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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga, Soddy Daisy Men Among Those Caught In Knoxville Meth ConspiracyA federal grand jury in Knoxville returned a 32-count indictment on July 21, ag
Chattanooga, Soddy Daisy Men Among Those Caught In Knoxville Meth Conspiracy
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 hours ago
A federal grand jury in Knoxville returned a 32-count indictment on July 21, against 36 individuals involved in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, a conspiracy to launder money, and numerous firearms offenses, including Eduardo Rivera... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee Vols freshman Andrew Butcher arrested for public intoxicationKNOXVILLE -- Knoxville police arrested Tennessee defensive end Andrew Butcher e
Tennessee Vols freshman Andrew Butcher arrested for public intoxication
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 hours ago
KNOXVILLE -- Knoxville police arrested Tennessee defensive end Andrew Butcher early Sunday morning after he was found intoxicated and running around on Interstate 40. The 18-year-old from Alpharetta, Ga., was charged with public intoxication,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Errant tractor-trailer strikes fence, pole at Lakeshore ParkKNOXVILLE — Police suspect alcohol was involved in a crash where a tractor-trai
Errant tractor-trailer strikes fence, pole at Lakeshore Park
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
KNOXVILLE — Police suspect alcohol was involved in a crash where a tractor-trailer rig ripped out fence and disrupted electric service that continued Tuesday morning to cause traffic problems at Lakeshore Park. Knoxville Police Department Sgt. James... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Powell man arrested in armed bank robberyKNOXVILLE — A Powell man has been arrested in an armed bank robbery reported in
Powell man arrested in armed bank robbery
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
KNOXVILLE — A Powell man has been arrested in an armed bank robbery reported in North Knoxville on Monday afternoon. Michael James Ward, 43, was arrested as part of a joint effort by the FBI, the Knoxville Police Department and the Knox County... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Body found behind West Knoxville gas stationKNOXVILLE — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was discover
Body found behind West Knoxville gas station
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
KNOXVILLE — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered behind a West Knoxville gas station Monday morning. Officers responded at 8:20 a.m. to the Exxon station, 1107 N. Northshore Drive, near the corner of Papermill Drive,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tanker hauling diesel flips on Western AvenueKNOXVILLE — Emergency workers will be busy most of the day clearing the wreckag
Tanker hauling diesel flips on Western Avenue
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Emergency workers will be busy most of the day clearing the wreckage of an overturned tanker truck on Western Avenue, but the interstate access ramp at Dale Avenue should remain open. "The process will taken several hours if not the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
FBI releases sketches of three possible suspects in kidnappings, robberiesKNOXVILLE — The FBI has released sketches of two suspects and a person of inter
FBI releases sketches of three possible suspects in kidnappings, robberies
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
KNOXVILLE — The FBI has released sketches of two suspects and a person of interest in connection with a pair of kidnappings and bank robberies. FBI Special Agent in Charge Ed Reinhold could not confirm if the kidnappings and robberies were... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
KPD police dog, Argo, dies of cancerKNOXVILLE — The Knoxville Police Department has announced the loss of a loyal p
KPD police dog, Argo, dies of cancer
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
KNOXVILLE — The Knoxville Police Department has announced the loss of a loyal police dog to cancer. Argo, an 8 1/2-year-old German shepherd, was euthanized Saturday due to a rapid decline in his condition. The police dog was diagnosed six weeks ago... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man stable after being hit by vehicle while walking dog in Northwest KnoxvilleKNOXVILLE — A 30-year-old man was in stable condition Tuesday after being hit b
Man stable after being hit by vehicle while walking dog in Northwest Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A 30-year-old man was in stable condition Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle while walking his dog in Northwest Knoxville. The dog was killed. Daniel Beebe was walking his dog in the 1900 block of Rambling Road near Strolling Road when... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Cumberland Avenue shooters knew their victimsKNOXVILLE — The gunmen in a shooting that injured two people sitting in a parke
Cumberland Avenue shooters knew their victims
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
KNOXVILLE — The gunmen in a shooting that injured two people sitting in a parked car off the Cumberland Avenue Strip early Saturday apparently knew their victims, police said Monday. The attack was the second of two shootings reported moments apart.... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Michael Williams rape trial set to begin todayAt least a dozen University of Tennessee athletes are suiting up to face not a
Michael Williams rape trial set to begin today
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
At least a dozen University of Tennessee athletes are suiting up to face not a legion of fans in a stadium but 12 jurors in a Knox County courtroom. Former UT football player Michael Williams, 22, will stand trial this week in Knox County Criminal... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Police searching for four people after gunfire near The StripKNOXVILLE — Police are searching for four people after two shootings and a shor
Police searching for four people after gunfire near The Strip
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Police are searching for four people after two shootings and a short car chase early Saturday near the Cumberland Avenue Strip. Just before 3 a.m. Saturday, according to a Knoxville Police Department news release, an officer heard... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
PHOTOS: Cumberland Avenue shootingsA Knoxville Police Department officer investigates a shooting early Saturday, A
PHOTOS: Cumberland Avenue shootings
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
