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Update: Text message allegedly prompted Fall Branch man to stick pistol in wife's mouth; kids were there

Update: Text message allegedly prompted Fall Branch man to stick pistol in wife's mouth; kids were there

January 31st, 2014 4:20 pm by Becky Campbell

Jackie Wexler was arrested after the incident was reported about 9 p.m. Thursday.

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Catholic diocese files bankruptcy in wake of lawsuits claiming 362 cases of child abuse

January 31st, 2014 10:38 am by Associated Press

The two lawsuits filed in 2011 claim clergy members abused the children from the 1930s to the 1970s. They claim the diocese shielded the offenders and knew or should have known the threat they posed.

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NFL player arrested in Kingsport

NFL player arrested in Kingsport

January 31st, 2014 10:37 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

San Francisco 49ers player Daniel Kilgore, an alumnus of Dobyns-Bennett High School, was charged with public intoxication on Jan. 26.

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Low temps, high power bills: cold heats up system’s demand

Low temps, high power bills: cold heats up system’s demand

January 31st, 2014 9:13 am by Brad Hicks

While some relief from frigid temperatures is in sight, January’s cold is expected to have a big impact on the bills of Johnson City Power Board customers.

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Watching for gold

Watching for gold

January 31st, 2014 8:36 am by Becky Campbell

ETSU professor to be looking for his Olympic trainees when the Winter Olympics get under way next week.

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Amanda Knox found guilty of murder, again

Amanda Knox found guilty of murder, again

January 30th, 2014 4:35 pm by AP

An appeals court in Florence has upheld the guilty verdict against U.S. student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend for the 2007 murder of her British roommate.

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Update: Police find largest meth lab in Johnson City history, including "urine" pots

Update: Police find largest meth lab in Johnson City history, including "urine" pots

January 30th, 2014 3:48 pm by Staff Report

A 9-year-old boy found at the residence was exposed to the meth-making process, police said, resulting in an aggravated child abuse charge against Hylmon.

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Trucker cited in crash that snarled I-40 traffic

Trucker cited in crash that snarled I-40 traffic

January 30th, 2014 2:55 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The eastbound Freightliner slammed into a Toyota Camry about 7:23 a.m. in Knoxville, trapping the car under the trailer. The rig came to rest against the concrete median barrier, with the Camry under it.

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AP Breaking News Report: Federal prosecutors to seek death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing defendant

AP Breaking News Report: Federal prosecutors to seek death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing defendant

January 30th, 2014 2:19 pm by Associated Press

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 20, is accused in twin bombings that killed three people and injured more than 260 others at the April 15 marathon.

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Update: 9 bodies recovered after Kentucky house fire

Update: 9 bodies recovered after Kentucky house fire

January 30th, 2014 1:30 pm by Associated Press

Vanderbilt University Medical Center spokeswoman Dagny Stuart said an adult and a child were taken to the hospital in Nashville, but she could not provide details about their conditions.

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