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'Street preacher' predicts arresting officer's demise, siblings nabbed in dad's stolen car and more this week in crime

'Street preacher' predicts arresting officer's demise, siblings nabbed in dad's stolen car and more this week in crime

July 12th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of July 4-11.

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Fun Fest kicks off with annual Mardi Gras

Fun Fest kicks off with annual Mardi Gras

July 12th, 2014 8:00 am by Lurah Lowery, llowery@timesnews.net

Activities at the event on Broad Street in downtown Kingsport included all new inflatables, a Slip-N-Slide, a zip line, face painting and Bead Station Bingo. Golf-Zilla also returned this year.

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House chairman: $3.7 billion request 'too much'

House chairman: $3.7 billion request 'too much'

July 11th, 2014 10:00 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

A key Republican said Friday that President Barack Obama's multibillion-dollar emergency request for the border is too big to get through the House, as a growing number of Democrats rejected policy changes Republicans are demanding

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Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

July 11th, 2014 9:00 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.

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Sullivan County teen claims spiked drink preceded theft, crash

Sullivan County teen claims spiked drink preceded theft, crash

July 11th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport teen reportedly had a felonious albeit brief ride on Friday morning, stealing a pickup and then rolling it outside his own home, located less than one mile from the victim's.

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Bear fatally struck by car on I-40 in Knoxville

Bear fatally struck by car on I-40 in Knoxville

July 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Knoxville police say a bear struck and killed by a car early Friday morning on Interstate 40 was likely the same bear seen wandering in neighborhoods the day before.

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Alumni football game OK'd despite BOE member concerns about player injury, death

Alumni football game OK'd despite BOE member concerns about player injury, death

July 11th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As the Hawkins County BOE was preparing to take its vote, board member Bob Larkins interjected some concerns about the game, and whether it is something the board should be involved in.

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High speed pursuit in Virginia leads to multiple charges for Kingsport man

High speed pursuit in Virginia leads to multiple charges for Kingsport man

July 11th, 2014 4:08 pm by Wes Bunch

A Kingsport man is facing DUI and other felony charges after he allegedly lead Gate City Police on a pursuit early Friday morning that reached speeds over 100 mph and ended with him crashing a stolen vehicle.

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Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

July 11th, 2014 4:00 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.

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John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies

John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies

July 11th, 2014 3:42 pm by KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press; LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.

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