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SW Va. city jarred by 'insanity' of attack; 3 teens beat 81-year-old man to death to impress girls

September 9th, 2010 4:50 am by Amanda Codispoti

LYNCHBURG -- There are no flowers, candles or pictures memorializing the spot in downtown Lynchburg where police said three teens fatally beat an 81-year-old man Sunday to impress a group of girls.But the violence that erupted on Main Street will not soon

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New Rutherford County sheriff keeps vow, fires sergeant who hit, killed girl with cruiser

September 9th, 2010 4:45 am by Brian Haas

MURFREESBORO Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold fired a sergeant Wednesday who fatally struck a girl with his police cruiser but was later cleared of all criminal charges. "Detective Ron Killings was released from duty at the Rutherford County Sh

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Gatlinburg couple plead guilty of filing false tax returns for family businesses

September 9th, 2010 4:38 am by Staff Report

A Gatlinburg couple face sentencing Jan. 26 in federal court after admitting Wednesday to subscribing false tax returns for two family-run businesses.With their guilty pleas, Kevin Matthew Flannery, 63, and Margaret Anne Flannery, 61, face up to three yea

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2 dead in apparent murder-suicide; couple allegedly left note to neighbor, set house ablaze

September 9th, 2010 4:35 am by Matt Lakin

The letter in the mailbox had no stamp and no envelope - just two neighbors' names and a message.When Mike Brackfield read it Wednesday morning, he couldn't believe his eyes.

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Former Kingsport Parks and Rec worker indicted on sexual battery charge involving 15-year-old Johnson City boy

September 9th, 2010 4:27 am by Becky Campbell

A former recreation center worker was indicted this week by a Washington County grand jury for allegedly masturbating with a juvenile in June.Terence Nicholas Maxwell, 23, 933 Larry Neil Way, No. 1, was indicted on one charge of sexual battery by an autho

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Johnson City man gets 2-year jail term for death of girlfriend

September 9th, 2010 4:23 am by Becky Campbell

A judge sentenced a Johnson City man to two years in jail for a criminally negligent homicide conviction earlier this year.Christopher Vigil, 38, was convicted of the death of his girlfriend, Francis Elizabeth Berry, that came 15 months after she was inju

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