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Tenn. high court to hear faith-healing case

Tenn. high court to hear faith-healing case

April 22nd, 2014 12:45 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a woman who tried to heal her daughter's cancer through prayer. Court records state the cancer caused a grapefruit-sized tumor on the girl's shoulder that appeared to cause her severe pain.

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Man admits to attack in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Man admits to attack in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

April 22nd, 2014 7:45 am by Associated Press

The 44-year-old woman was held at knifepoint, sexually assaulted and stabbed on the Gatlinburg Trail in June 2012.

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Yuma couple facing meth, child neglect charges

Yuma couple facing meth, child neglect charges

April 21st, 2014 10:57 pm by Wes Bunch

WEBER CITY — A Southwest Virginia couple are facing felony drug and child neglect charges after Scott County authorities allegedly discovered a methamphetamine lab inside their home.

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Man parked on 11-W allegedly said he was waiting for his bath salts dealer

Man parked on 11-W allegedly said he was waiting for his bath salts dealer

April 21st, 2014 8:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — A Rogersville man who was found stopped in his vehicle on the side of Highway 11-W early Monday morning allegedly admitted he was waiting for his bath salts dealer to return with a gram.

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Hawkins assault suspect allegedly attacks deputy after complaining cuffs too tight

Hawkins assault suspect allegedly attacks deputy after complaining cuffs too tight

April 21st, 2014 3:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who'd already been arrested for allegedly choking, kicking and punching a woman Sunday night was additionally charged with assault on an officer when he allegedly attacked a deputy.

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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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