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House party busted, 'high grade' pot and more this week in crime

House party busted, 'high grade' pot and more this week in crime

May 24th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of May 116 though May 23.

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Johnson City man, 67, indicted on child pornography charges

Johnson City man, 67, indicted on child pornography charges

May 24th, 2014 12:20 am by Matthew Lane

Federal prosecutors filed a one-count complaint against Ronald Randolph Radford, 1206 Buffalo St., Apt. 8, in April charging him with distribution of child pornography.

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Detroit motorists under siege in 'Carjack City'

Detroit motorists under siege in 'Carjack City'

May 23rd, 2014 11:56 pm by Associated Press

When they pull up to a gas station these days, Detroit drivers are looking beyond the price per gallon at a far more threatening concern: carjackers.

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Kingsport woman wanted for probation violation allegedly found with  urine in car

Kingsport woman wanted for probation violation allegedly found with urine in car

May 23rd, 2014 10:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 4 a.m. Friday, Mount Carmel Police Department Sgt. Ken Lunsford stopped a 1999 Ford Taurus driven by Tabitha Renee Cavitt, 29, 137 Mulls St., Kingsport.

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Police announce reward in Kingsport arson case

Police announce reward in Kingsport arson case

May 23rd, 2014 6:30 pm by Staff Report

The fire occurred at the Tri-Cities Crossing commercial shopping development site located near the Interstate 26 and Interstate 81 interchange, fully engulfing a construction trailer.

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SCSO: Man tries to drive into cop, crashes into building

SCSO: Man tries to drive into cop, crashes into building

May 23rd, 2014 3:07 pm by Rain Smith

Warrants were served Friday afternoon on a hospitalized Elizabethton man accused of attempting to run over a police officer but missing, then crashing his girlfriend's car into a Piney Flats business and igniting a fire.

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Former Blountville day care worker indicted on child abuse charge

Former Blountville day care worker indicted on child abuse charge

May 23rd, 2014 9:56 am by Rain Smith

An incident caught by a surveillance camera at a Blountville day care center has led to the arrest of a former employee.

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Woman allegedly falls asleep on probation officer's desk after 2-day meth binge

Woman allegedly falls asleep on probation officer's desk after 2-day meth binge

May 23rd, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who reportedly fell asleep on her probation officer's desk following a two-day meth binge is facing several charges, including possession of meth and marijuana, which police allegedly found in her handbag.

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Man pleads guilty to killing 2 rural Tenn. postal workers

Man pleads guilty to killing 2 rural Tenn. postal workers

May 23rd, 2014 6:45 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A former corrections officer pleaded guilty Thursday to fatally shooting two workers at a rural Tennessee post office in a deal that allows him to avoid the death penalty and spend the rest of his life in prison.

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Tennessee brings back electric chair

Tennessee brings back electric chair

May 22nd, 2014 8:38 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday signed a bill into law allowing Tennessee to electrocute death row inmates in the event the state is unable to obtain drugs used for lethal injections.

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