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Mother, daughter scammed out of $521 in online parrot sale

Mother, daughter scammed out of $521 in online parrot sale

July 10th, 2014 3:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

HCSO Chief Deputy Tony Allen said there isn't much his department can do about these type of online scams, and the chances of these people seeing their money again are just about nil.

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Traveler urinates on I-81 to 'make good time'

Traveler urinates on I-81 to 'make good time'

July 10th, 2014 2:20 pm by Rain Smith

At 6:48 p.m. a deputy spotted a vehicle in the emergency lane of I-81 at mile marker 67. Outside of the SUV stood a man who was, "making no attempt to conceal himself from the public's view."

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Update: Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents

Update: Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents

July 10th, 2014 1:56 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

A gunman dressed as a delivery man forced his way into his sister-in-law's suburban Houston home where he held her children at gunpoint until their parents arrived. Then he opened fire, killing four of the children and the two adults.

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Man allegedly hits child with beer can at Rogersville park

Man allegedly hits child with beer can at Rogersville park

July 10th, 2014 1:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of hitting an 11-year-old girl with a beer can at the Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration Saturday will appear in court Aug. 20 on charges of assault and public intoxication.

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15-year-old charged in fatal shooting at Tenn. armory

15-year-old charged in fatal shooting at Tenn. armory

July 10th, 2014 1:14 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say the suspect somehow gained access to armory, which is usually locked, and fired several shots Wednesday evening. Sgt. 1st Class Michael W. Braden was shot and later died.

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Kingsport chase suspect allegedly drives at police while high

Kingsport chase suspect allegedly drives at police while high

July 10th, 2014 10:45 am by Rain Smith

A Greeneville man has been jailed after allegedly leading a police pursuit along the outskirts of Eastman — driving his vehicle head-on at multiple patrol cars during the incident — and admitting that he "hit the pipe" as officers gave chase.

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4 children among 6 killed in Houston-area shooting

4 children among 6 killed in Houston-area shooting

July 10th, 2014 8:13 am by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critically wounded his 15-year-old daughter, sank to his knees in surrender after a three-hour standoff in suburban Houston, police said.

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Food City CEO expects close vote in Hawkins wine referendums

Food City CEO expects close vote in Hawkins wine referendums

July 10th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

"I think you'd be naive to think, as close as the (liquor) referendums were, that this wouldn't be close too." -- Food city president and CEO Steve Smith

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Lower crime rate at 'projects' results in RPD ending extra policing contract

Lower crime rate at 'projects' results in RPD ending extra policing contract

July 10th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Since 2004 the Rogersville Housing Authority has been using federal grant funding to pay the Rogersville Police Department $20,000 extra per year to spend at least 25 hours per week at the "projects."

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New Tenn. law allows action when child spotted in hot car

New Tenn. law allows action when child spotted in hot car

July 9th, 2014 11:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

As of July 1 of this year, people who spot a child left in a hot car are allowed to break the windows without fear of being held liable for damages.

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