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Erwin police chief confirms body recovered on banks of Nolichucky River as "subject of interest" in Erwin murder

Erwin police chief confirms body recovered on banks of Nolichucky River as "subject of interest" in Erwin murder

March 29th, 2015 7:37 pm by Jessica Fuller

A body discovered on the banks of the Nolichucky River in Unicoi County on Sunday afternoon has been positively identified as a "person of interest" connected to the death of a 73-year-old woman who was found dead Saturday, Erwin Police Chief Regan Tilson

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7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party

7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party

March 28th, 2015 10:00 pm by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder.

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KPD investigates shooting in Allandale community

KPD investigates shooting in Allandale community

March 28th, 2015 1:34 pm by Matthew Lane, Net News Service

The Kingsport Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Friday evening in the Allandale community.

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Hawkins 'assault on a fetus' defendants awaiting rehab

Hawkins 'assault on a fetus' defendants awaiting rehab

March 28th, 2015 1:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

Two Hawkins County women have been offered a chance to complete drug rehab as part of the new state law which favors treatment over prison for mothers of babies who are born addicted to drugs.

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Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain

Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain

March 28th, 2015 1:26 pm by COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press

A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined Friday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded inside the home for years but that apparently went un

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Feds: Baltimore jail illegally keeping juveniles in solitary

Feds: Baltimore jail illegally keeping juveniles in solitary

March 27th, 2015 9:28 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

Teenagers awaiting trial on adult charges in Baltimore are being kept in solitary confinement for far too long - up to 143 days in one case, according to a highly critical review by the U.S. Justice Department's Division of Civil Rights.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court

March 27th, 2015 9:24 pm by COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press and FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both sides of the Atlant

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Tennessee Supreme Court orders new child rape trial for Shelby County man

Tennessee Supreme Court orders new child rape trial for Shelby County man

March 27th, 2015 3:49 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Supreme Court has overturned the child rape conviction of a man sentenced to 25 years in prison for repeatedly abusing a child.

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Erratic driving stop lands Johnson City man fourth DUI, drug charges

Erratic driving stop lands Johnson City man fourth DUI, drug charges

March 27th, 2015 10:12 am by Staff Report

A Johnson City man received a fourth offense driving under the influence charge after police said he was driving erratically overnight Wednesday on West Market Street.

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Virginia man accused of forging checks at Johnson City bank

Virginia man accused of forging checks at Johnson City bank

March 27th, 2015 9:52 am by Staff Report

A Cedar Bluff, Virginia, man was arrested Wednesday by Johnson City Police Department investigators, charged with forgery and theft after officers said he cashed forged checks at a Johnson City bank.

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