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East Tennessee man charged in tongue piercing incident

East Tennessee man charged in tongue piercing incident

May 8th, 2014 9:44 am by Associated Press

An East Tennessee man is facing charges after police say he allowed a teenage girl to get her tongue pierced.

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Felony eluding: Scott grand jury indicts three in police pursuit cases

Felony eluding: Scott grand jury indicts three in police pursuit cases

May 7th, 2014 11:43 pm by Wes Bunch

Commonwealth's Attorney Marcus McClung said all three cases involved drivers who failed to pull over after an officer initiated a traffic stop. He said two of the pursuits — including one that reached speeds of 120 mph — took place in the Gate City area.

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Johnson City man gets 121 month sentence in sex case

Johnson City man gets 121 month sentence in sex case

May 7th, 2014 9:43 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr. admitted to Judge J. Ronnie Greer that he did send inappropriate text messages to a boy last year, but said he never touched or attempted to touch the boy and did not offer him money to engage in illegal sexual activity.

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Kingsport man gets 15 years in drug conspiracy

Kingsport man gets 15 years in drug conspiracy

May 7th, 2014 2:48 pm by Matthew Lane

Ricky Dwayne Harvey, 30, received the 180 month prison sentence for his part in a scheme to distribute 10,000 oxycodone pills throughout Northeast Tennessee.

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Woman charged after confronting child on Tenn. bus

Woman charged after confronting child on Tenn. bus

May 7th, 2014 2:37 pm by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee woman is facing charges after a video shows her boarding a bus and confronting a second-grader that she thought hit her stepdaughter.

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Parole hearing continued in 'Stringbean' murder case

Parole hearing continued in 'Stringbean' murder case

May 6th, 2014 6:55 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Board of Parole has asked for a psychological evaluation for the man in prison for murdering country comic David "Stringbean" Akeman and his wife, Estelle, in 1973.

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Police: JC man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

Police: JC man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

May 6th, 2014 5:19 pm by NET News Service

The child's mother told police she found Cody Shaw holding their son in the doorway with a cigarette in his hand close to the infant's face. She grabbed the child and reportedly spotted a burn mark on his face.

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KPD finds pot, cash after suspect allegedly shot at car three days earlier

KPD finds pot, cash after suspect allegedly shot at car three days earlier

May 6th, 2014 4:41 pm by Nick Shepherd

Close to a pound of a marijuana was found, along with cash and guns, in a Kingsport man's apartment after he was arrested for shooting at a vehicle three days before, according to Kingsport police.

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Man who flipped truck allegedly admits drinking two beers, taking 'anxiety' medicine

Man who flipped truck allegedly admits drinking two beers, taking 'anxiety' medicine

May 6th, 2014 4:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man who rolled his pickup on its side in a two-vehicle accident early Friday morning allegedly admitted to drinking two beers and taking his "anxiety" medicine earlier in the day.

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Damage, missing bumper betray woman's version of Hawkins wreck

Damage, missing bumper betray woman's version of Hawkins wreck

May 6th, 2014 3:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman told police she'd been sideswiped by an oncoming vehicle Sunday morning, but the damage to her vehicle, as well as her bumper found near a downed fence, told a different story.

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