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Tuesday | Knoxville News Sentinel

Attorney rejects POST Commission ruling on candidate client

Monroe County sheriff's candidate Randy White is still certified as a police officer and will be on the Aug. 7 ballot, according to his attorney.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WCYB

2 Monroe County inmates steal truck, escape

Authorities say two Monroe County jail inmates stole a vehicle and escaped from a work detail.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Commission: Monroe sheriff's candidate not certified as officer

Monroe County candidate for sheriff Randy White did not meet the requirements for police officer certification, the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission voted unanimously Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Sheriff: Two Monroe inmates missing after stealing vehicle

Two Monroe County jail inmates are missing after stealing a vehicle while working as trustees at a local convenience center, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Monroe County deputies search for missing inmates

A former soldier facing the death penalty for the murder of his 5-year-old daughter has apologized and is asking jurors to let him live.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Questions arise over new state drug law

One of Tennessee's newest laws is raising a lot of concern around the country. The law allows the state to seek criminal charges Questions arise over new state drug law One of Tennessee's newest laws is raising a lot of concern around the country.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Knoxville, TN, Madisonville, TN

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

South Knoxville man charged with stabbing his mother

Former Vice President Al Gore and members of the Kennedy family joined hundreds of mourners for the funeral of renowned journalist and press freedom champion John Seigenthaler.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Campbell County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Campbell County teacher indicted in child sex case

The Monroe County mother charged with assault last week after she gave birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs was expected in court this week, but the hearing was moved to July 29. The Monroe County mother charged with assault last week after she gave birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs was expected in court this week, but the ... (more)

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Monroe Co. mom charged with drug 'assault' on fetus to appear in court

The Monroe County mother charged with assault last week after she gave birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs is expected in court on Monday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

ACLU wants to challenge law on drug-addicted mothers

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee has issued a call for plaintiffs to help challenge a new state law that allows prosecutors to criminalize women who give birth to drug-dependent babies.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, ACLU, Activism

WATE-TV Knoxville

West Knoxville man spots bear outside his window

A person of interest was taken into custody after a sergeant was shot and killed at the Tennessee National Guard Armory in Perry County.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Perry County, TN

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

East Tenn. mother first to face charges under new lawEast Tenn....

East Tenn. mother first to face charges under new law Mallory Loyola, 26, of Madisonville gave birth to a baby girl on Sunday, July 6th.

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Related Topix: Madisonville, TN, Drugs

WATE-TV Knoxville

Jefferson County man tricked by timeshare scam

A groundbreaking was held Wednesday for a new multi-million dollar residential development on the Marble Alley property in downtown Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, TN, Knoxville, TN, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Monroe County memorial honors veterans

As the Independence Day celebrations continue throughout East Tennessee many also spend the day remembering loved ones who have fought for our freedoms.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Sweetwater man admits to raping 14-year-oldSweetwater man admits to...

A Monroe County man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl with a mental disability is now facing charges.

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Related Topix: Sweetwater, TN

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Friends of slain Monroe County man jubilant at arrests

As a group people in Florida see it, the eight-year-old homicide case of a beloved friend in Monroe County is finally close to an end.

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