A Knoxville Police Department officer investigates a shooting early Saturday, Aug 22, , 2015, on Cumberland Avenue. (JOHN MESSNER/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS SENTINEL) A shooting victim is carted to an ambulance by emergency workers early Saturday, Aug 22,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Northwest Knoxville homeowner shoots burglary suspectWhen Darrin Smith and his wife came home to a strange truck parked in their dri
Northwest Knoxville homeowner shoots burglary suspect
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
When Darrin Smith and his wife came home to a strange truck parked in their driveway Friday morning, Smith’s first instinct was to get his 9 mm handgun out of the safe. Smith said he walked into his home’s ground floor about 10 a.m. and heard... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Student taken to hospital after stun gun usedKNOXVILLE —A school resource officer at Fulton High School used an electronic s
Student taken to hospital after stun gun used
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
KNOXVILLE —A school resource officer at Fulton High School used an electronic stun gun on a freshman Friday, which resulted in the student being taken to the hospital, authorities said. According to a Knoxville Police Department release, about 3:40... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
PHOTOS: resident shoots burglary suspectKnoxville Police Department Officers Trevor Dunham, left, and Bill McMahan unlo
PHOTOS: resident shoots burglary suspect
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Knoxville Police Department Officers Trevor Dunham, left, and Bill McMahan unload television from a pickup driven by an alleged burglar at Knoxville Fire Department Station No. 17 on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, on Western Avenue. The burglary suspect,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Home burglary suspect shot, taken to hospitalKNOXVILLE — Police are investigating after a homeowner shot a burglary suspect
Home burglary suspect shot, taken to hospital
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Police are investigating after a homeowner shot a burglary suspect in Northwest Knoxville on Friday. Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a residential burglary in the 3800 block of Sullivan Road, KPD said. As officers were... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville man hit by trainKNOXVILLE — A Knoxville man was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Ce
Knoxville man hit by train
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A Knoxville man was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after he was hit by a train early Friday morning. Around 3:55 a.m., Albert Eason, 60, was sitting on the tracks of the Norfolk Southern’s West Yard, located near... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Clark free on bond after mistrial declared in double murder caseA Knoxville man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and their unborn son
Clark free on bond after mistrial declared in double murder case
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
A Knoxville man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and their unborn son is today a free man — at least until his next trial. Norman Eugene Clark, 32, was released on bond from the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility on Thursday night after 11... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Judge declares mistrial in Clark double-murder caseKNOXVILLE — A judge today declared a mistrial after jurors in the trial of a ma
Judge declares mistrial in Clark double-murder case
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A judge today declared a mistrial after jurors in the trial of a man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and their unborn son said they were hopelessly deadlocked. The 10-woman, two-man jury deadlocked with a vote of 11-1 to... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
FBI offering $20K reward in two bank extortion cases in East TNThe FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the id
FBI offering $20K reward in two bank extortion cases in East TN
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 12 days ago
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the identification and arrests of the suspects in two Knoxville-area kidnapping and bank extortion cases. The FBI, along with the Knoxville Police Department, Knox County... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT student injured after breaking into L&N STEM AcademyKNOXVILLE — A University of Tennessee student was injured early Thursday when h
UT student injured after breaking into L&N STEM Academy
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A University of Tennessee student was injured early Thursday when he fell about 40 feet after allegedly breaking into the L&N Stem Academy downtown. Matthew Casey, 18, of Alpharetta, Ga., was hanging from a window sill on the third floor... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
FBI offering $20K reward in bank extortion casesKNOXVILLE — The FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leadi
FBI offering $20K reward in bank extortion cases
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
KNOXVILLE — The FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the identification and arrests of the suspects in two Knoxville-area kidnapping and bank extortion cases. The FBI, along with the Knoxville Police Department, Knox... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Eighteen officers installed by appeals panels, despite failed background checksBoth Knoxville Police Department detectives assigned to investigate the killing
Eighteen officers installed by appeals panels, despite failed background checks
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Both Knoxville Police Department detectives assigned to investigate the killings of Brittany Eldridge and her unborn baby were hired in spite of failed background checks, city records show. Former KPD investigator Lance Halseth, initially the lead... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
FBI offering $20,000 reward in Y-12 Federal Credit Union, kidnapping, extortion caseThe FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the id
FBI offering $20,000 reward in Y-12 Federal Credit Union, kidnapping, extortion case
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the identification and arrests of the subjects of these investigations, according an official statement. The FBI, along with the Knoxville Police Department, Knox County... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
FBI, KPD seeking SunTrust Bank robberKNOXVILLE — The FBI and Knoxville Police Department are searching for a man who
