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Man who withdrew $10k from elderly victim's account sentenced to 3 years

Man who withdrew $10k from elderly victim's account sentenced to 3 years

June 10th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Greeneville man who impersonated a person with a similar last name last year to withdraw $10,000 from the victim's bank account was sentenced to three years last week in Hawkins County Criminal Court.

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Benefit ride to support Hope House Children's program

Benefit ride to support Hope House Children's program

June 10th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

The volunteers and staff at the Hope House of Scott County try to provide as many comforts of home as possible when a child comes to the shelter. So in an effort to raise money for its children's programs, the domestic violence shelter will host a motorcy

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Fire destroys vacant rental home near Mount Carmel

Fire destroys vacant rental home near Mount Carmel

June 10th, 2015 4:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

Around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday several volunteer fire departments responded to a residence at 527 Waycross Road in the "Frisco Yard" community just north of Mount Carmel near the Virginia state line.

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Wanted man nabbed in stolen car

Wanted man nabbed in stolen car

June 10th, 2015 3:42 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in thefts across multiple jurisdictions has been arrested inside an allegedly stolen car, reports the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, and just shortly after he and a woman swiped several items from a Bloomingdale apartment.

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Kingsport Theatre Guild staging a season review gala to drum up interest

Kingsport Theatre Guild staging a season review gala to drum up interest

June 10th, 2015 1:48 pm by Nick Shepherd

KTG will be entering into its 68th year and has had its ups and downs over the years. KTG bills itself as the starting point for those interested in pursuing an education or career in theater.

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Panel passes measure cutting EPA's budget

Panel passes measure cutting EPA's budget

June 10th, 2015 1:04 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

"Congress must exercise its prerogative to prevent this kind of bureaucratic overreach," said Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, a Kentucky Republican.

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Hawkins man facing more than 100 child porn charges

Hawkins man facing more than 100 child porn charges

June 10th, 2015 12:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say they received a tip Monday that Robert Heath London, 42, 563 Manis Road, was engaged in child pornography via the Internet and through the U.S. Mail Service in his home located just west of Rogersville.

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NTSB says Amtrak engineer didn't use cellphone before crash

NTSB says Amtrak engineer didn't use cellphone before crash

June 10th, 2015 10:48 am by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

The agency also said the engineer, Brandon Bostian, didn't access the train's Wi-Fi system while he was operating the locomotive.

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Sullivan couple charged with passing $4,000 in fake U.S. Treasury checks

Sullivan couple charged with passing $4,000 in fake U.S. Treasury checks

June 10th, 2015 10:45 am by Matthew Lane

Two Sullivan County residents who allegedly passed just over $4,000 in fake U.S. Treasury checks at Food City grocery stores in Kingsport, Maryville and Knoxville have been indicted on federal counterfeiting charges.

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Officer recorded in Texas pool party incident resigns

Officer recorded in Texas pool party incident resigns

June 10th, 2015 9:49 am by DAVID WARREN, Associated Press; TERRY WALLACE, Associated Press

A white police officer in suburban Dallas has resigned after he was recorded on video pushing a black teenage girl to the ground outside a pool party and brandishing his gun at other teens.

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