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Florida couple killed in apparent murder/suicide in Sevier rental cabin

Florida couple killed in apparent murder/suicide in Sevier rental cabin

August 12th, 2014 12:10 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Authorities were alerted at 11:50 a.m. by a woman who said two people had been shot in the cabin at 2560 Treehouse Lane, according to a news release from the Sevier County Sheriff's Office.

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Johnson City traffic stops result in South Carolina man's arrest

Johnson City traffic stops result in South Carolina man's arrest

August 12th, 2014 7:24 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a South Carolina man Sunday after he used another man's driver's license in two traffic stops, police said.

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Police: Johnson City man choked girlfriend, assaulted her son before evading arrest

Police: Johnson City man choked girlfriend, assaulted her son before evading arrest

August 12th, 2014 7:03 am by Staff Report

A 25-year-old Johnson City man choked his girlfriend, assaulted her son and broke down a bedroom door as she called 911 before leading police on a brief chase Monday night, police said.

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22 people, 25 vehicles, 32 slashed tires

22 people, 25 vehicles, 32 slashed tires

August 11th, 2014 11:02 pm by Becky Campbell

When Tammy Roberts returned home early Sunday morning from picking up her daughter at a friend's house, she was startled to see a knife lying on the sidewalk leading to her Beechwood subdivision home.

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Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

August 11th, 2014 3:09 pm by Nathan Baker

A former special education teacher suspended from teaching after accusations of inappropriate comments and behavior during school hours was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault Monday on a presentment from a July grand jury.

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East Tennessee man charged with Aryan Nations beating, attempted murder

East Tennessee man charged with Aryan Nations beating, attempted murder

August 11th, 2014 2:01 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A member of the Aryan Nations white supremacist gang has been indicted in the attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault of a 31-year-old Oak Ridge man in November.

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Guilty: Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

Guilty: Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

August 11th, 2014 10:11 am by Becky Campbell

Steven Odell Bennett was set to go to trial in October for the 2012 strangulation death of 28-year-old Vonda Donaldson in Johnson City.

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'Kill the police': Missouri crowd shouts after teen's fatal shooting

'Kill the police': Missouri crowd shouts after teen's fatal shooting

August 10th, 2014 8:13 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

A St. Louis County chapter of the NAACP called for the FBI to look into the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, a predominantly black suburb a few miles north of downtown St. Louis.

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Police: Man arrested for punching, choking girlfriend

Police: Man arrested for punching, choking girlfriend

August 9th, 2014 1:48 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a city man on assault charges after his girlfriend told officers he punched and choked her.

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False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

August 8th, 2014 10:06 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It may have been intended as a prank, but the person who posted a "graffiti" false bomb threat at Cherokee High School Friday afternoon could be facing a felony charge.

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