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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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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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Former youth pastor charged with statutory rape

Former youth pastor charged with statutory rape

January 15th, 2015 9:04 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A former youth pastor at a Lebanon church has been charged with 10 counts of statutory rape by an authority figure in Wilson County, according to indictments issued.

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Bill outlines Haslam's changes to teacher evaluations

Bill outlines Haslam's changes to teacher evaluations

January 15th, 2015 8:09 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

A bill that reduces the role student test scores play in teacher employment evaluations was introduced Thursday, one of three that Gov. Bill Haslam plans to include in his legislative agenda this year.

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Man sentenced to life in prison in Tennessee cannibal case

Man sentenced to life in prison in Tennessee cannibal case

January 15th, 2015 4:22 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man who told police he ate part of his victim's body has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in the woman's death.

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Faulty wiring causes fire in Memphis home where 2 found dead

Faulty wiring causes fire in Memphis home where 2 found dead

January 15th, 2015 3:51 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say faulty electrical wiring caused a fire in a Memphis home where the bodies of a woman and her 2-year-old daughter were found in a bedroom.

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Blind Pennsylvania man dies after warming dry towel in microwave, accidentally setting himself on fire

Blind Pennsylvania man dies after warming dry towel in microwave, accidentally setting himself on fire

January 15th, 2015 2:27 pm by Associated Press

Sixty-eight-year-old James Shaffer told investigators he was warming the towel to put it on his sore leg Tuesday evening in Stonycreek Township.

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Mom, live-in boyfriend jailed as deputies investigate 'extremely disturbing' child abuse case

Mom, live-in boyfriend jailed as deputies investigate 'extremely disturbing' child abuse case

January 15th, 2015 2:24 pm by CARY ASHBY, Norwalk Reflector

"The child endured an immense amount of pain. Your heart can't help but go out to the child for what she suffered" - Huron County, Ohio, Chief Deputy Ted Patrick.

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