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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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City backs zoning changes that would ease restrictions on methadone clinic location

City backs zoning changes that would ease restrictions on methadone clinic location

January 15th, 2015 9:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

Updated zoning codes have loosened restrictions on the physical requirements for methadone clinics and increased the potential for location in Johnson City.

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With deadline approaching, Unicoi reviews ambulance options

With deadline approaching, Unicoi reviews ambulance options

January 15th, 2015 9:31 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County's contract with its current ambulance services provider is set to expire April 1, and members of the Unicoi County Commission will have to decide later this month whether this contract should be extended or the county should begin exploring

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County commissioner: Sunshine Law 'stinks'

County commissioner: Sunshine Law 'stinks'

January 15th, 2015 9:14 pm by Louie Brogdon, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County commissioners say they could do their jobs a lot better if they didn't have to do everything in public. Just trust them.

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Update: Gergish's ex offers alibi for night of Peregoy death

Update: Gergish's ex offers alibi for night of Peregoy death

January 15th, 2015 8:23 pm by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish's ex-wife told jurors Thursday she was with Gergish the entire night when Timothy Peregoy Sr. was gunned down and that they were at or near the scene twice that night.

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