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Guns found at teen slaying suspect's home in Tenn.

Guns found at teen slaying suspect's home in Tenn.

July 11th, 2014 6:20 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Police found a store of firearms Thursday at the home of a 15-year-old boy charged with shooting a longtime member of the National Guard at a Tennessee armory as investigators explored possible motives, an official said.

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Bristol man enters    plea in  Christmas Eve murder in Scott

Bristol man enters plea in Christmas Eve murder in Scott

July 10th, 2014 10:56 pm by Wes Bunch

Daniel Eugene Norris, 38, had been scheduled to stand trial before a jury on a single count of capital murder but instead entered an Alford — or best interest — guilty plea to a reduced charge of first-degree murder.

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Second suspect in Church Hill ambush shooting now in Hawkins jail

Second suspect in Church Hill ambush shooting now in Hawkins jail

July 10th, 2014 3:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

Haile Nikols Dujon, 33, was transferred to the Hawkins County Jail Wednesday charged with attempted first degree murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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Mother, daughter scammed out of $521 in online parrot sale

Mother, daughter scammed out of $521 in online parrot sale

July 10th, 2014 3:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

HCSO Chief Deputy Tony Allen said there isn't much his department can do about these type of online scams, and the chances of these people seeing their money again are just about nil.

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Update: Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents

Update: Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents

July 10th, 2014 1:56 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

A gunman dressed as a delivery man forced his way into his sister-in-law's suburban Houston home where he held her children at gunpoint until their parents arrived. Then he opened fire, killing four of the children and the two adults.

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Man allegedly hits child with beer can at Rogersville park

Man allegedly hits child with beer can at Rogersville park

July 10th, 2014 1:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of hitting an 11-year-old girl with a beer can at the Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration Saturday will appear in court Aug. 20 on charges of assault and public intoxication.

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Kingsport chase suspect allegedly drives at police while high

Kingsport chase suspect allegedly drives at police while high

July 10th, 2014 10:45 am by Rain Smith

A Greeneville man has been jailed after allegedly leading a police pursuit along the outskirts of Eastman — driving his vehicle head-on at multiple patrol cars during the incident — and admitting that he "hit the pipe" as officers gave chase.

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Lower crime rate at 'projects' results in RPD ending extra policing contract

Lower crime rate at 'projects' results in RPD ending extra policing contract

July 10th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Since 2004 the Rogersville Housing Authority has been using federal grant funding to pay the Rogersville Police Department $20,000 extra per year to spend at least 25 hours per week at the "projects."

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Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

July 9th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Police say a Kentucky pastor who is a registered sex offender has been arrested in Tennessee on rape charges involving a juvenile.

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Tenn. man charged with murder after daughter's death, 22 years after beating

Tenn. man charged with murder after daughter's death, 22 years after beating

July 9th, 2014 3:12 pm by Associated Press

An autopsy by the state medical examiner's office found that Amanda Michelle Lane-Woodall died from complications of blunt-force head injury inflicted by a beating when she was 5 weeks old.

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