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Suicide threat in courthouse, attempted murder of cop and more this week in crime

Suicide threat in courthouse, attempted murder of cop and more this week in crime

April 19th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories from the Times-News staff, for the week of April 11 through April 18.

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Southwest Virginia man to be arraigned in alleged abuse of infant

Southwest Virginia man to be arraigned in alleged abuse of infant

April 18th, 2014 10:37 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man is expected to be arraigned in Scott County Circuit Court Monday on charges stemming from severe abuse he allegedly inflicted on his infant son.

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Kingsport officials hope to have sports complex built  by spring 2015

Kingsport officials hope to have sports complex built by spring 2015

April 18th, 2014 10:12 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's new softball/baseball complex could cost as much as $6.4 million to build, and if an optional, fifth field is added to the project, the total price could be bumped up another $1 million.

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Scott County, CenturyLink still searching for cause of 911 outage

Scott County, CenturyLink still searching for cause of 911 outage

April 18th, 2014 10:04 pm by Wes Bunch

Scott County emergency communications officials and representatives from CenturyLink Communications have been in contact multiple times this week in an effort to pinpoint the cause of a recent 911 service outage.

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Hawkins deputy finds no evidence for woman's claim she was set on fire

Hawkins deputy finds no evidence for woman's claim she was set on fire

April 18th, 2014 8:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville woman told the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Tuesday that her husband beat her with a bat and sprayed her with lighter fluid and set her on fire.

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BOE adds dual credit courses at D-B, eyes security upgrades

BOE adds dual credit courses at D-B, eyes security upgrades

April 18th, 2014 8:35 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School students will be able to get dual credit in agriculture, criminal justice and sociology in 2014-15, thanks to action by the Kingsport Board of Education in a called meeting Thursday night.

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Greene County man facing drug charges in Hawkins

Greene County man facing drug charges in Hawkins

April 18th, 2014 7:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County sheriff's deputies allegedly found a pill grinder, straw and a small amount of marijuana after stopping a Greene County man Monday afternoon who failed to pull over for "emergency traffic."

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PHOTO GALLERY: D-B vs. Morristown West, Coca-Cola Classic

April 18th, 2014 7:30 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Friday's Coca-Cola Classic baseball game between Dobyns-Bennett and Morristown West at J. Fred Johnson Stadium in Kingsport.

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Opponents ask Haslam to veto bill that would punish drug-using pregnant women

Opponents ask Haslam to veto bill that would punish drug-using pregnant women

April 18th, 2014 7:24 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.

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Colorado deaths stoke worries about recreational marijuana industry

Colorado deaths stoke worries about recreational marijuana industry

April 18th, 2014 6:20 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Two recent deaths have stoked concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of the drug, especially since cookies, candy and other pot edibles can be exponentially more potent than a joint.

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