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Drive through Bluff City yard ends with assault on police

Drive through Bluff City yard ends with assault on police

December 23rd, 2014 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City man is accused of performing doughnuts on a neighbor's lawn with an SUV — churning up significant sections of grass during the vandalism — then pointing a rifle at responding officers to ignite a struggle.

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Drug charges added to couple served with probation violation warrants

Drug charges added to couple served with probation violation warrants

December 22nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville couple are facing drug possession and meth trafficking charges after Hawkins County deputies serving warrants for probation violations last week allegedly found drugs and syringes in their residence.

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Five vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

Five vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

December 22nd, 2014 3:28 pm by Rain Smith

Though the goods have since been recovered, police are searching for a pair of men suspected of cutting a chain link fence at a Kingsport auto dealer, then driving five vehicles off the lot.

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Police departments on alert after cop killings

Police departments on alert after cop killings

December 22nd, 2014 8:14 am by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers.

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Tennessee woman charged with drugging three more of her children

Tennessee woman charged with drugging three more of her children

December 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — A Nashville woman accused of drugging and killing her 22-month-old son has now been charged with giving drugs to her other three children.

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Australian woman charged with murder of eight children

Australian woman charged with murder of eight children

December 21st, 2014 5:48 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

SYDNEY — An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said.

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Killings of two New York officers trigger backlash

Killings of two New York officers trigger backlash

December 21st, 2014 5:42 pm by RIK STEVENS and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Civil rights leaders Sunday condemned the ambush killings of two New York police officers and expressed fear that the backlash over the bloodshed could derail the protest movement.

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Stepfather charged in deaths of Greeneville babies

Stepfather charged in deaths of Greeneville babies

December 20th, 2014 7:12 pm by Associated Press

GREENEVILLE — The stepfather of two girls whose bodies were found in a house has been charged with two counts of aggravated child abuse and neglect.

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Busted! Kingsport man charged in ABC Store robbery

Busted! Kingsport man charged in ABC Store robbery

December 20th, 2014 12:39 pm by Matthew Lane

The Virginia State Police credits many calls and tips from the public, providing the necessary information to identify and arrest the suspect.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

December 20th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff reports

This week's stories include a dentist facing TennCare fraud, a Kingsport man accused of shaking a baby resulting in severe brain damage, gunfire at a Kingsport shopping center, among others

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