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Mom of slaying victim relieved' at lesser verdict in slaying of pregnant teen

Mom of slaying victim relieved' at lesser verdict in slaying of pregnant teen

January 16th, 2015 9:18 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

The tattoo told the tale of this devastating loss for the mother and grandmother of a slain teenager and her unborn son.

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Jurors view explicit images in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

Jurors view explicit images in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

January 16th, 2015 9:10 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Recovered cellphone images said to show the sexual assault of an unconscious coed were on graphic display for jurors Friday in the rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players.

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Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage cases in April

Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage cases in April

January 16th, 2015 3:37 pm by Associated Press

The Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution.

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Penn State gets wins restored, Paterno again winningest coach

Penn State gets wins restored, Paterno again winningest coach

January 16th, 2015 2:14 pm by MARK SCOLFORO and MARC LEVY, Associated Press

The new deal also directs a $60 million fine to address child abuse be spent within Pennsylvania and resolves that lawsuit.

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Knox jury convicts man of killing girlfriend, fetus

Knox jury convicts man of killing girlfriend, fetus

January 16th, 2015 2:05 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The 10-man, two-woman jury instead found Brandon Scott Donaldson, 24, guilty of second-degree murder in the slayings of Marcia Crider and her 13-week-old unborn son.

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Knoxville bank robbery standoff ends with 6 in custody

Knoxville bank robbery standoff ends with 6 in custody

January 16th, 2015 1:34 pm by Jay Miller, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The incident began with a bank robbery downtown about 9:15 a.m. and ended about noon.

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Obama, UK leader Cameron pledge to help seek justice for Paris attacks

Obama, UK leader Cameron pledge to help seek justice for Paris attacks

January 16th, 2015 1:32 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

"We know what we're up against, and we know how we will win" - British Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Update: Jury to decide Gergish's fate in murder trial

Update: Jury to decide Gergish's fate in murder trial

January 16th, 2015 11:08 am by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish is accused of gunning down Timothy Peregoy Sr. in April 2013

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System's probe into Elizabethton coach Witten's conduct doesn't please parent

System's probe into Elizabethton coach Witten's conduct doesn't please parent

January 16th, 2015 11:03 am by John Thompson

Deborah Scalf repeated her allegations that head football coach Shawn Witten had cursed her son and used his finger to prod her son in the chest. Other parents came to Witten's defense.

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Carter County joins search for missing Sullivan Co. couple

Carter County joins search for missing Sullivan Co. couple

January 15th, 2015 9:54 pm by Staff Report

The Carter County Sheriff's Department is one of several local law enforcement agencies involved in discovering the whereabouts of a missing Kingsport couple.

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