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Hawkins couple who killed child with grape soda receives 35-year sentence

Hawkins couple who killed child with grape soda receives 35-year sentence

December 8th, 2014 12:45 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Surgoinsville couple accused of killing their 5-year-old daughter by forcing her to drink too much grape soda and water as a punishment were each sentenced to 35 years Monday in Hawkins County Criminal Court.

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Local authorities frustrated by legal shield protecting 'pill mills'

Local authorities frustrated by legal shield protecting 'pill mills'

December 8th, 2014 10:59 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The prescription pill problem is grim, especially in Sullivan County.

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SW Virginia man who left 14-month-old with fractured skull sentenced to 12 years

SW Virginia man who left 14-month-old with fractured skull sentenced to 12 years

December 8th, 2014 10:06 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The child's mother also was sentenced for felony child abuse.

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Johnson City man choked girlfriend and her sister, police say

Johnson City man choked girlfriend and her sister, police say

December 8th, 2014 9:32 am by Staff Report

Bobby A. Herron was charged with two counts of aggravated domestic assault.

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Recent incidents between law enforcement, civilians spark question of reliability of body cams on officers

Recent incidents between law enforcement, civilians spark question of reliability of body cams on officers

December 6th, 2014 10:51 pm by Becky Campbell

With recent national attention on incidents between law enforcement officers and citizens that ended in civilian deaths, agencies are exploring technology some say would better tell the story of how the incident unfolded.

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Man charged with multiple traffic violations one week after police say he evaded officers

Man charged with multiple traffic violations one week after police say he evaded officers

December 6th, 2014 7:22 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested and charged with evading arrest and more Friday after Johnson City police said he fled from a traffic stop on the morning of Nov. 26, running a red light and weaving in and out of traffic to evade police

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Police: Man with warrants drags bail bondsman with vehicle

Police: Man with warrants drags bail bondsman with vehicle

December 6th, 2014 7:09 pm by Staff Report

A man was charged Friday after police said he fled from a bail bondsman Nov. 26, dragging the bondsman with a vehicle he had taken without permission in the process.

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Two men added to Tennessee's top 10 most wanted list

Two men added to Tennessee's top 10 most wanted list

December 6th, 2014 6:31 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added two men to its top 10 most wanted list.

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Johnson City man charged with attacking victim, man attempting to intervene

Johnson City man charged with attacking victim, man attempting to intervene

December 5th, 2014 7:35 pm by Staff Report

Police charged a Johnson City man with aggravated domestic assault Thursday, accusing him of attacking one victim, then rushing the person attempting to report the alleged incident to authorities.

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Fourth sexual assault reported on ETSU campus

Fourth sexual assault reported on ETSU campus

December 5th, 2014 7:11 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University's Public Safety Office is currently investigating a sexual assault report according to a campus alert notice sent Friday.

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