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Church Hill DUI suspect blames Sunday arrest on 'Friday'

Church Hill DUI suspect blames Sunday arrest on 'Friday'

September 19th, 2013 1:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man arrested for driving under the influence of drugs Sunday night admitted that he was a little “twisted” and blamed his behavior on the fact that it was “Friday.”

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Tenn. boy dies after punishment of eating cigarette butts

Tenn. boy dies after punishment of eating cigarette butts

September 19th, 2013 9:35 am by Associated Press

A deputy has testified that the death of a 5-year-old Tennessee boy followed punishments that included eating cigarette butts and drinking dish soap.

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Military base shootings shake sense of security

Military base shootings shake sense of security

September 18th, 2013 9:57 pm by Associated Press

“It is earth-shattering. When military bases are no longer safe, where is safe if that even doesn’t exist anymore?” said Col. Kathy Platoni, a reservist who keeps a gun under her desk after witnessing the shooting at Fort Hood in Texas in 2009.

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Ultimate Smoke  conspirator who cooperated with police avoids jail time

Ultimate Smoke conspirator who cooperated with police avoids jail time

September 18th, 2013 9:54 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — According to a sentencing memorandum, Kory Neal Wiesner provided immediate and proactive assistance to law enforcement, which resulted in the prosecution of Jason Glenn Catoe and will likely result in additional prosecutions.

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Former Hawkins jailer charged with assault on inmate

Former Hawkins jailer charged with assault on inmate

September 18th, 2013 1:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Roy Junior Mathes, 37, of Rogersville surrendered himself on the assault charge Wednesday morning and was arraigned before Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross.

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Brother, sister face multiple charges after stop at Gate City checkpoint

Brother, sister face multiple charges after stop at Gate City checkpoint

September 18th, 2013 10:53 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Police allege that Shaina Brooke Peterson, 26, of Gate City, was so inebriated when she drove through the safety checkpoint that she asked officers what town she was in.

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Two arrested, two still sought  in Kingsport hit and run

Two arrested, two still sought in Kingsport hit and run

September 17th, 2013 11:09 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Police are searching for the occupants of a car that spurred a four-vehicle collision Friday afternoon, while two acquaintances accused of driving them from the scene have been arrested.

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Man lying in roadway with gun not charged with DUI despite confession

Man lying in roadway with gun not charged with DUI despite confession

September 16th, 2013 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said a DUI charge would have required a deputy seeing Marshall in control of the vehicle.

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Man who allegedly chased girlfriend around house in car faces drug charges

Man who allegedly chased girlfriend around house in car faces drug charges

September 16th, 2013 4:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County deputy responding to a domestic assault complaint early Sunday morning allegedly followed the male suspect back to the victim’s residence and observed him flee into the house carrying a pot plant.

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Woman charged with leaving Elizabethton crash that killed pedestrian

Woman charged with leaving Elizabethton crash that killed pedestrian

September 16th, 2013 3:43 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Chyanne Elizabeth Gobble, 20, 612 Maple St., was arrested Monday on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving a death.

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