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Chattanooga man gets 7 years in hit-and-run case

Posted: 05/16/2011 - Jeremy Lane was sentenced Monday. A jury convicted him March 4 on vehicular homicide and other charges in the Dec. 23, 2009, hit-and-run death of Susan Wood as she was arriving at her downtown workplace.

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4 charged with pirating DVDs in East Tennessee

Updated: 05/16/2011 - Four people from East Tennessee have pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges they made and sold more than $300,000 worth of pirated movies on DVD.

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Group wants stiffer sentences for gun crimes

Posted: 05/16/2011 - A coalition of Tennessee prosecutors and police is trying to get the state legislature to pass a law that would stiffen penalties for some felons caught with guns.

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4 arrested after fatal snake bite in court Monday

Posted: 05/16/2011 - Four men arrested on misdemeanor wildlife charges in southeastern Tennessee after a man was fatally bitten by a poisonous snake he was handling have a Monday court hearing in Chattanooga.

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Cosby store owner convicted in drug case

Posted: 05/13/2011 - A federal court jury has convicted an East Tennessee store owner of trafficking drugs, possession of firearms and trafficking ginseng, a protected plant.

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Former soldier sent to prison for selling weapons

Posted: 05/13/2011 - A former Fort Campbell, Ky., soldier has been sentenced to a year in prison after an undercover agent caught him selling machine guns and distributing explosive materials without a license.

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W.Va. woman waives extradition to Tennessee

Posted: 05/13/2011 - The Associated Press reports Sabrina Smith appeared in Raleigh County Circuit Court on Friday and waived her right to challenge her extradition.

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Germantown woman accused of smothering baby

Posted: 05/13/2011 - A Germantown woman suspected of passing out on top of her 5-month-old son and smothering him is charged with criminally negligent homicide.

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Glass takes the stand in Dotson murder trial

Posted: 05/12/2011 - In one breath Sam Glass goes from accused killer to self-confessed gunman. "This was never meant for nobody. This was a total accident," Glass told the jury. But it did happen.

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Oak Ridge City Manager names new Police Chief

Posted: 05/12/2011 - James T. Akagi was selected following a nationwide search that included over 100 applicants. He comes to Oak Ridge with 28 years of law enforcement experience, according to a statement from the city.

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KY man found with over 300 Oxycodone pills

Posted: 05/12/2011 - Police in Middlesborough, Kentucky say a traffic stop leads to an interesting find- while the car's passenger is now facing drug related charges.

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Granddad Bandit sentenced to 25 years in Virginia

Posted: 05/11/2011 - Fifty-three-year-old Michael Francis Mara pleaded guilty in February to robbing two Virginia banks. He acknowledged heists from New York to Texas from 2008 until his capture last summer.

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Son goes to prison in beating death of mother

Posted: 05/11/2011 - Roger Van Blarcom entered a guilty plea to second-degree murder in a deal with prosecutors that calls for him to serve a 30-year prison term, according to the Associated Press.

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