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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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Bristol woman pinned between cars, dies

Bristol woman pinned between cars, dies

May 3rd, 2014 12:31 am by Wes Bunch

Bristol police identified the deceased as Wanda Denise Jemes, 51. Officials said no charges have been filed and no foul play is suspected.

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Ukrainian unrest spreads; dozens dead in Odessa

Ukrainian unrest spreads; dozens dead in Odessa

May 3rd, 2014 12:01 am by Staff Report

The first serious offensive by the government in Kiev sharply escalated the crisis that has led to the worst tensions between Russia and the West since the Cold war.

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Sullivan highway commissioner hopefuls put own money into campaigns

Sullivan highway commissioner hopefuls put own money into campaigns

May 2nd, 2014 9:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

When it comes to the three men running for the Republican nomination for Sullivan County highway commissioner, each appears to be his own biggest supporter, according to campaign financial disclosure reports for the most recent reporting period.

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Photo Gallery: SCSO officers complete K-9 training, ready to head out on patrol

Photo Gallery: SCSO officers complete K-9 training, ready to head out on patrol

May 2nd, 2014 1:38 pm by Nick Shepherd

Officers of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office just completed a strenuous training process and are ready to go on patrol — as long as their human partners are driving.

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US gains 288k jobs, most in 2 years; rate 6.3 pct.

US gains 288k jobs, most in 2 years; rate 6.3 pct.

May 2nd, 2014 12:14 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in April, the most in two years, the strongest evidence to date that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth.

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55 colleges face federal sex assault investigation

55 colleges face federal sex assault investigation

May 2nd, 2014 12:13 pm by COREY WILLIAMS and KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press

Some of the 55 colleges and universities facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations say they're cooperating with the U.S. Education Department.

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Knox deputy seeks reinstatement following alleged choking incident

Knox deputy seeks reinstatement following alleged choking incident

May 2nd, 2014 12:05 pm by Associated Press

Knox County Sheriff Jimmy Jones terminated 47-year-old Frank Phillips on Sunday. Jones says he believes Phillips used "excessive force" Saturday night while arresting a college student.

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J.C. woman charged with beating child with clothes hanger

J.C. woman charged with beating child with clothes hanger

May 2nd, 2014 7:28 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City police arrested a city woman Wednesday for disciplining her child with a plastic clothes hanger, which left bruises all over his body, a news release and court record said.

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Economy's spring thaw could boost April hiring

Economy's spring thaw could boost April hiring

May 2nd, 2014 7:12 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Consumers are ramping up spending, businesses are ordering more goods and manufacturers are expanding. The strengthening numbers show the winter's snowstorms and frigid were largely to blame for the economy's scant growth at the start of the year.

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