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Unicoi man accused of child, animal abuse

July 1st, 2010 4:12 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN A Unicoi man is facing child abuse and animal cruelty charges following his Tuesday arrest for allegedly striking one of his girlfriend's children, duct taping her dog's legs to its body, and rubbing the buttocks of the dog on the faces of her chil

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Man robs bank, crashes into 3 police cars, wrecks vehicle, sheriff says

June 30th, 2010 5:19 am by Staff Report

A suspected bank robber crashed into three police cruisers in Jefferson County on Tuesday afternoon before tossing the stolen cash onto Interstate 40 and then wrecking the pickup truck he was driving, authorities said.The robber, who hasn't been positivel

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2nd man killed in alleged South Knox County burglary ID'd

June 30th, 2010 5:16 am by Staff Report

Both of the men killed during an alleged South Knox County home burglary Sunday night had criminal records, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Authorities on Tuesday identified the second man killed as Adam Peiffer, 25, of Knoxville.Peiffer ha

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Petraeus: Afghan withdrawals a process, not an exit

June 29th, 2010 11:43 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The July 2011 deadline for beginning U.S troops withdrawals from Afghanistan "is the beginning of a process, not the date when the U.S. heads for the exits," Army Gen. David H. Petraeus told senators Tuesday.

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Work-at-home job scams thrive on economic trouble

June 29th, 2010 4:37 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report work-at-home scams have been around for decades, but the economic downturn has given them a new urgency for both businesses and the unemployed. While some work-at-home offers, such as home-based customer service agents, can

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