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UN report: 21 million in forced labor worldwide

UN report: 21 million in forced labor worldwide

May 20th, 2014 12:55 pm by JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press

Forced labor produces illegal profits of $150 billion a year, the United Nations' labor agency said Tuesday as it appealed for global eradication of the abuse.

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Kingsport police seeking information on fire at construction site

Kingsport police seeking information on fire at construction site

May 19th, 2014 9:37 pm by Wes Bunch

Kingsport police are seeking the public's help in forming possible leads in an arson-related fire at a local construction site.

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Updated with photos: Hawkins man with allegedly stolen pot crashes at school

Updated with photos: Hawkins man with allegedly stolen pot crashes at school

May 19th, 2014 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who allegedly admitted stealing several marijuana plants crashed his car Friday into a fence at Mooresburg Elementary School with approximately five pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his car.

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Self-proclaimed gangster found hiding in barn

Self-proclaimed gangster found hiding in barn

May 19th, 2014 3:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill police received a tip Monday on the whereabouts of Billy Ray Salisbury, 18, who is accused of last week's burglary at "The Landings" apartment complex manager's office.

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Three arrested, six juveniles cited at Hawkins County house party

Three arrested, six juveniles cited at Hawkins County house party

May 19th, 2014 2:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

Five of the juveniles were taken to the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital for observation due to their intoxication levels.

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Charge reduced for J.C. pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife

Charge reduced for J.C. pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife

May 19th, 2014 12:40 pm by NET News Service

A judge reduced a charge against a local pharmacist who is accused of trying to kill his wife by injecting her with the diabetes drug Victoza.

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Former UT Foundation official gets 10 years on child porn charges

Former UT Foundation official gets 10 years on child porn charges

May 17th, 2014 2:05 pm by Associated Press

A former University of Tennessee Foundation executive was sentenced to 10 years and one month in federal prison on child pornography charges Friday.

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Former teacher abuses special ed student, a serial stalker and more this week in crime

Former teacher abuses special ed student, a serial stalker and more this week in crime

May 17th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of May 9 through May 16.

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Second arrest made in Hawkins apartment office burglary; 'gangster' remains at large

Second arrest made in Hawkins apartment office burglary; 'gangster' remains at large

May 16th, 2014 8:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHPD Officer Ethan Calhoun stated in his report that Caleb Bradley Dishner, 19, 734 Ordinance Drive, Apt. E-3, Church Hill, was developed as a person of interest who might have information about the crimes committed.

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Soccer coach charged in 12-year-old boy's slaying

Soccer coach charged in 12-year-old boy's slaying

May 16th, 2014 3:32 pm by Associated Press

Nearly three years after a 12-year-old boy's slaying shocked this small northern New York village, a college soccer coach was charged with suffocating and strangling the child, who was his ex-girlfriend's son.

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