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Bill Cosby clarifies statement on rape accusations

Bill Cosby clarifies statement on rape accusations

November 17th, 2014 2:51 pm by Associated Press

The new statement released Monday says that Cosby's denials do not refer to accuser Andrea Constand, whose civil lawsuit against him was settled in 2006.

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Update: Tennessee Vols suspend 2 players amid assault investigation

Update: Tennessee Vols suspend 2 players amid assault investigation

November 17th, 2014 1:49 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The suspects are Vols linebacker A.J. Johnson, a senior, and defensive back, Michael Williams, a sophomore, a police source confirmed to The Tennessean.

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Sullivan Co. man allegedly shoots at drunk driver, both arrested

Sullivan Co. man allegedly shoots at drunk driver, both arrested

November 17th, 2014 12:52 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The Saturday night shooting occurred along the Sullivan County and Washington County line.

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Scam warning: Unicoi Co. sheriff says you're probably not a Publisher's Clearing House winner

Scam warning: Unicoi Co. sheriff says you're probably not a Publisher's Clearing House winner

November 17th, 2014 12:19 pm by Brad Hicks

The caller asked the family to purchase a money card for $500 to cover the taxes on their prizes and call in the card number.

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Erwin market owner charged with tax evasion

Erwin market owner charged with tax evasion

November 17th, 2014 12:15 pm by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County business owner is facing more than a dozen counts of attempted sales tax evasion for allegedly failing to report more than $55,000 in sales taxes over a two-year period.

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Unicoi Co. sheriff says elderly woman with cane scares off would-be robber

Unicoi Co. sheriff says elderly woman with cane scares off would-be robber

November 17th, 2014 11:58 am by Brad Hicks

"I think they thought the cane was a gun" - Sheriff Mike Hensley.

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Police say man may have raped up to 8 boys

Police say man may have raped up to 8 boys

November 17th, 2014 9:32 am by Shelly Bradbury and Hannah Smith, Times Free Press

The Chattanooga man arrested Monday on charges of aggravated statutory rape worked as an engineer and shop machinist at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.

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ETSU: Rugby Club may face more penalties after rape accusation

ETSU: Rugby Club may face more penalties after rape accusation

November 15th, 2014 9:56 pm by Nathan Baker

The fallout from the allegation that a rape occurred during a party after an East Tennessee State University Rugby Club match could lead to serious punishment for the student organization.

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Update: Police identify 2 men arrested after 2-vehicle collision

Update: Police identify 2 men arrested after 2-vehicle collision

November 15th, 2014 9:33 pm by Max Hrenda

City police said two Murfreesboro men were arrested on drug, evading arrest and other charges after they drove through a stop sign and into an oncoming vehicle in an attempt to elude officers.

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Deputies: Elizabethton man stabbed brother, fled house

Deputies: Elizabethton man stabbed brother, fled house

November 15th, 2014 3:29 pm by Max Hrenda

An Elizabethton man was arrested, deputies said, after a drunken argument led to him stabbing his brother "several" times and running from his Lynn Valley home.

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