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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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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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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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GPS leads searchers to lost dog, missing teen hunter

GPS leads searchers to lost dog, missing teen hunter

January 19th, 2015 10:15 pm by Brad Hicks

In his spare time, Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley enjoys hunting, so he knows the importance of being able to track down a hunting dog in the event one becomes lost.

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Videos shown to jury in rape trial of 2 ex-Vandy players

Videos shown to jury in rape trial of 2 ex-Vandy players

January 19th, 2015 3:13 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

A detective testified Monday that one of the former players attached the videos in text messages sent to friends in California.

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Johnson City fight involving gun leads to assault arrest

Johnson City fight involving gun leads to assault arrest

January 19th, 2015 12:08 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man was arrested Sunday afternoon following an aggravated assault and death threat.

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Former Johnson City man pleads guilty in Rhode Island arson scheme

Former Johnson City man pleads guilty in Rhode Island arson scheme

January 19th, 2015 8:36 am by Associated Press

A Johnson City man has pleaded guilty to his role in the burning of an occupied Rhode Island apartment building in what prosecutors called an arson-for-profit.

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Second vehicular homicide trial set for Kingsport man

Second vehicular homicide trial set for Kingsport man

January 18th, 2015 9:38 pm by Becky Campbell

A Kingsport man is scheduled to go to trial this week - for the second time - on a vehicular homicide charge that stems from a deadly wreck on Valentines' Day in 2012.

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