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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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Police: Man stole vehicle from JCMC patient

Police: Man stole vehicle from JCMC patient

August 8th, 2014 4:30 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a Morristown man after he was alleged to have stolen a vehicle from a patient at Johnson City Medical Center.

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NE Tennessee man charged with cruelty for allegedly leaving dog in vehicle 12 hours

NE Tennessee man charged with cruelty for allegedly leaving dog in vehicle 12 hours

August 8th, 2014 2:55 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A witness reportedly stated that a pit bull had been locked in a Chevy Blazer parked in the parking lot all night.

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Trucker passed out at school intersection allegedly found with meth

Trucker passed out at school intersection allegedly found with meth

August 8th, 2014 2:34 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Shortly before the end of the school day Thursday Church Hill police were dispatched to an 18-wheel tractor trailer that had parked at the intersection of Tipton Avenue and Volunteer Street just outside of the Volunteer High School campus.

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Police say 2 teens made drug brownies during break-in

Police say 2 teens made drug brownies during break-in

August 7th, 2014 6:08 pm by Staff Report

Police say two 17-year-old boys have been charged with breaking into a Pennsylvania home and baking drug-laced brownies.

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Police arrest SE Tennessee father in baby's death

Police arrest SE Tennessee father in baby's death

August 7th, 2014 11:43 am by Associated Press

Police have arrested the father of a 3-month-old Marion County boy who died in 2012.

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