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Escaped Lee felon caught in Big Stone Gap

Escaped Lee felon caught in Big Stone Gap

February 3rd, 2014 5:11 pm by Wes Bunch

BIG STONE GAP — Jeremy Lynn Mitchell, 37, of Big Stone Gap, was reportedly located at about 4 p.m. Monday hiding in a residence in Big Stone Gap, according to a statement released by the Wise County Sheriff’s Office.

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Burglars broke $18,000 robotic sewer camera, stole monitor

Burglars broke $18,000 robotic sewer camera, stole monitor

February 3rd, 2014 4:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is looking for burglars who damaged an $18,000 sewer video camera last week that was stored in a truck parked at the Rogersville Sewer Treatment Plant.

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Kingsport police warning against local phone scam

Kingsport police warning against local phone scam

February 3rd, 2014 2:50 pm by Nick Shepherd

Kingsport police are issuing a warning about a phone scam in which people are told they have received a red light citation and can pay with a credit card over the phone.

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Convicted murderer escapes from Michigan prison

Convicted murderer escapes from Michigan prison

February 3rd, 2014 2:40 pm by Associated Press

A man convicted in four murders two decades ago is at large after he escaped from a Michigan prison disguised as a prison worker and abducted a woman who fled his grips when he stopped for gas in Indiana, authorities said Monday.

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Former employee charged with vandalizing business

Former employee charged with vandalizing business

February 3rd, 2014 11:20 am by Nick Shepherd

A former employee of a Sullivan County restaurant has been charged with burglary and vandalism of the restaurant after she broke the glass in a door, according to a press release.

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Sword threat prompts Kingsport man's arrest

Sword threat prompts Kingsport man's arrest

February 3rd, 2014 9:50 am by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man was arrested on Saturday after allegedly threatening a man with a large sword, according to a police report.

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Sullivan County couple accused of stealing identities to file false tax returns

Sullivan County couple accused of stealing identities to file false tax returns

February 2nd, 2014 9:16 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A Sullivan County couple face a host of federal charges after allegedly stealing the identities of fellow jail inmates, filing false income tax returns and keeping the money for their own personal use.

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Washington County authorities say man left ID at home he was robbing

Washington County authorities say man left ID at home he was robbing

February 2nd, 2014 5:38 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Sheriff’s deputies said they arrested a man on an aggravated burglary charge early Sunday morning.

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Double stabbing in Mount Carmel attributed to dispute over meth lab proceeds

Double stabbing in Mount Carmel attributed to dispute over meth lab proceeds

February 2nd, 2014 3:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

It took meth lab suspects more than two hours to call 911 Saturday night following a double box-cutter stabbing, and only after a woman attempted, and failed, to sew up a serious cut with a needle and thread.

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Police: Man stole cars left during Atlanta storm

Police: Man stole cars left during Atlanta storm

February 1st, 2014 4:46 pm by Associated Press

A 34-year-old man is accused of using a tow truck to take cars that were abandoned in Atlanta during the winter storm and traffic jam.

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