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Wallens Ridge guard arrested in Kingsport drug bust

Wallens Ridge guard arrested in Kingsport drug bust

January 16th, 2014 4:18 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A corrections officer at a Wise County prison was arrested Thursday morning in a Kingsport parking lot, accused of selling prescription medication to an undercover officer.

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Thief stopped by pulling on a "push" door

Thief stopped by pulling on a "push" door

January 16th, 2014 4:09 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A would be thief in Chicago was stopped from breaking into a bar when he came across the hardest of obstacles, pulling on a door that says "push." The thief spent several minutes trying to get in and having no success.

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Man accused of threatening neighbors with gas can, lit cigarette

Man accused of threatening neighbors with gas can, lit cigarette

January 16th, 2014 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel man who allegedly threatened to burn his neighbors and their house with a gas can and a lit cigarette Wednesday night was charged with aggravated assault and public intoxication.

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Haslam announces anti-meth proposal

Haslam announces anti-meth proposal

January 16th, 2014 1:37 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam is proposing legislation that would require a prescription for more than a 20-day supply of cold medicines that are used to make methamphetamine.

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Police: Hernandez eyed as gunman in 2012 slayings

Police: Hernandez eyed as gunman in 2012 slayings

January 16th, 2014 1:29 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Boston police have been investigating whether jailed former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez may have been the gunman in a 2012 double slaying.

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Rogersville woman receives sweepstakes scam over Facebook

Rogersville woman receives sweepstakes scam over Facebook

January 15th, 2014 11:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Kathy Ward of Rogersville told the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office that on Sunday morning she had received a message on Facebook from someone using the name “Banky Rharo Jr.” stating that she was the winner of $200,000.

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KPD offers tips to avoid being scammed

KPD offers tips to avoid being scammed

January 15th, 2014 4:51 pm by Staff reports

Several reports have been filed to the Kingsport Police Department about area residents being targeted for scams, according to a KPD press release.

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Man accused of beating infant son in Scott County

Man accused of beating infant son in Scott County

January 15th, 2014 4:33 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia man is facing felony child abuse charges in Scott County for allegedly breaking his 11-week-old son's leg and ribs.

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Tenn. school secretary charged with stealing $140K

Tenn. school secretary charged with stealing $140K

January 15th, 2014 3:04 pm by Associated Press

Auditors said the suspect, a financial secretary, altered collection records from school organizations, activities and fees, and controlled the school's financial transactions.

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Gate City woman faces false report, weapons charges

Gate City woman faces false report, weapons charges

January 15th, 2014 8:17 am by Wes Bunch

A woman accused of faking a stabbing last year to conceal her son’s involvement in a string of neighborhood burglaries had her bond revoked Monday due to weapons charges.

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