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Officer shot, man shot and killed by police

Officer shot, man shot and killed by police

June 7th, 2014 10:02 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Knoxville police officer was shot twice and a suspect was shot and killed Saturday morning after a disturbance in East Knoxville.

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Police say man arrested after relative reports theft

Police say man arrested after relative reports theft

June 7th, 2014 2:39 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested after a member of his family turned him in for auto theft.

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E-911 tape: Florida triple-murder suspect admitted to killings

E-911 tape: Florida triple-murder suspect admitted to killings

June 6th, 2014 9:23 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Accused Florida triple-murder suspect David Smith who holed up in a West Knox County hotel on May 27 told E-911 dispatchers he was bipolar and off his medication, that he killed his sister and that one of his two wives lived in Knoxville.

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Deputy: Man admitted he had sexual encounter with teen

Deputy: Man admitted he had sexual encounter with teen

June 6th, 2014 4:37 pm by Max Hrenda

A Washington County investigator said a Kingsport man told deputies he and a teenage girl fondled each other in a sexual encounter in 2013.

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Jonesborough woman charged with violating sex offender registry, burglary, theft

Jonesborough woman charged with violating sex offender registry, burglary, theft

June 6th, 2014 3:57 pm by Staff Report

Jonesborough police said Carolina Carrol Casteel failed to report that she had moved.

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Man suspected of killing 3 Canadian Mounties caught

Man suspected of killing 3 Canadian Mounties caught

June 6th, 2014 11:42 am by PATRICK WHITTLE and BENJAMIN SHINGLER, Associated Press

"I'm done," a witness said he told police.

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Federal sentence prompts dismissal of local charges in Johnson City man's teen sex solicitation case

Federal sentence prompts dismissal of local charges in Johnson City man's teen sex solicitation case

June 6th, 2014 10:52 am by Brad Hicks

Following his May 2013 arrest, Hoyle was charged by the Erwin Police Department with aggravated statutory rape, sexual battery by an authority figure and solicitation of a person under 18 years of age.

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Sentence cut for man convicted in son's Johnson City shooting death

Sentence cut for man convicted in son's Johnson City shooting death

June 6th, 2014 10:36 am by Becky Campbell

Christopher Mitchell, 31, was found responsible for the death of 2-year-old Jacob Mitchell in a hotel room where the family was living at the time.

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Update: 2 identified from Greene Co. murder-suicide

Update: 2 identified from Greene Co. murder-suicide

June 5th, 2014 4:26 pm by Staff Report

The couple were found dead at 785 Doc Hawkins Road after a 911 caller reported a shooting just after 8 a.m.

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Off the Wall News: He is the eggman, goo goo goo joob

Off the Wall News: He is the eggman, goo goo goo joob

June 5th, 2014 2:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A DUI suspect who arrived at Walmart in a van riding on two rims - and a third wheel with a flat tire - allegedly shelled out a paltry excuse to Kingsport police: He needed eggs.

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