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Women kept diaries of captivity in Cleveland

Women kept diaries of captivity in Cleveland

July 31st, 2013 10:35 pm by Associated Press

Three women held captive in Cleveland for a decade kept diaries documenting the horrific physical and sexual abuse they suffered on a daily basis, prosecutors said Wednesday. The kidnapper, Ariel Castro, is being sentenced Thursday.

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Scott teen's first-degree murder case bound over to grand jury

Scott teen's first-degree murder case bound over to grand jury

July 31st, 2013 8:10 pm by Wes Bunch

A Scott County teen who allegedly assisted her mother with her father’s murder will have her case taken before a grand jury following an appearance this week in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

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Kingsport woman, 85, arrested on drug charges

Kingsport woman, 85, arrested on drug charges

July 31st, 2013 4:21 pm by Rain Smith

An 85-year-old woman has been jailed after SWAT descended on her Kingsport home — marking her second arrest related to drug distribution in four years.

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Four parents appear before Hawkins judge on child neglect charges

Four parents appear before Hawkins judge on child neglect charges

July 30th, 2013 10:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Four parents accused in separate child neglect cases appeared before Hawkins County Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross Monday, including a man found in a park with his son and a large amount of drugs earlier this month.

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Hawkins couple nabbed on N.C. shooting warrants

Hawkins couple nabbed on N.C. shooting warrants

July 30th, 2013 10:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County couple wanted in North Carolina in connection with a shooting earlier this month were arrested Saturday by a persistent deputy who kept a close eye on their residence.

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Woman receives items purchased with stolen credit card from online dating friend

Woman receives items purchased with stolen credit card from online dating friend

July 30th, 2013 5:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — The 23-year-old woman told HCSO Cpl. Chad Britton Friday that recently she has been texting and emailing a person known to her as Shannon Hendrick, whom she met on a dating website called Plenty of Fish.

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Jury reduces attempted murder to aggravated assault in groin shooting trial

Jury reduces attempted murder to aggravated assault in groin shooting trial

July 30th, 2013 4:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County man who lost a testicle as a result of a 2011 shooting in front of his Bulls Gap residence testified before a jury Monday that “it really sucks to lose a nut.”

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Man accused of pointing shotgun at girlfriend’s face

Man accused of pointing shotgun at girlfriend’s face

July 30th, 2013 3:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man accused of pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend’s face last week reportedly told the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office he’s been “snorting” his medication.

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Police cruisers rammed in high-speed chase through Carter County

Police cruisers rammed in high-speed chase through Carter County

July 30th, 2013 2:06 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

A high-speed pursuit in which police reported two cruisers were struck and a head-on collision narrowly avoided ended in a crash and several charges for the driver.

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Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

July 30th, 2013 1:40 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — One suspect was allegedly weaving a stolen backhoe back and forth on Sullivan Gardens Parkway at approximately 4 a.m. The other is accused of acting as his brother's getaway man, stopping to let him jump in the back of a pickup.

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