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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Snowfall hits East Tennessee Friday morningWinter weather closed a number schools and businesses Friday morning across Eas
Snowfall hits East Tennessee Friday morning
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 hours ago
Winter weather closed a number schools and businesses Friday morning across East Tennessee. Anderson, Cocke, Fentress, Grainger, Greene, Knox, Morgan, Scott and Union counties were among school systems closed Friday morning. WBIR's weather... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Former inmate says he was held for sentence already servedKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A man is suing the Knox County Sheriff's Office, saying
Former inmate says he was held for sentence already served
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 6 hours ago
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A man is suing the Knox County Sheriff's Office, saying he was illegally detained for 22 days for a sentence he already served. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1Ru49Ix) the case filed in federal court says... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee Supreme Court makes it easier to arrest, convict drunk driversNASHVILLE — In two unanimous decisions, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled Thurs
Tennessee Supreme Court makes it easier to arrest, convict drunk drivers
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
NASHVILLE — In two unanimous decisions, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled Thursday that police have the right to stop motorists if their vehicles cross roadway markings, even if briefly, essentially making it easier to arrest and convict people... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
UT has no record of property assessor candidate's degree(KNOXVILLE) Knox County property assessor candidate Andrew Graybeal says he ear
UT has no record of property assessor candidate's degree
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 15 hours ago
(KNOXVILLE) Knox County property assessor candidate Andrew Graybeal says he earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Tennessee, but the college has no record that he ever took a class there. In addition, UT officials say the... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Man seeks to put pot questions on November ballot(KNOXVILLE) A Knox County man thinks voters should have a chance to weigh in on
Man seeks to put pot questions on November ballot
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 17 hours ago
(KNOXVILLE) A Knox County man thinks voters should have a chance to weigh in on legalizing the recreational and medical uses of marijuana. Steve Cooper plans to submit proposed petitions Feb. 29 to the Knox County Election Commission for review. He... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville will consider tax abatements for old KUB building renovationKnoxville officials hope a $1.65 million tax-incentive package to rehab the for
Knoxville will consider tax abatements for old KUB building renovation
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
Knoxville officials hope a $1.65 million tax-incentive package to rehab the former KUB building on Gay Street into the headquarters for a local PR and advertising firm will both restore a long vacant property and draw more office workers into... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
High court shoots down Knox man’s appeal of traffic stop lawKNOXVILLE — A driver's failure to stay in a lane constitutes enough legal groun
High court shoots down Knox man’s appeal of traffic stop law
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
KNOXVILLE — A driver's failure to stay in a lane constitutes enough legal grounds for a traffic stop and any charges that may follow, the Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled. Two unanimous rulings released Thursday — one involving a Knox County case —... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man jailed 22 days without cause suing Knox CountyA man illegally detained for 22 days for a sentence he already served is suing
Man jailed 22 days without cause suing Knox County
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
A man illegally detained for 22 days for a sentence he already served is suing the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Attorneys Gena Lewis and Michael Bernard have filed a civil-rights lawsuit in U.S. District Court on behalf of Bernie Ray McGill, 55,... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Knox launches annual spring lecture seriesKnox United Church hopes to clarify the question Refuge — Where is Home? when i
Knox launches annual spring lecture series
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 20 hours ago
Knox United Church hopes to clarify the question Refuge — Where is Home? when it hosts the 23rd annual Knox Spring Lecture Series beginning Feb. 16. For five consecutive Tuedays through March 15, Knox United will host a series of speakers addressing... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Innocent Until Proven Guilty, Even AthletesFrom reading Randy Smith's column on the lawsuit against UT it is pretty eviden
Innocent Until Proven Guilty, Even Athletes
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 hours ago
From reading Randy Smith's column on the lawsuit against UT it is pretty evident that he never took a legal course in his life. I was under the impression that in this country one was innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. It appears this no... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT: School has never offered degree Graybeal claims to have earnedKNOXVILLE — University of Tennessee officials said Thursday the school has neve
UT: School has never offered degree Graybeal claims to have earned
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
KNOXVILLE — University of Tennessee officials said Thursday the school has never offered a bachelor's of applied sciences in electronics engineering technology, the degree local political candidate Andrew Graybeal claims he earned from the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Registration Opens Sunday For 66th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage In KnoxvilleRegistration for the 66th annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage opens at 8 a.m. S
Registration Opens Sunday For 66th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage In Knoxville
The Chattanoogan / Posted 22 hours ago
