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Authorities: One killed during inmate brawls in Tenn.

Authorities: One killed during inmate brawls in Tenn.

September 2nd, 2013 12:57 pm by Associated Press

Authorities are investigating several fights involving more than a dozen inmates at the South Central Correctional Facility in Clifton, Tenn., that left one man dead.

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Kingsport stabbing victim taken to hospital

Kingsport stabbing victim taken to hospital

September 1st, 2013 11:08 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Kingsport police officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 1338 Holyoke St. shortly after 3 p.m. on Sunday, according to a release from Detective Sgt. Chris Tincher.

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Hawkins County woman loses $4,000 in ‘work at home’ scam from Craigslist

Hawkins County woman loses $4,000 in ‘work at home’ scam from Craigslist

September 1st, 2013 5:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman told the sheriff’s office last week she lost nearly $4,000 in a “work at home” Internet scam after replying to an ad on Craigslist.com.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 31st, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff report

The week in crime this week includes a woman who hid $5,000 in a "special" place, a couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage and a businessman indicted, among others.

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Teen allegedly spits in officer’s face following domestic altercation

Teen allegedly spits in officer’s face following domestic altercation

August 30th, 2013 10:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A teen was arrested this week after he allegedly slammed a door on his mom’s foot and then spat in the face of an arresting officer. On Monday, HCSO Deputy Gary Lawson was dispatched to the home of Donna Miller, 364 Colonial Road.

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Accused Food City pharmacy robber charged with selling stolen pills

Accused Food City pharmacy robber charged with selling stolen pills

August 30th, 2013 7:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — The charges are beginning to pile up for the Church Hill man accused of robbing a Food City pharmacy of a large quantity of pills earlier this month.

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TBI corrects press release, says man shot by KPD had knife, but his "gun" was a shingle

TBI corrects press release, says man shot by KPD had knife, but his "gun" was a shingle

August 30th, 2013 2:52 pm by Staff reports

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation sent out a press release Friday correcting a previous release about a man shot by Kingsport Police Department officers in June.

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JC man charged after allegedly cooking meth in home with 5-year-old inside

JC man charged after allegedly cooking meth in home with 5-year-old inside

August 30th, 2013 2:13 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News service

A wanted Johnson City man was arrested Wednesday night after Johnson City police responded to a home where he was reportedly cooking methamphetamine while he, two females and a child were inside.

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Sheriff's deputy says Telford man allowed three children to live in filth

Sheriff's deputy says Telford man allowed three children to live in filth

August 30th, 2013 2:00 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Telford man wanted on a driving charge was arrested Thursday, but with additional charges of child neglect after a sheriff's deputy found three children living in filth in his home, according to records.

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Tampering with evidence earns Hawkins woman 3-year sentence

Tampering with evidence earns Hawkins woman 3-year sentence

August 29th, 2013 11:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Church Hill woman who hid a stash of pills from police in her shorts during a DUI traffic stop this past June and later tried to dispose of more hidden pills in the jail toilet was sentenced to three years Thursday.

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