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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Could Baylor University firing Art Briles signal a needed trend?Miss football one day cost Hugh Freeze his job? Should Tennessee fans worry ab
Could Baylor University firing Art Briles signal a needed trend?
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 hours ago
Miss football one day cost Hugh Freeze his job? Should Tennessee fans worry about Butch Jones' cozy relationship with the Knoxville police department now that the Baylor investigation cited a similarly chummy dynamic between Briles and Waco... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Officers save driver who OD’d on heroin, wrecked carand a passenger who police said crashed a car into a gas station Saturday after
Officers save driver who OD’d on heroin, wrecked car
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 hours ago
and a passenger who police said crashed a car into a gas station Saturday afternoon in North Knoxville. At 5:33 p.m., a Knoxville Police Department officer saw the 2000 Chevy Malibu pull off Cecil Avenue onto Broadway southbound at high speed,... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
All lanes of I40 East back open after overnight crasheast were shut down for several hours overnight after a crash near the I-275 in
All lanes of I40 East back open after overnight crash
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
east were shut down for several hours overnight after a crash near the I-275 interchange, according to a release from the Knoxville Police Department. Around 1:30 this morning , KPD says two cars collided causing an SUV to roll onto its top. The... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted yesterday
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Transcripts:Knoxville police officer made drug deals from police headquartersTranscripts of telephone calls and text messages to and from the phone of a for
Transcripts:Knoxville police officer made drug deals from police headquarters
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Transcripts of telephone calls and text messages to and from the phone of a former Knoxville Police Department officer indicate he not only bought and sold drugs on duty but while at police headquarters, prosecutors say. Knox County prosecutors on... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Seat belt enforcement to increase for Memorial Day weekendThe Knoxville Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Safety Office are par
Seat belt enforcement to increase for Memorial Day weekend
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
The Knoxville Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Safety Office are partnering up to increase seat belt enforcement on Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, and will be the main focus... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted yesterday
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Records: Wiretap details ex-KPD officer's alleged drug dealingtalk about meeting “with the intent to further distribute those drugs at variou
Records: Wiretap details ex-KPD officer's alleged drug dealing
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 days ago
talk about meeting “with the intent to further distribute those drugs at various locations in Knox County, including the Knoxville Police Department headquarters,” according to court records. Here are some excerpts: 1:42 p.m., Trevor Loy: Fun,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arresthave earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 2 days ago
have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as “Sgt. Eastridge, Officer Morgan and... Read more
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USA Today
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore themto quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 y
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore them
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
to quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 years. Darrell DeBusk, spokesman for the Knoxville Police Department, said Rausch has seen the Holt video. The chief was unavailable for an interview Thursday, but... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore themto quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 y
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore them
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
to quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 years. Darrell DeBusk, spokesman for the Knoxville Police Department, said Rausch has seen the Holt video. The chief was unavailable for an interview Thursday, but... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Knoxville police officers comfort little boy after mother’s arrest in drunk driving caseafter pulling a woman over in a drunk driving case only to find a young boy in
Knoxville police officers comfort little boy after mother’s arrest in drunk driving case
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
after pulling a woman over in a drunk driving case only to find a young boy in the back seat of the car. Officers from the Knoxville Police Department did their best to comfort the child. They pulled his mother over Wednesday night outside a... Read more
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Daily Journal
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore themto quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 y
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore them
Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
to quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 years. Darrell DeBusk, spokesman for the Knoxville Police Department, said Rausch has seen the Holt video. The chief was unavailable for an interview Thursday, but... Read more
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Daily Record
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore themto quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 y
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore them
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
to quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 years. Darrell DeBusk, spokesman for the Knoxville Police Department, said Rausch has seen the Holt video. The chief was unavailable for an interview Thursday, but... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore themto quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 y
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore them
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
to quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 years. Darrell DeBusk, spokesman for the Knoxville Police Department, said Rausch has seen the Holt video. The chief was unavailable for an interview Thursday, but... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville police officers comfort child after mom arrested for DUIyoung child with a happy meal and goldfish after his mother was arrested for dr
Knoxville police officers comfort child after mom arrested for DUI
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
young child with a happy meal and goldfish after his mother was arrested for driving under the influence on Wednesday. The Knoxville Police Department posted photos on Facebook of two officers handing the child apple juice and offering him fries as... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore themto quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 y
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore them
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
to quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 years. Darrell DeBusk, spokesman for the Knoxville Police Department, said Rausch has seen the Holt video. The chief was unavailable for an interview Thursday, but... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore themto quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 y
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore them
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
to quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 years. Darrell DeBusk, spokesman for the Knoxville Police Department, said Rausch has seen the Holt video. The chief was unavailable for an interview Thursday, but... Read more
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York Daily Record
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore themto quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 y
Lawmaker burns traffic camera ticket, urges Tennesseans to ignore them
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
to quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 years. Darrell DeBusk, spokesman for the Knoxville Police Department, said Rausch has seen the Holt video. The chief was unavailable for an interview Thursday, but... Read more
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USA Today
Police officers comfort child after mom arrested for DUIyoung child with a happy meal and goldfish after his mother was arrested for dr
Police officers comfort child after mom arrested for DUI
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
young child with a happy meal and goldfish after his mother was arrested for driving under the influence on Wednesday. The Knoxville Police Department posted photos on Facebook of two officers handing the child apple juice and offering him fries as... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
New meters to bring higher parking rates in downtown Knoxvilleand Market Square and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. everywhere else. Enforcement, which had be