Registration for the 66th annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage opens at 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14. Each year, more than 700 people from more than 35 states and beyond descend on the Great Smoky Mountains as the spring flora tints the forest with flowers... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Armed man robs W. Knox County Family DollarKNOXVILLE — A gunman robbed a West Knox County Family Dollar and fled with an u
Armed man robs W. Knox County Family Dollar
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
KNOXVILLE — A gunman robbed a West Knox County Family Dollar and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash Wednesday night, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. The robber entered the store, 530 Andrew Johnson Hwy., around 8:47 p.m. and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Police investigating Union home invasionUNION, Maine — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasio
Police investigating Union home invasion
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
UNION, Maine — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion that happened Wednesday evening in Union. Little information was available early Thursday morning, but Sheriff Donna Dennison said she does not believe anyone was... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT: No record of Knox candidate’s degreeAndrew Graybeal, candidate for Knox County property assessor, insists he gradua
UT: No record of Knox candidate’s degree
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Andrew Graybeal, candidate for Knox County property assessor, insists he graduated from the University of Tennessee with an engineering degree, but UT officials said they cannot find any record of his enrollment. Graybeal, 42, said he graduated in... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Early voting strong as voters consider large Republican ballot A large ballot for the Republican primary caused a few people to call with co
Early voting strong as voters consider large Republican ballot
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A large ballot for the Republican primary caused a few people to call with complaints to the Knox County election's office at the start of early voting. Early voting, which began... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Seven nabbed in midcoast-area drug bustWALDOBORO, Maine — Seven people were arrested Wednesday and charged for what po
Seven nabbed in midcoast-area drug bust
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
WALDOBORO, Maine — Seven people were arrested Wednesday and charged for what police say were their roles in the importation and distribution of heroin and crack cocaine into the midcoast area. For the past month, agents from the Mid-Coast District... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Police corral four horses along I-40Credit: Photos courtesy KPD This morning at approximately 8:42 a.m., Animal Co
Police corral four horses along I-40
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Credit: Photos courtesy KPD This morning at approximately 8:42 a.m., Animal Control Officers from the Knoxville Police Department and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple reports of horses running loose along I-40 near the Midway... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KCSO searching for stolen vehicle suspectThe search for a stolen vehicle suspect in Powell put two area schools on lockd
KCSO searching for stolen vehicle suspect
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
The search for a stolen vehicle suspect in Powell put two area schools on lockdown Wednesday morning. The Knox County Sheriff's Office says the suspect crashed the vehicle on Oakfield Lane off of West Beaver Creek and fled on foot. Law enforcement... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Search for suspect leads to multi-school lockdown in PowellKNOXVILLE — The search for a man who stole and crashed a vehicle drew officers
Search for suspect leads to multi-school lockdown in Powell
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE — The search for a man who stole and crashed a vehicle drew officers and air support to North Knox County on Wednesday morning, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. The suspect crashed the vehicle on Oakfield Lane off West Beaver... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Brandon Bates meets Tim BurchettEditor's Note: 10News This Morning on Foxville 43 anchor Brandon Bates is new t
Brandon Bates meets Tim Burchett
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 days ago
Editor's Note: 10News This Morning on Foxville 43 anchor Brandon Bates is new to East Tennessee. This story is an ongoing series of people Brandon should meet, places he should visit and food he should try. Bates caught up with Knox County Mayor Tim... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Peoria man pleads not guilty to 10 child porn chargesPEORIA, Ill. -- A Peoria man facing 10 counts of child pornography possession h
Peoria man pleads not guilty to 10 child porn charges
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 2 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- A Peoria man facing 10 counts of child pornography possession has pleaded not guilty. 19-year-old Zachary Shaefer gave his plea in Peoria County court Monday while demanding a jury trial. Each count is for film depictions of kids... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Mayor Rogero misses the rant on Magnolia Avenue streetscapes projectmagnolia pushback Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero used downtime in an airport
Mayor Rogero misses the rant on Magnolia Avenue streetscapes project
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
magnolia pushback Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero used downtime in an airport Wednesday to catch up on what turned into a rather contentious City Council meeting this past week. "I watched it later the next day on my iPad," Rogero recalled Friday.... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Despite federal probe, Knox County to break ground on middle schoolsKNOXVILLE — Knox County officials on Tuesday are scheduled to break ground on n
Despite federal probe, Knox County to break ground on middle schools
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Knox County officials on Tuesday are scheduled to break ground on new middle schools in Gibbs and Hardin Valley, despite an ongoing probe by the U.S. Department of Education. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Schools Superintendent Jim... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Rich family donates $200,000 to Massachusetts Avenue Project farmhouseThe Rich Family Foundation announced Monday it was giving $200,000 for a new co
Rich family donates $200,000 to Massachusetts Avenue Project farmhouse
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
