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Tenn. DAs fight pain clinic 'industry of death'

Tenn. DAs fight pain clinic 'industry of death'

January 8th, 2015 9:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Barry Staubus, District Attorney General for Sullivan County, had a simple message for members of the Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition on Thursday: Call your legislators and demand a repeal to the Intractable Pain Act.

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Lawyer: Dad accused of tossing girl off Fla. bridge acted strange

Lawyer: Dad accused of tossing girl off Fla. bridge acted strange

January 8th, 2015 5:00 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

The man accused of throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge early Thursday had been acting strangely hours before, calling his attorney "God" and asking her to translate a Bible in Swedish.

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Houseguest accused of fondling 12-year-old Hawkins girl

Houseguest accused of fondling 12-year-old Hawkins girl

January 8th, 2015 3:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Gordon Anthony Fields allegedly told police he'd had the "urge" to "sexually connect" with a 12-year-old girl in the house where he was staying, and early Monday morning he acted on that urge.

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THP arrest 68 during New Year's enforcement

THP arrest 68 during New Year's enforcement

January 8th, 2015 7:16 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Drivers in routine traffic stops can refuse to take roadside tests or submit to breath-alcohol tests, though they can be charged for violating the implied consent laws and lose their driving privileges.

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KPD: Parking lot mishap spurs felony charges

KPD: Parking lot mishap spurs felony charges

January 7th, 2015 4:05 pm by Rain Smith

A minor collision outside of Kingsport's Hog Wild Saloon has led to major charges, as an officer allegedly observed a man back his car into another vehicle, then flee the scene, which ignited police pursuits in multiple jurisdictions.

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Photos: Sullivan grand jury indicts 20 on drug charges

Photos: Sullivan grand jury indicts 20 on drug charges

January 7th, 2015 2:30 pm by Staff Report

According to a press release from police, 11 suspects have been arrested while nine are still sought by authorities.

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Hit and run suspect nabbed

Hit and run suspect nabbed

January 7th, 2015 9:55 am by Jeff Bobo

A woman told Mount Carmel Police she was driving a 2012 Kia Optima westbound on 11-W Friday when a black Lexus SUV changing lanes struck her front driver's side fender.

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12 dead in attack on Paris newspaper; France goes on alert

12 dead in attack on Paris newspaper; France goes on alert

January 7th, 2015 7:47 am by JAMEY KEATEN and LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Masked gunmen stormed offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people before escaping. French President Francois Hollande said the attack on the weekly, which has drawn condemnation from Muslims, is "a terrorist attack, without a doubt."

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Teen allegedly rings in New Year with crime spree

Teen allegedly rings in New Year with crime spree

January 7th, 2015 6:13 am by Jeff Bobo

A North Carolina teen visiting her father in Mount Carmel allegedly welcomed in 2015 with an auto burglary spree at several residences in the West Ridge neighborhood.

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Hawkins heist is seventh targeting O'Reilly Auto Parts stores

Hawkins heist is seventh targeting O'Reilly Auto Parts stores

January 7th, 2015 12:22 am by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel Police Department Assistant Chief George Copas said these burglars knew the layout of the store and knew how to disable the alarm system without being detected. "These weren't your average, everyday burglars," Copas said.

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