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Former Vanderbilt players in rape case released from jail

Former Vanderbilt players in rape case released from jail

June 24th, 2015 3:57 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins cleared the way for the players' release a day after declaring a mistrial because of juror misconduct and setting aside their rape convictions. He ordered them to wear GPS monitoring devices if released.

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UPDATE: Boston Marathon bomber apologizes - for first time - as formally sentenced to death

UPDATE: Boston Marathon bomber apologizes - for first time - as formally sentenced to death

June 24th, 2015 3:17 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

"I am sorry for the lives that I've taken, for the suffering that I've caused you, for the damage that I've done - irreparable damage" - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Amber alert issued for missing Surgoinsville girl

Amber alert issued for missing Surgoinsville girl

June 24th, 2015 9:06 am by Staff Report

An East Tennessee Amber Alert has been activated for the Surgionsville Police Department for a 14-year-old Hayleigh Wilson.

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Murder conviction appeal denied for Poncho Juan Delgado

Murder conviction appeal denied for Poncho Juan Delgado

June 24th, 2015 8:43 am by Becky Campbell

A state appellate court issued an opinion this week confirming the first-degree murder conviction of a man who set a house on fire in 2006 to cover up the killing.

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Kingsport man indicted on 49 additional child sex charges

Kingsport man indicted on 49 additional child sex charges

June 23rd, 2015 9:00 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

A man who has been jailed for six months - after a Kingsport woman allegedly found video of him molesting an infant - now faces new rape and child porn charges.

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Mistrial granted in Vanderbilt football players' rape case

Mistrial granted in Vanderbilt football players' rape case

June 23rd, 2015 8:56 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A judge has granted a mistrial in the case of two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student, saying "bias has been clearly shown."

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Drunken crash destroyed parked car in Kingsport, police say

Drunken crash destroyed parked car in Kingsport, police say

June 23rd, 2015 2:30 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Tire tracks and gouge marks along several miles of Kingsport roads led police to the driver.

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Bristol police search for armed robber

Bristol police search for armed robber

June 23rd, 2015 11:32 am by Staff Report

A gunman robbed the Hardee's on Volunteer Parkway on Monday, prompting police to ask the public for assistance in finding him.

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Johnson City man charged with stabbing during fight

Johnson City man charged with stabbing during fight

June 23rd, 2015 10:15 am by Staff Report

A bleeding victim found by police outside a Johnson City apartment led to the arrest of a man early Tuesday morning on aggravated assault charges.

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Home alone: Mom out shopping while 2-year-old wanders apartment complex

Home alone: Mom out shopping while 2-year-old wanders apartment complex

June 22nd, 2015 9:34 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

The mother of a 2-year-old girl who was found wandering outside her Church Hill apartment near a parking area with a lighter in her hand Saturday morning is facing a felony child neglect charge.

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