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College police forces increasingly expand reach

College police forces increasingly expand reach

December 25th, 2013 8:05 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The police officers who patrol America’s colleges are empowered these days to do far more than respond to campus emergencies.

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Judge sentences man to write ‘boys do not hit girls’ 5,000 times

Judge sentences man to write ‘boys do not hit girls’ 5,000 times

December 25th, 2013 10:30 am by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The Montana judge who sparked ire by sentencing a former teacher to 30 days in jail for the rape of a 14-year-old girl has ordered a man convicted of punching his girlfriend to write “Boys do not hit girls,” 5,000 times.

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UPDATE: Grand jury to decide if charges will be placed in shooting death

UPDATE: Grand jury to decide if charges will be placed in shooting death

December 23rd, 2013 2:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson said Monday that his department’s investigation into a weekend shooting death continues, and whatever it uncovers will be sent to the Sullivan County grand jury.

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Tipsters I.D. credit card fraud suspect thanks to Times-News article

Tipsters I.D. credit card fraud suspect thanks to Times-News article

December 23rd, 2013 1:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman accused of running up an $880 bill on an 80-year-old Mount Carmel man’s debit card was arrested Saturday thanks to tipsters who recognized her picture in Thursday’s edition of the Times-News.

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10-year sentence in oxycodone trafficking case

10-year sentence in oxycodone trafficking case

December 23rd, 2013 9:27 am by Staff Report

A Morristown man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his oxycodone distribution conviction.

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Authorities say suspect charged in beating, robbery met victim on dating website

Authorities say suspect charged in beating, robbery met victim on dating website

December 22nd, 2013 3:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect, Christopher A. Fralix, 25, of East Sevier Avenue in Kingsport, already has an extensive record in Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.

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Sullivan County authorities investigating fatal shooting in Bloomingdale

Sullivan County authorities investigating fatal shooting in Bloomingdale

December 21st, 2013 10:43 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday evening in Bloomingdale.

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Tennessee man pleads guilty in cross burning

Tennessee man pleads guilty in cross burning

December 21st, 2013 5:53 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — Timothy Stafford told the court that he and two others set the cross alight at the home of an interracial couple because he didn’t like interracial dating in his community.

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Masked man accosts women, jewelry heist and more this week in crime

Masked man accosts women, jewelry heist and more this week in crime

December 21st, 2013 9:25 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Dec. 13 through Dec. 20.

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Investigators trying to identify Belk shoplifting suspects

Investigators trying to identify Belk shoplifting suspects

December 21st, 2013 12:22 am by Staff report

KINGSPORT — The suspects are described as two black males and one black female, who fled in a silver Audi. They were captured on surveillance video. The actual video is available for viewing on the Kingsport Police Department’s YouTube channel.

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