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Syringe dump in Hawkins store results in felony charge

Syringe dump in Hawkins store results in felony charge

March 12th, 2015 2:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Video surveillance allegedly shows the suspect place needles in a Dr. Enuf drink container he brought with him, then leave them at the rear of the store. One of the syringes had the cap off and the needle exposed.

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Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

March 12th, 2015 1:35 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

More than 3,000 people have fallen for the ruse since 2013, Timothy Camus, a Treasury deputy inspector general for tax administration, said Thursday.

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Citizen's tip thwarts Gate City church burglary

Citizen's tip thwarts Gate City church burglary

March 12th, 2015 1:09 pm by Marci Gore

A Southwest Virginia man is facing several charges for allegedly attempting to break into the First Presbyterian Church in Gate City, including resisting arrest and assault on a police officer.

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Bed bugs discovery closes Rogersville senior center, library

Bed bugs discovery closes Rogersville senior center, library

March 12th, 2015 12:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Senior Center and H.B. Stamps Public Library, which share a building in downtown Rogersville, were evacuated Thursday around noon.

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Wise police seize synthetic drugs, cash in traffic stop

Wise police seize synthetic drugs, cash in traffic stop

March 12th, 2015 9:58 am by Staff report

Deputies also located a handgun, several packets of synthetic marijuana and $4,991 in cash. All the items were seized and further charges are pending

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Bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

Bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

March 12th, 2015 8:40 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Rep. Micah Van Huss of Jonesborough said he introduced the measure because he believes that "current laws here in Tennessee infringe on the Second Amendment of our U.S. Constitution."

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Officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

Officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

March 12th, 2015 7:08 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias.

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Second Harvest gets large donation to help feed children

Second Harvest gets large donation to help feed children

March 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Food for Kids program provides a bag full of health snacks and easy to prepare meal items for 4,666 children in the 14 school districts around the eight county region of Northeast Tennessee.

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Family learns of Hawkins WWII soldier's death 70 years later

Family learns of Hawkins WWII soldier's death 70 years later

March 11th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Gene Price was surprised Tuesday to read an article in the Times-News about an effort by an organization that maintains a Dutch WWII cemetery in Margraten, attempting to locate a photo of his uncle, Pfc. Lewis E. Price.

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70 new dogs strain local rescue group

70 new dogs strain local rescue group

March 11th, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

The director of Bridge Home No Kill Animal Rescue made the decision to rescue the dogs after their owner, a Sullivan County woman, was cited for animal cruelty earlier this month.

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