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Violent crime at Tenn. schools increases

July 1st, 2010 4:35 am by BRIAN HAAS

verall school crime dropped statewide in 2009, but violent crime continued a slow, upward climb. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its school crimes report Wednesday, detailing violent, property and drug crimes on primary and secondary sch

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Native Americans dispute recognition of new tribes in Tenn.

July 1st, 2010 4:27 am by Staff Report

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. Six Tennessee groups waged a bitter struggle to be recognized as American Indian tribes by the state Commission of Indian Affairs. Some other American Indians dismissed them as nothing more than social clubs, but the commission ack

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Man struck, killed by car after crash

July 1st, 2010 4:20 am by Staff Report

A 32-year-old Knoxville man was struck and killed by another vehicle Wednesday morning as he stood on the road examining the damage to his vehicle from a previous crash.Daniel L. Akers of Idlewood Lane was on his cell phone waiting for his father to come

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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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