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UPDATE: KPD seeks witnesses to late night I-81 tractor-trailer crash

UPDATE: KPD seeks witnesses to late night I-81 tractor-trailer crash

March 14th, 2015 11:58 am by Jeff Bobo

Police are hoping someone can explain why a 67-year-old tractor-trailer driver swerved abruptly on I-81 Friday night, sending the vehicle and its payload of 30,000 pounds of frozen chicken over a barricade and off the side of a bridge.

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Church burglar busted, butt slap battery, bogus goods and more this week in crime

Church burglar busted, butt slap battery, bogus goods and more this week in crime

March 14th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of March 7 through March 13.

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Bristol sex trafficker sentenced

Bristol sex trafficker sentenced

March 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say Jerry Johnson drove the teens to the Motel 6, introducing them to the construction workers, who in turn provided the girls with alcohol and marijuana.

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Authorities search for link between slain family, jailed man

Authorities search for link between slain family, jailed man

March 13th, 2015 8:00 pm by KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press

An Idaho sheriff has appealed for the public's help to determine what might connect a slain former AZ power company executive, his wife and their adult son to a 22-year-old man who prosecutors say was arrested with credit cards belonging to the victims.

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Missing: One $10,000 thermal imaging camera from Johnson City Fire Dept.

Missing: One $10,000 thermal imaging camera from Johnson City Fire Dept.

March 13th, 2015 7:00 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

"They used the thermal imaging camera to see if the fire was indeed knocked out in the engine compartment," Jerome Palmer said. "They got a medical call right after that, and they can't remember if they put it on the bumper or what."

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Clean bill of health for puppy dumped on roadside in garbage bag

Clean bill of health for puppy dumped on roadside in garbage bag

March 13th, 2015 6:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

Angel had a belly full of worms, she was undernourished, and the ligaments in her front legs were apparently injured when she was dropped on the side of a rural Hawkins County road Tuesday trapped in a tied plastic trash bag.

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Tenn. Republicans hit each other on 'social hour,' expenses

Tenn. Republicans hit each other on 'social hour,' expenses

March 13th, 2015 5:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

While the House took off several days because of the weather, the Senate plowed ahead. And Ramsey still wants to conclude the session by mid-April. That's causing some heartache among House members

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Car overturned in Friday morning I-26 accident

Car overturned in Friday morning I-26 accident

March 13th, 2015 3:05 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Police said speed was a factor in a Friday morning crash on Interstate 26 in south Johnson City that left a sedan on its top in a roadside ditch.

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Local family explains why they are advocating for CBD oil

Local family explains why they are advocating for CBD oil

March 13th, 2015 2:15 pm by The McCall family

We are not criminals for wanting what is best for our child. Medicine should not be denied to the children of Tennessee just because of a lack of knowledge of what CBD Oil truly is and what it can do. Penelope needs CBD Oil.

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Lawsuit that showed GM hid ignition switch problem settled

Lawsuit that showed GM hid ignition switch problem settled

March 13th, 2015 1:15 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Engineers hired by lawyers found that GM modified the switches after finding problems, but failed to disclose that under oath in legal depositions or to government safety investigators.

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