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Blountville man impersonated cop, stopped motorist using blue lights, deputies say

Blountville man impersonated cop, stopped motorist using blue lights, deputies say

February 5th, 2015 3:19 pm by NET News Service

Just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a man presenting himself as a police officer in the 800 block of Island Road.

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Crime Regional & National
Under new law, mother charged with exposing fetus to drugs

Under new law, mother charged with exposing fetus to drugs

February 5th, 2015 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County woman who allegedly admitted to taking Subutex and hydrocodone prior to the birth of her son in October was arrested Wednesday on one count of assault on a fetus.

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Police: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide on USC campus

Police: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide on USC campus

February 5th, 2015 2:45 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

South Carolina law enforcement officials say two people are dead in an apparent murder-suicide on the state's flagship university campus.

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Rock anthem singer Gary Glitter convicted of sex crimes

Rock anthem singer Gary Glitter convicted of sex crimes - VIDEO

February 5th, 2015 2:02 pm by Associated Press

A British jury on Thursday convicted former glam rock singer Gary Glitter of a string of sex abuse offenses against three young girls in the 1970s.

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Pregnant Tennessee woman arrested in baby's starvation death

Pregnant Tennessee woman arrested in baby's starvation death

February 5th, 2015 10:17 am by The Tennessean

Brittany Marie Wiest, 21, was arrested Wednesday and charged in connection with her infant son's death in April.

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Bristol woman accused of stealing, using debit card in Johnson City

Bristol woman accused of stealing, using debit card in Johnson City

February 5th, 2015 10:09 am by Staff Report

Amanda M. Hollyfield was charged with identity theft and theft of property under $500.

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Man accused of stealing equipment worth $32,000 from Food City construction site in Johnson City

Man accused of stealing equipment worth $32,000 from Food City construction site in Johnson City

February 5th, 2015 9:45 am by Staff Report

A Rogersville man was arrested Wednesday following an accusation that he stole construction equipment worth about $32,000 from the Food City construction site on North State of Franklin Road.

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A criminal under-taking, a poor exit strategy and more from the Police Blotter

A criminal under-taking, a poor exit strategy and more from the Police Blotter

February 4th, 2015 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

Also inside: A silly question, new street currency and more!

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Tennessee high school baseball coach charged with statutory rape

Tennessee high school baseball coach charged with statutory rape

February 4th, 2015 4:55 pm by Associated Press

The case involves a 15-year-old girl.

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Off the Wall News: THP says drunken NE Tennessee man crashed car that wife used to run over him

Off the Wall News: THP says drunken NE Tennessee man crashed car that wife used to run over him

February 4th, 2015 4:33 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper was dispatched Saturday afternoon to a single-vehicle crash in Church Hill.

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