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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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Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

January 27th, 2015 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say in September and October of 2010, Durham took $2,638 from the union for travel expenses after she had already been reimbursed by either the union or the VA.

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Jury convicts 2 ex-Vandy players of raping woman

Jury convicts 2 ex-Vandy players of raping woman

January 27th, 2015 6:45 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

After deliberating for three hours Tuesday, a jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players of raping a former student. The two men face decades in prison when they are sentenced March 6.

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Hawkins inmates allegedly beat suspected 'snitch' unconscious

Hawkins inmates allegedly beat suspected 'snitch' unconscious

January 27th, 2015 5:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Hawkins County inmates were arraigned Monday on assault charges for allegedly beating a man they claimed was a "snitch" into unconsciousness.

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