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Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

January 27th, 2015 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say in September and October of 2010, Durham took $2,638 from the union for travel expenses after she had already been reimbursed by either the union or the VA.

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Jury convicts 2 ex-Vandy players of raping woman

Jury convicts 2 ex-Vandy players of raping woman

January 27th, 2015 6:45 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

After deliberating for three hours Tuesday, a jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players of raping a former student. The two men face decades in prison when they are sentenced March 6.

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Hawkins inmates allegedly beat suspected 'snitch' unconscious

Hawkins inmates allegedly beat suspected 'snitch' unconscious

January 27th, 2015 5:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Hawkins County inmates were arraigned Monday on assault charges for allegedly beating a man they claimed was a "snitch" into unconsciousness.

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Woman accused of selling drugs near Bluff City school

Woman accused of selling drugs near Bluff City school

January 26th, 2015 11:26 pm by Nick Shepherd

Shannon Arnold, 36, Windsor Avenue, Bristol, Tenn., became the subject of an investigation after police received information that she was selling narcotics on Carter Street in Bluff City.

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Full jury for Hernandez murder trial

Full jury for Hernandez murder trial

January 26th, 2015 7:44 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

A full jury was seated Monday for the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, and the judge pushed back opening statements until at least Thursday because of a blizzard bearing down on the region.

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Video: Kingsport robbery hoax annoys police

Video: Kingsport robbery hoax annoys police

January 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to "go viral" with surveillance footage from a local music store — showing a staged robbery in which the owner pulls a gun on a knife-wielding man, making him "faint" — has drawn the ire of Kingsport police.

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New charge placed against donation jar theft suspect

New charge placed against donation jar theft suspect

January 26th, 2015 1:03 pm by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly swiped $200 cash from a donation jar at a Kingsport store faces more charges, this time for reportedly stealing a car from a city residence.

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UPDATE: Two Sevier County Jail escapees back in custody

UPDATE: Two Sevier County Jail escapees back in custody

January 25th, 2015 2:11 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — Authorities say two inmates who escaped from the Sevier County Jail Annex in Sevierville have been captured.

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Two inmates escape East Tennessee jail

Two inmates escape East Tennessee jail

January 24th, 2015 1:30 pm by Associated Press

Two inmates have escaped from a jail in East Tennessee, and both men are considered dangerous, Sevier County Sheriff Ronnie Seals said.

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A meth cook at grandma's, cops rescue infant and more this week in crime

A meth cook at grandma's, cops rescue infant and more this week in crime

January 24th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories generated by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 17 through Jan. 25

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