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Sisters, teacher seek funds to buy headstone for Hawkins child killed with grape soda

Sisters, teacher seek funds to buy headstone for Hawkins child killed with grape soda

March 7th, 2014 11:26 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Five-year-old Alexa Linboom's horrific 2012 death made national headlines. Now her family and friends are trying to get a proper headstone on her grave.

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Kingsport man accused of shoplifting while possessing drugs

Kingsport man accused of shoplifting while possessing drugs

March 7th, 2014 10:20 am by Staff Reports

A Kingsport man was charged with shoplifting, possession of schedule I and II drugs for resale, and possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia Thursday, police said.

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Escaped inmate captured, back behind bars

Escaped inmate captured, back behind bars

March 7th, 2014 10:19 am by Staff Report

Joshua Baber walked away from a work detail on Thursday afternoon. By Friday morning, he was back behind bars.

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Man charged with hindering creditor

Man charged with hindering creditor

March 7th, 2014 10:18 am by Staff Reports

An Erwin man was arrested Thursday on a charge of hindering a secured creditor over $1,000, police said.

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North Carolina driver arrested after hitting two pedestrians Thursday morning in Unicoi County

North Carolina driver arrested after hitting two pedestrians Thursday morning in Unicoi County

March 6th, 2014 5:19 pm by Brad Hicks

Authorities say the grandmother threw herself in front her grandson in an attempt to protect him from being hit by the vehicle as he crossed Unicoi Drive to board the school bus waiting for him on the other side of the road.

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Authorities searching for prisoner who escaped from Northeast Correctional Complex

Authorities searching for prisoner who escaped from Northeast Correctional Complex

March 6th, 2014 3:49 pm by Staff Report

Joshua Baber allegedly escaped while outside on work detail Thursday afternoon.

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Two more arrested in Sullivan County beating

Two more arrested in Sullivan County beating

March 6th, 2014 10:52 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Investigation revealed an argument at a home on Wyatt Hollow Road led to the assault, with the victim allegedly choked, kicked, punched, bitten and struck with a baseball bat.

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Elizabethton man charged with trying to burglarize gun store on West Elk Avenue

Elizabethton man charged with trying to burglarize gun store on West Elk Avenue

March 6th, 2014 9:53 am by Staff Report

Thad Buckles, denied being at the Gun Depot, however a witness positively identified him as the man trying to burglarize the business. Police say security camera video from the business also confirmed it was Buckles

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Update: Stratton testifies in his own defense

Update: Stratton testifies in his own defense

March 5th, 2014 9:17 pm by Becky Campbell

Justin Stratton, on trial on a first-degree murder charge in a 2011 shooting, testified in his own defense - adamantly - that he may be a thief and drug dealer, but he is no killer and did not shoot the victim.

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Johnson City woman arrested for drug charges at Winged Deer Park

Johnson City woman arrested for drug charges at Winged Deer Park

March 5th, 2014 9:06 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they've arrested a Johnson City woman on drug charges after finding her and another person in a vehicle early Wednesday morning at Winged Deer Park.

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