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UPDATE: Two dead in murder, suicide near Church Hill

UPDATE: Two dead in murder, suicide near Church Hill

March 11th, 2014 4:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sheriff Ronnie Lawson issued a release shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday saying that Sierra Nichole Smith had died as a result of her gunshot injury.

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Four nabbed after owner spots stolen truck hauling furniture

Four nabbed after owner spots stolen truck hauling furniture

March 10th, 2014 10:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

A man who reported his pickup stolen last month in Church Hill reportedly spotted the truck hauling furniture on Silver Lake Road Friday and called police.Following an investigation all four were charged with possession of stolen property.

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Suboxone and $1,148 in cash seized during DUI traffic stop in Rogersville

Suboxone and $1,148 in cash seized during DUI traffic stop in Rogersville

March 10th, 2014 4:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shandi Burton gave consent to search her cell phone which allegedly revealed specific text messages pertaining to Burton selling Suboxone

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Man in underwear arrested after allegedly beating on trailer with pipe

Man in underwear arrested after allegedly beating on trailer with pipe

March 10th, 2014 3:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, Rogersville Police Department Officer Chris Price was dispatched to a "partially nude male" causing a disturbance outside a residence at the Timberline Mobile Home Park.

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Man allegedly displays gun at Kingsport restaurant

Man allegedly displays gun at Kingsport restaurant

March 10th, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

A dispute in the parking lot of a Kingsport restaurant has prompted the arrest of a man on charges of aggravated assault, as he allegedly pointed a gun at a coworker.

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Big Stone Gap man gets two years added to sentence

Big Stone Gap man gets two years added to sentence

March 9th, 2014 8:29 pm by Wes Bunch

Devan Wayne Statzer, 26, of Big Stone Gap, pleaded guilty to violating probation on multiple charges - including drug distribution, conspiracy and child abuse - when he committed three Duffield area break-ins in March 2012.

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Wise Police Department warns of debit, credit card fraud

Wise Police Department warns of debit, credit card fraud

March 7th, 2014 10:36 pm by Stephen Igo

The illicit transactions are appearing as a $1 charge to numerous gas stations (Shell, Exxon, Racetrac, Hess) in the areas of Hialeah, Oakland Park and Miami, Fla.

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Kids rescued from surf: 'Mom tried to kill us'

Kids rescued from surf: 'Mom tried to kill us'

March 7th, 2014 7:49 pm by Associated Press

After she drove her minivan into the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean, authorities say a pregnant South Carolina woman tried to call off bystanders hustling to rescue her three screaming children from the water that was rushing in through the windows.

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Co-defendant in beating, stabbing death of disabled veteran sentenced to life without parole

Co-defendant in beating, stabbing death of disabled veteran sentenced to life without parole

March 7th, 2014 5:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

Austin Price, 19, admitted to police that he and co-defendant Samuel "Wade" Hirsch, 23, wanted money to buy drugs when they attacked 52-year-old Roger Hawkins.

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Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Michigan house

Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Michigan house

March 7th, 2014 2:26 pm by By John Wisely, Christina Hall and Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

For at least five years, the woman's body lay clothed in a winter jacket in the backseat of her Jeep in the garage of a home where she lived alone.

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