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Damage, missing bumper betray woman's version of Hawkins wreck

Damage, missing bumper betray woman's version of Hawkins wreck

May 6th, 2014 3:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman told police she'd been sideswiped by an oncoming vehicle Sunday morning, but the damage to her vehicle, as well as her bumper found near a downed fence, told a different story.

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KPD makes arrest in serial indecent exposures

KPD makes arrest in serial indecent exposures

May 6th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

A West Virginia man has been arrested by Kingsport police, accused of exposing himself to women in hotel elevators and a shopping center's parking lot.

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New Tenn. program to help prisoners re-enter society

New Tenn. program to help prisoners re-enter society

May 6th, 2014 8:17 am by Associated Press

The TDOC says that an estimated 90 percent of prisoners will eventually be released, and the new program will encourage offenders to lead productive, crime-free lives when they get out.

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Six Wise County residents arrested  in connection with cockfighting ring

Six Wise County residents arrested in connection with cockfighting ring

May 6th, 2014 12:15 am by Wes Bunch

WISE — Six Southwest Virginia residents were arrested Saturday by state and federal authorities for their alleged involvement in a cockfighting ring based out of Kentucky.

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Rogersville man charged after allegedly firing pistol during domestic dispute

Rogersville man charged after allegedly firing pistol during domestic dispute

May 5th, 2014 11:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly firing a handgun in the proximity of his wife and three children during an alcohol-fueled argument.

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Two Hawkins women lose a combined $2,500 in 'mystery shopper' scams

Two Hawkins women lose a combined $2,500 in 'mystery shopper' scams

May 5th, 2014 8:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Rogersville women were duped out of a combined $2,500 in separate "mystery shopper" scams last week, but a Mooresburg man hung up on an apparent IRS scam caller.

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Men plead guilty to Kingsport murder

Men plead guilty to Kingsport murder

May 5th, 2014 4:52 pm by Rain Smith

Two Johnson City men charged in a 2011 Kingsport killing, reportedly busting into the home of the victim's mother and shooting him in the back, have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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Former school janitor charged with sexually assaulting SW Va. juveniles

Former school janitor charged with sexually assaulting SW Va. juveniles

May 5th, 2014 3:19 pm by Wes Bunch

Bobby Joe Gobble, 41, of Lebanon, Va., received 150 true bill indictments on various sexual assault-related charges, and involving at least four juveniles under the age of 14.

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Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges

Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges

May 5th, 2014 12:26 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County grand jury has returned indictments against a Kingsport man, charging him with child rape and aggravated sexual battery.

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A shoot-out, murder conspiracy and more this week in crime

A shoot-out, murder conspiracy and more this week in crime

May 3rd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of April 25 through May 2.

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