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Daughter allegedly helps mom fight off would-be Dollar Store robber

Daughter allegedly helps mom fight off would-be Dollar Store robber

December 9th, 2013 12:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men who attempted to rob a woman at a Dollar General Store near Church Hill last week before the victim’s daughter reportedly helped fight off the attacker.

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The week in crime: Man caught with 13-year-olds he met on Facebook, auto burglar claims he won vehicle in lottery

The week in crime: Man caught with 13-year-olds he met on Facebook, auto burglar claims he won vehicle in lottery

December 7th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Nov. 29 through Dec. 6.

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Lee man pleads guilty in  Scott burglary spree

Lee man pleads guilty in Scott burglary spree

December 6th, 2013 11:05 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — According to a report from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, Statzer broke into the office of Ward’s Used Cars, the law office of Lisa McConnell and the office of 23 Auto Sales in Duffield.

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Caught on video: Johnson City police seek ATM burglars

Caught on video: Johnson City police seek ATM burglars

December 6th, 2013 9:48 am by NET News Service

The men tried breaking into ATMs at First Tennessee Bank, 2112 N. Roan Street, and Andrew Johnson Bank, 3300 Browns Mill Road. Both ATMs received extensive damage.

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Police say Johnson City physician threatened to kill wife after she planned to leave country

Police say Johnson City physician threatened to kill wife after she planned to leave country

December 6th, 2013 12:14 am by Staff Report

JOHNSON CITY — Dr. Vijay R. Singh, 43, was arrested about 7 p.m. after police were called to his residence at 1531 Robin Hood Lane.

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Tenn. makes push to execute 10 killers

Tenn. makes push to execute 10 killers

December 5th, 2013 3:13 pm by Associated Press

With a new execution protocol in place, Tennessee officials have asked the state Supreme Court to set death dates for 10 condemned killers.

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Local police say scammers, thieves take advantage of unwary during holidays

Local police say scammers, thieves take advantage of unwary during holidays

December 5th, 2013 8:38 am by Rain Smith

’Tis the season for tinsel, gifts and good will toward men. And unfortunately — for those with less than savory holiday scruples — a time of ample opportunity to commit property crimes.

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Former Hawkins clerk’s jail sentence for theft now on third appeal

Former Hawkins clerk’s jail sentence for theft now on third appeal

December 4th, 2013 9:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

The appeals are beginning to pile up for former Hawkins County Chancery Court deputy clerk and convicted embezzler Kevin Graham, currently free on bond pending an appeal of an appeal that had reversed another appeal.

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Accused dealership burglar claims he won pickup in lottery

Accused dealership burglar claims he won pickup in lottery

December 4th, 2013 2:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police said a man who was allegedly caught red handed breaking into a pickup for sale on a Rogersville dealership lot early Friday morning claimed he’d won the truck in a lottery.

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Wise County Sheriff's Office investigates report of bullet fired into occupied dwelling

Wise County Sheriff's Office investigates report of bullet fired into occupied dwelling

December 4th, 2013 10:01 am by Stephen Igo

The homeowner said he was playing video games in a bedroom when a shot slammed through an exterior wall into the room.

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