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Man convicted in Knox torture slaying gets two life terms

June 4th, 2013 6:02 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — A Lebanon, Ky., man convicted in the torture slaying of a young couple will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.

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Ex-Pennington cop sentenced for drug dealing

Ex-Pennington cop sentenced for drug dealing

June 4th, 2013 5:30 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON -- An ex-Pennington Gap police officer who pleaded guilty to dealing prescription drugs will spend less than a year in prison following a recent appearance in federal court in Abingdon.

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Youth, 17, fatally shot, another youth arrested

June 4th, 2013 11:35 am by Associated Press

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Brownsville say a 17-year-old boy has been fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire.

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Testimony: Ex-UT Foundation officer admits to molesting boys

Testimony: Ex-UT Foundation officer admits to molesting boys

June 4th, 2013 11:02 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

After molesting at least five boys, a former University of Tennessee Foundation chief devised a new plan to satisfy his urges — look but don’t touch, testimony Monday showed.

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Appeals court uphold murder conviction of widow

June 4th, 2013 10:59 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A three-judge appellate court panel has affirmed the murder conviction of Raynella Dosssett Leath of Knoxville.

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Ex-teacher waives hearing in cases involving children

Ex-teacher waives hearing in cases involving children

June 4th, 2013 7:28 am by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A former teacher at Hampton Elementary School was bound over to a Carter County grand jury on Monday after he waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

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Domestic complaint leads to stash of stolen merchandise

June 3rd, 2013 9:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A domestic disturbance complaint Friday night near Church Hill led the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office to a stash of shoplifted merchandise.

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Call about suicide leads to first-degree murder charges

Call about suicide leads to first-degree murder charges

June 3rd, 2013 4:08 pm by Nick Shepherd

A call about a gunshot in an apparent suicide has led to first-degree murder charges.

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Police: Man charged with kidnapping after dragging woman from downtown Johnson City bar

Police: Man charged with kidnapping after dragging woman from downtown Johnson City bar

June 3rd, 2013 12:02 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

An argument between a Unicoi County man and his girlfriend turned physical early Saturday after he allegedly dragged her into his Jeep and drove away from a downtown Johnson City bar.

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Kingsport alderman arrested for DUI

Kingsport alderman arrested for DUI

June 3rd, 2013 10:05 am by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport alderman was arrested for driving under the influence over the weekend while asking officers, ‘Don’t you know who I am?’

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