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Bluff City bath salts suspect charged with child abuse

Bluff City bath salts suspect charged with child abuse

April 21st, 2014 2:23 pm by Rain Smith

The alleged hysterics of a bath salts user during a Sullivan County fishing trip — including holding a juvenile in the woods for hours under the direction of "Jesus" — have prompted charges of child abuse and neglect.

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Locally produced documentary on recidivism to air on PBS

Locally produced documentary on recidivism to air on PBS

April 19th, 2014 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

"Outcasts" brings attention to Hay House, a residential treatment program in Kingsport founded in 1981 to help criminal offenders re-enter society as responsible and productive citizens.

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Suicide threat in courthouse, attempted murder of cop and more this week in crime

Suicide threat in courthouse, attempted murder of cop and more this week in crime

April 19th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories from the Times-News staff, for the week of April 11 through April 18.

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Southwest Virginia man to be arraigned in alleged abuse of infant

Southwest Virginia man to be arraigned in alleged abuse of infant

April 18th, 2014 10:37 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man is expected to be arraigned in Scott County Circuit Court Monday on charges stemming from severe abuse he allegedly inflicted on his infant son.

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Greene County man facing drug charges in Hawkins

Greene County man facing drug charges in Hawkins

April 18th, 2014 7:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County sheriff's deputies allegedly found a pill grinder, straw and a small amount of marijuana after stopping a Greene County man Monday afternoon who failed to pull over for "emergency traffic."

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61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

April 18th, 2014 4:01 pm by Associated Press

Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep.

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Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

April 18th, 2014 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

On-site, face-to-face visitation between Sullivan County inmates and their family members is a thing of the past, with video visitation via the Internet offered as the alternative.

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Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

April 18th, 2014 12:25 pm by Wes Bunch

The suspect is charged in Scott County with a single count of sexual assault of a child age 13 or 14, two counts of carnal knowledge of a 13 or 14 year old without force and three counts of indecent liberties with a child under the age of 15.

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Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

April 18th, 2014 7:00 am by Matthew Lane

A 31-year-old Blountville man, who embarked on a four-month-long campaign to groom a 13-year-old boy to have sex with him, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

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Dad sentenced to 8 years for cooking meth with 4 young children at home

Dad sentenced to 8 years for cooking meth with 4 young children at home

April 17th, 2014 9:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man arrested last year for cooking meth in the presence of his four children was sentenced Wednesday to eight years.

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