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Teens who robbed, shot, killed friend to be tried as adults

September 10th, 2010 4:52 am by Joan Garrett

Two minors who police say planned to rob one of their friends and shot and killed him in the process will stand trial as adults, a Juvenile Court judge ruled.Attorneys for Dominique Greer, who turned 18 in August, and Franklin J. Wood Jr., 17, argued in c

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New sex offender law may cause problems for homeless shelters

September 10th, 2010 4:48 am by Gail Kerr

A new state law that allows only two sexual offenders per address may have "unintentional consequences" that cause a problem for homeless shelters, including Room in the Inn's brand-new, $13 million building. For the first time, 38 homeless men will be

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Homeowner shoots knife-wielding burglar outside barn

September 10th, 2010 4:45 am by Staff Report

A homeowner shot a knife-wielding burglar who attacked him Wednesday night, authorities said.Jerry Bible, 62, went through surgery at the University of Tennessee Medical Center for a gunshot wound to the upper torso. He'll face burglary charges upon relea

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Uncle charged in alleged drunken attempt to use baby to get money

September 10th, 2010 4:38 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON The Elizabethton Police Department arrested an uncle of a baby on attempted child abuse charges on Wednesday evening after he allegedly walked while intoxicated to other apartments with the baby in his arms, asking residents for money in ord

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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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