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  1. Sheriff: Mother orders inmate son to beat another prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Hamblen County Jail inmate told officials that he was carrying out his mother's orders when he, along with two other prisoners, attacked the man accused of stabbing his mother's boyfriend. Sheriff: Mother orders inmate son to beat another prisoner A Hamblen County Jail inmate told officials that he was carrying out his mother's orders when he, along with two other prisoners, attacked the man accused of stabbing his mother's boyfriend.

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  2. Sheriff: Inmate beat another because mom told him toRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Three inmates are accused of being another prisoner, because his mother told one of them to do it. According to the Hamblen County Sheriff's Sheriff: Inmate beat another because mom told him to Three inmates are accused of being another prisoner, because his mother told one of them to do it. 4 comments

  3. Man found stabbed eight times during Morristown traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Man found stabbed eight times during Morristown traffic stop Officers found George "Brock" Hance with eight stab wounds during a traffic stop by Morristown police. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Cf6mQa Officers say they found George "Brock" Hance, 52, of Hamblen County with eight stab wounds during a traffic stop in Morristown Saturday night.

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  4. Mother of alleged car thief, fugitive facesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Just days after a Hamblen County man was arrested and accused of stealing multiple cars and trying to outrun police, now his mother faces charges. Mother of alleged car thief, fugitive faces charges of her own Just days after a Hamblen County man was arrested and accused of stealing multiple cars and trying to outrun police, now his mother faces charges.

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  5. Vehicle theft suspect argues - Grand Theft Auto' defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WWLP

    The attorney for a Hamblen County man arrested over the weekend in Dandridge for several vehicle thefts and arson asked for a mental evaluation for his client Thursday morning saying he had been awake for 12 straight days and was trying to experience the video game "Grand Theft Auto" in real life. Joshua Cooper, 27, appeared in court Thursday morning for a preliminary hearing where public defender Russell Veldman claimed his client had been awake for 12 days prior to the weekend's incidents and asked for the hearing to be reset so Cooper could undergo a mental evaluation.

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  6. Suspect arrested after wild 4-day Tennessee crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | New York Daily News

    ... car crashes during his alleged four-day crime spree. Here, officials say Cooper crashed a truck on top of a Hamblen County Sheriff's cruiser. Police officers laid out spike strips to disable the stolen vehicle, which ended in Cooper allegedly ...

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  7. What you need to know MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Since Thursday, Joshua Wayne Cooper stole vehicles and committed arson in several counties, according to the Hamblen County Sheriff's Department. However the crime spree came to an end at midnight Monday. According to deputies, Cooper stole a ...

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  8. Officials arrested wanted man after days-long crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Since Thursday, Joshua Wayne Cooper stole vehicles and committed arson in several counties, according to the Hamblen County Sheriff's Department. However the crime spree came to an end at midnight Monday. According to deputies, Cooper stole a ...

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  9. Man on the run after escaping authorities following a crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Authorities announced Saturday afternoon that they've tracked a wanted man to Greene County after a crime spree throughout several East Man on the run after escaping authorities following a crime spree Authorities announced Saturday afternoon that they've tracked a wanted man to Greene County after a crime spree throughout several East Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1b9HE9J Authorities announced Saturday afternoon that they've tracked a wanted man to Greene County after a crime spree throughout several East Tennessee counties. Since Thursday, Joshua Cooper has stolen vehicles and committed arson in several counties, according to the Hamblen County Sheriff's Department.

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  10. Former Hamblen official accused of stealing more than $200KRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | WTVC

    The former director of the Hamblen County-Morristown Solid Waste System is accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the agency. According to a news release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Ronald L. Brady Jr. was indicted Monday for theft.

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  11. TBI: Employee stole from Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A 40-year-old Whitesburg man is accused of stealing from the Morristown-Hamblen Humane Society, where he worked. A Hamblen County grand jury returned TBI: Employee stole from Humane Society A 40-year-old Whitesburg man is accused of stealing from the Morristown-Hamblen Humane Society, where he worked.

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  12. Morristown man charged with stealing thousands from solid waste authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Ronald L. Brady Jr., 49, faces one count of theft over $60,000. He was booked Wednesday into the Hamblen County Jail and was later freed on $100,000 bond, according to the TBI. An audit by the state Comptroller of the Treasury showed that Brady ...

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  13. Disabled Newport man being evicted from mobile home; owner says not his responsibility to fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The former director of the Hamblen County-Morristown Solid Waste System has been indicted for misappropriating funds from the solid waste au

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  14. What you need to know MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... at school campuses. Ice and snow may close schools across East Tennessee, but emergency calls don't stop for Hamblen County paramedics and sheriff's deputies. For paramedics in Hamblen County slowing down for bad roads makes it harder to deliver ...

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  15. Hamblen County schools out, rural roads still treacherousRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    For paramedics in Hamblen County slowing down for bad roads makes it harder to deliver prompt care to people in need. Hamblen County schools out, rural roads still treacherous For paramedics in Hamblen County slowing down for bad roads makes it harder to deliver prompt care to people in need.

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  16. Hamblen Co. man accused of stabbing, killing stepfatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Early Friday morning Hamblen County deputies arrested a 22-year-old man accused of stabbing and killing his stepfather late Thursday night. Hamblen Co.

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  17. DOJ sentences employees of Tennessee salvage firm to prisonRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Construction & Demolition Recycling

    U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer has sentenced five employees of A&E Salvage, Morristown, Tennessee, to prison terms ranging from six months to five year for conspiring to commit Clean Air Act offenses in connection with the illegal removal and disposal of asbestos-containing materials at the former Liberty Fibers Plant in Hamblen County, Tennessee. In announcing the sentencing, the Department of Justice reports that A&E Salvage had purchased the plant out of bankruptcy in order to salvage metals which remained in the plant after it ceased operations.

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  18. Lebanon man sentenced on federal chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer sentenced five people, including a Lebanon man, to prison terms in federal court in Greeneville late Wednesday for conspiring to commit Clean Air Act offenses with the illegal removal and disposal of asbestos-containing materials at the former Liberty Fibers Plant in Hamblen County. A&E Salvage bought the plant out of bankruptcy to salvage metals, which remained in the plant after it ceased operations.

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  19. Lebanon man sentenced on federal chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer sentenced five people, including a Lebanon man, to prison terms in federal court in Greeneville late Wednesday for conspiring to commit Clean Air Act offenses with the illegal removal and disposal of asbestos-containing materials at the former Liberty Fibers Plant in Hamblen County. A&E Salvage bought the plant out of bankruptcy to salvage metals, which remained in the plant after it ceased operations.

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  20. Salvage principals face prison terms, $10.3 million restitution in asbestos caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Five people who worked at or owned a salvage firm that removed salvageable metals from a defunct Hamblen County plant face prison terms and $10 Salvage principals face prison terms, $10.3 million restitution in asbestos case Five people who worked at or owned a salvage firm that removed salvageable metals from a defunct Hamblen County plant face prison terms and $10 Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Jp31xC Five people who managed or owned a salvage firm that removed salvageable metals from a defunct Hamblen County plant face prison terms and $10 million in restitution for environmental crimes and negligence that likely exposed unwitting workers to asbestos, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

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