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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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Judge rules that public should be able to hear public hearings

Judge rules that public should be able to hear public hearings

January 22nd, 2015 8:48 pm by Tony Casey

A hearing in Greene County Chancery Court today very well might have turned up the volume at future public meetings.

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Johnson City man accused of forging prescription after stealing pad from vehicle

Johnson City man accused of forging prescription after stealing pad from vehicle

January 22nd, 2015 3:28 pm by Staff Report

Thomas S. Guess was charged with auto burglary, theft under $500, forgery and obtaining narcotics by fraud.

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Homeless man stole sick boy's money, Kingsport police say

Homeless man stole sick boy's money, Kingsport police say

January 22nd, 2015 2:17 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Three weeks ago, investigators asked the public for information on the case, releasing surveillance images from the store.

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Snapchat message led to teen murder, police say

Snapchat message led to teen murder, police say

January 22nd, 2015 9:33 am by Associated Press

A 16-year-old boy is charged as an adult with murder and possession of a knife during a violent crime.

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Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged with forgery, perjury

Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged with forgery, perjury

January 21st, 2015 3:45 pm by LARRY O'DELL and ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

Del. Joseph D. Morrissey is spending nights in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor but is allowed out each day on work release, earning a day of "good time" credit reducing his six-month sentence for each day he serves in the legislature.

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Alleged reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police after 100 mph chase

Alleged reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police after 100 mph chase

January 21st, 2015 12:57 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Being faced with multiple felony charges should probably humble a 19-year-old youth.

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