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Parents charged with abusing 4 children in Memphis

Parents charged with abusing 4 children in Memphis

January 17th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors say the parents of four children have been charged with repeatedly beating, choking and kicking them.

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Man who swindled Kingsport bank out of $2.8 million gets 42 months

Man who swindled Kingsport bank out of $2.8 million gets 42 months

January 17th, 2015 1:35 pm by Matthew Lane, Net News Service

A 49-year-old Knoxville man has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for swindling First Community Bank of Kingsport out of $2.8 million.

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Update: Jury rejects felony murder, finds Marcus Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

Update: Jury rejects felony murder, finds Marcus Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

January 16th, 2015 9:41 pm by Becky Campbell

After eight hours of deliberation, a Washington County jury returned verdict on lesser charge in the April 2013 murder on Nathaniel Drive.

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Knox County deputy on leave after DUI, domestic charges

Knox County deputy on leave after DUI, domestic charges

January 16th, 2015 9:22 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County Sheriff's Office deputy was put on administrative leave after authorities arrested him Thursday night on charges of domestic violence and drugged driving.

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Mom of slaying victim relieved' at lesser verdict in slaying of pregnant teen

Mom of slaying victim relieved' at lesser verdict in slaying of pregnant teen

January 16th, 2015 9:18 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

The tattoo told the tale of this devastating loss for the mother and grandmother of a slain teenager and her unborn son.

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Jurors view explicit images in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

Jurors view explicit images in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

January 16th, 2015 9:10 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Recovered cellphone images said to show the sexual assault of an unconscious coed were on graphic display for jurors Friday in the rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players.

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Knox jury convicts man of killing girlfriend, fetus

Knox jury convicts man of killing girlfriend, fetus

January 16th, 2015 2:05 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The 10-man, two-woman jury instead found Brandon Scott Donaldson, 24, guilty of second-degree murder in the slayings of Marcia Crider and her 13-week-old unborn son.

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Knoxville bank robbery standoff ends with 6 in custody

Knoxville bank robbery standoff ends with 6 in custody

January 16th, 2015 1:34 pm by Jay Miller, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The incident began with a bank robbery downtown about 9:15 a.m. and ended about noon.

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Pair faces aggravated assault charges after fight, stabbing in Hampton

Pair faces aggravated assault charges after fight, stabbing in Hampton

January 16th, 2015 11:34 am by John Thompson

The couple reportedly had been arguing all day.

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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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