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Man's return to residence prompts his arrest after warning to stay away, according to city police

Man's return to residence prompts his arrest after warning to stay away, according to city police

January 25th, 2015 2:27 pm by Staff Report

A man's return to a residence Saturday evening after an earlier warning to stay away by officers with the Johnson City Police Department resulted in charges against him, the department said in a news release.

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Two men graduate from life of crime, begin new lives after intensive program

Two men graduate from life of crime, begin new lives after intensive program

January 24th, 2015 9:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Graduation day is generally both a day of reflection on the path leading to that ceremony and a day of hope and expectation for what awaits.

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Rape trial spurs discussion of hostess role on campus

Rape trial spurs discussion of hostess role on campus

January 24th, 2015 9:25 pm by Anita Wadhwani and Adam Sparks, The Tennessean

The relationship between female students and male athletes has been at the forefront in the first two weeks of the trial of two former Vanderbilt football players charged with raping an unconscious female student.

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88 year-old mother of DEA raid target Peterson, arrested on neglect charges

88 year-old mother of DEA raid target Peterson, arrested on neglect charges

January 24th, 2015 9:19 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The mother of Geoffrey Deane Peterson, the Hixson man whose businesses were targeted in a DEA raid on Friday, was arrested Friday for "willful neglect, abuse, or exploitation of an adult."

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2 inmates escape Sevier Co. jail

2 inmates escape Sevier Co. jail

January 24th, 2015 1:48 pm by Jay Miller, Knoxville News Sentinel

Two inmates escaped from the Sevier County jail late Friday night, according to Sheriff Ron Seals.

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Alleged home intruder nabbed with billy club that was described by victim

Alleged home intruder nabbed with billy club that was described by victim

January 23rd, 2015 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County man was charged with aggravated assault and aggravated burglary Tuesday night after allegedly bursting into a Rogersville home with a "billy club" - apparently looking for his brother.

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Knox jailer fired, 1 quits, 2 disciplined over inmate abuse

Knox jailer fired, 1 quits, 2 disciplined over inmate abuse

January 23rd, 2015 9:25 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Sheriff's Office on Friday released video of a Nov. 28 use of force against a jail inmate that spawned an internal affairs investigation and led one deputy to quit, one corrections officer to be fired and two others to be disciplined.ntion

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Man wrongly convicted freed from prison after four decades of captivity

Man wrongly convicted freed from prison after four decades of captivity

January 23rd, 2015 5:18 pm by Jonathan Drew, Associated Press

A 70-year-old man wrongly convicted of the 1976 stabbing deaths of a mother and daughter walked out of prison Friday, saying he was looking forward to sleeping in a real bed and maybe swimming in a pool.

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Doctor: Vanderbilt player was so drunk, he'd struggle to join a gang-rape

Doctor: Vanderbilt player was so drunk, he'd struggle to join a gang-rape

January 23rd, 2015 5:12 pm by Sheila Burke, Associated Press

A defense witness in the case of four former Vanderbilt University football players charged with gang-raping a fellow student testified Friday that one of them was so drunk, he would have struggled to form the intent to commit such a crime.

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Police: Man drove into utility pole, falsely reported hit and run

Police: Man drove into utility pole, falsely reported hit and run

January 23rd, 2015 9:28 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Roan Mountain man was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash and filing a false report following a Thursday incident.

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