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Officer: 'Preacher' said God would strike him dead

Officer: 'Preacher' said God would strike him dead

July 7th, 2014 9:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man who was found preaching in the middle of Main Street in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning claimed God was in him, but his arresting officer alleges that a large quantity of alcohol was in him as well.

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Man charged with lighting house on fire with his baby inside

Man charged with lighting house on fire with his baby inside

July 7th, 2014 7:11 pm by David Cobb, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A 56-year-old man is facing charges of attempted criminal homicide and aggravated arson after witnesses said he lit fire to a Hixson home with his three-month-old baby inside this weekend.

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Updated: 2 arraigned on murder, robbery charges from Roan Mountain bludgeoning death

Updated: 2 arraigned on murder, robbery charges from Roan Mountain bludgeoning death

July 7th, 2014 12:35 pm by John Thompson

Anthony Lacy, 18, and Demetrice Cordell, 19, reportedly admitted to robbing and killing Danny R. Vance, whose body was found on the front porch of his home at 690 Heaton Creek Road on Friday.

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Fresh from hospital, accused Myrtle Avenue killer arraigned in Jonesborough

Fresh from hospital, accused Myrtle Avenue killer arraigned in Jonesborough

July 7th, 2014 11:49 am by Becky Campbell

Moses A. "Lucky" Ballard used a wheelchair in Washington County Sessions Court this morning.

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NE Tennessee man accused of beating dad with tire iron right after release from jail

NE Tennessee man accused of beating dad with tire iron right after release from jail

July 7th, 2014 10:05 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man allegedly beat his father with a tire iron Tuesday shortly after being released from jail for a disorderly conduct charge that he had been arrested on earlier that morning.

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Johnson City police say car burglar tripped, fell during chase

Johnson City police say car burglar tripped, fell during chase

July 7th, 2014 8:38 am by Staff Report

Andy Lane was arrested about 2:15 a.m. Sunday after police were called to the area of South Roan and West Pine streets on a suspicious person report.

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Police: 27-year-old Johnson City woman claimed to be 16

Police: 27-year-old Johnson City woman claimed to be 16

July 7th, 2014 8:11 am by Staff Report

Police encountered Alana C. Lee as they went to a King Springs Road apartment complex about 9 p.m. Sunday to check on a suspicious person report.

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Sheriff: Teens confessed to robbing, killing Roan Mountain man

Sheriff: Teens confessed to robbing, killing Roan Mountain man

July 6th, 2014 10:42 pm by Max Hrenda

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said two teenagers accused of murdering a 56-year-old Roan Mountain man at his home Friday have confessed to their roles in his death.

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Police: Drunken man stole city bus, left it at drug store

Police: Drunken man stole city bus, left it at drug store

July 6th, 2014 10:37 pm by Staff Report

A city man was arrested, police said, after he stole a city bus and abandoned it in a drug store parking lot.

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Man, woman arrested on meth-related charges

Man, woman arrested on meth-related charges

July 6th, 2014 10:34 pm by Staff Report

Police said two city residents were arrested on drug-related charges after they were seen sitting in a car with apparent drug paraphernalia in plain view.

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