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Scotty Trexler's killer freed after serving more than 26 years

Scotty Trexler's killer freed after serving more than 26 years

February 18th, 2014 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County police and prosecutors involved in the 1987 murder case of 2-year-old Scotty Trexler didn't feel the killer's punishment fit the crime, but the case did ignite a crusade to change sentencing laws.

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Driver who ignited Monday search still not found

Driver who ignited Monday search still not found

February 18th, 2014 5:03 pm by Rain Smith

State police have released a few new details on Monday's manhunt in the area of Tri-Cities Crossing - where a helicopter was in the air, multiple local agencies were called to assist, and a deputy was stationed at a nearby school as a precaution.

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UPDATE: Clintwood man charged with murder after allegedly ramming vehicle

UPDATE: Clintwood man charged with murder after allegedly ramming vehicle

February 18th, 2014 2:00 pm by Stephen Igo

A 38-year-old Dickenson County man faces a first-degree murder charge following an incident along the Dismal Creek section of the county early Sunday.

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Suspect pleads not guilty in Tenn. package-bomb deaths

Suspect pleads not guilty in Tenn. package-bomb deaths

February 18th, 2014 1:25 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

A Tennessee man accused of killing his in-laws with a package bomb that exploded in their rural home was at his mother-in-law's bedside before she died from the blast, a pastor said.

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Peace activists to be sentenced for nuclear protest at Oak Ridge

Peace activists to be sentenced for nuclear protest at Oak Ridge

February 18th, 2014 9:04 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The activists, including an 84-year-old nun, cut through fences at a nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge, Tenn., reaching a $548 million storage bunker that holds the nation's primary supply of bomb-grade uranium.

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Pennington Gap woman, children sentenced in attempt to burn own home

Pennington Gap woman, children sentenced in attempt to burn own home

February 17th, 2014 8:59 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia mother, her two children and her daughter's boyfriend were all sentenced to prison last week in Lee County for their roles in a failed plot to burn down their mobile home and collect the insurance payout.

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Mother of missing Memphis baby arrested again

Mother of missing Memphis baby arrested again

February 17th, 2014 4:11 pm by Associated Press

The mother of a 7-week-old Memphis baby who went missing more than five weeks ago has been charged with first-degree murder, a day after the infant's body was discovered in a ditch.

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KPD: Drunken driver tries to ditch baby after crash

KPD: Drunken driver tries to ditch baby after crash

February 17th, 2014 4:02 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect was located "covered in blood" at a Kingsport residence near the wreck, according to police, and "trying to give a baby away."

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I-81 crash leads to manhunt

I-81 crash leads to manhunt

February 17th, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

State and local police were searching the area of Tri-Cities Crossing on Monday morning after a motorist fled their crashed vehicle on Interstate 81.

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Rogersville man facing attempted murder charges

Rogersville man facing attempted murder charges

February 16th, 2014 7:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man is facing several felony charges, including two counts of attempted first-degree murder for allegedly bursting into his ex-girlfriend's home early Sunday morning and shooting her once in the torso.

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