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Alleged road sign thief claims they were headed for flea market

Alleged road sign thief claims they were headed for flea market

April 6th, 2015 3:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

"I observed several road signs laying in the back of the vehicle including the street markers and stop signs for River Road and Gray Lane," Boggs stated in his report. "There was also a 35 mph sign and post"

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One arrested on attempted murder charge, another at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

One arrested on attempted murder charge, another at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

April 6th, 2015 12:03 pm by Nick Shepherd

A woman was staying in a room on the second floor of the hotel. When the woman was unable to produce the money, the two men allegedly grabbed her and attempted to throw her over the balcony.

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Blountville teen charged with rape of a child

Blountville teen charged with rape of a child

April 6th, 2015 10:56 am by Nick Shepherd

According to Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Leslie Earhart, the SCSO received reports in January of a sexual assault involving a child at a home in Kingsport. David Whitson, Jr., was identified as the suspect.

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Season's cheatings: Springtime is scam time

Season's cheatings: Springtime is scam time

April 6th, 2015 9:12 am by Rain Smith

A prevalent scheme involves homeowners approached by a purported paver - who just so happens to be lugging around extra asphalt, and can redo a driveway at a bargain price.

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Escapees from Tennessee  detention center back in custody

Escapees from Tennessee detention center back in custody

April 5th, 2015 6:41 pm by Associated Press

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Authorities say two teenagers who assaulted jail officers and escaped from a Franklin detention facility are back in custody.

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Fetus assaults, Allandale shooting, parking lot murder and more this week in crime

Fetus assaults, Allandale shooting, parking lot murder and more this week in crime

April 4th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories from the Times-News staff, for the week of March 27 through April 3.

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NE Tenn. man allegedly tries to off relative for $5K

NE Tenn. man allegedly tries to off relative for $5K

April 3rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to court records, the Morristown man contacted a confidential informant in January 2015 and talked about his frustration about his current familial and financial circumstances and how the death of the female victim would eliminate these concerns

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Director - No altercation in Y prior to murder

Director - No altercation in Y prior to murder

April 3rd, 2015 10:28 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - A Monday night altercation that resulted in the death of 22-year-old Huey Stanley Jr. did not start inside the Greater Kingsport Family YMCA, a YMCA official said on Thursday.

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Plea withdrawal sets stage for Sullivan elder abuse trial

Plea withdrawal sets stage for Sullivan elder abuse trial

April 3rd, 2015 7:36 am by Rain Smith

One month after pleading guilty to the abuse of her elderly and bed-ridden grandmother - who was transported to the hospital and later died - a Sullivan County woman has been allowed to withdraw the plea and face trial.

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Prosecution rests in Aaron Hernandez's murder trial

Prosecution rests in Aaron Hernandez's murder trial

April 2nd, 2015 10:20 pm by Associated Press

The prosecution rested Thursday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez after spending more than two months presenting a case that he killed the boyfriend of his fiancee's sister.

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