officer who was fired for using excessive force now faces criminal charges of assaulting the inmate.

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Nurse allegedly steals meds from Kingsport hospital

Nurse allegedly steals meds from Kingsport hospital

January 28th, 2015 11:40 am by Rain Smith

A registered nurse with a history of stealing drugs from Tennessee hospitals now faces 61 counts of obtaining narcotics by fraud, stemming from his employment at Indian Path Medical Center.

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Men performing yard work accused of stealing generator

Men performing yard work accused of stealing generator

January 28th, 2015 9:48 am by Jeff Bobo

Two Hawkins County men who were doing yard work for a Rogersville woman allegedly stole the woman's generator from a storage building Saturday while the victim's brother kept her distracted inside her residence.

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Erwin man facing attempted murder charge in stabbing

Erwin man facing attempted murder charge in stabbing

January 27th, 2015 10:39 pm by NET News Service

On Jan. 22, Washington County sheriff's deputies arrested Eric L. Foster, 33, 4125 Highway 81 S., on allegations he stabbed a friend with a pocketknife over an unpaid debt.

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