FBI, KPD seeking SunTrust Bank robber
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
KNOXVILLE — The FBI and Knoxville Police Department are searching for a man who robbed a SunTrust Bank on Tuesday. The masked man, brandishing a handgun, entered the bank at 700 Merchants Drive about 4:25 p.m. and demanded money, according to an FBI... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Defense rests in double-murder Clark trial; Clark does not testifyKNOXVILLE — The defense rested its case today in the case of a slain pregnant w
Defense rests in double-murder Clark trial; Clark does not testify
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
KNOXVILLE — The defense rested its case today in the case of a slain pregnant woman and her unborn child with the man accused in the killings opting not to testify. Defense attorney Gregory P. Isaacs had told jurors in opening statements in the Knox... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Woman dragged by car on Magnolia Ave.KNOXVILLE — A woman suffered minor injuries Tuesday after being dragged by a ca
Woman dragged by car on Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A woman suffered minor injuries Tuesday after being dragged by a car along Magnolia Avenue near Broadway during a domestic dispute, authorities said. According to a Knoxville Police Department news release, the incident began when the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Judge questions police training, legal grounds for drug searchA judge on Tuesday questioned training practices at the Knoxville Police Depart
Judge questions police training, legal grounds for drug search
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
A judge on Tuesday questioned training practices at the Knoxville Police Department during a hearing that showed at least two KPD officers have a history of using “fuzzy dice” and window tint as pretenses to stop black men for drug searches in which... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Clark expected to testify today in slaying of pregnant girlfriend, fetusKnox County's medical examiner on Tuesday painted a picture of a highly persona
Clark expected to testify today in slaying of pregnant girlfriend, fetus
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
Knox County's medical examiner on Tuesday painted a picture of a highly personal and rage-filled fatal attack on a pregnant woman in the trial of accused double-killing suspect Norman Eugene Clark. Dr. Darinka Mileusnic-Polchan told jurors in Knox... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Officer accused of statutory rape also had sex with another woman, his file saysOAK RIDGE — The statutory rape allegation facing him isn't the first time forme
Officer accused of statutory rape also had sex with another woman, his file says
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
OAK RIDGE — The statutory rape allegation facing him isn't the first time former Oak Ridge Police Officer Cassen Jackson-Garrison reportedly had a sexual relationship with a female he met while on duty, his personnel file shows. An earlier brief... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
KPD investigator blames myriad conspiracies for scandalous pastMichael D. Washam had been deemed guilty of misconduct as a supervisor at Flori
KPD investigator blames myriad conspiracies for scandalous past
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
Michael D. Washam had been deemed guilty of misconduct as a supervisor at Florida’s largest law enforcement agency, rejected as a candidate for a job at a smaller agency and stripped of his police certification by a Florida commission when he applied... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Defense suggests serial burglar as killer in double slaying caseThe defense attorney for a Knoxville man accused of killing his pregnant girlfr
Defense suggests serial burglar as killer in double slaying case
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
The defense attorney for a Knoxville man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and unborn son on Monday offered jurors an alternate suspect — a mystery serial burglar. Norman Eugene Clark is standing trial in Knox County Criminal Court on two... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Forum offers advice on dealing with policeMartin Wade remembers his brushes with police as a teenager. He hopes he can p
Forum offers advice on dealing with police
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
Martin Wade remembers his brushes with police as a teenager. He hopes he can prevent some of those occurrences for his 2-year-old son, Aaron, as the boy grows older. Wade says he's talking about "all the things that's going on in the country,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Witness: Clark was talking marriage, not murderLeanne Hawn had marriage on her mind when police showed up to claim her lover h
Witness: Clark was talking marriage, not murder
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Leanne Hawn had marriage on her mind when police showed up to claim her lover had murder on his. “I didn’t know what to think or feel,” Hawn testified Friday in Knox County Criminal Court. “There were moments I was convinced everything was going to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Appeals process that led to detective's hiring to be reviewedKnoxville Police Chief David Rausch said Friday he will examine the police depa
Appeals process that led to detective's hiring to be reviewed
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said Friday he will examine the police department’s procedures to find out how evidence in a high-profile murder case disappeared to “make sure we don’t make those types of errors in the future.” The department,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Panel of civilians put disgraced lawman into KPD's ranksA hiring process designed to keep the Knoxville Police Department from blocking
Panel of civilians put disgraced lawman into KPD's ranks
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
A hiring process designed to keep the Knoxville Police Department from blocking minorities from its force helped put a disgraced Florida lawman within its ranks. Michael D. Washam, a supervisory agent with Florida’s largest law enforcement agency,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
More than 300 driving citations issued in school zones since MondayKNOXVILLE — Driving citations issued for school zone violations have increased
More than 300 driving citations issued in school zones since Monday
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Driving citations issued for school zone violations have increased each day since Knox County Schools resumed classes Monday, topping 100 on Thursday, according to the Knoxville Police Department. Officers issued 101 driving-related... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
