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Knoxville highway construction contractor indicted

Posted: 06/16/2011 - A federal grand jury has returned indictments charging officials of a Knoxville highway construction contractor with destruction of records to impede a federal investigation.

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Nashville police officer indicted in drug case

Updated: 06/16/2011 - Richard Wilson was arrested on Wednesday immediately after the indictment was returned, charging him with cocaine distribution, money laundering and federal program fraud.

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Sheriff: Stolen car was dumped at Concord boat ramp

Updated: 06/16/2011 - A car was pulled from the lake at Concord boat ramp in West Knox County after reports from the scene indicate a fisherman spotted the vehicle's headlights underwater.

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Chattanooga warrant operation collects 19 suspects

Posted: 06/15/2011 - Sgt. Jerri Weary says 19 people were arrested on Monday, seven of them associated with gangs. The operation was designed to serve outstanding warrants and find violent offenders.

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Muslim soldier opposed to war faces porn charge

Posted: 06/15/2011 - A Muslim soldier from Fort Campbell has been approved as a conscientious objector to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but he has now been charged with possession of child pornography.

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Elderly woman: Attacker needs 'good whippin'

Updated: 06/14/2011 - A 25-year-old suspected purse snatcher turned herself into the Knox County Sheriff's Office after being thrust into the media spotlight. The elderly woman she robbed - Ms. Evelyn - spoke exclusively with WVLT Volunteer TV News.

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Purse thief arrested

Posted: 06/14/2011 - Knoxville purse-snatcher Stacey Foringer, 25, turned herself in to the Knox County Sheriffs Department after receiving unwanted media coverage.

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New Tennessee laws address sex trafficking

Posted: 06/13/2011 - Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a series of bills protecting minors who are victims of sexual slavery and punishing people who exploit them.

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Judge refuses to dismiss courthouse takeover case

Posted: 06/13/2011 - Wesley Huff is accused of threatening to take over the courthouse at Madisonville after a grand jury foreman refused to indict the president on charges related to proof of his birthplace.

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Supreme Court upholds decision against judge

Posted: 06/10/2011 - The Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld the Court of the Judiciary's decision that Cocke County General Sessions Judge John A. Bell took too long to decide a personal injury case and related accusations.

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Memphis dad guilty in killing, dismemberment

Posted: 06/10/2011 - A jury has convicted a Memphis man of murder after his three children gave vivid testimony about how he stabbed and strangled their mother and then dismembered her body.

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Former police officer indicted on statutory rape

Posted: 06/09/2011 - -A Former Clinton Police officer was arrested and charged with statutory rape. The mother of the 17-year-old girl told police that Chisum had inappropriate contact with her daughter.

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Ex-soldier charged with theft of military gear

Posted: 06/07/2011 - Federal prosecutors have brought charges against a former soldier accusing him of stealing a large amount of military equipment from the Fort Campbell Army installation in 2007.

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