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Walmart shoplifter who succeeded twice nabbed on third try in same day

Walmart shoplifter who succeeded twice nabbed on third try in same day

September 1st, 2015 5:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man allegedly made it out of the Rogersville Walmart with stolen tools twice Sunday morning, but when he tried his luck again that night police were waiting for him in the parking lot.

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Football dad allegedly threatened to break Rogersville Middle coach's windows

Football dad allegedly threatened to break Rogersville Middle coach's windows

September 1st, 2015 1:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Aug. 25 the HCSO received a separate report from a parent who stated that last year the same suspect threatened to shoot players "one by one" because he felt his son was being hit too hard in practice.

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Two charged in rape of child at Warriors Path

Two charged in rape of child at Warriors Path

September 1st, 2015 12:07 pm by Rain Smith

A Virginia couple have been arrested in connection with the rape of a child in Kingsport: one for allegedly committing the act at Warriors Path State Park, his wife for failing to tell authorities and trying to cover it up.

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Erwin man allegedly kills wife during argument over church tithes

Erwin man allegedly kills wife during argument over church tithes

September 1st, 2015 8:40 am by NET News Service

An 81-year-old Erwin woman whose husband confessed to shooting her on Sunday has died, resulting in a first-degree murder charge, authorities said.

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Man accused of attempting to run over neighbor during verbal dispute

Man accused of attempting to run over neighbor during verbal dispute

September 1st, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was charged with aggravated assault early Friday morning after he allegedly attempted to run over a neighbor during a traffic related verbal dispute in an upscale neighborhood west of Rogersville.

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Felon allegedly used pistol to intimidate man who owed him money

Felon allegedly used pistol to intimidate man who owed him money

August 31st, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

According to police, in 2007 William Joseph Padgett, 49, 156 Phipps Road, Rogersville, was convicted of sale and delivery of Schedule II narcotics.

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Update: Son made threats prior to slaying of Bristol family

Update: Son made threats prior to slaying of Bristol family

August 31st, 2015 11:48 am by Rain Smith

A 19-year-old man's long held hatred for his mother is believed to have spurred him to burst into a Bristol, Tenn., home on Saturday evening, then fatally shoot her, his stepfather and grandmother in front of six children.

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Hawkins inmate facing new felony charge for attack on jailers

Hawkins inmate facing new felony charge for attack on jailers

August 31st, 2015 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Grainger County man who is currently serving eight years as a state inmate in the Hawkins County Jail may have earned some bonus time last week after allegedly attacking four jailers, sending one to the hospital.

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Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

August 30th, 2015 5:47 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

HOUSTON - The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.

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Update: Bristol man, 19, charged in triple homicide

Update: Bristol man, 19, charged in triple homicide

August 30th, 2015 4:15 pm by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has named a 19-year-old as the gunman in Saturday's murder of three people at a home in Bristol, Tenn., with the identities of the victims expected to be released on Monday.

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