KPD knew investigator had dark past, spokesman saysKnoxville Police Department officials knew Investigator Michael D. Washam had b
KPD knew investigator had dark past, spokesman says
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
Knoxville Police Department officials knew Investigator Michael D. Washam had been forced to resign in disgrace from a prior police job when administrators assigned him to handle probes of the city’s worst crimes, a KPD spokesman said... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Dayton may gets 27 years in federal child porn caseJonathan Eugene Loper, 29, was sentenced to 27 years in prison in a federal chi
Dayton may gets 27 years in federal child porn case
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
Jonathan Eugene Loper, 29, was sentenced to 27 years in prison in a federal child porn case. This mugshot is from the Rhea County Sheriff's Department stemming from a 2013 arrest. A Dayton, Tenn., man will spend the next 324 months in federal prison... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man injured in jump from roof during foot chaseKNOXVILLE — A Knoxville man wanted on outstanding charges was injured when he j
Man injured in jump from roof during foot chase
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A Knoxville man wanted on outstanding charges was injured when he jumped from the roof of a building near the Old City while allegedly trying to run during a traffic stop Wednesday night, police said. The man, identified by police as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The last moments of a man shot by police changing a tyre are shown in this clipCarden's son is suing Knoxville Police Department, and as a result the disturbi
The last moments of a man shot by police changing a tyre are shown in this clip
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
Carden's son is suing Knoxville Police Department, and as a result the disturbing footage of the dead man's last movements have been released. In the dash cam footage Carden and his passenger Nicholas Thomas can be seen parked up, trying to fix the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Dayton man gets 27 years in federal child porn caseJonathan Eugene Loper, 29, was sentenced to 27 years in prison in a federal chi
Dayton man gets 27 years in federal child porn case
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
Jonathan Eugene Loper, 29, was sentenced to 27 years in prison in a federal child porn case. This mugshot is from the Rhea County Sheriff's Department from a 2013 arrest for driving on a revoked or suspended license. Jonathan Eugene Loper, 29, was... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
TN man sentenced to 27 years for child pornA Rhea County man has been sentenced to 324 months (27 years) in prison for dis
TN man sentenced to 27 years for child porn
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 20 days ago
A Rhea County man has been sentenced to 324 months (27 years) in prison for distributing child pornography. Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas A. Varlan sentenced 29 year-old Jonathan Eugene Loper of Dayton after Loper pleaded guilty in February 2015... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
KPD officer's past could cloud double-slaying caseA Knoxville Police Department investigator at the center of a controversy over
KPD officer's past could cloud double-slaying case
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
A Knoxville Police Department investigator at the center of a controversy over missing recordings in a first-degree murder case was forced to resign from a prior law enforcement job for sleeping with the operator of a pornography website and pushing... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Knoxville Police Department releases videos in 2 violent encounters amid lawsuitsKNOXVILLE -- The Knoxville Police Department has released video footage of two
Knoxville Police Department releases videos in 2 violent encounters amid lawsuits
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
KNOXVILLE -- The Knoxville Police Department has released video footage of two violent encounters involving officers that are now the subject of separate lawsuits surrounding one man's arrest and the fatal shooting of another man. The videos, which... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Videos of 2 violent encounters involving officers releasedKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Video footage of two violent incidents involving Knoxvi
Videos of 2 violent encounters involving officers released
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 21 days ago
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Video footage of two violent incidents involving Knoxville police officers that are now the subject of separate lawsuits has been released. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1TkejgZ ) the Knoxville Police... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Videos of 2 violent encounters involving officers releasedKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Video footage of two violent incidents involving Knoxvi
Videos of 2 violent encounters involving officers released
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 21 days ago
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Video footage of two violent incidents involving Knoxville police officers that are now the subject of separate lawsuits has been released. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1TkejgZ ) the Knoxville Police... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
KPD releases videos in 2 violent encounters amid lawsuitsVideo footage of two violent incidents involving Knoxville police officers that
KPD releases videos in 2 violent encounters amid lawsuits
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
Video footage of two violent incidents involving Knoxville police officers that are now the subject of separate lawsuits — one, a fatal shooting and the other, a suspect’s beating — paint less than a clear picture of exactly what happened in either... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Photos: Mayor Burchett�s Back to School BashJackie Cunningham and her granddaughter Olivia Everett, laugh during a ventrilo
Photos: Mayor Burchett�s Back to School Bash
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
Jackie Cunningham and her granddaughter Olivia Everett, laugh during a ventriloquist show as her other granddaughter, Madeline Everett covers her ear. The three were at the Back to School Bash Monday, August 10, 2015 at the Knoxville Expo Center.... Read more
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