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Foster father to testify in Morristown teen's choking trial; pastor takes stand in his defense

October 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. - A foster father accused of inflicting a fatal choke hold on a teenager in his care is expected today to take to the witness stand in his own defense.Defense attorney Herbert S. Moncier announced Monday that Kenneth Wayne Taylor, 55, w

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Car break-ins on the increase in Bristol

October 12th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to the Bristol Herald Courier, Bristol, Va. Virginia police say the number of car break-ins, almost exclusively from unlocked vehicles is increasing - and it's only getting worse. In the past several weeks four laptops were taken from different

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Baby-kidnapping suspect led many lives

October 12th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

There are no family photos in Tammy Renee Silas' house, and the red photo album on the dining room table that was supposed to be filled with pictures of her new baby is empty.A stack of mail has piled up with letters for Tammy Silas, Tammy Hernandez and T

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Choking trial of Morristown teen changes relationships

October 12th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. - The trial of a foster father accused of applying a fatal choke hold on a teenager is making for some strange bedfellows.Workers for Omni Visions Inc., the agency that placed 16-year-old Jordan Kaleb Shelton in the home of Kenneth Wayn

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Defense calls slain foster child violent; prosecution says he needed help

October 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

ROGERSVILLE - Was slain foster child Jordan Kaleb Shelton a violent, defiant teenager or a "pudgy," bullied and mentally challenged boy?More importantly, does it matter to jurors deciding the fate of foster father Kenneth Wayne Taylor, a former bodybuilde

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