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Kingsport juvenile allegedly crashes stolen van in cemetery during police chase

Kingsport juvenile allegedly crashes stolen van in cemetery during police chase

July 14th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 16-year-old Kingsport boy is facing numerous charges after allegedly leading Hawkins County police on a high speed chase that ended with him rolling a stolen van at a Mount Carmel cemetery.

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Hawkins man killed when Bobcat rolls over

Hawkins man killed when Bobcat rolls over

July 14th, 2014 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man was killed Saturday evening after the Caterpillar Bobcat he was using apparently rolled down a steep embankment.

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Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

July 14th, 2014 3:14 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts.

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Former sheriff arrested after chase by troopers

Former sheriff arrested after chase by troopers

July 14th, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

A former Grainger County sheriff and current mayoral candidate has been charged with drunk driving after police say he ran into at least one tombstone while leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

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Hawkins County BOE revises fighting policy to permit self defense

Hawkins County BOE revises fighting policy to permit self defense

July 14th, 2014 1:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County principals will have the option of not punishing students who defend themselves in a fight, but that option still won't exist for 'third party' students who come to the aid of another.

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SCSO auctions seized vehicles

SCSO auctions seized vehicles

July 14th, 2014 11:59 am by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is currently auctioning off eight vehicles seized through the course of recent narcotics investigations.

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Court Review: White looks at current campaign from perspective of only Tennessee justice not retained by voters

Court Review: White looks at current campaign from perspective of only Tennessee justice not retained by voters

July 14th, 2014 9:58 am by Hank Hayes

White, a Northeast Tennessee native, had been appointed twice to judgeships by then-Democratic Gov. Ned McWherter — first to the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and then to the Tennessee Supreme Court.

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Even where pot is legal, it is not always welcome at work

Even where pot is legal, it is not always welcome at work

July 14th, 2014 8:28 am by By Andy Mannix, The Seattle Times (MCT)

Washingtonians can walk into a store, buy a bag of weed and go home and light up in full compliance of state law. But that doesn't mean they won't be punished — or even fired — for it.

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J.C. Police say 2 dead in apparent murder/suicide

J.C. Police say 2 dead in apparent murder/suicide

July 14th, 2014 8:26 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Sunday at 3 p.m., Johnson City police officers arrived at 2914 Watauga Road, Apt. 605, to find the residents dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

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Dispatcher praised for getting gunman to surrender

Dispatcher praised for getting gunman to surrender

July 14th, 2014 8:22 am by Associated Press

Police are praising a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in a Southern California neighborhood, wounded two others and fired on officers.

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