New meters to bring higher parking rates in downtown Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
and Market Square and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. everywhere else. Enforcement, which had been inconsistent in the past, had fallen to Knoxville Police Department officers and cadets when they were available, Lyons said. Meanwhile, rates for monthly users at... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
DA: Bloods gang member convicted in cocaine bustmember of the East Side Bloods was convicted Thursday of selling 22 grams of co
DA: Bloods gang member convicted in cocaine bust
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
member of the East Side Bloods was convicted Thursday of selling 22 grams of cocaine to an informant wearing a wire for the Knoxville Police Department. Rashan Lateef Jordan, 35, is scheduled to be sentenced by Knox County Criminal Court Judge Bob... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Legislator: Burn your red-light camera ticketsto quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 y
Legislator: Burn your red-light camera tickets
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
to quickly renew their contracts to avoid the ban, in some cases for up to 20 years. Darrell DeBusk, spokesman for the Knoxville Police Department, said Rausch has seen the Holt video. The chief was unavailable for an interview Thursday, but... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Driver crashes into empty police cruiser in South Knoxvilleperson on Chapman Highway, authorities said. "The officer had stopped to help
Driver crashes into empty police cruiser in South Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
person on Chapman Highway, authorities said. "The officer had stopped to help a stranded motorist and was out of his car," Knoxville Police Department Sgt. Sammy Shaffer said. No one was injured. The driver swerved to avoid stopped traffic near... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Man who allegedly posed as UT player Sutton charged in Snapchat extortionat 865-744-0751. The investigation is being conducted by the FBI Cyber Crimes
Man who allegedly posed as UT player Sutton charged in Snapchat extortion
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
at 865-744-0751. The investigation is being conducted by the FBI Cyber Crimes Task Force, consisting of members of the Knoxville Police Department, Knox County Sheriff's Office, and the University of Tennessee Police Department, with the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Beer permit jeopardized after TBI sex sting snares Casual Pint co-ownerof those offenses considered a crime of moral turpitude," said Knoxville Law Di
Beer permit jeopardized after TBI sex sting snares Casual Pint co-owner
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
of those offenses considered a crime of moral turpitude," said Knoxville Law Director Charles Swanson. Swanson said the Knoxville Police Department's inspection office, which is tasked with assuring businesses comply with the law, will track the... Read more
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11 News Houston
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operationyoung ladies as victims,” Gwyn said. Rausch said people who would pay for sex
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operation
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
young ladies as victims,” Gwyn said. Rausch said people who would pay for sex are “sick people.” TBI partnered with the Knoxville Police Department, Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking, End Slavery Tennessee and Second Life Chattanooga... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Oak Ridge pastor arrested Saturday on human trafficking chargeBest Western Knoxville Suites, 5317 Pratt Road, he was greeted by agents with t
Oak Ridge pastor arrested Saturday on human trafficking charge
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Best Western Knoxville Suites, 5317 Pratt Road, he was greeted by agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Knoxville Police Department. Parakh, another church pastor and 30 other people were charged during the three-day operation.... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville police focusing on recruiting minorities, womenKnoxville Police Department Chief David Rausch (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SEN
Knoxville police focusing on recruiting minorities, women
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Knoxville Police Department Chief David Rausch (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL) Knoxville police have been visiting predominantly black churches, traveling to nearby military bases and attending minority-focused job fairs in hopes of... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Authorities investigate South Knoxville shootingKNOXVILLE — Authorities are investigating a Sunday morning shooting at a South
Authorities investigate South Knoxville shooting
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Authorities are investigating a Sunday morning shooting at a South Knoxville apartment complex. At 2:39 a.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a report that a man had been shot at the Southmont Apartments, 1642 Hillwood... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operationor wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operation
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 7 days ago
or wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex are “sick people.” TBI partnered with the Knoxville Police Department, Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking, End Slavery Tennessee and Second Life Chattanooga... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operationor wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operation
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 7 days ago
or wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex are “sick people.” TBI partnered with the Knoxville Police Department, Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking, End Slavery Tennessee and Second Life Chattanooga... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
7 ways to identify if someone is being traffickedoperation to combat human sex trafficking. “It’s absolutely a testament to the
7 ways to identify if someone is being trafficked
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
operation to combat human sex trafficking. “It’s absolutely a testament to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Knoxville Police Department, there professionalism and their ability to plan and operate the sting in a very comprehensive... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operationor wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operation
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 days ago
or wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex are “sick people.” TBI partnered with the Knoxville Police Department, Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking, End Slavery Tennessee and Second Life Chattanooga... Read more
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First Coast News
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operationor wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operation
First Coast News / Posted 8 days ago
or wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex are “sick people.” TBI partnered with the Knoxville Police Department, Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking, End Slavery Tennessee and Second Life Chattanooga... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operationyoung ladies as victims,” Gwyn said. Rausch said people who would pay for sex
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operation
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
young ladies as victims,” Gwyn said. Rausch said people who would pay for sex are “sick people.” TBI partnered with the Knoxville Police Department, Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking, End Slavery Tennessee and Second Life Chattanooga... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operationor wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operation
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
or wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex are “sick people.” TBI partnered with the Knoxville Police Department, Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking, End Slavery Tennessee and Second Life Chattanooga... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
32 Arrested In Knoxville Human Trafficking OperationA three-day operation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigat
32 Arrested In Knoxville Human Trafficking Operation
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
A three-day operation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and detectives with the Knoxville Police Department to combat human trafficking in Knoxville has resulted in the arrest of 32 men and women on prostitution and human... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operationor wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex
Children's minister among 32 arrested in human trafficking operation
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 8 days ago
or wherever they may choose to live." Rausch said people who would pay for sex are “sick people.” TBI partnered with the Knoxville Police Department, Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking, End Slavery Tennessee and Second Life Chattanooga... Read more
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