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Spiritual profile of homosexual adults provides surprising insights

June 22nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The gay and lesbian population has garnered national attention in the past several years thanks to issues like gay marriage, gay adoption, and other gay rights conflicts. In the wake of those controversies and the spotlight aimed at gays, Americans have d

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Cocke County organized crime gang targeted Bristol Motor Speedway, malls, Dollywood for vehicle thefts

June 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that a Cocke County organized crime ring may earn the dubious title of being the most prolific chop-shop ever busted in East Tennessee. after stealing up to 1,000 vehicles during the past decade.Authorities are ca

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Bristol Va. jurors wrestling with determining if man raped 10-year-old girl

June 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Bristol Herald Courier a circuit court jury recessed deliberations in a rape trial recessed last night after it failed to reach a verdict.The jurors are weighing whether Hewie Isaiah Tester, 21, raped a 10-year-old girl in Aug

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Greeneville, Elizabethton DCS offices could close, consolidate staffs in Johnson City

June 18th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report by the Greeneville Sun, the Tennessee Department of Children's Services offices in Greeneville and Elizabethton could close later this year due to state budget cuts.Rob Johnson, a Nashville-based DCS spokesman told the Sun, if that

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No bond for teen accused in shooting death of 15-year-old boy

June 18th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report by the Roanoke Times, there will be no bail for 16-year-old facing a charge of first-degree murder in the killing of another teenager.Marquis Daye's was arraigned on Wednesday.

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Family of ex-Chattanooga doctor angry after sentence lowered in child porn case

June 18th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Chattanooga Times Free Press, the family of a former Chattanooga doctor convicted of possessing child pornography isn't satisfied with a federal judge's rare decision to drastically reduce man's prison sentence."How many lives

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FBI breaks up Cocke County crime mob that was protected by cops

June 17th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that 23 people were charged with taking part in a violent mob-style organized Cocke County crime ring that was protected by crooked cops. The paper quotes federal authorities saying the gang has been in operation f

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