A look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 30 through Sept, 6.
A registered sex offender has been charged with indecent exposure by Kingsport police after a woman and her daughter allegedly observed him fondling himself in a parking lot.
2) Driver faces child restraint charges in rollover crash
Police are investigating the crash of an SUV loaded with six people — including four children, one an infant, — after it crossed Lynn Garden Drive and flipped into the yard of a residence.
3) Bloomingdale woman finds alleged burglar in her bed
A Sullivan County woman found an unknown man lying in her bed on Wednesday afternoon, with him allegedly telling her to "get out of my house" before pouring himself a drink in the kitchen.
4) Hawkins trio arrested in drug sting
Three people have been arrested in a narcotics investigation by the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office, accused of dealing prescription drugs to an undercover officer.
5) Kingsport valet reportedly steals guest's Buick
A valet attendant at the MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center has been arrested after allegedly stealing a guest's vehicle, then returning with it to work the next day.
6) Kingsport stabbing victim taken to hospital
Kingsport police officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 1338 Holyoke St. shortly after 3 p.m. on Sunday, according to a release from Detective Sgt. Chris Tincher.
7) Hawkins County woman loses $4,000 in ‘work at home’ scam from Craigslist
A Hawkins County woman told the sheriff’s office last week she lost nearly $4,000 in a “work at home” Internet scam after replying to an ad on Craigslist.com.
8) Two charged in arson of Sullivan barn
Two residents of Bristol, Tenn., have been arrested after a flaming roll of paper towels was thrown at a Sullivan County barn.
9) KPD: Driver hits school bus after running red light
A Church Hill man has been cited by police after allegedly running a red light Wednesday morning and striking a Kingsport city school bus loaded with children.
10) Wanted Kingsport man jumps from moving vehicle
A wanted Kingsport man reportedly jumped from a moving vehicle when spotted by police on Wednesday afternoon, leading Church Hill officers on a pair of foot pursuits.