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Jackson man faces new burglary, theft charges

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Authorities filed new charges Monday against a local man already accused of stealing from a furniture store in Jackson. Andrew Kim, 31, appeared in court again Monday for the second time in four days on new theft…

Deputies charge Gibson Co. woman with arson

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Deputies have arrested a woman on an arson charge on accusations of setting a house on fire. Janice Buckingham, 50, was arrested Monday morning, according to the Gibson County Sheriff's Office.…

Man who disappeared with girl recently lost custody of her

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say a man who disappeared last week with his 9-year-old niece recently lost custody of her. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh Devine told reporters on Monday that Carlie Marie Trent of Rogersville had been…

2 accused of threatening witness in pending case

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man and woman are facing accusations of threatening a witness in a pending case. Court documents say phone conversations May 3 between Brandon Theus and his girlfriend, Haley Stegall, record the woman agreeing to call and…

Puppies recovering after being rescued from dumpster

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Ined Holmes faces eight counts of aggravated animal cruelty after investigators say they found puppies inside a bag in a dumpster. Police say surveillance video shows Holmes committing the crime. "We…

Amber Alert issued for missing East Tenn. girl

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. -- Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a 9-year-old girl from East Tennessee. Carlie Marie Trent was taken from her Rogersville school Wednesday by her uncle by…

Jackson man charged in 2 Dec. robberies

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man is now facing charges in two separate December 2015 robberies. Silence Wright is facing two counts of aggravated robbery and a…

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