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Knox County Sheriff's deputy resigns after domestic violence arrest

Knox County Sheriff's deputy resigns after domestic violence arrest

January 20th, 2015 3:12 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The veteran employee of the Knox County Sheriff's Office resigned Monday, five days after his arrest on several charges stemming from a domestic violence incident at his Powell home.

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Watching Obama speech? Check out tone, theatrics, loudmouths

Watching Obama speech? Check out tone, theatrics, loudmouths

January 20th, 2015 11:07 am by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

The event is as much about the theatrics and accoutrements of the evening as about the meat of the president's proposals.

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Police say Nashville shooting deaths were double homicide

Police say Nashville shooting deaths were double homicide

January 20th, 2015 10:01 am by Associated Press

A police statement say detectives are pursuing leads and trying to determine a motive in the shootings.

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1 of actor Mark Wahlberg's victims says he shouldn't be pardoned

1 of actor Mark Wahlberg's victims says he shouldn't be pardoned

January 20th, 2015 9:53 am by PHILIP MARCELO and RODRIQUE NGOWI, Associated Press

Kristyn Atwood was among a group of mostly black fourth-grade students on a field trip to the beach in 1986 when Wahlberg and his white friends began hurling rocks and shouting racial epithets as they chased them down the street.

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Pope Francis says Catholics don't have to breed like rabbits

Pope Francis says Catholics don't have to breed like rabbits

January 19th, 2015 3:29 pm by Associated Press

On the trip, he gave his strongest defense yet of the 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae, which enshrined the church's opposition to artificial birth control.

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Videos shown to jury in rape trial of 2 ex-Vandy players

Videos shown to jury in rape trial of 2 ex-Vandy players

January 19th, 2015 3:13 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

A detective testified Monday that one of the former players attached the videos in text messages sent to friends in California.

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Clerk in Knox County discovers $2.6 million in old account

Clerk in Knox County discovers $2.6 million in old account

January 19th, 2015 9:06 am by Associated Press

A court clerk in East Tennessee discovered an account five decades old that contains more than $2.6 million.

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Former Johnson City man pleads guilty in Rhode Island arson scheme

Former Johnson City man pleads guilty in Rhode Island arson scheme

January 19th, 2015 8:36 am by Associated Press

A Johnson City man has pleaded guilty to his role in the burning of an occupied Rhode Island apartment building in what prosecutors called an arson-for-profit.

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US teens on alleged crime spree captured in Florida

US teens on alleged crime spree captured in Florida

January 18th, 2015 2:20 pm by Associated Press

Two teenage sweethearts suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks across the U.S. South have been taken into custody in Florida, Kentucky authorities said Sunday.

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Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

January 17th, 2015 9:26 pm by The Associated Press

A Florida man had "several pockets full of ammunition" when he targeted his wife in a shooting Saturday morning that killed two people at a mall food court where the woman worked, police said.

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