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This week in crime

September 20th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The week's most viewed crime stories from the Times-News staff include embezzlement from a movie theater, a woman setting her home on fire and a Peeping Tom.

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Man arrested in 2001 Morristown killing

Man arrested in 2001 Morristown killing

September 19th, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

The FBI and several other agencies arrested 51-year-old Ignacio Constantino on Thursday at the apartment complex where he lived outside of Wilmington, Delaware.

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Update: Norton man charged in fatal shooting of Appalachia woman

Update: Norton man charged in fatal shooting of Appalachia woman

September 19th, 2014 4:28 pm by Stephen Igo

According to the WPD, officers located and took into custody Matthew Wesley Tate, 27, at his mother's residence on Pole Bridge Road, located several miles south of Wise. Tate's own residence was listed as Highland Avenue in Norton.

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KPD disputes company's 'most dangerous' cities claim

KPD disputes company's 'most dangerous' cities claim

September 19th, 2014 4:20 pm by Rain Smith

A purported safety ranking circulating on social media — and generated by a home security company — has labeled Kingsport as one of Tennessee's "most dangerous" cities, prompting local police to issue a rebuttal on the "shameless sales pitch."

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3 found guilty in Georgia salmonella trial

3 found guilty in Georgia salmonella trial

September 19th, 2014 3:14 pm by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls eve

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Loud truck triggers Sullivan County brawl

Loud truck triggers Sullivan County brawl

September 19th, 2014 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

An argument over a loud pickup and reckless driving led to a Wednesday brawl on a Kingsport roadway, spurring the arrest of a man who allegedly pulled a knife in the altercation.

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'Mechanic' allegedly steals car from Kingsport

'Mechanic' allegedly steals car from Kingsport

September 19th, 2014 10:49 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a man who was hired to complete mechanical work on a Kingsport woman's car but instead drove it from her home and dumped it in Virginia, stealing $500 worth of items that were contained inside.

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Hawkins men allegedly nabbed with meth lab after buying components at Walmart

Hawkins men allegedly nabbed with meth lab after buying components at Walmart

September 19th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County men who were reported for buying meth lab ingredients and components in Kingsport Tuesday were arrested Wednesday after allegedly being found in possession of an active lab and finished product.

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Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren

Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren

September 19th, 2014 7:11 am by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in Thursday's rampage.

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Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

September 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by PETER JACKSON, Associated Press

A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate.

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Woman who allegedly burned her own house down charged with arson, felony vandalism

Woman who allegedly burned her own house down charged with arson, felony vandalism

September 18th, 2014 6:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County woman who was allegedly too intoxicated last week to remember intentionally setting her own house on fire was charged Wednesday with arson and vandalism over $1,000.

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