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Tennessee sex offender nabbed on ice cream truck

Tennessee sex offender nabbed on ice cream truck

January 20th, 2015 3:49 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Larry Lawrence Frierson registered as a violent sex offender in 2006 after he was convicted of two counts of attempted aggravated sexual battery of a 4-year-old boy.

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2 from Johnson City arrested after Kingsport drug deal ends in gunfire

2 from Johnson City arrested after Kingsport drug deal ends in gunfire

January 20th, 2015 3:38 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Dispatch received information on a gunshot in the area of a residential care community on Memorial Boulevard, with a gray Ford Taurus spotted fleeing the scene.

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Knox County Sheriff's deputy resigns after domestic violence arrest

Knox County Sheriff's deputy resigns after domestic violence arrest

January 20th, 2015 3:12 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The veteran employee of the Knox County Sheriff's Office resigned Monday, five days after his arrest on several charges stemming from a domestic violence incident at his Powell home.

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Born with a rare heart disorder, NE Tennessee infant receives transplant

Born with a rare heart disorder, NE Tennessee infant receives transplant

January 20th, 2015 3:07 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Almost as soon as Addy entered the world, the battle for life began.

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Kingsport police rescue infant covered in feces, urine from pair facing drug, neglect charges

Kingsport police rescue infant covered in feces, urine from pair facing drug, neglect charges

January 20th, 2015 2:29 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport Police Department incident report states that nearly an ounce of marijuana, 12 grams of gravel and pills were also located in the SUV, along with a stolen handgun that was fully loaded with one round in the chamber.

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Dingus pleads no contest, found guilty in vehicular homicide case from Johnson City crash, avoids 2nd trial

Dingus pleads no contest, found guilty in vehicular homicide case from Johnson City crash, avoids 2nd trial

January 20th, 2015 12:31 pm by Becky Campbell

Cody Dingus' first trial ended in mistrial last year when a juror admitted to misconduct.

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Off the Wall News: Jogger attacked by giant winged creature

Off the Wall News: Jogger attacked by giant winged creature

January 20th, 2015 11:12 am by Associated Press

He first thought someone knocked him in the head or he got hit by lightning.

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Watching Obama speech? Check out tone, theatrics, loudmouths

Watching Obama speech? Check out tone, theatrics, loudmouths

January 20th, 2015 11:07 am by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

The event is as much about the theatrics and accoutrements of the evening as about the meat of the president's proposals.

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Police say Nashville shooting deaths were double homicide

Police say Nashville shooting deaths were double homicide

January 20th, 2015 10:01 am by Associated Press

A police statement say detectives are pursuing leads and trying to determine a motive in the shootings.

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1 of actor Mark Wahlberg's victims says he shouldn't be pardoned

1 of actor Mark Wahlberg's victims says he shouldn't be pardoned

January 20th, 2015 9:53 am by PHILIP MARCELO and RODRIQUE NGOWI, Associated Press

Kristyn Atwood was among a group of mostly black fourth-grade students on a field trip to the beach in 1986 when Wahlberg and his white friends began hurling rocks and shouting racial epithets as they chased them down the street.

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