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Former police chief’s son takes plea deal in impersonation case

Former police chief’s son takes plea deal in impersonation case

December 10th, 2013 11:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Nathaniel Ryan Robinette, 21, 664 Heck Hollow Road, Rogersville, was arrested on Dec. 14, 2012, after detaining a motorist in a parking lot and searching the vehicle while identifying himself as a police officer and brandishing a badge.

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Mount Carmel woman charged in standoff with authorities sentenced to three years

Mount Carmel woman charged in standoff with authorities sentenced to three years

December 10th, 2013 10:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Following an Aug. 19 domestic assault on her sister, Joy Lee Cox, 55, 226 Oak St., Mount Carmel, allegedly emptied a nine-shot handgun over the course of several hours while screaming at police officers to kill her.

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Nickelsville couple indicted in child abuse case

Nickelsville couple indicted in child abuse case

December 10th, 2013 6:38 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — According to medical reports, the incident left the 14-month-old boy with multiple skull fractures, bleeding on the brain and extensive bruising.

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St. Jude donations stolen from Kingsport drive-through

St. Jude donations stolen from Kingsport drive-through

December 10th, 2013 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

Money intended for children with catastrophic diseases has been stolen from a downtown Kingsport business, where someone allegedly reached through a window to swipe a donation jar.

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Video: Couple steals video game systems from Kingsport Walmart

Video: Couple steals video game systems from Kingsport Walmart

December 10th, 2013 12:44 pm by Rain Smith

Police are attempting to identify a pair of individuals who stole seven video game systems from a Kingsport Walmart.

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18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges

18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges

December 10th, 2013 9:36 am by GREG RISLING and TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies allegedly saw themselves as being "above the law" when they beat inmates and jail visitors, falsified reports and tried to obstruct an FBI probe of the nation's largest jail system.

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Woman claims ex tried to cause her to wreck, told her they should die

Woman claims ex tried to cause her to wreck, told her they should die

December 9th, 2013 4:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Johnson City woman told police she was driving her ex-boyfriend to an aunt’s house in Hawkins County Friday night when he allegedly “jerked” the steering wheel out of her hand attempting to crash the car, telling her they both should die.

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Auto burglars break out windows at Kingsport Aquatics Center

Auto burglars break out windows at Kingsport Aquatics Center

December 9th, 2013 2:39 pm by Staff Report

Burglars broke out windows in three separate vehicles outside the Kingsport YMCA and Aquatics Center on Sunday afternoon, with police saying that in each instance a purse had been left in plain view.

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Daughter allegedly helps mom fight off would-be Dollar Store robber

Daughter allegedly helps mom fight off would-be Dollar Store robber

December 9th, 2013 12:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men who attempted to rob a woman at a Dollar General Store near Church Hill last week before the victim’s daughter reportedly helped fight off the attacker.

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The week in crime: Man caught with 13-year-olds he met on Facebook, auto burglar claims he won vehicle in lottery

The week in crime: Man caught with 13-year-olds he met on Facebook, auto burglar claims he won vehicle in lottery

December 7th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Nov. 29 through Dec. 6.

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