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Police: Bristol pair busted with meth materials in Wise

Police: Bristol pair busted with meth materials in Wise

January 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two Bristol residents have been charged in Wise County on drug and other charges following a traffic stop by a county deputy for expired license tags.

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Hawkins couple makes three payments to bogus sweepstakes

Hawkins couple makes three payments to bogus sweepstakes

January 23rd, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

When the bogus sweepstakes representative told them they needed to make a fourth payment, it finally dawned on this couple that these prizes might not be legitimate.

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Employees' false returns prompt Gate City arrests

Employees' false returns prompt Gate City arrests

January 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Staff reports

After viewing and confirming the allegations from the store's video surveillance system, authorities interviewed the suspects who admitted to taking the merchandise without paying for it.

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Slammer: Last second door slam into deputy sends Hawkins man to jail

Slammer: Last second door slam into deputy sends Hawkins man to jail

January 23rd, 2015 5:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was described as highly intoxicated and very belligerent almost avoided going to jail during an encounter with police Wednesday until he allegedly slammed a house door into an exiting deputy's back.

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'Body bed' stolen from funeral home

'Body bed' stolen from funeral home

January 23rd, 2015 2:53 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to East Lawn Funeral Home on Memorial Boulevard, where an employee arrived to find the passenger side window of a van had been shattered.

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$20K in synthetic drugs seized in Wise County

$20K in synthetic drugs seized in Wise County

January 23rd, 2015 1:13 pm by Stephen Igo

The search at Road Side Service Center netted 4.4 pounds of synthetic cannabinoid, three vehicles, a pistol and $2,311 in cash.

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Head of local drug ring headed to prison

Head of local drug ring headed to prison

January 23rd, 2015 11:53 am by Matthew Lane

The patriarch of one of the largest "gravel" dealers in the Model City has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. Johnny Michael Stallard claims to have possessed 7,500 grams of the drug, and directed several family members involved in trafficking.

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Gloves from infamous Ali-Liston rematch going to auction

Gloves from infamous Ali-Liston rematch going to auction

January 23rd, 2015 9:36 am by ULA ILNYTZKY, Associated Press

Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine — won by Muhammad Ali with a first-round knockout from what some saw as a "phantom punch" — go up for auction Feb. 21 in New York.

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Trafficking juveniles for sex gets JC man 97 months in pen

Trafficking juveniles for sex gets JC man 97 months in pen

January 23rd, 2015 9:16 am by Matthew Lane

Jerry Johnson drove underage girls to a local hotel to have sex with construction workers, who in turn provided the girls with alcohol and marijuana.

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Divisions emerge among House GOP under pressure to govern

Divisions emerge among House GOP under pressure to govern

January 23rd, 2015 8:24 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most conservative lawmakers in the House Republican majority have gotten their way a lot in recent years. That may be starting to change.

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