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Update: Jury rejects felony murder, finds Marcus Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

Update: Jury rejects felony murder, finds Marcus Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

January 16th, 2015 9:41 pm by Becky Campbell

After eight hours of deliberation, a Washington County jury returned verdict on lesser charge in the April 2013 murder on Nathaniel Drive.

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N.C. motorist injured after Roan Mountain rock slide

N.C. motorist injured after Roan Mountain rock slide

January 16th, 2015 9:35 pm by John Thompson

A North Carolina motorist was injured Wednesday afternoon after her truck hit rocks lying in the road from an earlier rock slide.

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Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

January 16th, 2015 9:29 pm by Brad Hicks

The Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County has enacted changes with the aim of bolstering membership and streamlining the audit process.

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Knox County deputy on leave after DUI, domestic charges

Knox County deputy on leave after DUI, domestic charges

January 16th, 2015 9:22 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County Sheriff's Office deputy was put on administrative leave after authorities arrested him Thursday night on charges of domestic violence and drugged driving.

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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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