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Random surveillance operation nabs drug suspect in Hawkins

Random surveillance operation nabs drug suspect in Hawkins

May 21st, 2014 12:06 am by Jeff Bobo

People who publicly conduct illegal drug business in Hawkins County should know there's a possibility that police officers are watching.

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SCSO investigating shooting near Blountville

SCSO investigating shooting near Blountville

May 20th, 2014 11:38 pm by Wes Bunch

The victim, whose identity was not released, reportedly remained conscious as he was taken from the scene. Although his condition was not known late Tuesday night, authorities said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening in nature.

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Court upholds Ramey's conviction in Scott County murder

Court upholds Ramey's conviction in Scott County murder

May 20th, 2014 10:36 pm by Wes Bunch

A Tennessee man serving a life sentence for his role in a 2011 Christmas Day murder had a motion to dismiss the charges against him denied last week by a Virginia appeals court.

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'Shield' actor Jace arrested in wife's death

'Shield' actor Jace arrested in wife's death

May 20th, 2014 1:47 pm by ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Actor Michael Jace, who played a police officer on the hit TV show "The Shield," was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of shooting his wife to death in their Los Angeles home, authorities said.

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UN report: 21 million in forced labor worldwide

UN report: 21 million in forced labor worldwide

May 20th, 2014 12:55 pm by JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press

Forced labor produces illegal profits of $150 billion a year, the United Nations' labor agency said Tuesday as it appealed for global eradication of the abuse.

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Kingsport police seeking information on fire at construction site

Kingsport police seeking information on fire at construction site

May 19th, 2014 9:37 pm by Wes Bunch

Kingsport police are seeking the public's help in forming possible leads in an arson-related fire at a local construction site.

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Updated with photos: Hawkins man with allegedly stolen pot crashes at school

Updated with photos: Hawkins man with allegedly stolen pot crashes at school

May 19th, 2014 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who allegedly admitted stealing several marijuana plants crashed his car Friday into a fence at Mooresburg Elementary School with approximately five pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his car.

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Self-proclaimed gangster found hiding in barn

Self-proclaimed gangster found hiding in barn

May 19th, 2014 3:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill police received a tip Monday on the whereabouts of Billy Ray Salisbury, 18, who is accused of last week's burglary at "The Landings" apartment complex manager's office.

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Three arrested, six juveniles cited at Hawkins County house party

Three arrested, six juveniles cited at Hawkins County house party

May 19th, 2014 2:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

Five of the juveniles were taken to the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital for observation due to their intoxication levels.

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Charge reduced for J.C. pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife

Charge reduced for J.C. pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife

May 19th, 2014 12:40 pm by NET News Service

A judge reduced a charge against a local pharmacist who is accused of trying to kill his wife by injecting her with the diabetes drug Victoza.

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