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Man accused of burning baby with cigarettes gets 10 years in plea deal

Man accused of burning baby with cigarettes gets 10 years in plea deal

October 24th, 2014 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A man accused of burning his girlfriend's 14-month-old baby with cigarettes in 2010 was sentenced to 10 years Friday in Hawkins County Criminal Court on the reduced charge of attempted aggravated child abuse.

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Photos: Howl-o-weee! Dogs don special digs for good cause

Photos: Howl-o-weee! Dogs don special digs for good cause

October 23rd, 2014 11:00 pm by Rain Smith

A fall festival of the four-legged kind is being offered in Kingsport this weekend, with proceeds to benefit both animals in need and a place to run free.

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Man arrested for allegedly assaulting cop with stolen Corvette

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting cop with stolen Corvette

October 23rd, 2014 10:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

The incident occurred when deputies with the Scott County Sheriff's Office were conducting a checkpoint. Police say the suspect revved the engine on the stolen car and sped away.

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Official: 3 dead, 1 hurt in Maryland air crash

Official: 3 dead, 1 hurt in Maryland air crash

October 23rd, 2014 10:30 pm by DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

An airplane and a helicopter collided in the air near a Maryland airport before crashing into a line of trees and a self-storage business Thursday afternoon, killing three people but sparing two men in the plane.

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Online harassment is routine among adults

Online harassment is routine among adults

October 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by By Katie Humphrey, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

Seventy-three percent of adult Internet users have witnessed online harassment and 40 percent have experienced it, according to the first ever Pew Research report on the topic.

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Man accused of accosting detective in August arrested again for road rage with a gun

Man accused of accosting detective in August arrested again for road rage with a gun

October 23rd, 2014 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was free on bond accused of a drunken road rage incident against a detective in August is back in jail for allegedly accosting a motorist Wednesday night while carrying a pistol in his waistband.

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Mom with two small kids in car took four different narcotics before driving

Mom with two small kids in car took four different narcotics before driving

October 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

After performing poorly on field sobriety tests Emily Hutson allegedly admitted that just prior to driving she'd taken Subutex, Xanax, Phentermine and Valium on top of cough medicine.

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Haslam: Common Core review doesn't signal retreat

Haslam: Common Core review doesn't signal retreat

October 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam insists that his decision this week to hold a public review of Common Core doesn't signal a retreat from the education standards in view of heavy criticism from teachers and tea party groups.

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Purse snatcher sought by police

Purse snatcher sought by police

October 23rd, 2014 5:00 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who allegedly walked out of a Kingsport store with $500 worth of merchandise is now implicated in a separate theft from a city club, and police are seeking information on her alleged accomplice in that incident.

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Update: Mold closes Sullivan County school

Update: Mold closes Sullivan County school

October 23rd, 2014 4:14 pm by Rick Wagner

According to a Thursday afternoon news release from Director of Schools Jubal Yennie, children in the affected classrooms were relocated Thursday to give maintenance personnel the opportunity to investigate and remediate the affected areas.

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