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Slain Bean Station pharmacist remembered as 'wonderful listener,' 'caring family man'

Slain Bean Station pharmacist remembered as 'wonderful listener,' 'caring family man'

May 29th, 2013 7:07 am by Robert Wilson, Knoxville News Sentinel

Whether it was Stephen Ray Lovell’s joyous approach to life or the awful, horrific way in which he lost his, something compelled a substantial portion and East Tennessee community out Tuesday to bid him farewell.

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Mother charged after child seen in window

Mother charged after child seen in window

May 28th, 2013 10:12 pm by Staff Report

A mother was arrested on child neglect charges on Sunday after an Elizabethton Police Department officer noticed a 3-year-old child standing on the ledge of an open window of Lynnwood/Lynnridge Apartments.

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Officials: Few clues in Knoxville College fires

Officials: Few clues in Knoxville College fires

May 28th, 2013 9:12 pm by Jim Balloch, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville Fire Department investigators on Tuesday continued their search for clues to the identify of the person or persons who set two small fires on the campus of Knoxville College in Mechanicsville.

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12 charged in Johnson County meth roundup

12 charged in Johnson County meth roundup

May 28th, 2013 5:56 pm by Staff Report

A dozen Johnson County residents were charged Tuesday in a meth roundup conducted by the Sheriff's Office and other agencies.

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Man urinates on TV during political argument with mother, both arrested

Man urinates on TV during political argument with mother, both arrested

May 28th, 2013 4:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police responded to a disturbance at a mobile home on Stanley Valley Road in Hawkins County. A female resident, 54, stated she and her 24-year-old son had been arguing, "over politics" — prompting him to attempt urinating on the TV.

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Kingsport bail bondsman charged with burglary

Kingsport bail bondsman charged with burglary

May 28th, 2013 4:07 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

KINGSPORT — The owner of a Kingsport bail bond business was arrested over the weekend, charged with aggravated burglary after allegedly entering and searching a home without consent.

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Update: Gifted guns from former Unicoi sheriff Harris being sought

Update: Gifted guns from former Unicoi sheriff Harris being sought

May 28th, 2013 3:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Some firearms that were given as gifts to various people by former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris may have been bought from the county drug fund and therefore could not be gifts, according to a year-long audit conducted by the sheriff's office.

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Drug warrant leads to dog fighting evidence

Drug warrant leads to dog fighting evidence

May 28th, 2013 12:45 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a drug investigation led to a dog fighting operation in Chattanooga.

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Former SW Va. police chief sentenced on federal drug, robbery charges

May 28th, 2013 12:32 pm by Staff Report

The former police chief for the town of Pennington Gap who pleaded guilty to dealing drugs in uniform and orchestrating a pharmacy robbery will spend the next nine years in prison after he was sentenced for Tuesday morning in federal court.

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Update: Johnson City man accused of trying to meet boy for sex

Update: Johnson City man accused of trying to meet boy for sex

May 28th, 2013 12:12 pm by Brad Hicks

A Johnson City man is facing multiple charges stemming from investigations by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Erwin Police Department for allegedly attempting to solicit sex from an underage male juvenile, according to the TBI.

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