The Rich Family Foundation announced Monday it was giving $200,000 for a new community farmhouse on the West Side, allowing the Massachusetts Avenue Project to reach its $2 million fundraising goal. Groundbreaking on the 11,000-square-foot,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Local man wants marijuana referenda on ballotsA Knox County man wants to give local people the choice over medical marijuana,
Local man wants marijuana referenda on ballots
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
A Knox County man wants to give local people the choice over medical marijuana, and he said he only needs 20,000 signatures on a petition to make that happen. Steve Cooper is frustrated by his efforts being ignored by state and federal lawmakers, he... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Camden man accused of choking boy, assaulting womanCAMDEN, Maine — A Camden man was arrested early Monday morning, accused of chok
Camden man accused of choking boy, assaulting woman
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
CAMDEN, Maine — A Camden man was arrested early Monday morning, accused of choking a boy and assaulting a woman. Gregory A. Rogerson Jr., 35, was charged with two counts of domestic violence assault and was taken to the Knox County Jail in... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Road crews prepare for snow stormsIf a balmy couple weeks of East Tennessee sunshine has made winter weather feel
Road crews prepare for snow storms
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 days ago
If a balmy couple weeks of East Tennessee sunshine has made winter weather feel like a distant memory, get ready for a reminder tonight. Road crews spent Monday preparing for the possibility of 1-2 inches of snow in Knoxville, likely preceded by... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rockland man charged in child porn caseROCKLAND, Maine — A 32-year-old Rockland man was arrested Monday morning and ch
Rockland man charged in child porn case
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — A 32-year-old Rockland man was arrested Monday morning and charged after an investigation into child pornography. Jarrod Bergeron was arrested at his residence on Acadia Drive where the Maine State Police Computer Crimes Unit... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Teen brought gun to high school basketball gameFreeport police: Posted Feb. 8, 2016 at 12:38 PM FREEPORT — A 16-year-old bo
Teen brought gun to high school basketball game
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Freeport police: Posted Feb. 8, 2016 at 12:38 PM FREEPORT — A 16-year-old boy was arrested Friday night following a short foot chase after Freeport Police and Freeport School District #145 officials... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Parole officer cleared over handling of suspect in police officer's death Crime & Safety Headlines A veteran parole officer with the Ohio Department o
Parole officer cleared over handling of suspect in police officer's death
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Crime & Safety Headlines A veteran parole officer with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has returned to his job following an investigation into his... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
6th District Commission incumbent faces challengerBoth candidates for the Knox County Commission 6th District seat agree a tax in
6th District Commission incumbent faces challenger
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Both candidates for the Knox County Commission 6th District seat agree a tax increase may be on the horizon — but when and how much is unclear. Incumbent Brad Anders and his challenger, 36-year-old salesman John Ashley, said this week that the... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Snowstorm threatens East; Washington, Baltimore under blizzard warningsCommunities on the East Coast braced Thursday for what could be the winter’s bi
Snowstorm threatens East; Washington, Baltimore under blizzard warnings
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
Communities on the East Coast braced Thursday for what could be the winter’s biggest storm yet — or it could peter out, depending on how the system moves and where you are. About 75 million people are in the storm’s path, with nearly 30 million... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
County Commission League of Women Voters Q & ACounty Commission, 1st District Candidate Name: Michael Covington Party: Repu
County Commission League of Women Voters Q & A
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
County Commission, 1st District Candidate Name: Michael Covington Party: Republican Address: Box 6312, Knoxville 37914 Campaign Phone: (865) 314-0441 Email: CovingtonForDistrict1@gmail.com Candidate Name: Tyrone Fine Party:... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Board of Education candidates Q & A by League of Women VoterBoard of education, 2nd district Candidate Name: Jennifer Owen Address: 2217
Board of Education candidates Q & A by League of Women Voter
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Board of education, 2nd district Candidate Name: Jennifer Owen Address: 2217 Fair Drive Knoxville 37918 Campaign Phone: (865) 919-1998 Email: Jennifer@Owen4Schools.com Candidate Name: Grant Standefer Address: 5547 Beverly Square Way, Knoxville... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox County Law Director League of Women Voters Q & AKnox County Law Director Candidate Name: Richard Armstrong Party: Republican
Knox County Law Director League of Women Voters Q & A
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Knox County Law Director Candidate Name: Richard Armstrong Party: Republican Address: 400 Main Street Suite 612, Knoxville 37902 Campaign Phone: (865) 474-9593 Email: budarmstrong@comcast.net Candidate Name: Nathan Rowell Party:... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man found dead in RockfordThe Blount County Sheriff's Office and the Knox County Sheriff's Office are inv
Man found dead in Rockford
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
The Blount County Sheriff's Office and the Knox County Sheriff's Office are investigating after a man's body was found Friday night in Rockford. The body of the man, whose identity Blount County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Marian O'Briant said... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Remote Area Medical clinic draws hundreds to Chilhowee ParkAmy Parrett from Oak Ridge was physically a little numb Saturday morning after
Remote Area Medical clinic draws hundreds to Chilhowee Park
