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Bluff City man sentenced to 46 months for involvement in fight

Bluff City man sentenced to 46 months for involvement in fight

December 16th, 2014 10:47 pm by Matthew Lane

Lesley Aaron Cole received the sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Monday. Judge Ronnie Greer also ordered Cole be on supervised release for three years and spend 500 hours in a substance abuse treatment program while incarcerated.

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Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in Mountain City

Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in Mountain City

December 16th, 2014 8:40 pm by NET News Service

On Friday, special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation served Montrez Duncan, 32, on charges he killed 24-year-old Timothy Tillery during a fight that occurred between the two men on July 18.

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UPDATE: Body ID'd as that of war vet accused of killing 6

UPDATE: Body ID'd as that of war vet accused of killing 6

December 16th, 2014 3:45 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE and SEAN CARLIN, Associated Press

A prosecutor has confirmed that a body found in woods in suburban Philadelphia is that of an ex-Marine suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives.

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Lee County drug roundup targets 43 suspects

Lee County drug roundup targets 43 suspects

December 16th, 2014 12:29 pm by Nick Shepherd

The charges were the result of a nearly year-long investigation using informants, according to police, with most of the arrests resulting from direct hand-to-hand drug buys.

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Blountville man sentenced to life for 2011 murder

Blountville man sentenced to life for 2011 murder

December 16th, 2014 11:27 am by Jeff Bobo

Bryant Jackson Harris stood trial Oct. 27-28 accused of shooting his brother-in- law, Jeffery O. Smith, on July 21, 2011 at a residence in the Hawkins County section of Kingsport.

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Mom arrested after abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

Mom arrested after abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

December 16th, 2014 8:37 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County mother allegedly bolted out the back door of a house, leaving two children behind, when police came to investigate a single vehicle accident near Rogersville earlier this month.

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Gunman holds up Gate City ABC store

Gunman holds up Gate City ABC store

December 15th, 2014 10:23 pm by Staff report

The man is believed to be between 5'8" and 5'10" in height and weigh approximately 210 to 215 lbs. He was dressed in blue jeans and a sweatshirt with a Fox Racing logo on the back and lettering down the right sleeve.

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Surgoinsville dentist  facing TennCare fraud, unlawful prescription charges

Surgoinsville dentist facing TennCare fraud, unlawful prescription charges

December 15th, 2014 9:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Surgoinsville dentist known for placing a massive array of Christmas lights in front of his home every holiday season found himself on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's naughty list Monday.

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Large quantity of pot and pills found at shooting suspect's home

Large quantity of pot and pills found at shooting suspect's home

December 15th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies allegedly found a large quantity of pills and marijuana at the residence of a man accused of shooting at two neighbors Saturday with whom he's had an ongoing property dispute.

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Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

December 15th, 2014 2:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

Doughty was taken to the ground but kept resisting arrest. So the officer punched him in the face and head three times. Doughty was eventually handcuffed and allegedly told the officer if he ever saw him out, he would kill him.

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