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Update: Jury to decide Gergish's fate in murder trial

Update: Jury to decide Gergish's fate in murder trial

January 16th, 2015 11:08 am by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish is accused of gunning down Timothy Peregoy Sr. in April 2013

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Witness account leads to man's arrest on 2 burglaries, police say

Witness account leads to man's arrest on 2 burglaries, police say

January 15th, 2015 9:59 pm by Staff Report

Police said it took officers two days to track down a man suspected of burglarizing two area residences.

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Police: Man fled pursuit after shoplifting allegation

Police: Man fled pursuit after shoplifting allegation

January 15th, 2015 9:58 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested after he tried to escape capture for an allegation of shoplifting.

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Former youth pastor charged with statutory rape

Former youth pastor charged with statutory rape

January 15th, 2015 9:04 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A former youth pastor at a Lebanon church has been charged with 10 counts of statutory rape by an authority figure in Wilson County, according to indictments issued.

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Update: Gergish's ex offers alibi for night of Peregoy death

Update: Gergish's ex offers alibi for night of Peregoy death

January 15th, 2015 8:23 pm by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish's ex-wife told jurors Thursday she was with Gergish the entire night when Timothy Peregoy Sr. was gunned down and that they were at or near the scene twice that night.

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Police: Man stole, forged checks in JC

Police: Man stole, forged checks in JC

January 15th, 2015 6:08 pm by Staff Report

After a Limestone man was released from Greene County Jail, police said, he was arrested again on theft-related charges from Johnson City.

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Man sentenced to life in prison in Tennessee cannibal case

Man sentenced to life in prison in Tennessee cannibal case

January 15th, 2015 4:22 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man who told police he ate part of his victim's body has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in the woman's death.

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Johnson City woman accused of stealing from Miller Crest vehicle

Johnson City woman accused of stealing from Miller Crest vehicle

January 15th, 2015 4:06 pm by Staff Report

Lorie A. Burchette was charged with auto burglary and theft of property under $500.

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'Being Nuts': NE Tennessee mom accused of causing husband to wreck with four children

'Being Nuts': NE Tennessee mom accused of causing husband to wreck with four children

January 15th, 2015 3:19 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

An intoxicated mother wasn't angry or fighting when she allegedly jumped in her husband's lap Wednesday afternoon, grabbed the steering wheel, and caused him to crash into the median on Highway 11-W with four children in the car.

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Mom, live-in boyfriend jailed as deputies investigate 'extremely disturbing' child abuse case

Mom, live-in boyfriend jailed as deputies investigate 'extremely disturbing' child abuse case

January 15th, 2015 2:24 pm by CARY ASHBY, Norwalk Reflector

"The child endured an immense amount of pain. Your heart can't help but go out to the child for what she suffered" - Huron County, Ohio, Chief Deputy Ted Patrick.

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