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Amy Parrett from Oak Ridge was physically a little numb Saturday morning after having four teeth pulled at Remote Area Medical's free clinic at Chilhowee Park's Jacob Building. "I grind my teeth, so I had some broken off and one that just needed to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rents, home ownership getting out of reach for most in Knox CountyROCKLAND, Maine — The average rent for apartments in Rockland is more than what
Rents, home ownership getting out of reach for most in Knox County
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — The average rent for apartments in Rockland is more than what two-thirds of the residents can afford. The cost of home ownership also is getting out of reach for many in the region. Housing advocates say the lack of affordable... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
RAM clinic to provide free care in Knoxville this weekendLocal dentists are uniting this weekend to provide no-cost care to the Knoxvill
RAM clinic to provide free care in Knoxville this weekend
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Local dentists are uniting this weekend to provide no-cost care to the Knoxville area, part of a two-day spree of free services offered by the Remote Area Medical clinic. The weekend of free care is an annual event for RAM, to be held in the Jacob... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
BCSO: Investigating death in RockfordThe Blount County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death in the Rockford are
BCSO: Investigating death in Rockford
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 days ago
The Blount County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death in the Rockford area. Marian O’Briant, the public information officer from BCSO, confirmed they were responding to the scene off Old Knoxville Highway and Co Op Road. O’Briant confirmed... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox school bus driver in Wednesday crash suspendedThe driver of a Knox County school bus involved in a crash on Wednesday has bee
Knox school bus driver in Wednesday crash suspended
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
The driver of a Knox County school bus involved in a crash on Wednesday has been suspended from the district's eligibility roster pending an investigation, school officials said Friday. David Yager, who drives for J&V Enterprises Bus Lines Inc., was... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KCSO searching for missing North Knox County man(WBIR - North Knox County) The Knox County Sheriff's Office is asking the publi
KCSO searching for missing North Knox County man
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 days ago
(WBIR - North Knox County) The Knox County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in finding a missing North Knox County man. Jason Edward Duggin, 36, was last seen at his home around 7 p.m. on January 29. KCSO said Duggin was on his way to a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Warren man accused of choking another unconsciousWARREN, Maine — A local man made his initial court appearance Friday afternoon
Warren man accused of choking another unconscious
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
WARREN, Maine — A local man made his initial court appearance Friday afternoon on a charge of aggravated assault after being accused of choking another man unconscious. Eliot T. Boyce, 45, was arrested Thursday night at a residence on Main Street in... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
THP Interdiction Plus Trooper Discovers Large Quantity Of Crystal Meth During Traffic Stop; Texas Man Arrested In Knox CountyThe Tennessee Highway Patrol’s East Bureau Interdiction Plus Team (IPT) initiat
THP Interdiction Plus Trooper Discovers Large Quantity Of Crystal Meth During Traffic Stop; Texas Man Arrested In Knox County
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s East Bureau Interdiction Plus Team (IPT) initiated a traffic stop on Knox County that led to the discovery of 13 kilometers (equal to 29 pounds) of crystal meth, and the arrest of a Texas man on felony drug... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Screenings can show heart risk numbersFor American Heart Month this month, Tennova Healthcare wants East Tennesseans
Screenings can show heart risk numbers
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
For American Heart Month this month, Tennova Healthcare wants East Tennesseans to know their numbers: blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose. Having those screenings can help people manage risk factors for heart disease, so Tennova is offering the... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Investigators identify Danville police officer killed in line of dutyDANVILLE, Ohio -- A Danville police officer was killed in the line of duty late
Investigators identify Danville police officer killed in line of duty
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 7 days ago
DANVILLE, Ohio -- A Danville police officer was killed in the line of duty late Sunday night. (Photo Credit: Danville Police Department) The Knox County Sheriff's Office identified the officer as Thomas Cottrell. His body was found behind the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Manziel's ex tells police QB threatened to kill herDALLAS - The ex-girlfriend of NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel told police that t
Manziel's ex tells police QB threatened to kill her
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
DALLAS - The ex-girlfriend of NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel told police that the Heisman Trophy winner told her "shut up or I'll kill us both" after forcing her into a car, hitting her and dragging her by the hair. WFAA-TV/News 8 today learned... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox school board, commission join forces against vouchersMembers of a Knox County joint education committee decided Thursday to ask memb
Knox school board, commission join forces against vouchers
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Members of a Knox County joint education committee decided Thursday to ask members of their respective bodies to reach out to legislators about their collective opposition on school vouchers before the full House votes on the bill Monday. The... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Manziel's ex claims QB threatened to kill her, himselfDALLAS - The ex-girlfriend of NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel told police that t
Manziel's ex claims QB threatened to kill her, himself
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 7 days ago
DALLAS - The ex-girlfriend of NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel told police that the Heisman Trophy winner told her "shut up or I'll kill us both" after forcing her into a car, hitting her, and dragging her by the hair. On Thursday, News 8 learned... Read more
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