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The week in crime

The week in crime

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

A look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 30 through Sept, 6.

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Unicoi County Jail cook becomes inmate

Unicoi County Jail cook becomes inmate

September 6th, 2013 10:29 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

ERWIN — An employee of the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department was arrested on Friday and now faces drug-related charges for allegedly delivering drugs to inmates in the Unicoi County Jail, according to Sheriff Mike Hensley.

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Former Patriots TE Hernandez pleads not guilty to first-degree murder

Former Patriots TE Hernandez pleads not guilty to first-degree murder

September 6th, 2013 3:00 pm by ERIKA NIEDOWSKI, Associated Press

Former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge Friday following his indictment in the killing of a friend authorities say was shot five times in an industrial park.

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Driver clocked at nearly 100 mph, flees police through field

Driver clocked at nearly 100 mph, flees police through field

September 6th, 2013 1:08 pm by Rain Smith

A man faces multiple charges in Sullivan County after he was reportedly clocked at nearly 100 mph on Highway 394, later crashing as he attempted to illegally pass another motorist.

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Johnson City man charged with raping child

Johnson City man charged with raping child

September 6th, 2013 6:33 am by NET News Service

Johnson City police said their investigation revealed the suspect sexually assaulted the girl at his residence on or around August.

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Michigan woman accused of trying to kill autistic daughter

Michigan woman accused of trying to kill autistic daughter

September 5th, 2013 9:57 pm by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan mother — who had chronicled the challenges her family faced caring for their autistic 14-year-old daughter — has been charged with attempted murder in what police believe was a failed attempt at killing herself and the girl.

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Kingsport valet reportedly steals guest's Buick

Kingsport valet reportedly steals guest's Buick

September 5th, 2013 1:26 pm by Rain Smith

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.

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Wanted Kingsport man jumps from moving vehicle

Wanted Kingsport man jumps from moving vehicle

September 5th, 2013 12:03 pm by Staff Report

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.

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Two charged in arson of Sullivan barn

Two charged in arson of Sullivan barn

September 5th, 2013 11:14 am by Rain Smith

A roll of flaming paper towels was thrown at the structure, according to police, while the suspects say they encountered the barn's owner in an earlier road rage incident.

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Bloomingdale woman finds alleged burglar in her bed

Bloomingdale woman finds alleged burglar in her bed

September 5th, 2013 9:43 am by Rain Smith

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.

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