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Gray man who shot at trooper sentenced to prison

Gray man who shot at trooper sentenced to prison

July 8th, 2014 3:36 pm by Matthew Lane

On January 3, 2013, Derrick Dakota Kitzmiller was involved in a police chase and shootout with a THP trooper in Washington County and was eventually apprehended and arrested.

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Stolen items retrieved from 'down inside' port-a-potty

Stolen items retrieved from 'down inside' port-a-potty

July 8th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rain Smith

A woman stated her juvenile child's cell phone was stolen, with her later observing a woman she knows to be carrying it.

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Donkey owner charged with cruelty for allegedly letting overgrown hooves cripple animal

Donkey owner charged with cruelty for allegedly letting overgrown hooves cripple animal

July 8th, 2014 1:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of letting his donkey's hooves grow out to the point that the animal was crippled and unable to stand was charged with cruelty to animals.

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Border money request won't include policy change

Border money request won't include policy change

July 8th, 2014 8:44 am by ERICA WERNER and JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied kids at the Southern border, but for now he won't seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly.

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Brother, sister allegedly nabbed with drugs after high-speed chase in dad's stolen car

Brother, sister allegedly nabbed with drugs after high-speed chase in dad's stolen car

July 8th, 2014 8:29 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County brother and sister are facing numerous charges related to the theft of their father's vehicle Sunday evening, and a subsequent high speed chase with police that included gunfire and ended in a crash.

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Former Sullivan highway workers file suit

Former Sullivan highway workers file suit

July 8th, 2014 12:32 am by J. H. Osborne

Interim Sullivan County Highway Commissioner Bobbie Manning, in his official capacity as such, and the Sullivan County Highway Department are named as defendants. Manning sought and lost the GOP nomination to run for highway commissioner this spring.

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Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

July 7th, 2014 8:00 pm by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press

Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they'll finally be able to open for business.

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Officials: Man set house fire with baby inside

Officials: Man set house fire with baby inside

July 7th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

A 56-year-old man is charged with attempted criminal homicide and aggravated arson after witnesses say he lit fire to a Hixson home with his three-month-old baby inside this weekend.

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Updated: Kingsport alderman  resigns from BMA following second DUI arrest

Updated: Kingsport alderman resigns from BMA following second DUI arrest

July 7th, 2014 5:36 pm by Matthew Lane

"While I enjoy serving the citizens of Kingsport, it is very important that I take some time to deal with personal matters for me and my family," Jantry Shupe wrote in his letter of resignation.

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'Street preacher' claims God would strike arresting officer dead

'Street preacher' claims God would strike arresting officer dead

July 7th, 2014 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was found preaching in the middle of Main Street in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning claimed "God was in him," but his arresting officer alleges that a large quantity of alcohol was in him as well.

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