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Sneedville woman faces TennCare fraud charges

Posted: 11/04/2011 - A Hancock Co. woman is facing two counts of TennCare Fraud for allegedly selling prescription drugs partially paid for through the program, the Office of the Inspector General announced on Friday.

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Woman charged with killing twins has bond hearing

Posted: 11/04/2011 - A Tennessee judge is allowing a woman charged with smothering her newborn twins in September to remain free on $250,000 bond despite a positive test for drug use.

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Idaho fugitive captured in east Tennessee

Posted: 11/04/2011 - Cecil Randall Jordan was wanted by the Idaho Dept. of Corrections for a parole conviction that stemmed from the attempted strangulation of a former girlfriend in 2005.

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Deputies find van full of moonshine

Posted: 11/04/2011 - Deputies in Whitley County were told to keep an eye out for Bob Crawford, 54, of Tennessee, but what they didn't know they'd find in his burgundy van was more than 20 gallons of illegal alcohol.

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Inskip school shooter sentenced to 56 years

Updated: 11/03/2011 - In February 2010, Mark Foster walked into Inskip Elementary and shot Elisa Luna and Amy Brace. Thursday Foster spoke on his own behalf, during his sentencing hearing.

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Faker of nuclear reactor records gets probation

Posted: 11/03/2011 - An electrician charged with falsifying inspection records at an unfinished nuclear reactor in Tennessee has been sentenced to two years of probation and 100 hours of community service.

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Another break in the Luttrell Elementary break-in

Updated: 11/03/2011 - The Union Co. Sheriff's Office arrested two more people in connection with the break in at Luttrell Elementary School late last month - and a department spokesperson says they aren't done yet.

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Halloween party shooting turns fatal

Updated: 11/03/2011 - A shooting at an old poultry facility in Oneida has taken a fatal turn after one of the victims died late Wednesday night, according to Oneida Police Chief Daryl Laxton.

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2nd Hancock Co. escapee captured, 2 still on the run

Updated: 11/03/2011 - Authorities now believe half of the men who escaped from Hawkins Co. Jail have been rounded up now that officials say they have captured Buster Lee Carpenter in Morristown.

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Four men escape Hancock Co. jail

Posted: 11/02/2011 - The Hancock Co. Sheriff's Dept. is searching for four men who it said escaped the jail on Wednesday morning.

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Roane County woman charged 2nd time for "doctor shopping"

Posted: 11/02/2011 - A Roane County woman has been charged for the second time for "doctor shopping". Kathy Ellison visited multiple doctors in a short period of time in order to get similar prescriptions using TennCare.

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Woman charged in hot grease attack on husband

Posted: 11/01/2011 - A southern Tennessee woman charged with pouring hot grease on her sleeping husband told an investigator she had caught her husband cheating on her months ago and she was tired of it.

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