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Appeals court upholds Knoxville torture-slayings sentence

Appeals court upholds Knoxville torture-slayings sentence

September 16th, 2014 4:00 pm by Associated Press

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction and sentence of one of the men who participated in the kidnapping, torture and killing of a young Knoxville couple in 2007.

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Tennessee recidivism among key topics during criminal justice hearings

Tennessee recidivism among key topics during criminal justice hearings

September 16th, 2014 2:45 pm by Associated Press

Many of the presenters during the hearings said the state's sentencing structure, which has been in place for more than 20 years, needs to be reviewed.

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NE Tennessee man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

NE Tennessee man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

September 16th, 2014 11:19 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

An 89-year-old Church Hill woman told police Friday night that her son frequently assaults her, refuses to feed her, locks her out of the home, and takes her pain medication.

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Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

September 16th, 2014 10:54 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

A 30-year-old Kingsport man who printed thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills to pay for his drug habit has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his crimes.

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Bristol man makes plea deal in vehicle theft case

Bristol man makes plea deal in vehicle theft case

September 16th, 2014 9:10 am by Brad Hicks

The Bristol man arrested earlier this year after being charged with attempting to steal vehicles in a Unicoi County community and pointing a gun at a Unicoi woman has agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Greeneville.

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Police: Johnson City man caught trying to steal used car

Police: Johnson City man caught trying to steal used car

September 16th, 2014 8:47 am by Staff Report

A Johnson Avenue man was arrested Monday on a charge that he tried to steal a vehicle from a used car lot.

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Retired Chattanooga cop shoots, wounds stepson

Retired Chattanooga cop shoots, wounds stepson

September 15th, 2014 9:09 pm by Shelly Bradbury, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A retired Chattanooga police assistant chief shot his 18-year-old stepson in the leg during a scuffle Sunday at the family's North Chattanooga home.

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Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

September 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Becky Campbell

A former used car dealer whose shady sales left customers with repossessed vehicles will serve 14 years in prison on several counts of theft and failure to produce a car title.

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Morgan County couple indicted in baby boy's death

Morgan County couple indicted in baby boy's death

September 15th, 2014 8:55 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel Staff

A Morgan County mother and her boyfriend were indicted Monday in the June 1 death of the woman's 17-month-old son, according to prosecutors.

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Police: Woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

Police: Woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

September 15th, 2014 8:32 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Jonesborough woman was arrested for impaired driving while her 6-year-old daughter was in the car.

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