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Fall Branch man fined for killing birds with pesticide

Fall Branch man fined for killing birds with pesticide

April 29th, 2015 1:21 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The case began as an investigation into the cause of death of numerous animals found near Rickie Cloyd's farm in Washington County.

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Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in Knox County

Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in Knox County

April 29th, 2015 1:02 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Eleven Knox County sheriff's cruisers are situated on the road and in the driveway of the ranch-style home.

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Accused in double Pinecrest murders pleads not guilty

Accused in double Pinecrest murders pleads not guilty

April 29th, 2015 12:28 pm by John Thompson

Eric James Azotea allegedly confessed to killing Arthur Gibson Jr. and Amber Terrell and later dismembering and burning their bodies.

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Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters

Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters

April 28th, 2015 9:37 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

Urging Americans to "do some soul-searching," President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only "feign concern" without add

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Crash injures passing motorist in road rage incident, Kingsport police say

Crash injures passing motorist in road rage incident, Kingsport police say

April 28th, 2015 5:55 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

It all started with a horn.

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Crime rates drop throughout Tenn. despite 10 percent rise in murders

Crime rates drop throughout Tenn. despite 10 percent rise in murders

April 27th, 2015 11:02 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's annual crime report for 2014 shows overall crime rates have decreased for much of the region.

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Police: Armed man on drugs thought people were drilling under his floor

Police: Armed man on drugs thought people were drilling under his floor

April 27th, 2015 10:28 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County man arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly brandishing two handguns in public while under the influence of drugs reportedly told police four men were under his home trying to drill through his floor.

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Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

April 27th, 2015 10:19 pm by TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press and AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.

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Johnson City man charged with stealing fire department's thermal imaging camera

Johnson City man charged with stealing fire department's thermal imaging camera

April 27th, 2015 4:35 pm by Staff Report

Police said Monday Scott M. Stockton tried to sell the camera, resulting in his arrest.

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TBI: Tennessee murders up by nearly 10 percent last year

TBI: Tennessee murders up by nearly 10 percent last year

April 27th, 2015 1:38 pm by Associated Press

The TBI says there were 375 murders reported in Tennessee in 2014.

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