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Man, 20, charged with shooting officers in Ferguson

Man, 20, charged with shooting officers in Ferguson

March 15th, 2015 5:21 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A 20-year-old charged Sunday with shooting two police officers watching over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department told investigators he wasn't targeting the officers, officials said.

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Meth lab found in Indiana Wal-Mart restroom

Meth lab found in Indiana Wal-Mart restroom

March 15th, 2015 3:15 pm by Associated Press

A restroom at a Wal-Mart in eastern Indiana has been closed indefinitely after an employee discovered a working meth lab inside.

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Yuma neighbors unite to press  prosecution of 'terrorizing' driver

Yuma neighbors unite to press prosecution of 'terrorizing' driver

March 14th, 2015 5:36 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - A Scott County man has been found guilty and sentenced to four years in jail for aggressive and reckless driving on Yuma Road.

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Church burglar busted, butt slap battery, bogus goods and more this week in crime

Church burglar busted, butt slap battery, bogus goods and more this week in crime

March 14th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of March 7 through March 13.

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Bristol sex trafficker sentenced

Bristol sex trafficker sentenced

March 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say Jerry Johnson drove the teens to the Motel 6, introducing them to the construction workers, who in turn provided the girls with alcohol and marijuana.

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Authorities search for link between slain family, jailed man

Authorities search for link between slain family, jailed man

March 13th, 2015 8:00 pm by KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press

An Idaho sheriff has appealed for the public's help to determine what might connect a slain former AZ power company executive, his wife and their adult son to a 22-year-old man who prosecutors say was arrested with credit cards belonging to the victims.

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KPD charges teens with additional business burglaries

KPD charges teens with additional business burglaries

March 13th, 2015 10:03 am by Rain Smith

Though they netted only smokes, snacks, batteries and $75 in liquor, an alleged string of Kingsport burglaries has felonious consequences for a pair of teens, whom police continue to link to recent smash-and-grab incidents.

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Johnson City police, DA tight-lipped on murder case

Johnson City police, DA tight-lipped on murder case

March 13th, 2015 7:49 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

On Feb. 18, Johnson City police found the body of 38-year-old Perry Folk in the parking lot of the Roadrunner Market at 1908 E. Unaka Ave.

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Head of 'massive' NE Tenn. drug ring gets 20 years

Head of 'massive' NE Tenn. drug ring gets 20 years

March 12th, 2015 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A 35-year-old Atlanta, Ga., man has been sentenced to 240 months in federal prison for heading up a year-long crack cocaine operation in the Johnson City area.

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Sullivan County man sentenced for murder of wife

Sullivan County man sentenced for murder of wife

March 12th, 2015 3:17 pm by Nick Shepherd

In June 2013, police received a call from Franklin Delph saying his wife had committed suicide. When officers arrived on the scene, the woman was found on the floor of their apartment with a gunshot wound to the head.

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